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To hunt big game species with archery equipment, you must have an archery big game license.

  • All archery licenses are limited issue. These licenses limit:
    • The number of hunters per season or …
    • The number of animals that an individual may harvest.
  • You must submit an application to South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) to apply for a limited issue license.
  • For more information, visit the GFP website.
South Dakota big game application form
Sample Big Game Application Form