South Dakota Fish and Game Services

The South Dakota Department of Fish & Game Services is the state agency responsible for wildlife conservation, wildlife protection, habitat management, information & education in South Dakota.

The primary duties of the South Dakota Department of Fish & Game is:

  • To manage and protect wildlife in South Dakota
  • To manage wildlife habitat
  • To educate the public on wildlife and safe hunting practices
  • Set hunting and fishing seasons and creel limits
  • Issuing hunting and fishing licenses
  • Set hunting & fishing regulations in South Dakota
  • Conduct tests for wildlife disease
  • Animal Reintroduction
523 East Capitol Avenue, Pierre, SD, 57501