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Migration Alert: South Dakota Hunters Wait on Migration

Oct. 24 - Central Flyway - South Dakota

Hunters in South Dakota have enjoyed weeks of successful waterfowl hunting thanks to a strong breeding effort in local portions of the Prairie Pothole Region. As October grows to a close, however, South Dakotans are still waiting for a major flight of birds from the north.

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