texashuntingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Grumps65, coneston, quickshot23, Landdrake, Codclark20
69971 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
dogcatcher 110,450
bill oxner 91,415
SnakeWrangler 63,411
stxranchman 59,968
Gravytrain 46,721
RKHarm24 44,585
rifleman 44,461
BMD 41,232
Forum Statistics
Forums46
Topics606,260
Posts11,280,950
Members84,971
Most Online19,184
Feb 5th, 2020
Print Thread
South Dakota Public Land #8308572 06/30/21 11:25 AM
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 477
T
TexasOutdoorsman Offline OP
Bird Dog
OP Offline
Bird Dog
T
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 477
Any one have experience hunting public land up there? I got drawn for west river any deer. Going to stay with my good friend who lives out side of rapid city and we will be hunting for about 4-5 days.

I’ll take any tips and tricks or I’d love to just hear any ones story’s.

We will be hunting in 49a and 02a

Thanks Yall


texas

Tejas Wildlife Company - Selling Apparel to Benefit Wildlife!
Instagram - @tejaswildlifeco
Re: South Dakota Public Land [Re: TexasOutdoorsman] #8308718 06/30/21 01:35 PM
Joined: Nov 2017
Posts: 780
Q
QMC SW/EXW Online Content
Tracker
Online Content
Tracker
Q
Joined: Nov 2017
Posts: 780
While I can't give you any advice on hunting public land for deer, I can offer the advice to not shoot the first buck you see if antlers matter to you. There are some incredible deer (both mule and whitetail) in SD. My uncle has a place on the banks of Lake Oahe and we used to do a lot of bird hunting there. Some of the bucks we kicked out of brush piles and corn fields while gunning for pheasants would leave your mouth hanging open.

Good luck.


Retired Navy Chief
NJROTC Instructor for Tascosa High School
Re: South Dakota Public Land [Re: TexasOutdoorsman] #8308726 06/30/21 01:41 PM
Joined: Dec 2016
Posts: 2,683
W
Wytex Offline
Veteran Tracker
Offline
Veteran Tracker
W
Joined: Dec 2016
Posts: 2,683
Have you looked at this map ?
https://www.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=946eccdaadf84df6aa2bcf08e9fb1aaf

I agree some big bucks up that way, good luck!

Re: South Dakota Public Land [Re: TexasOutdoorsman] #8308892 06/30/21 04:17 PM
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 477
T
TexasOutdoorsman Offline OP
Bird Dog
OP Offline
Bird Dog
T
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 477
Thanks y’all!

WyTex, I have looked at that map. I’ve been using it to add public land parcels to my mapping app on my phone.

My good friend that is stationed up there is doing some early scouting for me. Always good to have a local insider!

Here are some pictures from last season he sent me. (That’s what convinced me to apply!)

Hoping for a good Muley but would never pass up a big white tail

[Linked Image]
[Linked Image]


texas

Tejas Wildlife Company - Selling Apparel to Benefit Wildlife!
Instagram - @tejaswildlifeco
Re: South Dakota Public Land [Re: TexasOutdoorsman] #8309025 06/30/21 06:30 PM
Joined: Apr 2019
Posts: 750
G
goosebuster Offline
Tracker
Offline
Tracker
G
Joined: Apr 2019
Posts: 750
Nice deer!

Re: South Dakota Public Land [Re: goosebuster] #8309224 06/30/21 10:01 PM
Joined: Jul 2006
Posts: 110,450
dogcatcher Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
Joined: Jul 2006
Posts: 110,450
Originally Posted by goosebuster
Nice deer!

X2


Combat Infantryman, the ultimate hunter where the prey shoots back.
_____________"Illegitimus non carborundum est"_______________

[Linked Image]
Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread

© 2004-2022 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3