Since 1981

A lot of outfitters have come and gone since we started 40 years ago.  You don't make it this long without doing a few things right.  

Frank, Cal and Ray Stukel (all brothers) started the business on family land back in 1981.   Ray was a farmer/rancher who took care of the food plots and could fix anything. Cal was a restaurant owner who provided the best food in the business. Frank was (and still is) the businessman who goes in a million different directions to make it all come together.  

The primary property we hunt was originally owned by Frank's in-laws, Arnold and Grace Henrecy, purveyors of Henrecy's Herefords.  Their very successful livestock operation included a sale barn that packed with people during annual bull sales. 

That same barn is a cornerstone of our operation today.  It sure has come a long way in terms of amenities over 40 years! 

A photo from 1982.  That's Sam and Ben on the bottom left.  Carrying BB guns on the hunt was a blast!

In the early days the guides cleaned birds and sometimes helped with the shooting!

Want more info? 
Contact Frank Stukel 
(605) 835-8941  or (605) 830-2988 (cell)

Stukel's Upland Adventures

28698 339th Ave

Gregory, South Dakota 57533

Fax: (605) 835-9218

A division of Stukel's Birds and Bucks