Hunting Season:

Pheasant Season:
Oct. 15, 2016 thru
Jan. 1, 2017

Archery Deer Season:
Sept. 24, 2016 thru Dec. 31, 2016

Rifle Deer Season:
Nov. 19, 2016 thru Dec. 4, 2016

Antlerless Deer Season:
Nov. 24, 2016 thru
Dec. 1, 2016

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"Going on year 6, I can honestly say I look forward all year to hunting Jimís place, even with the 3,000 plus mile round trip drive. Jim has truly done it right with comfortable accommodations for you and your dogs, but most importantly- INCREDIBLE habitat and hunting!"
Barton C. James

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Location & Contact

Located in the heart of pheasant country, Daybreak Ranch is approximately 12 miles north and 2 miles east of Highmore, South Dakota.

If you will be flying commercial airlines, Pierre (1 hour drive) is our closest commercial airport. Other commercial airports to consider are Aberdeen (1.5 hour drive), Sioux Falls (3 hour drive), and Rapid City (3.5 hour drive). Airline ticket prices can vary from airport to airport so please consider this in your travel plans. Upon arrival in South Dakota, you will want to rent a vehicle appropriate for the predicted weather conditions. Our experiences suggest Sioux Falls to be the easiest and most convenient airport from which to access Daybreak Ranch. If driving from Sioux Falls, be sure to stop at Cabela's - World's Foremost Outfitter, in Mitchell and ensure you're prepared for a great hunt!

A useful tool for monitoring airfare prices is while Expedia is handy for checking current airline prices.

Have access to your own airplane? Highmore has a municipal airport, Highmore Muni, for your convenience.

Should you choose to drive, we're located 12 miles north and 2 miles east of Highmore. A printable map containing driving instructions and estimated travel time is available by entering your originating zip code below.

Jim Faulstich
Daybreak Ranch
33795 186th Street
Highmore, SD 57345-5305
Phone: (605) 852-2622