MDC Hunter Regulations & Information

ALL MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION (MDC) AND CITY ORDINANCES MUST BE ADHERED TO PER MDC. THOSE REGULATIONS INCLUDE:

LIMITS:
- Two turkeys of either sex. Both may be taken on the same day.
- Using an archer's hunting permit, two deer, which may be of either
sex, but only one antlered deer may be taken before Nov.14.
- You may take only two antlered deer during the archery and firearms
deer hunting seasons combined.

ALLOWED:
- Longbows, compound bows, and recurve bows of any draw weight
- Crossbows
- hand-held string-releasing devices
- Illuminated sights, scopes, and quick-point sights
- Atlatls

PROHIBITED:
- Any sighting device that casts a beam of light on the game
- Electronic calls, electronically activated calls, bait, dogs, night vision
equipment, or thermal imagery equipment
- Live decoys may not be used to take turkeys.
- Archers hunting deer or turkeys during the archery season may not
be in possession of a firearm. Some exceptions apply.

VALID PERMITS:
- Resident Archer's Hunting Permit: For two deer and two turkeys
during archery deer and turkey season, for small game during
prescribed seasons, and to sell furbearers taken by hunting.
Age 16 & older.......................$19
Age 6-15................................$9.50
Resident Landowner..............No cost

- Resident Archery Anterless Deer Hunting Permit: For one antlerless
deer during archery deer season in open counties. These may be
purchased in any number.
Age 16 & older.......................$7
Age 6-15................................$3.50
Resident Landowner..............No cost

- Nonresident Archer's Hunting Permit: For two deer and two turkeys
during archery and turkey season, and for small game, except
furbearers, during the prescribed seasons.
Age 16 & older.......................$265
Age 6-15................................$9.50
Nonresident Landowner........No cost

- Nonresident Archery Anterless Deer Hunting Permit: For one
anterless deer during archery deer season in open counties. These
may be purchase in any number. You must buy a Nonresident
Archer;s Hunting Permit or Nonresident Landowner Archery's hunting
Permit to buy these permits.
Age 16 & older.........................$25
 Age 6-15..................................$3.50


For more information, please visit Missouri Department of Conservation