Natural Resources



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The Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate will protect, conserve and manage fish and wildlife related resources within the exterior boundaries of the Lake Traverse Indian Reservation for the benefit of the members of the Tribe.
The Fish and Wildlife program conducts various wildlife surveys to determine population trends of waterfowl, upland, and big game to determine population trends, as well as aerial surveys. We also keep Tribal waters stocked and keep them from being over populated with rough fish, Walleye and Perch are trapped and relocated from rearing ponds to bigger lakes.

Manager – Charlene Miller:

P.O. Box 509, Agency Village, SD 57262


Monday – Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm





Contact Information:
Program Manager – Charlene Miller:

Ext. 8209

Tribal Ranger – Travis Herrick:

Ext. 8381  Cell Phone: (605)956-0212

Biologist – Sean Core:

Ext. 8428    Cell (605) 419-1010

Secretary – Lona Miller:

Ext. 8208

Admin Asst. – Paula Renville:

Ext. 6638

Buffalo Farm Management – Karena Miller:
Ext. 8210

All license’s are available at Dakota Connection Casino located off I-29 Sisseton exit, Oshays Casino in Waubay, SD or Fish & Wildlife Office in Agency Village, SD. Except all big game tags must be purchased at the Fish & Wildlife Office.

NOTICE: A 4% Tribal Tax will be assessed to all Non member license sales. Excluding the surcharge.


Below are links to pertinent information:

 2018 Spring Turkey Regulations

Applications available for download

 2018 Sp Turkey Application

To purchase licenses or submit hunter reports online:

SWO Online License Program