Missouri Hunting News

West Virginia Joins Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact
Game law violators in West Virginia could face additional consequences for their actions under an interstate agreement recognizing suspension of hunting, fishing and trapping licenses in other states.
Missouri Deer Harvest Heats Up
Young hunters checked 13,328 deer during the early portion of Missouri's youth firearms deer season Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, barely missing a record.
Missouri Fall Turkey Hunts Losing Popularity
Missouri's 2009 fall turkey harvest topped last year’s mark by 13 percent.
Missouri's Urban Harvest Up 83%
Hunters checked 1,242 deer during the Urban Portion of Missouri's Firearms Deer Season Oct. 9 through 12.
Missouri Wildlife Code Changes Affect Hunters
Changes to Missouri's Wildlife Code that went into effect July 1 affect youth and nonresident permits, the antler-point restriction, urban deer hunting zones and the timing of the antlerless and muzzleloader portions of firearms deer season.
Missouri's Turkey Season Opened Oct 1st
Things are looking up for Missouri's wild turkey flock and for those who hunt the wily birds.
Missouri's Fight Against Feral Hogs Has Just Begun
The outcome of Missouri's war against feral hogs remains uncertain, but conservation officials are gathering intelligence behind enemy lines and marshalling forces for a pitched battle.
Missouri Uses Citizen Volunteers to Study Turkeys
Getting up before dawn and trekking into the woods two days a week for two months is not everyone's idea of fun. It paid off for J.D. Long, however, netting him a lifetime hunting permit and a chance to participate in an experiment in "citizen science."
Error in Missouri Fall Deer Hunting Guide
The Missouri Department of Conservation is asking hunters to help spread the word about an error in a booklet about this year's deer seasons.
Missouri Shooting Clinics Reveal Secrets to Nontoxic Shot
Practically every hunter knows that steel and other nontoxic shot performs differently than lead shot. What many do not know is how nontoxic shot is different, how different it is and how to adjust shooting habits to compensate for the differences.