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Shooting, Hunting and Outdoors

"South Dakota is a spectacular location for firearms and outdoor companies. The tax climate can't be beat; there is little red tape; and the hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation opportunities are incredible."

Irv Stone, CEO, Bar-Sto Precision, Sturgis

Why South Dakota?

South Dakota is an outdoor paradise for sportsmen and businessmen alike. We have a knowledgeable workforce that embraces firearm-friendly attitudes and pro-outdoor views, an established firearms cluster, and business and regulatory climates that can't be beat. South Dakota is the place for your shooting, hunting and outdoor company.

Did you know?

  • South Dakota has pro-business tax and regulatory climates that are beneficial to companies in the shooting, hunting and outdoor industries.
  • There is little red tape and reasonable regulations in in South Dakota. In fact, South Dakota was the first state in the nation to pass legislation saying gun manufacturers can’t be sued for injuries caused by use of a gun.
  • In 2016, the State of South Dakota, population 865,454 issued approximately 325,641 hunting licenses (Large & Small Game) to both residents and non-residents.

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Jeff Haverly

Business Development Representative