Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Game & Fish Department

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Game and Fish Department welcomes visitors who wish to hunt and fish on the Standing Rock Sioux Nation. The Nation covers approximately 1.6 million acres and is located in the states of North Dakota and South Dakota. Hunters who desire to hunt on tribal land will need a hunting license issued by the Tribe.

There might be confusion about the laws of our Tribe, but we want to make it clear about tribal law. If you wish to hunt on tribal land, you will need a Tribal License. Regardless of what you are told by state authorities, the Tribe has authority over who hunts on tribal land.

Effective 03/09/2022, all turkey tags will be sold through the Game and Fish office only.  To purchase a spring turkey license for 2022 call, 701-854-7236.


On March 11th and 12, 2022 the Standing Rock Game & Fish Commission met and approved the 2022 Big Game Season for all Tribal and Non Tribal Deer, Antelope & Elk.  The recommendations were approved by the Tribal Chairwoman.  Follow this link to find out the details of Season Dates, Prices, and availability for Elk, Deer, and Antelope.

Lottery Instructions, please read do not call the office!

2021 Lottery Statistics


When hunting, fishing, or traveling on the Standing Rock Reservation it is required that all persons follow the Corona Virus guidelines for America.  For additional information on Corona Virus statistics for North Dakota (Sioux County) and South Dakota (Corson County) follow these links.

Check this website often for additional updates and stay safe.


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