Missouri Hunting Calendar
Credit Missouri Conservation Department | Wildlife Regulations
Badger Beaver Bobcat Coyote Crow Deer Dove Elk Fox Groundhog Mink Muskrat Nutria Otter Paddlefish Pheasant Quail Rabbit Raccoon Snipe Sora/Virginia Rail Squirrel Striped Skunk Teal Turkey Waterfowl Woodcock
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Badger11/15/2101/31/22 
Beaver, Nutria Trapping11/15/203/31/21 
Bobcat11/15/211/31/22 
Common Snipe9/1/2112/16/21 
CoyoteOpen all year (See Wildlife Code)
Crow11/1/203/3/21 
Deer
. Archery9/15/21
11/24/21
11/12/21
1/15/22
 
. Firearms
Antlerless (open areas only)
12/4/2112/12/21 
. Firearms
Alternative Methods
12/25/211/4/22 
. Firearms
November
11/13/2111/23/21 
. Firearms
Early Youth
Late Youth
10/30/21
11/26/21
10/31/21
11/28/21
 
Dove9/1/2111/29/21 
Elk
. Archery10/17/2010/25/20 
. Firearms12/12/2012/20/20 
Fox, Red or Grey11/15/211/31/22 
Groundhog5/10/2112/15/21 
Mink11/15/211/31/22 (See Wildlife Code)
Muskrat11/15/202/20/21 (See Wildlife Code)
Opossum11/15/211/31/22 
Otter11/15/202/20/21 (See Wildlife Code)
Paddlefish on Mississippi3/15/20
9/15/19
4/30/20
12/15/19
 
Pheasant
. Regular11/1/211/15/22 
. Youth10/30/2110/31/21 
Quail
. Regular11/1/211/15/22 
. Youth10/30/2110/31/21 
Rabbit11/15/211/31/22 
Raccoon11/15/211/31/22 
Sora, Virginia Rail9/1/2111/9/21 
Squirrel5/22/212/15/22 
Striped Skunk11/15/211/31/22 
Teal9/11/219/26/21 
Turkey
. Archery9/15/21
11/24/21
11/12/21
1/15/22
 
. Firearms
Spring
4/19/215/5/21 
. Firearms
Fall
10/1/2110/31/21 
. Firearms
Youth
4/10/214/11/21 
WaterfowlSee Wildlife Code for zone seasons. See Waterfowl Hunting Digest or www.missouriconservation.org/7573.
Duck Bag Limit6 ducks daily, including no more than 4 mallards (no more than 2 females), 2 scaup, 2 wood ducks, 2 redheads, 1 black duck, 1 hooded merganser, 1 canvasback and 1 pintail (during the prescribed season). The possession limit is 12, including no more than 8 mallards (no more than 4 females), 4 scaup, 4 wood ducks, 4 redheads, 2 black ducks, 2 hooded mergansers, 2 canvasbacks and 2 pintails.
Goose Bag LimitNo more than 20 blue, snow or Ross geese daily (no possession limit), 1 brant daily (2 in possession) and 1 white-fronted geese daily (2 in possession). See Wildlife Code for zone regulations.
Woodcock10/15/2011/28/20 
 
Wildlife Code of Missouri: www.missouriconservation.org/regs/code/
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