Missouri Bow hunting Season,Regulations and license fees

Missouri Bow hunting Season,Regulations and license fees

The state of Missouri is oozing with great hunting resources. The beauty of the region lies in its diversity, including the scenic terrain north of the Missouri River. Whereas, the southern part of the state contains the heavily forested Ozark Mountains.

White-tailed deer and wild turkeys are Missouri’s famous hunts but you cannot ignore furbearers, upland birds, and waterfowl in the place. Some other game species in Missouri include elks, and small games like dove, rabbit, quail, pheasant, and squirrel.

Not to forget the beautiful waterfowl and other migratory game birds like ducks and geese. The state also facilitates the hunting of furbearers including beaver, bobcat, fox, coyote, and some others.

Missouri Bow Hunting Seasons

Category Months
Deer Sept. 15-Nov. 12 and Nov. 24-Jan. 15
Turkey Fall Season Sept. 15-Nov. 12 and Nov. 24-Jan. 15

License Fee In Missouri

Category License Type Fee
Archery Resident $19
Archery Resident Landowner $0
Archery Nonresident $265
Archery Nonresident Landowner $195
Archery Youth (6-15) $9.50

Total Area For Hunting

Missouri is a state that is famous for its huge number of public hunting lands having above 2,500 of them.

Regulations For Hunting By the State

All Missouri residents who are just 15 or under can hunt wildlife (excluding deer or turkey) without a permit but only if they carry a hunter education card. Those who do not have a hunter education card must hunt with a licensed adult hunter.  For bowhunting in the state, hunters are allowed to use longbows, compound bows, and recurve bows of any draw weight.

Fun Facts About Bow Hunting In the State

Amazingly, the teeth of the American beaver found in Missouri are chainsaw-sharp and they never stop growing.

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