Missouri Hunting News

Missouri Man Spots Mountain Lion With Trail Camera
The Missouri Department of Conservation has confirmed the 9th and 10th documented mountain lion occurrences in the Show-Me State in modern times.
Missouri Hunters Had Great Opening Weekend
Hunters checked 124,271 deer Nov. 11 and 12. The harvest during the opening weekend of the 11-day firearms deer season is 21,726 more than last year.
Missouri Reports Strong Harvest for Youth
Hunters enjoyed excellent hunting conditions and posted strong harvests in Missouri's youth deer and fall firearms turkey seasons.
Missouri Asking Citizens to Report Sick Deer
With firearms deer season approaching, the Missouri Department of Conservation is asking citizens to report any sick deer they see.
Missouri Expanded Fall Turkey Season Begins
Hunters in the Ozarks and east-central Missouri can expect an increased number of wild turkeys this fall. They have a superabundance of acorns to thank for the increase, but may have trouble finding all those birds for the same reason.
Missouri Deer Days
Beginners will find a wealth of practical information in this two-day workshop sponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation.
National Hunting and Fishing Day Celebrates 35 Years
Conservation-minded citizens across the United States will celebrate the 35th anniversary of National Hunting and Fishing Day Sept. 23.
Missouri Early Canada Goose Season
Hunters taking part in Missouri's early Canada goose hunting season this year won't have to worry about which waterfowl zone they are in. The season dates and bag limits are the same everywhere in the state.
Spring Turkey Harvest Remains Above 50,000
Missouri's spring turkey harvest was strong, despite poor weather for hunting and the past three years' below-average turkey nesting success.
Share the Harvest Donations Near Record Level
Private conservation officials credit Missouri's new electronic game-checking system with saving the day for needy people statewide. Without a boost from Telecheck, they say, many more Missourians might be having trouble putting food on the table.