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  • South Dakota: Salmon Station Open for Egg Collection
  • PIERRE, S.D. - The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) has opened the Whitlock Bay Salmon Spawning Station near Gettysburg for the 2017 season. "Crews are expecting below normal returns of adult salmon likely due to increased predation on juvenile ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/27/2017 7:21:00 AM
  • Anglers have a chance to fish Sturgis City Dams
  • Once the analysis is done, the city will allow the dams to fill again. Next spring, the South Dakota Game Fish & Parks will again stock the dams with rainbow trout. To access the dams from Sturgis, drive south on Vanocker Canyon Road. About 3 miles south .
  • Rapid City Journal
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  • 9/19/2017 12:57:00 AM
  • State Fishing License Numbers Are Down
  • But the flip flop is hurting the state’s fishing industry. When it comes to bringing in folks from outside South Dakota to fish on state waters, the numbers are looking worse than last year. “We sold 26,702 fishing licenses in 2016, this year just slig ...
  • KDLT
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  • 9/15/2017 3:52:00 AM
  • 4th Largest Ice Fishing Show Coming To Sioux Falls Arena
  • The institute has grown to be the fourth largest ice fishing show in the nation. James Hagen, the South Dakota Secretary of Tourism, says it will help promote South Dakota as a year-round destination “Whether you’re ice fishing on the Eastern half of ...
  • KDLT
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  • 9/13/2017 8:32:00 PM
  • South Dakota hatchery to release 90K paddlefish
  • YANKTON (AP) — A fish hatchery in South Dakota will release more than 90,000 American paddlefish into two reservoirs over the next two weeks. The Press and Dakotan reports that Gavins Point Fish Hatchery plans to release the paddlefish in Lake Francis ...
  • The Daily Republic
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  • 9/8/2017 4:55:00 PM
  • South Dakota: Trout Stocking Near Pierre
  • PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) will be stocking rainbow trout in Oahe Marina near Fort Pierre in September. Robert Hanten of Fort Pierre, South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks fisheries biologist, said the department ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/8/2017 5:56:00 AM
  • U.S. Senior Women's Amateur
  • She helps coach the Martin County Girls Golf Team and has won state titles in South Dakota, Hawaii, Georgia and Florida. Marcia Fisher, 64, of Molalla, Ore., was inducted into the Pacific Northwest Golf Association Hall of Fame in 2007. A seven-time Oregon
  • usga.org
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  • 9/6/2017 8:11:00 PM
  • Sustainable Housing for the Rest of Us
  • All of us face challenges to our faith, and my set of challenges are not what I ever imagined. I really did imagine myself a rural priest in South Dakota or someplace, writing and fly fishing and living the George Herbert lifestyle. That would have come ..
  • livingchurch.org
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  • 9/4/2017 8:58:00 PM
  • South Dakota updates Breeding Bird Atlas
  • ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota's Game, Fish and Parks Department has created a new interactive atlas that helps bird enthusiasts learn about the state's breeding bird population. The department unveiled its updated, online version of the Breeding ...
  • apnewsarchive.com
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  • 9/3/2017 4:14:00 PM
  • Drought worsens South Dakota pheasant population
  • PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department survey has determined that this summer's drought influenced the state's declining pheasant population. The department's annual survey released Friday shows a 45 percent decline statewide ..
  • apnewsarchive.com
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  • 8/28/2017 11:27:00 PM
  • Activities available Labor Day weekend at state parks
  • PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks is inviting people to participate in Labor Day weekend activities. State parks are set to host a variety of programs over the weekend. Activities on Saturday include monarch butterfly tagging at Good ..
  • apnewsarchive.com
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  • 8/28/2017 11:12:00 PM
  • SD ag, fishing officials update non-meandered water issue
  • PIERRE, S.D. — Kelly Hepler, secretary of the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, and Mike Jaspers, secretary of agriculture, think a temporary fix to the "non-meandered water" access in the state has been beneficial. But they say more work ..
  • AG Week
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  • 8/22/2017 12:31:00 AM
  • Zebra Mussel Invasion, Turning in Poachers: State Outdoors News
  • South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks is asking citizens to make the call to the Turn In Poachers (TIPs) hotline if they observe illegal hunting, fishing or trapping activity. “During the annual reporting period from July 1, 2016, through June 30 ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 8/17/2017 2:47:00 PM
  • South Dakota Turn in Poachers Program Paying Off
  • PIERRE, S.D. - As summer comes to an end and hunting seasons ramp-up, South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) is asking citizens to make the call to the Turn In Poachers (TIPs) hotline if they observe illegal hunting, fishing or trapping activity.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/16/2017 9:22:00 AM
  • South Dakota researchers study fish density
  • SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) – Researchers are studying if reducing the fish population in some areas of a western South Dakota creek will improve fish growth rates. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that researchers with the South Dakota State University and the ..
  • ABC KOTA Territory News
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  • 8/15/2017 12:36:00 AM
  • South Dakota researcher study fish density
  • SPEARFISH, S.D. — Researchers are studying if reducing the fish population in some areas of a western South Dakota creek will improve fish growth rates. Researchers with the South Dakota State University and the state Game, Fish and Parks department ...
  • Gillette News Record
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  • 8/14/2017 2:39:00 PM
  • South Dakota researcher study fish density
  • SPEARFISH, S.D. — Researchers are studying if reducing the fish population in some areas of a western South Dakota creek will improve fish growth rates. Researchers with the South Dakota State University and the state Game, Fish and Parks department are ..
  • WRAL
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  • 8/14/2017 10:10:00 AM
  • South Dakota: GFP to Review Boat Closure Petition for Swan lake
  • PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission will take action on a petition proposal to designate Swan lake in Clark County as a "no boating zone" from Oct. 20 to Dec. 31 at their upcoming meeting in September. M&E Land Company ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/14/2017 6:53:00 AM
  • SD researchers study fish density
  • SPEARFISH — Researchers are studying if reducing the fish population in some areas of a western South Dakota creek will improve fish growth rates. Researchers with the South Dakota State University and the state Game, Fish and Parks department are ...
  • Capital Journal
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  • 8/14/2017 5:41:00 AM
  • South Dakota Researcher Study Fish Density
  • Researchers are studying if reducing the fish population in some areas of a western South Dakota creek will improve fish growth rates. Researchers with the South Dakota State University and the state Game, Fish and Parks department are studying the densely
  • Keloland
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  • 8/13/2017 6:55:00 PM
  • Report: Hunting, fishing vital to South Dakota economy
  • RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A new report indicates that South Dakota's hunting and fishing industry majorly influences the state's economic health. The Colorado-based Outdoor Industry Association released the report last month. It says the outdoors industry ..
  • Public Opinion
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  • 8/9/2017 1:09:00 PM
  • Report: Hunting, fishing vital to South Dakota economy
  • RAPID CITY (AP) — A new report indicates that South Dakota's hunting and fishing industry majorly influences the state's economic health. The Colorado-based Outdoor Industry Association released the report last month. It says the outdoors industry brings .
  • The Daily Republic
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  • 8/9/2017 12:24:00 AM
  • Report: Hunting, Fishing Vital To South Dakota Economy
  • A new report indicates that South Dakota's hunting and fishing industry majorly influences the state's economic health. The Colorado-based Outdoor Industry Association released the report last month. It says the outdoors industry brings about 48,000 jobs .
  • Keloland
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  • 8/8/2017 7:01:00 PM
  • Game, Fish & Parks Offering Free Outdoor Cooking Classes
  • For more information on this class, click here. Below are a couple recipes that South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks recommends for safe outdoor cooking: Cut each slice of bacon in half. Open lunch bag and line bottom with 2 half-slices of bacon. Wash hands .
  • KDLT
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  • 7/27/2017 9:17:00 PM
  • SD DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
  • Sealed bids will be received by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks Engineering Section located at the Foss Building, 523 East Capitol Ave, Pierre, South Dakota 57501-3182 until August 10, 2017 @ 3:45 PM CT for labor and materials for New Comfort ...
  • Public Opinion
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  • 7/27/2017 5:33:00 PM
  • Fishing maps still have their place in today’s high-tech world
  • Although the advent of digital fishing technology has anglers more plugged in than ever, an old standby still guides plenty of them as they wander around the waters of northeastern South Dakota. While digital, electronic fish-finders and microchip-fed ...
  • Public Opinion
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  • 7/27/2017 3:03:00 PM
  • Please, No Bobbers! Introducing Adults to Fishing
  • Now, under two years later, I’m planning a late-summer trout fishing expedition to Nebraska’s Pine Ridge and the Black Hills of South Dakota confident I’ll catch fish.
  • magazine.outdoornebraska.gov
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  • 7/25/2017 8:37:00 PM
  • Fish for the biters
  • I recall a trip to Lake Oahe in South Dakota a while back. We found a prime example of why you should fish where the biters are. We were working the water in the 25- to 28-foot range. We could see lots of fish that we suspected were walleyes on our sonar .
  • Spencer Daily Reporter
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  • 7/24/2017 3:04:00 AM
  • South Dakota Fish Hatchery Sees Changes Amid Zebra Mussels
  • A fish hatchery in South Dakota has seen big changes after the discovery of invasive zebra mussels in the Missouri River in recent years. The Gavins Point Fish Hatchery focuses on sturgeon recovery, Missouri River paddlefish restoration and providing ...
  • Keloland
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  • 7/22/2017 6:10:00 PM
  • Quick read: Paper fishing maps still a go-to for some
  • Although the advent of digital fishing technology has anglers more plugged in than ever, an old standby still guides plenty of them as they wander around the waters of northeastern South Dakota. While digital, electronic fish-finders and microchip-fed ...
  • Aberdeen News
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  • 7/21/2017 7:56:00 PM
  • Fishing maps still have their place in today’s high-tech angling world
  • Although the advent of digital fishing technology has anglers more plugged in than ever, an old standby still guides plenty of them as they wander around the waters of northeastern South Dakota. While digital, electronic fish-finders and microchip-fed ...
  • theoutdoorforum.net
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  • 7/21/2017 1:06:00 PM
  • Win In The Wind With Shad Dancers For Walleye
  • Indeed. Holst loaded the boat with big walleyes this spring fishing Shad Dancers in shows filmed on lakes in North and South Dakota. “We just beat ‘em up,” he says. “Fantastic, fun fishing. The Shad Dancer caught more fish than anything.”
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 7/21/2017 12:32:00 PM
  • Outdoor Campus gives fishing tips
  • Learn more in the video attached to this story. In South Dakota, it is $28 for a fishing license if you are 16 years or older. If you are over the age of 65, the fee for an in-state fishing license is only $12.
  • KSFYabc
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  • 7/21/2017 12:36:00 AM
  • South Dakota: Online Licensing System Improved
  • The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks has made it easier for outdoor enthusiasts to purchase hunting and fishing licenses online. Online usernames and passwords are in abundance these days and keeping track of them all is difficult. The GFP online ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 7/20/2017 6:58:00 AM
  • Bass fishing tournament to be held in South Dakota
  • PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - Smallmouth bass from a lake in central South Dakota will take center stage next summer when an organization's series of national bass fishing tournaments hosts a competition in the state. The Pierre Capital Journal reports that the ...
  • ABC KOTA Territory News
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  • 7/17/2017 4:07:00 PM
  • Lake Oahe to Host National Bass Fishing Tournaments in 2018
  • PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Smallmouth bass from a lake in central South Dakota will take center stage next summer when an organization’s series of national bass fishing tournaments hosts a competition in the state. The tournament in Pierre will be held from ...
  • KDLT
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  • 7/16/2017 7:31:00 PM
  • Bass fishing tournament to be held in South Dakota
  • PIERRE (AP) — Smallmouth bass from a lake in central South Dakota will take center stage next summer when an organization's series of national bass fishing tournaments hosts a competition in the state. The tournament in Pierre will be held from June 29 ...
  • The Daily Republic
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  • 7/16/2017 6:21:00 PM
  • Fish for the biters
  • I recall a trip to Lake Oahe in South Dakota a while back. We found a prime example of why you should fish where the biters are. We were working the water in the twenty five to twenty eight foot range. We could see lots of fish that we suspected were ...
  • Dickinson County News
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  • 7/14/2017 7:26:00 PM
  • Abuse of Taxpayer Dollars: Funding Fish Art and Other Nonsense
  • For the love of cod, we’re spending another $10,000 for an L.A. dance troupe to build a 15-foot fish. At South Dakota State University, students begged for $11,987 to preserve “National Hobo Day,” complete with a “Bummobile” that drove through ...
  • barbwire.com
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  • 7/13/2017 11:08:00 AM
  • South Dakota: Help with Salmon Survey, Win $100
  • PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) wants to know how stocking salmon in different locations improves their survival. Anglers can help GFP gather information and be entered to win $100. GFP is encouraging anglers to turn in heads of ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 7/12/2017 6:51:00 AM
  • Oahe home to big bronzebacks
  • The massive reservoir on the Missouri River in South Dakota is a renowned walleye fishery, but has never hosted a top-level bass event. Former Elite Series pro Jami Fralick, a South Dakota native, has fished it throughout his angling lifetime. He predicts
  • BassFan
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  • 7/10/2017 10:02:00 PM
  • Jensen: Fish for the biters
  • I recall a trip to Lake Oahe in South Dakota a while back. We found a prime example of why you should fish where the biters are. We were working the water in the 25- to 28-foot range. We could see lots of fish that we suspected were walleyes on our sonar .
  • Globe Gazette
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  • 7/9/2017 4:12:00 AM
  • Panfishing Tips from South Dakota GFP
  • In any given tackle shop around the Midwest, there are bound to be dozens of anglers that, when asked, will give similar stories of how they got started in a lifelong relationship with the water and the outdoors: One summer, on a local pond, a parent or ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 7/5/2017 8:17:00 AM
  • BOTTOM BOUNCERS 101
  • You most often do NOT drag bouncers on the bottom. South Dakota guys do from time to time to attract fish, but in general you drop the bouncer down till you see it hit bottom and crank it up two or three cranks to erect the bouncer into its intended ...
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 6/29/2017 11:21:00 AM
  • Game, Fish and Parks: Don't bring fireworks to state parks
  • PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks is asking state parks visitors to leave their fireworks at home. Setting off fireworks isn't allowed on lands that the department owns or leases. That prohibition includes places such as state parks ...
  • The Daily Republic
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  • 6/28/2017 6:45:00 PM
  • Game, Fish and Parks joining national boating safety effort
  • PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks says it's joining a national effort to promote boating safety. The agency says Operation Dry Water will take place Friday until Sunday to promote boating safety and encourage responsible alcohol use while ...
  • The Daily Republic
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  • 6/28/2017 6:45:00 AM
  • Game, Fish and Parks: Don’t bring fireworks to state parks
  • South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks is asking state parks visitors to leave their fireworks at home. Setting off fireworks isn't allowed on lands that the department owns or leases. That prohibition includes places such as state parks, nature areas ...
  • Capital Journal
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  • 6/28/2017 4:56:00 AM
  • Game, Fish and Parks joining national boating safety effort
  • PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks says it's joining a national effort to promote boating safety. The agency says Operation Dry Water will take place Friday until Sunday to promote boating safety and encourage responsible alcohol use ...
  • Sioux City Journal
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  • 6/27/2017 1:40:00 PM
  • Game, Fish And Parks Joining National Boating Safety Effort
  • South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks says it's joining a national effort to promote boating safety. The agency says Operation Dry Water will take place Friday until Sunday to promote boating safety and encourage responsible alcohol use while boating.
  • Keloland
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  • 6/27/2017 12:31:00 PM
  • South Dakota: GFP Reminds Boaters to Stay Safe This Weekend
  • PIERRE, S.D. – As the Fourth of July holiday approaches, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) is joining a national effort to highlight boating safety. Operation Dry Water will take place June 30 – July 2, 2017, promoting boating safety and ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/27/2017 7:07:00 AM
  • How to Get Fishing Licenses for this Summer
  • You need a license once you turn 16. To be eligible for one, you must be a South Dakota resident for the last 90 days, not be a resident of another state, and you can't have a fishing license in another state. Once you get your license, you also get a ...
  • ABC KOTA Territory News
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  • 6/24/2017 10:04:00 PM
  • Let the fishing begin once again
  • As most of you know by now, the South Dakota Legislature held only the 26th special session in our 127 years of statehood. Back in March, the South Dakota Supreme Court ruled in Duerre v Hepler that the Game Fish and Parks Department must no longer ...
  • Public Opinion
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  • 6/22/2017 3:05:00 PM
  • Apartment demand off the charts
  • The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks wants to remind everyone hitting the lakes and rivers this summer to take advantage of the life jacket loaner program.
  • KSFYabc
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  • 6/22/2017 12:27:00 AM
  • SD Game, Fish and Parks loans out life jackets, free of charge
  • PIERRE, S.D. (KOTA TV) – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) wants to remind anglers and boaters that the life jacket loaner program makes life jackets available for infants to adults. All life jackets are in clean working order and approved by ...
  • ABC KOTA Territory News
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  • 6/20/2017 5:20:00 PM
  • Fishing good, but effects of recent water issues linger
  • Wednesday, however, they fished on Lynn Lake, which would not have been allowed before South Dakota legislators met in special session two days prior. That’s when the lawmakers passed a law declaring nonmeandered waters like Lynn Lake as open ...
  • Public Opinion
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  • 6/20/2017 4:07:00 PM
  • South Dakota: Life Jacket Loaner Program
  • PIERRE, S.D. - The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) wants to remind anglers and boaters that the life jacket loaner program makes life jackets available for infants to adults. All life jackets are in clean working order and approved by the U.S ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/20/2017 5:01:00 AM
  • My angle: We're hooked on fishing
  • Three veteran fishermen provided us with advice and encouragement while we offered them comic relief. Steve, an Oregonian who came to South Dakota a few years ago with his wife, a Volga native, was especially helpful. He retrieved the hook from my catch ..
  • Aberdeen News
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  • 6/19/2017 9:15:00 PM
  • Free Fishing for the Entire Weekend Over Father’s Day
  • (I’ll take these, please.) It’s also National Go Fishing Day. South Dakota typically does at least one free fishing weekend per year. This is done in part to get more people out enjoying the state’s parks and waterways. Introducing more young people ...
  • wideopenspaces.com
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  • 6/17/2017 12:57:00 AM
  • GFP announces Father’s Day Free Fishing Weekend
  • PIERRE – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) has declared Father’s Day weekend as a free fishing weekend across South Dakota for residents and nonresidents. As part of the department’s strategic goal of providing outdoor recreational ...
  • Rapid City Journal
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  • 6/16/2017 9:23:00 PM
  • South Dakota: Fish Free on Father's Day Weekend
  • PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) has declared Father's Day weekend as a free fishing weekend across South Dakota for residents and nonresidents. As part of the department's strategic goal of providing outdoor recreational ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/16/2017 8:10:00 AM
  • It’s Father’s Day Free Fishing Weekend in South Dakota!
  • As we round out this work week, Father’s Day is coming into view! If you’re still stumped on what to get your old man, maybe sharing some quality time on the cool, clear waters of the Black Hills is the answer. If you’re thinking so, the South Dakota ...
  • blackhillstravelblog.com
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  • 6/15/2017 10:11:00 PM
  • South Dakota GFP Announces Father’s Day Free Fishing Weekend
  • PIERRE, S.D. -(Ammoland.com)-The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) has declared Father’s Day weekend as a free fishing weekend across South Dakota for residents and nonresidents. As part of the department’s strategic goal of providing outdoor ...
  • Ammo Land
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  • 6/15/2017 8:33:00 PM
  • This is not another column about bass fishing … not entirely, anyway
  • My family moved to Sioux Falls in the early 1990s. So, I spent my formative years fishing and hunting in the great state of South Dakota. Through it all, my dad was there offering his experienced advice as well as some moral and financial support as I ...
  • Capital Journal
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  • 6/15/2017 3:53:00 PM
  • GFP declares Father’s Day weekend as free fishing period
  • PIERRE — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) has declared Father’s Day weekend as a free fishing weekend across South Dakota for residents and nonresidents. As part of the department’s strategic goal of providing outdoor recreational ...
  • Public Opinion
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  • 6/15/2017 3:34:00 PM
  • Game, Fish and Parks restoring public access to 24 lakes
  • PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks is working to restore public access to two dozen lakes after lawmakers approved a measure governing the use of lakes on private land for recreation, the agency said on June 13. Staff will remove ...
  • Farm Forum
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  • 6/15/2017 5:37:00 AM
  • Game, Fish & Parks Re-Open Non-Meandered Lakes
  • While South Dakota's newest law may have opened up hundreds of acres of lakes to fisherman, not everyone is happy. "All water in South Dakota is public, whether it is over private land or not," bait shop owner Matt Staab said Though the legislature cleared
  • Keloland
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  • 6/15/2017 12:09:00 AM
  • Saturday morning agenda: fishing
  • Representatives from the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks were at the arboretum Monday stocking the pond with fish, “and they’re going to be hungry,” Sorensen said. “They won’t tell us how many or what kind, but there are some big fish in there.”
  • Freeman Courier
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  • 6/14/2017 4:39:00 PM
  • South Dakota: GFP Reopens Access to Non-Meandered Lakes
  • PIERRE, S.D. - With passage of House Bill 1001 by the SD Legislature, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) is now in the process of removing the cables that have blocked boat ramps on nonmeandered waters; primarily in the eastern half of the state.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/14/2017 6:06:00 AM
  • Win in the Wind with Shad Dancers for Walleye
  • Indeed. Holst loaded the boat with big walleyes this spring fishing Shad Dancers in shows filmed on lakes in North and South Dakota. "We just beat 'em up," he says. "Fantastic, fun fishing. The Shad Dancer caught more fish than anything." Swimming with a .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/14/2017 6:06:00 AM
  • SD Game, Fish & Parks Dedicates Water Trail Along Big Sioux River
  • The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks dedicated a canoe and kayak trail along a section of the Big Sioux River Tuesday. The water trail begins at the the Big Sioux Recreation Area near Brandon and ends near Sioux City. It was dedicated as the Jay Heath ...
  • KDLT
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  • 6/13/2017 11:06:00 PM
  • Game, Fish and Parks restoring public access to 24 lakes
  • PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks is working to restore public access to two dozen lakes after lawmakers approved a measure governing the use of lakes on private land for recreation, the agency said Tuesday. Staff will remove cables ...
  • Sioux City Journal
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  • 6/13/2017 10:18:00 PM
  • Fishing and Boating in South Dakota
  • Create a customized South Dakota fishing and boating experience for your family by learning about top spots like Lake Sharpe in West Bend Recreation Area or Lake Lakota at Newton Hills State Park. Find out what you need to do to get a fishing license and .
  • www.takemefishing.org
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  • 6/9/2017 11:53:00 PM
  • Farming, fishing at odds
  • A sunny spring morning brought Louis Bailly out to fish for perch and walleye at Scott Lake, north of Hartford, in southeastern South Dakota. On most days that nice, the lake would have been busy with anglers fishing from the state-owned dock and from boat
  • Tri-State Neighbour
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  • 6/8/2017 2:14:00 PM
  • South Dakota Canoe/Kayak Trail Dedication June 13
  • PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) in partnership with the South Dakota Canoe & Kayak Association (SDCKA) will host an event to publicly dedicate the new Jay Heath Canoe & Kayak Trail on Tuesday, June 13, at noon. "This new water ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/7/2017 9:56:00 AM
  • South Dakota Encourages Angling on Non-Meandered Lakes
  • PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota departments of Tourism and Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) say South Dakota's lakes and rivers are open for business and anglers are encouraged to come out and fish. "Over 150 meandered lakes are open to provide fishing and ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/26/2017 7:26:00 AM
  • Schoenfish breaks silence on audits
  • Rep. Kyle Schoenfish, R-Scotland, said the private firm’s 10 employees “have great confidence” in Auditor General Marty Guindon and his “incredible staff” at the South Dakota Department of Legislative Audit. Schoenfish previously declined to talk ...
  • Black Hills Pioneer
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  • 5/25/2017 5:34:00 PM
  • Fish is a brain food which may help prevent Alzheimer's disease
  • Harris, PhD, of the University of South Dakota School of Medicine. Now it is understood that relatively simple changes in the diet could have a favorable impact on cognitive function. It's a good idea to make omega-3 rich fish a regular part of your diet.
  • Emax Health
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  • 5/24/2017 12:51:00 AM
  • South Dakota Names Boating Officer of the Year
  • PIERRE, S.D. – The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators has named Chad Williams the 2017 Brook Brown Boating Officer of the Year. Williams is a conservation officer for the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) and is stationed in ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/23/2017 8:21:00 AM
  • SD Game, Fish and Parks Dept. to conduct walleye survey
  • PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department will conduct a study of Lake Sharpe walleye. The study will seek a better idea of how much the lake's walleyes move and how big of an impact anglers have on them. The agency aims to tag .
  • ABC KOTA Territory News
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  • 5/22/2017 1:18:00 AM
  • Free fishing weekend
  • However, camping fees still apply, as do normal fishing regulations. The South Dakota state park system includes 13 state parks, 43 recreation areas, five nature areas, one historic prairie, 69 lakeside use areas and 10 marinas and resorts, according to ..
  • Aberdeen News
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  • 5/21/2017 1:51:00 PM
  • State open house and free fishing weekend kicks off Friday
  • However, camping fees still apply, as do normal fishing regulations. The South Dakota state park system includes 13 state parks, 43 recreation areas, five nature areas, one historic prairie, 69 lakeside use areas and 10 marinas and resorts, according to ..
  • Aberdeen News
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  • 5/18/2017 3:13:00 PM
  • GF&P to offer free park entrance, fishing this weekend
  • South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks will be kicking off the summer by offering free park admission and free fishing for residents and non-residents this weekend, according to a statement from South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks. All state parks will be open ..
  • Rapid City Journal
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  • 5/18/2017 12:34:00 PM
  • Safe Boating Reminders from South Dakota GFP
  • PIERRE, S.D. – Join the United States Coast Guard and the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) in celebrating National Safe Boating Week May 20-26, 2017. "This year's theme is 'Wear it!' We want to help educate all South Dakotans about safe boating ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/18/2017 9:15:00 AM
  • S.D.: Weekend brings free fishing, open campgrounds
  • South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks holds their annual Open House and Free Fishing Weekend May 19-21. Entrance fees for state park and recreations areas are waived, and residents and nonresidents can fish for free.
  • rvdailyreport.com
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  • 5/17/2017 2:38:00 PM
  • Watertown offers many different fishing ponds for people of all ages
  • Fishing is not limited to just kids; anyone can fish at these five ponds. If you are 16-years old or older you will need to have a South Dakota fishing license and statewide daily limits apply. The ponds are typically stocked with a variety of fish species
  • Public Opinion
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  • 5/11/2017 4:52:00 PM
  • Many Lakes Available For Fishing After Court Decision
  • What you need to know is that a recent move by the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department limits some of the places you can go. The GFP roped off it's own boat ramps to more than 20 non-meandered lakes in response to a March Supreme Court decision.
  • Keloland
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  • 5/5/2017 11:50:00 PM
  • Blue Dog Lake State Fish Hatchery quick facts:
  • Each year the hatchery incubates 100 million walleye eggs and produces 60 million fish for stocking across South Dakota. • The hatchery has 36 rearing ponds totaling 53 surface acres of water. • A complex water supply system equipped with filtration ...
  • Public Opinion
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  • 5/5/2017 2:36:00 PM
  • South Dakota: Lake Sharpe Walleye Tagging Project Underway
  • PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) has a new walleye tagging project underway on Lake Sharpe. The goal of the project is to learn more about the walleye population and provide biologists with information to better manage the fishery.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/4/2017 9:20:00 AM
  • Impromptu fishing trip yields a new state record musky
  • Joe Wilfong’s plans to go musky fishing last Sunday were definitely last minute. The Burnsville native had a buddy visiting from South Dakota who begged him to go fishing. Wilfong was tired after a night of work and couldn’t even find all of his ...
  • Metro News
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  • 5/3/2017 5:36:00 PM
  • SD Game, Fish & Parks Modifying Boat Registry to Slow Zebra Mussels
  • The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department asked the Rules Review Committee of the legislature to allow expansion of a boat registry, in an attempt to slow the spread of invasive aquatic species. Senator Craig Kennedy of Yankton questioned the ...
  • Radio 570 WNAX
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  • 5/3/2017 12:22:00 PM
  • Can I fish here? Maybe so, maybe not--but Don't Panic!
  • The South Dakota Supreme Court's recent decision on who has superior rights to fish and boat on non-meandered waters is as clear--the legislature has to sort out who has the bigger rights. In the meantime, there's a lot of confusion. AG Marty Jackley ...
  • KELO
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  • 5/1/2017 3:49:00 PM
  • Study: anglers spend $47 million fishing Missouri River
  • PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — According to a recent study, direct spending on hunting and fishing in South Dakota between October 2015 and October 2016 was more than $954 million. By comparison, the total value the state's wheat crop as estimated by the USDA was ...
  • Gillette News Record
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  • 5/1/2017 12:18:00 PM
  • Study: anglers spend $47 million fishing Missouri River
  • PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — According to a recent study, direct spending on hunting and fishing in South Dakota between October 2015 and October 2016 was more than $954 million. By comparison, the total value the state's wheat crop as estimated by the USDA was ...
  • Sioux City Journal
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  • 4/30/2017 11:32:00 PM
  • Project Healing Waters helps veterans fish, relax
  • Osterbur is part of an organization called Project Healing Waters. He is one of the assistant project leaders for the South Dakota Vets on the Fly chapter in Rapid City. The organization helps veterans recommended by Veteran's Affairs learn how to fly fish
  • Rapid City Journal
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  • 4/27/2017 12:12:00 PM
  • South Dakota: GFP Cautions Anglers on Fish Consumption Advisories
  • PIERRE, S.D. - The South Dakota departments of Game, Fish and Parks (GFP), Health (DOH) and Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) are reminding anglers to check the current list of fish consumption advisories as the 2017 fishing season begins.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/27/2017 4:29:00 AM
  • Where to find the best pizza in every U.S. state (and Washington D.C.)
  • The Dough Trader Pizza Company is a quaint, homey spot in Spearfish, South Dakota, specializing in sourdough crust pizza. Signature pies include The Sting, a spicy pizza topped with pepperoni, black olives, red onion, and jalapeños; Scarborough Fair ...
  • USA Today College
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  • 4/25/2017 9:22:00 PM
  • Where To Find the Best Pizza in Every State of America
  • The Dough Trader Pizza Company is a quaint, homey spot in Spearfish, South Dakota, specializing in sourdough crust pizza. Signature pies include The Sting, a spicy pizza topped with pepperoni, black olives, red onion, and jalapeños; Scarborough Fair ...
  • spoonuniversity.com
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  • 4/21/2017 10:20:00 AM
  • South Dakota: $1.33 Billion Spent on Outdoor Recreation Annually
  • PIERRE, S.D. – Outdoor and wildlife-associated recreation contributes $1.3 billion annually to the South Dakota economy according to a recent report from the Department of Game, Fish and Parks (GFP). "Large numbers of hunters, anglers, and outdoor ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/13/2017 7:05:00 AM
  • Non-meandering waters = places you probably shouldn't fish or boat
  • Basically, it means a pond or lake as compared to a stream or a river. And the South Dakota Supreme Court has recently ruled that people probably can't boat or fish them any more. Many of the state's lakes grew in the 1990s--or reappeared after being dry .
  • KELO
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  • 4/12/2017 3:35:00 PM
  • Lake Mitchell's to get new fish habitat in May
  • The committee set the installation date to drop two large structures known as "fish cities" into the lake, two years after South Dakota State University fisheries management and ecology professor Brian Graeb suggested the habitat to improve fishing for ...
  • The Daily Republic
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  • 4/12/2017 2:33:00 AM
  • Men's Basketball news conference quotes
  • Steve Fisher: Thank you, J.D. JOHN DAVID WICKER: Brian Dutcher began his coaching career at the University of Illinois with a stop at South Dakota State before joining a Michigan staff that just happened to include Steve Fisher. Dutch has since been an ...
  • San Diego State
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  • 4/11/2017 10:26:00 PM
  • South Dakota: GFP to Close Boat Ramps on Non-Meandered Waters
  • PIERRE, S.D. - In compliance with the recent Supreme Court ruling in Duerre v. Hepler, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) is closing Department-managed boat launches on non-meandered bodies of water. "Recreational access to non-meandered waters is
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/11/2017 9:19:00 AM
  • SD Supreme Court Ruling Casts Doubt On Fishing
  • Willow Lake, S.D. – Fishing, boating and hunting will no longer be allowed on roughly 25 lakes across South Dakota, based on a state Supreme Court ruling. The decision centers around what are called “non-meandered” waters — lakes that have formed ...
  • KDLT
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  • 4/8/2017 3:34:00 AM
  • Game, Fish and Parks decides not to operate boat launches after ruling
  • For at least the foreseeable future, South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks will not be operating public boat launches on non-meandered bodies of water. While the state Supreme Court essentially ruled as much last month in Duerre v. Hepler — a lawsuit brought .
  • Public Opinion
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  • 4/7/2017 3:20:00 PM
  • Fish and Wildlife: Bald eagle shot near Athol
  • People with information about the shooting should call Ken Dulik, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service special agent, at 605-885-6403 or Tim McCurdy, South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks district conservation officer, at 605-380-4572, according to the release.
  • Aberdeen News
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  • 3/30/2017 11:59:00 PM
  • South Dakota: Rosehill Dam Part of Stream Restoration Project
  • PIERRE, S.D. – Today, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) announced that a reconstruction project involving the Rosehill Dam, located in Hand County, will not be completed and that the agency will instead pursue a stream restoration in the ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/24/2017 6:23:00 AM
  • South Dakota GFP to Begin Shovelnose Sturgeon Research
  • PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) will begin sampling shovelnose sturgeon in Lake Sharpe in an effort to document population characteristics and seasonal behaviors of the species. Beginning this week, GFP will use baited ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/16/2017 6:18:00 AM
  • South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks to Host Antler Auction
  • PIERRE, S.D.-(Ammoland.com)- South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) will host an Antler Auction at the Goeman Auction Pavilion north of Lennox on Saturday, April 22. The doors open at 8 a.m. A gun auction will take place from 9 – 11 a.m. CDT with the ...
  • Ammo Land
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  • 3/15/2017 11:17:00 PM
  • Fishing Rods Made Of Carrots At Sportsman's Show
  • And in the end, he bought a rod and reel for himself. "I'm actually looking to get into bass fishing, something different here in South Dakota rather than pike, walleye, and perch so just trying to stand out a little bit," Bergstrom said. Standing out is .
  • Keloland
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  • 3/11/2017 12:17:00 AM
  • Fishing makes impact on kids
  • A recent outing to South Dakota’s Black Hills affirmed the importance of taking kids fishing and how much of an impact you can have on a child’s life. The “Hooked on Hardwater” program at Rapid City’s Club for Boys rewards boys for good behavior ...
  • SC Times
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  • 3/9/2017 1:07:00 AM
  • South Dakota: GFP to Stock Rainbows Below Fort Randall Dam
  • PIERRE, S.D. - South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) will stock 10,000 rainbow trout below Fort Randall Dam beginning this week, weather permitting. Approximately 5,000 rainbow trout will be released on March 8, with the remaining 5,000 arriving on March
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/8/2017 7:15:00 AM
  • Going Batty Over Bats!
  • Fortunately, there are many ways to help, and recently D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery & Archives in Spearfish, South Dakota, went to bat for bats. The “Build a Bat House!” event last month attracted more than 50 people, many of whom were ...
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 3/7/2017 6:25:00 PM

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