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Royal Flush Hunting Lodge is located in Stratford, SD which is in the heart of some amazing pheasant country.  We are in Brown County which is the Northeast Section of South Dakota.  From Aberdeen we are 6 miles East and 12 miles South on Brown County 16/395th Ave.  From Redfield we are 25 miles North on HWY 281, 9 miles East on 148th St., then 3 miles North.  The lodge sits on the intersection of 395th Ave and 145th St.

South Dakota Pheasant Hunting Lodge

What to Bring on your Hunt


  • Comfortable and waterproof hunting shoes/boots.  The hunting season can bring snow and/or rain.   Make sure to break your boots in prior to coming here.
  • Waterproof/windproof coat
  • Warm socks and shooting gloves including hand and foot warmers
  • Sticker proof pants
  • Stocking hat and neck gaitor
  • We recommended to wear layered clothing to adjust to the weather throughout the day.
  • Most hunters use a 12 or 20 gauge #4 or #5 shot 2 ¾ “ shells. It is not necessary to bring 3” shells.


  • Remote dog collar with ID tag
  • Chest protection
  • Some hunters have their dogs wear boots on occasion to help prevent stickers from getting into their feet. If you do this make sure to have the dog wear them for a while prior to arriving so he/she is used to it.
  • Water container and bowl
  • First aid kit if you want your own. We will have them as well.
  • Treats for your dog during the hunt.

Local Weather

The weather in South Dakota can fluctuate greatly during the fall/winter months.  During the hunt it could be in the 70s which is warm enough for a t-shirt or it could be snowing with temperatures below zero. Please plan accordingly to make sure that you enjoy your hunt.  Getting cold or wet right away in the morning can ruin a person’s day.  Bring clothes that will keep you warm and dry.  Keep current with the local weather by checking out the local weather before your trip.

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Local Airports

Royal Flush Hunting Lodge is only approximate 15 miles from the Aberdeen Airport.  Click here for information on the airport below.  The airport is served by Delta Airlines.  For information regarding flights, baggage, and reservations check out Delta.  Remember, transportation is provided to and from the airport.

The Aberdeen Regional Airport does accommodate private planes.  If you are flying in on your own, please let us know so we can meet you at the airport. 

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Booking a Hunt


  • Payments can be made by cash, money order, or credit card.
  • If payments are made by credit card, a 3% transaction fee will be applied to the amount charged.

Book A Hunt Make a Downpayment


  • A 50% deposit is required to reserve your preferred hunting dates.  The rest of the deposit needs to be paid upon arrival or prior to.
  • Reserve your dates early! Spaces fill up very quickly.
  • Deposits are non-refundable, however, you may switch your dates around providing there are openings as long as the dates stay within the same hunting season. If you have any concerns, please feel free to call us and we will do what we can to accommodate you.
  • It is highly recommended to purchase travel insurance, just because things happen.


  • We are handicapped accessible and we do have handicapped showers.

Please call or email us so we can try and create the best hunting experience possible!