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South Dakota

Hunting

Duck Seasons

Possession limit is three times the daily limit for each species.

6 and comprised of no more than:
5 Mallards, which may include no more than 2 hens
1 Scaup
3 Wood Ducks
2 Redheads
1 Pintail
2 Canvasbacks

2 Bonus blue-winged teal (first 16 days of season only)

Mergansers: 5 (including no more than 2 hooded merganser)

Coots: 15

SeasonsDates
Duck Season - Youth OnlySeason Dates
Start: Sep 11, 2021
End: Sep 12, 2021
Duck Season - Low Plains NorthSeason Dates
Start: Sep 25, 2021
End: Dec 7, 2021
Duck Season - Low Plains MiddleSeason Dates
Start: Sep 25, 2021
End: Dec 7, 2021
Duck Hunting - High PlainsSeason Dates
Start: Oct 9, 2021
End: Jan 13, 2022
Duck Season - Low Plains SouthSeason Dates
Start: Oct 23, 2021
End: Jan 4, 2022
Duck Season - Youth Only | 2022Season Dates
Start: Sep 10, 2022
End: Sep 11, 2022
Duck Season - Low Plains North | 2022Season Dates
Start: Sep 24, 2022
End: Dec 6, 2022
Duck Season - Low Plains Middle | 2022Season Dates
Start: Sep 24, 2022
End: Dec 6, 2022
Duck Hunting - High Plains | 2022Season Dates
Start: Oct 8, 2022
End: Jan 12, 2023
Duck Season - Low Plains South | 2022Season Dates
Start: Oct 22, 2022
End: Jan 3, 2023