DonBo Posted September 19, 2012 Share Posted September 19, 2012 GFP has been monitoring a die-off of white-tailed deer in parts of the state due to EHD. In some areas the loss of deer has been significant.We are taking two actions effective immediately: the number of unsold licenses available in some areas has been adjusted you are being offered the opportunity to return your deer license and tags for a refund For now, unsold licenses will be eliminated in West River units Bennett County: 11A-09 and 11B-17; Gregory County: 30A-19 and 30B-19; and Jackson County: 39B-09. In addition, 200 licenses will be removed for Meade County: 49B-09.Monitoring will continue and more adjustments may be made, including the East River counties of Hutchinson, Bon Homme, Yankton, Charles Mix and Brule. We will provide news of updates as they develop.The option to receive a refund for your license will be available until the opening day of your respective deer season. Archery Deer opens Sept. 22, so Sept. 21 is the last day refunds could be taken.Hunters seeking a refund should send their license, including all associated tags, to:GFP Licensing Office20641 SD Hwy. 1806Ft. Pierre, SD 57532For more details, please visit our web page at: http://gfp.sd.gov/wildlife/diseases/epizootic-hemorrhagic-disease.aspx Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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