Missouri Hunting News

Missouri Turkey Season Ends With Lower Harvest
Hunters checked 10,890 turkeys during the second week of Missouri's spring turkey season, trailing the number of birds taken during the same period last year by 14 percent.
Missouri Turkey Harvest Down 14 Percent Opening Day
Sometimes being right is no fun, as Missouri turkey biologist Tom Dailey knows. Dailey, a resource scientist with the Missouri Department of Conservation, predicted the 2009 spring turkey harvest would be substantially lower than last year.
Missouri Deer Season Changes
Hunters planning vacations around Missouri's firearms deer season should look carefully at 2009 deer hunting seasons approved by the Conservation Commission last year.
Missouri Makes Changes to Turkey Seasons
The broad outlines of Missouri's spring and fall turkey seasons remain the same as last year's, but some details, such as permit types and hunter-education requirements for mentors, have changed
Missouri Hunting Permit Price Changes
At its December 19 meeting in Jefferson City, the Missouri Conservation Commission discussed changes to the structure and pricing of hunting, fishing and trapping permits as proposed by the Commission in September.
Missouri Firearms Deer Season Opener Lower
Cold, blustery weather may have cut into the opening-weekend harvest of Missouri's main firearms deer season, but hunters still posted a two-day total of nearly 100,000.
Missouri Accepting Comments on Permit Changes
Missourians have until Dec. 16 to comment on hunting and fishing permit changes approved recently by the Missouri Conservation Commission.
Missouri Urban Deer Hunt Successful
Hunters checked 678 deer during the Urban Portion of Missouri's Firearms Deer Season, up 124 from last year but still well below the record for the four-day season.
Missouri Makes Permit Changes for 2009
The Missouri Conservation Commission has approved hunting and fishing permit changes to simplify the system and entice new hunters while maintaining conservation funding.
Missouri Increases Permit Fees for 2009
At its September meeting, the Missouri Conservation Commission approved price increases for most hunting and fishing permits and created a new permit for hunters who pursue snow geese and other "light geese" during the federally mandated Light Goose Conservation Action.