ALL non-Tribal member hunters are required to have a certified TM hunting guide when hunting all Rosebud Sioux Tribal lands.
CLOSE ALL GATES AS YOU PASS THROUGH.
BIG GAME TAGGING - The locking seal issued with each big game permit shall be attached securely around one leg between the hoof and knee joint.
GENERAL - No animal shall be hunted or harvested by any other method than is prescribed by this Code.
BAITING - It shall be unlawful to use bait of any kind to attract big game animals while hunting or to hunt or take big game over bait.
EVIDENCE OF SEX - After harvesting a big game animal evidence of sex must be left attached to the carcass. Suitable evidence of sex shall include scrotum, udder, head, or identifiable potions of reproductive organs.
FIREARMS SILENCING PROHIBITED
HUNTING FOR ANOTHER PERMITTEE PROHIBITED
DISTURBING WILDLIFE PROHIBITED - No person shall scare, chase, harass, disperse, call or otherwise disturb any wildlife by means other than by legal hunting methods and in the ordinary course of hunting.
ACCOMPANIMENT PROHIBITED - No big game permittee, while hunting in the field during any big game season shall be accompanied by any non-licensee or non-permittee carrying any firearm or bow and arrow. A "non-licensee" or "non-permittee" is a person not having a big game license for the same season.
MINIMUM CALIBER OF BIG GAME AMMUNITION -unlawful for a projectile of a diameter less than 22/100 of an inch. The cartridge must contain a soft point or expanding bullet.
MINIMUM LENGTH OF BIG GAME AMMUNITION - It shall be unlawful for any cartridge less than two inches in length, except with large caliber handguns.
LARGE CALIBER HANDGUNS - It shall be unlawful to hunt any species of wildlife on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation with a handgun, except that big game may be hunted with handguns of .41 and .44 caliber using factory loaded ammunition with expanding bullets and with at least a 4 inch barrel. All other calibers of handguns shall be illegal for hunting of big game.
MINIMUM CALIBER OF MUZZLELOADING BIG GAME AMMUNITION - unlawful for any muzzleloader projectile of a diameter less than 42/100 of an inch.
No self-loading firearm that holds more than six cartridges may be used to hunt any big game animal.
BUCKSHOT PROHIBITED IN HUNTING BIG GAME
No single call or rifled slug weighing less than 1/2 ounce may be used in hunting big game animals.
DOGS PROHIBITED IN HUNTING BIG GAME
USE OF SALT TO ATTRACT BIG GAME PROHIBITED
USE OF ARTIFICIAL LIGHT IN HUNTING BIG GAME PROHIBITED
UNLAWFUL TAKING, POSSESSION, SALE OR TRANSPORTATION OF GAME BIRDS, ANIMALS, OR FISH - Any person who takes, catches, kills, or has in his possession with intent to sell; sells, or causes to be conveyed; has in his possession with intent to ship or convey to any point, either within or without this Reservation, any game birds, animals, or fish or parts thereof, in violation of any law of this Tribe or any legally prescribed pertinent regulations of the Department of Natural Resources, or any common carrier or agent or agents thereof who aids or abets any person in shipping such game animals of fish, or has the same in his possession with intent to ship or convey to any point either within or without this Reservation contrary to law, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
ARCHERY EQUIPMENT RESTRICTIONS - No person hunting with bow and arrow shall use or possess explosive points, poisonous points, barbed points, or cross bows.
MINIMUM SIZE OF BOW AND ARROW - Big game permittees hunting with bow and arrow shall be equipped with a bow of not less than forty pounds pull at twenty-eight inches of draw or at peak of draw, capable of shooting an arrow one hundred twenty-five yards. The cutting edge of the arrowhead must be of steel and not be less than 7/8 inches wide and not less than 1 1/2 inches long. The shaft of the arrow must be at least 24 inches long. Broadheads must be of reasonable sharpness (razor sharp). Each cutting blade of the broadhead must be of one place, and all Broadheads with spiral shaped cutting surfaces are prohibited.
ARCHERS PROHIBITED FROM POSSESSING FIREARMS
TAGGING REQUIREMENTS FOR BIG GAME - No big game animal taken on this Reservation shall be transported unless the tag bearing the licensee/permittee's number for that season, has been securely attached at the time the big game animal is brought into any hunting camp, dwelling, farmyard, or other place or abode of any kind occupied overnight or in he event such big game animal is brought out to a road or trail, then before the same is placed upon or in a vehicle of any kind. All tagging instructions printed on the tag must be followed.
SHOOTING FROM A VEHICLE OR ROADWAY PROHIBITED (HUNTING WITH ALL TERRAIN VEHICLES PROHIBITED)
SPRING TURKEY SEASON LIMITED TO SHOTGUN OR ARCHERY ONLY (TURKEY SHOOTING HOURS ARE SUNRISE TO SUNSET)
UNLAWFUL TO REFUSE TO SHOW PERMIT TO A TRIBAL OFFICIAL
UNLAWFUL TO MISREPRESENT, ALTER, OR TRANSFER A PERMIT/ LICENSE
NO FULL METAL JACKET AMMUNITION
Big game shooting hours are 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset (TURKEY SHOOTING HOURS ARE SUNRISE TO SUNSET)