Nestled in the Plains of the Upper Midwest, Pheasant City Lodge is about a 2 ½ hour drive from Sioux Falls, South Dakota. If you like to fish as well as hunt, you may be interested in knowing that Pheasant City Lodge offers walleye fishing trips also is located only 40 miles east of the finest walleye fishing in North America, the Missouri River. Print out a map to Pheasant City Lodge - Click here.
To make sure that your hunt is the most enjoyable for you, we have provided a general checklist. All items are optional, but they are recommended. Please contact us if you have any questions.
Hunter's Check List
For Your Dog
Please remember: When bringing your dog to Pheasant City Lodge, please provide up to date immunization records.
We have 3 airports 30-70 miles from the lodge or Sioux Falls has a commercial airport 140 miles from the lodge.
A South Dakota nonresident waterfowl license is required for a nonresident to hunt migratory waterfowl in South Dakota. Fall licenses are limited in number and distributed by lottery drawing. Thus, one must submit an application with payment either by paper or online, on or before the indicated deadline. All nonresidents must complete the Migratory Bird Certification questions on the application. The license that is issued includes the Migratory Bird Certification privileges.
Youth License $ 29
Non resident youth ages 12-15 required to show copy of hunters safety card or current hunting license from any state. Youth and small game licenses available on site.
Pheasant and other Upland Birds »
We recommend five shot throughout season. Five shot light magnum works best in November and December. Shells available on site.
NONTOXIC SHOT - Hunters may not use or possess lead shot when hunting waterfowl. Steel, bismuth-tin, tungsten-iron, tungsten-polymer, tungsten-matrix and tin are approved nontoxic.
Daily Bag Limits
Daily limit is 3 roosters. Possession limit is 15 roosters, taken according to daily bag limits. Limit accrues at the rate of three roosters a day, and 15 roosters may not be possessed until after 5th day.
Prairie Chicken and Grouse »
Daily limit is combination of 3. Possession limit is 15 (any combination), taken according to daily limit.
Daily limit is 6 ducks. Bag may contain no more than 5 mallards (of which no more than 2 may be hens) 3 scaup, 2 redheads, 2 wood ducks, or 1 pintail.
The state is served by two interstate highways. I-90 runs east-west, and I-29 runs north-south. The speed limit on interstate highways is 80 mph, with most other highways at 65 mph. Call 605-773-3571 for maps pinpointing highway construction areas, call 605-773-3536 for winter road condition reports or visit the South Dakota Department of Transportation for traveler information.