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South Dakota Whitetail - Hunt #22-WD

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South Dakota Whitetail Winter feeding station

Hunt southcentral South Dakota for trophy whitetails. This outfitter is looking for a limited number of hunters who are willing to pass up bucks under 140. Harvest rates have been around 50% for the past 17 years.

The 3000 acre property contains open fields, brushy draws and timbered bottoms. There are sanctuaries that are off limits to hunters. These thick areas provide places where the deer know they can go without being bothered. Deer feed on natural browse, agriculture crops, mineral licks and foodplots. Round bales of alfalfa are provided for the deer throughout the winter. This outfitter is a firm believer in the methods and philosophies of QDM.

Tower stands with comfortable chairs and sliding windows overlook bedding areas and travel corridors. Hunters should be prepared to shoot to 400 yards.

Licenses are by draw but odds are close to 100%. License cost is $505 for Special Buck license (deadline is late April) and $245 for West River Deer (deadline late July). Hunters are encouraged to apply for the Special Buck license. Hunters may apply as a group. Hunters under the age of 16 must have a Hunter Ed card or a previous license from another state to apply.

Included are meals, lodging, 2×1 guide, trophy care, in-field transportation.

4 Day Hunt - $3950 - Hunts held the second and third week of November.