Conservation commission sets 2018-19 hunting season dates
The Missouri Conservation Commission recently approved recommendations by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) for these 2018-2019 turkey-hunting and deer-hunting season dates:
2018 spring and fall turkey seasons
Spring youth portion: April 7-8
Regular spring turkey season: April 16-May 6
Fall firearms turkey season: Oct. 1-31
2018-19 Archery deer and turkey seasons
Archery season: Sept. 15-Nov. 9 and Nov. 21-Jan. 15, 2019.
2018-19 firearms deer season
Firearms deer early youth portion: Oct. 27-28
Firearms deer November portion: Nov. 10-20
Firearms deer late youth portion: Nov. 23-25
Firearms deer antlerless portion: Nov. 30-Dec. 2
Firearms deer alternative methods portion: Dec. 22-Jan. 1, 2019
Details on hunting regulations, harvest limits, allowed methods, required permits and other related information will be available in the Department’s 2018 Spring Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information and the 2018 Fall Deer & Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information booklets. Both will be available where permits are sold prior to the related seasons.