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Creating Lifetime South Dakota
Current Availability for 2022
Early Season Dates:
Sept 19th to 23rd (3-8 guests)
Oct 16th to 2oth (3-8 guests)
December Season: Full
Experience the Double P Ranch Difference
Coteau des Prairies Region of Northeastern South Dakota
Our location in the heart of the Glacial Lakes aka the prairie pothole region of South Dakota is best described as the Serengeti of North America. The landscape contains millions of potholes, lakes & sloughs making it a sportsmen’s paradise. Although pheasant hunting is our mainstay, many of our guests enjoy additional pursues during their visit. No matter when you visit there is always something to pursue. The ranch offers: almost year round fishing for walleye, pike, & perch; early Canada goose hunting; guided duck hunting, archery whitetail hunting, and Hungarian partridge hunting.
While many South Dakota hunting ranches hunt mixed groups of upwards of twenty people, we don’t. We believe the best hunting experience is with your own group. We cater to all levels of hunting experience.
Our guides are all graduates of the Colorado Professional Guide School. The ranch guides have a diverse background in the outdoors including: Gulf Coast inshore and offshore fishing, Georgia quail hunting, Nebraska waterfowl & African big game.
The Double P Ranch Cuisine
The Double P Ranch cuisine will not disappoint. There is a reason we have been described as 5-star restaurant with pheasant hunting. Be sure to let us know if you have any special dietary restrictions or are celebrating a special occasion.
The Glacial Lakes Region of Northeast South Dakota
Every Type of Hunting Cover Imaginable
After witnessing the devastating effects of the winter of 1997, we understood the need to provide quality winter cover so we began planting trees throughout the ranch. To date we have planted over a quarter million trees which together with countless food plots that provide a superb habitat for wintering wildlife. In fact our tree planting efforts have been so robust that we are a nationally recognized tree farm. Any visiting guest is sure to notice our trees, and the pheasants and whitetail they sustain.
While many South Dakota Hunting Ranches rely on stripped grain fields for their primary hunting, we do not. The ranch just finished a multi-year effort to establish lush, dense fields of native warm-season grasses throughout the ranch. These fields provide fabulous habitat to wildlife, especially pheasants and whitetail deer. The change we have witnessed in the wildlife attracted to these fields is truly remarkable. We look forward to even more improvement as these areas of the ranch continue to establish and attract even more game.
Wetlands and Lakes
The abundance of wetlands in the Glacial Lakes region of South Dakota allows our visiting guests to enjoy multiple pursuits. The high wetland density of the Prairie Pothole Region attracts waterfowl beginning in the spring until ice up. The thick wetland cover attracts and holds both deer and pheasants, especially when temperatures drop. The ranch has nearly 100-defined wetlands throughout; these wetlands range from a fraction of an acre to over 40 acres. Numerous larger water bodies provide world-class fishing opportunities throughout the season.
The Food Plots
Through the years we improved the scope and quality of our food plots. In the early days we had just a handful of mostly weedy food plots. Today we have so many that we don’t bother counting them; we plant over forty fall food plots just for our archery hunting alone. The diversity of food plots are designed to attract and hold, pheasants, Hungarian partridge, dove, and whitetails. You name it, we have it. Corn, beans, tall and short sorghum, millet, alfalfa, clover (four kinds), Egyptian wheat, turnips, radishes, sugar beets, wheat, rye, oats, and more.
What our visitors are saying…
Just a note to tell you how much we enjoyed Double P ranch. The hunting was fantastic, lots of birds and our guide Jesse was great. Accommodations and food – extraordinary. I have been on 6 different outfitter hunts and the Double P Ranch was by far, the best. I will be soon booking another hunt for 2018 with you. Thank you for your attention to detail. Really looking forward to it!
Cyrus,I just completed a stay at your Double P Ranch lodge. We had a great time. The whole experience was wonderful. Your staff of Kirk, Tom, Kip, and Scott were all top notch. I’ve been to South Dakota several times and by far this was the best experience. Hunting with Tom and Kip was really well done. Scott’s cooking was really special. All are to be congratulated. Thank your staff for me – again top notch.
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Double P Ranch
42617 183rd Street
Clark, South Dakota 57225