Missouri Hunting Seasons Dates (Updated)

Welcome to the Missouri Hunting Seasons page. Updated US Hunting Seasons for 2021-2022.

As part of our comprehensive guide to US Hunting Seasons By State on this page you will find out “When Is Hunting Season for Missouri?” 

There is also general information on the different hunting seasons for a wide range of wild game species. You will find links to the relevant State Authority so you can make sure you have all the correct legal obligations in place before you start your hunt.

Missouri Hunting Seasons Dates

The Missouri hunting season provides opportunities for the hunter to chase a wide range of game including:-

Deer, Turkey, Coyote, Bobcat, Fox and a wide range of game birds and waterfowl.

IMPORTANT. All care has been taking in preparing this hunting season information for you. Please check the relevant State Authority’s Website for further information and any changes to current US Hunting Season Regulations. We have provided a link to each States hunting season website for your convenience.

Missouri Deer Hunting Season

Hunting CategoryHunting Season 2021-2022*
Firearms (November)Nov 16-26
Firearms (Alternative Methods)Dec 28-Jan 7
Firearms (Anterless)Dec 6-8
BowSept 15-Nov 15 & Nov 27-Jan 15
Firearms (Youth)Nov 2-3 & Nov 29-Dec 1

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

Missouri Turkey Hunting Season

Hunting CategoryHunting Season 2021-2022*
Fall (Firearms)Oct 1-31
Spring (General)Apr 20-May 10
Fall (Archery)Sept 15-Nov 15 & Nov 27-Jan 15
Spring (Youth Hunt)April 6-7

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

 Missouri Small Game Hunting Season

Hunting CategoryHunting Season 2021-2022*
CoyoteJan 1-Dec 31
FoxNov 15-Jan 31
SquirrelMay 25-Feb 15
OpossumNov 15-Jan 31
GroundhogMay 6-Dec 15
RabbitOct 1-Feb 15
BobcatNov 15-Jan 31

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

Missouri Game Bird Hunting Season

Hunting CategoryHunting Season 2021-2022*
QuailNov 1-Jan 15
PheasantNov 1-Jan 15
WoodcockFeature 3
CrowOct 15-Nov 28
DoveSept 1-Nov 29
Canada GeeseOct 5-Oct 13 & Nov 11-Feb 06

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

I hope you have found this State hunting season information helpful in planning your next great hunting adventure. Please feel free to share this page with your hunting buddies. In addition to these US Hunting Seasons by State pages, you may be interested in these posts.