South Dakota

Three pheasants fly away after being flushed in an open field of conservation reserve program land. .
Expansion of CRP Will Support Upland Bird Populations Through Habitat

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack announces program increases capacity by 4M acres to increase carbon sequestration, benefit…

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Game Meat Profile: Ring-necked Pheasant Nutrition, Cooking Tips, and Handling

A versatile meat, pheasant can be used in many different dishes The venerable ring-necked pheasant, the…

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Types of Grasslands in North America

Learn the types of grasses that form the Great Plains and how these ecosystems relate…

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Tips for Late Season Pheasant Hunting

As seasons draw to a close, pheasant hunting requires a little extra strategy to outsmart…

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#127 | South Dakota Pheasants at Cronkhite Farm

A recap of chasing South Dakota pheasants at Cronkhite Farm with Greg Cronkhite, owner of…

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How to Hunt Pheasant by Yourself

Take a look at some pheasant hunting tips and tactics to make hunting pheasant alone…

A Guide to Pheasant Hunting in North America

Learn how to hunt pheasants by understanding the gear, identifying the right habitat, and learning…

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Choosing Shot Size and Chokes for Sharp-tailed Grouse Hunting

Exploring shot size and chokes sizes throughout the season for sharptail hunting As a new…

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Finding Sharp-Tailed Grouse Habitat

Breaking down and exploring sharp-tailed grouse habitat for newbies The sharp-tailed grouse is one seriously…

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South Dakota Pheasant Hunting – A Complete Guide to the Pheasant State

Planning your trip for pheasant hunting in South Dakota – otherwise known as the pheasant…

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Bird Hunting in South Dakota, Pheasant, Grouse, Chukar, Bobwhite, and More

There’s a good reason why the world knows about bird hunting in South Dakota from…

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Ring-Necked Pheasant – An Upland Game Bird Profile

History of the Exotic Ring-Necked Pheasant of the Prairie (Phasianus colchicus). The pheasant has a very…