Missouri Hunting Calendar
Credit Missouri Conservation Department | Wildlife Regulations
Badger Beaver Bobcat Coyote Crow Deer Dove 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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Badger11/15/171/31/18 
Beaver, Nutria Trapping11/15/173/31/18 
Bobcat11/15/171/31/18 
Common Snipe9/1/1712/16/17 
CoyoteOpen all year (See Wildlife Code)
Crow11/1/173/3/18 
Deer
. Archery9/15/17
11/22/17
11/10/17
1/15/18
 
. Firearms
Antlerless (open areas only)
12/1/1712/3/17 
. Firearms
Alternative Methods
12/23/171/2/18 
. Firearms
November
11/11/1711/21/17 
. Firearms
Early Youth
Late Youth
10/28/17
11/11/17
10/29/17
11/21/17
 
Dove9/1/1711/29/17 
Fox, Red or Grey11/15/171/31/18 
Groundhog5/8/1712/15/17 
Mink11/15/171/31/18 (See Wildlife Code)
Muskrat11/15/172/20/18 (See Wildlife Code)
Opossum11/15/171/31/18 
Otter11/15/172/20/18 (See Wildlife Code)
Paddlefish on Mississippi9/15/1712/15/17 
Pheasant
. Regular11/1/171/15/18 
. Youth10/28/1710/29/17 
Quail
. Regular11/1/171/15/18 
. Youth10/28/1710/29/17 
Rabbit10/1/172/15/18 
Raccoon11/15/171/31/18 
Sora, Virginia Rail9/1/1711/9/17 
Squirrel5/27/172/15/18 
Striped Skunk11/15/171/31/18 
Teal9/9/179/24/17 
Turkey
. Archery9/15/17
11/22/17
11/10/17
1/15/18
 
. Firearms
Spring
4/17/175/7/17 
. Firearms
Fall
10/1/1710/31/17 
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.
Woodcock10/15/1711/28/17 
 
Wildlife Code of Missouri: www.missouriconservation.org/regs/code/
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