Wildlife Cooperator of the Year

It is great to see Tad Jacobs getting recognition for being such a great steward of the land and giving back so much..as most of u know SRW has hosted the youth hunts and SD freedom hunts for the last 9 yrs. We also have hosted the NWTF wheeling sportsman event the last 2 years. For these efforts He was nominated n selected by the South Dakota Conservation Officers Association as the 2014 Wildlife Cooperator of the year. What a great honor and a well deserved award. It is truly a privilege to work for such an extraordinary man. He gives back so much to our outdoor passion and helps pass on the American tradition..Thank you Sir n God bless!

2015 Youth Hunt

Another great day at Sioux River wildlife hosting the 2015 youth hunt…. We had 7 hunters n got 12 birds with everybody getting at least 1…This is our 8th year doing this n it is always my favorite hunt of the year…seeing the smiles is priceless

 

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Wheeling Sportsman Rooster Roundup

Had a great day at Sioux River Wildlife hosting the Wheeling Sportsman Rooster Roundup sponsored by the National Wildlife Turkey Federation. Read more

Pheasant Alouette

Pheasant Alouette
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Ingredients
  1. 6 pheasant breasts (skinless/boneless)
  2. 2 tsp. salt
  3. 2 tsp. salt
  4. 1/8 tsp. pepper
  5. 1 pkg. Pepperidge Farm frozen puffed pastry sheets
  6. 1 egg
  7. 1 T. water
  8. 1 (4oz.) container garlic/spice
  9. alouette cheese
Instructions
  1. Thaw pastry sheets and cut into 7x6 inch rectangles. Trim corners to make oval shapes. Spread pastry with cheese. Sprinkle pheasant with salt and pepper. Place breasts on pastry, folding pheasant if necessary. Moisten edges of pastry with water; fold and seal. Place bundles, seam side down on lightly greased pan. Combine egg and water, brush over bundles. Bake at 400 degrees on lower rack for 25 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  2. Note: ½ cup chives and onion flavored cream cheese may be substitued for alouette cheese
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Executive Pheasant

Executive Pheasant
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Ingredients
  1. 4or6 Pheasant breasts (boneless and skinless)
  2. ¼ tsp. pepper
  3. ¾ cup dry bread crumbs
  4. 12 T. Butter or margarine
  5. ¾ cup Parmesan cheese
  6. 1 clove garlic, minced
  7. 3 T. Finely chopped parsley
  8. 2 lemons
  9. 2 tsp. Salt
  10. paprika
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Split each chicken breast and pepper well. Blend bread crumbs, cheese, parsley and salt. Melt butter and press garlic into it. Simmer 3 minutes. Dip chicken in butter and bread crumbs, then roll and fasten with toothpick. Place in a buttered dish and sprinkle liberally with lemon juice, remaining butter and paprika. Bake approximately 30 minutes basting twice.
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BraisedPheasant

Braised Pheasant with Balsamic Sauce
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Start by browning in a large stainless steel skillet
  1. 4 slices of bacon (or more if you like)
  2. Crumble the bacon into bits and reserve in a bowl.
  3. Cut breasts from two pheasants into one-inch strips.
  4. Season with salt and pepper and roll in flour.
  5. Saute meat in the bacon grease until browned on both sides.
  6. Then remove to plate.
To the skillet, add
  1. 1 shallot, chopped
When the shallot is softened, add
  1. 3 cloves of garlic
  2. 1 cup chicken broth
  3. Bring to a boil, then return the meat to the skillet.
  4. Cover and place in oven @ 275 degrees for at least one hour.
  5. Remove the skillet from the oven and place the meat on a plate while you prepare the sauce.
Heat the skillet and add
  1. 4 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar
  2. Salt and pepper to taste
  3. Bring to a boil, mashing the garlic with a spoon.
  4. Stir in the bacon bits and the meat.
  5. Taste the sauce. If you can’t taste the balsamic,
  6. You may want to add more.
  7. To serve, place a scoop of mashed potatoes in the center
  8. of a plate and lay the strips of meat around the
  9. Potatoes like spokes of a wheel. Garnish with chopped parsley and serve.
  10. You can saute’ some portabella mushroom slices in butter and add them
  11. to the sauce just before serving.
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2014 Youth Hunt

Behind the scenes 2014 youth hunt

 

 

Another Great Group!

Had another great group today …It was a father n his three sons …. Just the feeling one gets when creating such an environment n being able to spread so much cheer to there faces is what makes it all worth it for me…all they could say is that was the greatest thing they have ever seen…. The snow, the dogs, the birds n getting to share it w there dad…a day they won’t ever forget..