Homestead Hunting & Lodge, LLC
South Dakota hunting lands owned by the Olson Family since the 1900's
In the Heart of the Worlds Best Pheasant Hunting!
Our Family has been providing Premier Pheasant Hunting to folks like yourself for
over 60 years. We enjoy a following of very loyal hunters. As an example, we have
hosted one group of hunters for over 30 years. They return year after year because
of their spectacular hunting experience. We know you too will want to return to the
"HOMESTEAD" to create more unforgettable memories and fun, year after year.
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Circa 1940
Our family volunteered to harvest
and prepare pheasants to feed the
soldiers on the troop trains that
traveled through Aberdeen, SD on
their way to World War II.
"HOMESTEAD" is Located 20 miles west of Aberdeen, South Dakota, which is
well known as the Pheasant Hunting Capitol of the World. You have never
experienced pheasant hunting of this caliber unless you have hunted our
lands; Corn Fields, Soy beans, Dry Sloughs, Creeks, Food Plots, Shelter Belts
and Ground Cover. All natural hunting habitat with tons of Wild Pheasants.
Homestead Lodge and Kennels
With 8 bedrooms & 4  bathrooms, our Lodge will give you
and up to 16 hunting partners all the comforts of  home.
- Your Hosts -
The Olson Family
Our Loyal Staff
Some of our 2017 Guests (Friends)  
Our best advertising
comes from our Guests /
Their word of mouth is
the best advertising we
could ever hope for.

We look forward to their
annual visits and
appreciate their
continued loyalty and
Our opening weekend
group 2017
Tom and Ed returned and they
brought 3 of their friends and a
great time was had by all.
Our 3rd Group had an electric time
We are currently booking hunts for the fall of 2018 and have Very Very LIMITED
availability, please call us as soon as possible if you would like to book.

Guided Pheasant Hunts including accommodations:
-   $350.00 per day/per gun for 3 to 5 day hunts.
Maximum bag limit is 15 birds for 5 days.
1 day deposit is required, all deposits are

-   Call us to make arrangements for an exclusive hunt for your party.
Book the complete lodge and private hunt for your group only.
Very limited

Guided Pheasant Hunts without accommodations
- $300.00 per day/per gun for 3 to 5 day hunts.  Maximum bag limit is 15 birds
for 5 days.

License ordering Website: /Phone: 605-773-3393

Group Size:
-  We normally guide groups of 10 to 18 hunters.
-  Our minimum group size is 10. Please inquire for details.
-  We can help organize your Corporate group hunt to make it a
unforgettable event.
Turn in Poachers (TIPS)
Pheasant hunting season begins Oct. 20, 2018. (always begins
the 3rd Saturday in Oct. and runs through December.
Book early to lock in your preferred hunting dates.
NOTICE:  Every year our preseason bookings are getting earlier. We
currently only have a few spots left for the 2018 season,
Don't wait if you are thinking of experiencing a once in a lifetime hunt.  
Call us to book your group as soon as possible.
Homestead Hunting & Lodge, LLC
To Experience the Time of Your Life
Your Hosts
Bob and Pat Olson
Ipswich, SD. 57451

Call us for more info at 605-426-6638
Thanks for visiting us
We look forward to talking with you.
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What We Provide:
-  Professional guided natural hunting with dogs.
-  Thousands of wild pheasants.
-  Thousands of acres of prime natural hunting lands.
-  Lodging accommodations on our Homestead.
-  Hunters Lounge
-  Continental breakfasts and lunches.
-  NEW - Professional Trap Range - Available if you need a tuneup.
-  Bird cleaning and facilities available.
-  Pickup and Delivery to Aberdeen Airport

What You Provide:
-   Transportation to Aberdeen, SD
-   Your favorite Gun and
LOTS of Shells.
-   Hunting Clothes and equipment (bring clothing for 85 above and 15 above, who knows)
-   Canvas hunting coats, canvas front hunting pants, waterproof boots (broken in).
-   Waterproof outerwear, casual clothing,  Protective eyewear is mandatory, Camera.
-   Blaze orange hunting coat, shirt, vest and hat. Always Safety First.    
-   South Dakota Upland Game Hunting License.  Order online, click on link below.
-   Hunter Safety Card and SS#  (Required for youth 12 through 15 years of age)
-   Copy of your dogs current health records/shots before arrival.
nice walk through the corn and grass
lots of birds and happy hunters!
Steve and Greg make the trip
from North Dakota.
Another day of fine shooting
Mitch and his boys made
the trip from MI. for
turkey Dinner and
City Officials from the
City of Aberdeen
had a great day of hunting
Dave and Bruce make their way from
Lousiana to Ipswich,SD.  A long drive,
but worth ever minute!
This group of friends gather here
each year from MN.
Our field transportation
Michael and Taz
Mike, our professional bird whisperer
Mike returned to SD after being
away and had a great time
All loaded up and ready
for a cleaning
Mike, Tyler and Bob
(Three Generations)
Bob,Mike, John, Mike
and Billy
Birds and the Bus
Our Fearless leader
Father and Son
time in South
Some of our Guests drive here
Some Fly
We got these birds
right out of the corn
Just hanging around
Enjoying dinner at the Wakeside Bar
& Grill, Mina Lake, SD. The food is
great . This is the Hunter gathering
place. Leave the driving to us on our
The Homestead
Waiting for Noon
Our Daily Safety Talk Prior to Hunting.
Here at Homestead, safety is our
number one concern.
Our 2nd weekend boys had a good
time and all looked sad on there
last day
Dead Eye Don from Minnesota
taking another Pheasant
Si, Dakota and
Ed with his engraved Over and
Under he won at Homestead
Our 4th group had a great time
as always, except being from
Kentucky, Alabama and
Georgia the snow was new
John with Si, Annie
and Dakota
Bob and Jake
We are sad to report that Jake crossed
over the rainbow bridge on Jan 1, 2018