South Dakota Pheasant Hunt
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The state of pheasant hunting. What more can be said about the endless opportunities given to our upland hunters? South Dakota has always been home to some great wing shooting. Rock Road Outfitters is a special place for groups looking to see a variety of different landscapes and hunting conditions. We take less than 10 groups of hunters per year on our properties to show our clients what real pheasant hunting can be like out here.


  • Species: Pheasant
  • Average Classification: 1 - 9
  • Shot Opportunity: 100
  • Weapon: Shotgun
  • Hunt Catalog #: RROPH-01
  • Tag Availability: Over The Counter
Classification details:

BIRD NUMBERS BASED ON THE TIME OF YEAR ​ Early in the season birds are easy to find and are generally fairly easy to get up but as the season progresses birds will become educated and try to bust from cover before the hunters get into position. Hunters will find mostly pheasants on our properties along with sharptail grouse, Hungarian partridge and possibly a prairie chicken. Please get familiar with bag limits and species identification before you come out.

Available Dates

October 15, 2020 - January 01, 2021


  • Price: $450.00

*Per day per hunter We prefer groups of 10 or more but occasionally take smaller groups depending on our plot sizes


Central South Dakota, South Dakota, United States of America

Refund Policy:

Deposit 80% refundable 1 year prior to hunt date. 40% refundable 6 months prior to hunt date. No refunds under 6 months of the hunt date.


Hunters can expect the weather to be in the 50’s to 70’s early in the season with the possibility of snow into November. We had a few weekends last season when it turned into blizzard conditions but most of the time the daytime temps will be in the 30’s to 40’s. Our hunting style may vary depending on the size of the group but a hunter can expect to spend most of the day walking and occasionally posting at the end of a field. Our guides will work their tails off to assure you will be in a target rich environment. Hunters can expect to see an abundance of wildlife regardless of what we are hunting.

HuntX Scale (Low 1 - 5 High)

  • Lodging & Accommodations: Cabin/Lodge

    Lodging & Accommodations Scale

    5 - Cabin/Lodge

    4 - Bunk House/Trailer

    3 - Wall Tent

    2 - Backpack Tent

    1 - Client Provided/Hotel

We have a variety of lodging options for our hunters due to the different hunts we offer. Our lodging includes apartments, houses, hotel rooms and larger lodges to accommodates big groups. Please let us know the type of lodging you prefer.

  • Menu & Food: Full Kitchen

    Menu & Food Scale

    5 - 5 Star Catered

    4 - Full Kitchen

    3 - Field Kitchen

    2 - Backpack Food

    1 - Client Provided

Meals are prepared daily. You will think you are at your grandmothers for the holidays.

  • Physical Conditions: Moderate Hiking

    Physical Conditions Scale:

    5 - All Vehicle Access

    4 - Light Hiking

    3 - Moderate Hiking

    2 - Heavy Hiking

    1 - Extreme Back Country

If bring your own hunting dog, please remember to try and get your dogs in shape before they come out. Dogs that aren’t used to seeing an abundance of birds may have a hard time staying under control in those situations. It is also important to make sure we have plenty of water on hand during the hunt especially early in the season. We do have kennels on some of our properties but travel kennels will be needed in most cases.

Transportation (To/From Basecamp)

More information regarding transportation is available upon request from your Personal Concierge Adventure Advisor.


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You are in charge of your own gear, take recommendations from our gear list.

What Outfitter Provides

  • Our hunts include food, lodging, dogs, guides and laughter.

What to Bring

  • Our late season hunts from late November through the end of season we encourage hunters to pack for snow
  • Rain gear
  • good quality shells, #5 or #6 shot is what we recommend ie: Prairie Storms, Ficochi Golden pheasants
  • gloves, stocking hat and possible a warm coat
  • Safety glasses
  • Will need have at least an orange hat
  • Hunting vest of your choosing
  • comfortable pair of waterproof boots
  • Shotgun of your choosing 12 or 20 guage is recommended


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