More than 7,970 hunters, both resident and non-resident, harvested approximately 103,037 pheasants in Lyman County in 2010. Lyman County had the third highest reported harvest behind Spink County’s 109,000 and Brown County’s 127,000 birds according to survey information from the South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Department.
A Lyman County pheasant hunter averaged 12.9 birds for the season, which is up slightly from 2009 harvest of 12.1 birds per hunter. According to GF&P’s survey projections, there were 225 more hunters in the county during the 2010 season, which ran from Oct. 16 - Jan. 2, 2011.
Lyman County was fourth in the state in total revenue spent on pheasant hunting at $12.1 million; $10.9 million from out-of-state hunters and approximately $1.3 million. Statewide, 172,665 hunters harvested over one million pheasants during the 2010 season. The total number of birds was down from 1.6 million but the number of hunters was up slightly from 2009.
- Lyman wins in first round playoff game against Stanley Co.
- Lyman to host openning round of football playoffs
- Hunting begins
- Pheasants make a come back
- Wheat Growers Kennebec facility groundbreaking set for October 15
- 1971 West Lyman football team inducted into Hall of Fame
- Presho woman gives state $10,000 for new rail line
- New art in Vivian
- Kennebec to expand, upgrade waterwaste system
- Wheat Growers Announces Kennebec Site for Grain/Agronomy Facility
- Raiders host Cross Country meet
- Committee to study possible restructuring of Lyman School