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Questions You May Have



What does 605 Rooster Hive offer?

Guests at 605 Rooster Hive receive a guided pheasant hunt, lunch, field transportation and bird processing. Our guides have dogs, but if you have a furry friend who likes to hunt we welcome them too! We require groups of 10 or more to book. $150 deposit is due at time of booking. 


When is the 2023 pheasant hunting season?

October 21, 2023–January 31, 2024. Shooting hours begin at 10 a.m. central time.


Where do I purchase a South Dakota hunting license?

Purchase through South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks website. You will need to create an account and purchase a small game hunting license. We are not a preserve.


How do I book a hunt?

Click "Book Now" at the top of this page and send us a message with the dates you are hoping to book for.


What is appropriate dress for hunting?

If you're lucky, you'll experience all four seasons while you're here! The weather can vary so we recommend you bring plenty of layers so you can adjust as needed to stay comfortable throughout your hunt. Bring comfortable/waterproof hunting boots, warm socks , shooting gloves and a stocking hat. Sticker proof pants and foot warmers are always a bonus. Don't forget to bring your blaze orange!


Do you offer lodging?

No, we do not offer any lodging at this time. Please refer to the lodging & travel page for more information on options around the area.


Is lunch included with pricing?

Lunch is provided at no additional cost.


Do you offer bird processing?

Yes, bird processing is included in your price. Birds are returned the day after your hunt frozen and processed.


Can we hunt anything other than pheasants?

We primarily offer guided pheasant hunts. If you are interested in grouse or prairie chicken hunts give us a call to discuss these opportunities.


Any additional information needed?

All hunters will be required to sign a release of liability prior to hunting.

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