Every fall hunters flock to the state to enjoy world-class pheasant hunting during South Dakota’s Rooster Rush.
Thanks to the excellent habitat, conservation and management efforts, South Dakota is home to over 8.5 million pheasants and is consistently the best state in the country for bird counts and harvests. Last year hunters bagged over 1.8 million birds during pheasant season. In 2012, the season opens October 20, 2012 and runs through January 6, 2013.
Hunt & Gear Giveaway 2011
Registration for the 2011 Rooster Rush Hunt and Gear Giveaway closed Monday, February 20, 2012.
2011 Prize Package Included:
*Sweepstakes ran from August 25, 2011 - February 20, 2012
- Two-day, three-night pheasant hunt at Log Heaven Resort near Pierre, SD for the winner and two friends ($4,000 estimated value)
- One CZ Wingshooter 12-gauge shotgun courtesy of Pheasants Forever ($1,000 value)
- One 2011 Honda 500cc Foreman ATV with ramps ($7,700 value)
- A one-year supply of Loyall dog food ($600 value)
*Open to all U.S. Residents. Must be 18 years or older to enter. Taxes, fees and transportation to South Dakota or Log Heaven Resort is not included. A South Dakota pheasant hunting license is required to hunt but not included in the official prize package. Winner and guests are responsible for all fees, taxes and regulations associated with obtaining South Dakota pheasant hunting license. Click here for official sweepstakes rules.