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Missouri Turkey & Deer Hunting Season Dates Set

At its December 10th meeting in Jefferson City, the Missouri Conservation Commission approved recommendations by the Missouri Department of Conservation for upcoming turkey-hunting and deer-hunting season dates.

The Spring Youth Portion for turkey will be on April 9th and 10th. Regular Spring Turkey season will start on April 18th and run through May 8th. Fall Firearms Turkey season will be October 1st through 31st.

Archery deer and turkey dates will run September 15th through November 11th and November 23rd through January 15th of 2023.

Firearms deer early youth portion will be on October 29th and 30th with the deer November portion the 12th through 22nd. Late youth deer portion will run November 25 through the 27th. The antlerless portion will be December 3rd through the 11th and alternative methods portion December 24th through January 3rd, 2023.

Details on hunting regulations, harvest limits, allowed methods, required permits, and other related information will be available online and in MDC’s 2022 Spring Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information booklet and MDC’s 2022 Fall Deer & Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information booklet prior to the related seasons.



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