South Dakota Pheasant Hunting

Posts Tagged: Best South Dakota Hunting


Posts Tagged ‘Best South Dakota Hunting’

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

Like all of you we aren’t sure how fall is already here and summer is gone, but we are welcoming it and the fall pheasant hunting season! We have had drought like conditions on the ranch this summer and our drylands corn shows it a little but we still have habitat for the birds. Even […]

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks  has completed the annual pheasant brood survey and the results show a 76 percent increase in the statewide pheasants-per-mile index from 2013.  “The results of this survey are highly anticipated by many who have a strong interest in South Dakota’s hunting heritage. The availability of pheasants and pheasant […]

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

Sept. 1 is right around the corner and that means South Dakota pheasant hunting at Vallery’s High Plains Game Ranch is too. We have a new puppy addition to the kennel lineup this fall with a beautiful yellow lab named Ivy. She is a sweetie and you will enjoy meeting her. The rains have arrived […]

Monday, November 18th, 2013

  We were happy to be interviewed by Jan Swan for an article in Hunter’s Paradise. You can read the article online here.            

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

The calves sold in Philip ,SD yesterday. We felt they did well. We finished our pipeline project on the Smith & Burke Bottom. We sent the cows north into the corn fields for the rest of the winter. Had another beautiful day in western South Dakota . Hunted pheasants, dry scenting conditions,but that sounds like […]

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

The month of November,just flew by. We have been busy with hunts and installation of an irrigation pipeline. Cattle are enjoying a very mild fall. All the cows will be in the Burke bottom as soon as we finish the pipeline. Steer calves are going to the sale in Philip on Dec.4th.  The weather is […]

Monday, January 16th, 2012

Well, the weather is starting to feel like winter. It has been dry and warmer than normal. So this feels really cold tonight. ( 6 degrees ) Busy building fence, hardly any frost to go through. The hunting has been steady.  The habitat is holding up well.  The bobsled is coming along, it has been a nice “winter evenings”, […]

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

A wonderful January day! A slight wind and probably in the high 50’s or low 60’s, for a temp. We are hunting and working in long sleeve shirts. I have been busy rebuilding an old bob sled. I have had the runners for years. I have tighten up the “bobs” added new tounges and have […]

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

Rain last night and this morning. Busy opening fields for our hunts, and 3rd cutting hay.We have seen alot of doves. Ducks and geese are starting to gather up ( Locals). No northerns for awhile. Will start chasing pheasants. ….. later Randy

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

We are hosting a South Dakota Hunt Safe class Thursday night and all day this Saturday. We will teach proper gun handling, wildlife ID, survival, shot placement, hunter ethics and much more. Raining tonight. hopefully by Sat. it will be nice so we can do a lot of the class work outside. …Later… Randy