Sd prairie dogs

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  1. BUSTINDOGS

    BUSTINDOGS Well-Known Member

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    Looking to take my Dad prairie dog hunting. We have gone to MT before maybe ten years ago now scene our last trip.
    He is a little older now and not wanting to drive as far. I would really like to find a contact, or maybe a guide to get us on some dogs.
    Any info would be appreciated.

    Thanks
     
  2. wyosteve

    wyosteve Well-Known Member

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    The State of South Dakota used to offer a booklet on where and how to get 'dogs. Might check their website or give them a call.
     
  3. sourdough44

    sourdough44 Well-Known Member

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    Some of the Chambers of Commerce for the counties have contact info, may be worth a try.
     
  4. Jerry M

    Jerry M Well-Known Member

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    Went with this guy twice, http://www.dakotahuntingtrips.com/outfitters/prairiedoglodge.html
    both time we had great luck. We shot on the Rosebud Sioux Tribal land the second time. NA guide put us in a pasture that probably had not been shot in a long time. But both trips we shot alot: ~ 3,000 rounds each over 5 day period, each trip. AR's were smoking...

    And almost stepped on a Rattlesnake, while going back to our cabin from the shower, armed only with a towel, which was invigorating.

    Good luck

    Jerry
     
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  5. sourdough44

    sourdough44 Well-Known Member

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    One of my secrets is GoogleEarth for doggy scouting. One can zoom in enough to ID bare spots around prairie dog holes, hasn’t let me down yet. Of course one has to use other tools & maps to see land ownership & all.
     
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  6. BUSTINDOGS

    BUSTINDOGS Well-Known Member

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    I have looked at this before. I think if i wasn't bring my Dad and one of his friends i would try this out.
     
  7. sourdough44

    sourdough44 Well-Known Member

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    One place last June we walked 1.8 or so miles in, traveling light. It was doggy nirvana, who else would want to walk, most want the truck right there. I like the ‘hunting’ aspect to dogging, take some shooting sticks, maybe a mounted bipod & go.

    This summer I’ll plan better, more ammo, water, food & supplies.
     
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  8. xsn10s

    xsn10s Well-Known Member

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    I did that with chucks in Central Oregon. This was 6-7 years ago because too many people running around out there. Even worse now. but you can find some honey holes with some scouting.
     
  9. dakotakidd

    dakotakidd Well-Known Member

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    I can hook you up with a great guide if interested. I’ll pm you.
     
  10. BUSTINDOGS

    BUSTINDOGS Well-Known Member

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    Thanks! i have a few leads now but all ways open to more