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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Badger11/15/161/31/17 
Beaver, Nutria Trapping11/15/153/31/16 
Bobcat11/15/161/31/17 
Common Snipe9/1/1612/16/16 
CoyoteOpen all year (See Wildlife Code)
Crow11/1/163/3/17 
Deer
. Archery9/15/16
11/23/16
11/11/16
1/15/17
 
. Firearms
Antlerless (open areas only)
12/2/1612/4/16 
. Firearms
Alternative Methods
12/24/161/3/17 
. Firearms
November
11/12/1611/22/16 
. Firearms
Early Youth
Late Youth
10/29/16
11/25/16
10/30/16
11/27/16
 
Dove9/1/1611/29/16 
Fox, Red or Grey11/15/161/31/17 
Groundhog5/9/1612/15/16 
Mink11/15/161/31/17 (See Wildlife Code)
Muskrat11/15/162/20/17 (See Wildlife Code)
Opossum11/15/161/31/17 
Otter11/15/162/20/17 (See Wildlife Code)
Paddlefish on Mississippi9/15/1612/15/16 
Pheasant
. Regular11/1/161/15/17 
. Youth10/29/1610/30/16 
Quail
. Regular11/1/161/15/17 
. Youth10/29/1610/30/16 
Rabbit10/1/162/15/17 
Raccoon11/15/161/31/17 
Sora, Virginia Rail9/1/1611/9/16 
Squirrel5/28/162/15/17 
Striped Skunk11/15/161/31/17 
Teal9/10/169/25/16 
Turkey
. Archery9/15/16
11/23/16
11/11/16
1/15/17
 
. Firearms
Spring
4/20/155/10/15 
. Firearms
Fall
10/1/1610/31/16 
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.
Woodcock10/15/1511/28/15 
 
Wildlife Code of Missouri: www.missouriconservation.org/regs/code/
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