Goose Hunting Season at midway mark

While most people are enjoying the heart of the holiday season, some hunters are enjoying the middle of the Goose Season. Cliff Wilson with the Missouri Department of Conservation says the regular goose season began November 11th and continues until February 6th. He says, however, you have to have the proper paperwork. He says the light goose conservation order season […]

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MDC Late Youth Deer Season Numbers

The late youth season for Missouri deer hunters includes more than 2500 deer harvested.  The top harvest counties for the Late Youth Season were Wayne and Osage Counties with 47 deer in each.  In the local counties the totals are: Daviess               32 Carroll                  30 Livingston            25 Linn                     23 Sullivan                23 Chariton               19 Grundy                18

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Bow Hunter Caught Baiting Deer

A bow hunter was caught violating the hunting regulations prohibiting baiting of deer or turkey.  Missouri Department of Conservation Agents from Adair and Sullivan Counties worked on the investigation of baiting wildlife during the opening weekend of the Bow Season.  This hunter was just 20 yards from fresh corn on the ground, which is illegal. He also had a violation […]

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Missouri Department of Conservation Offering Voluntary CWD Testing

09-06-18  CWD Testing   Deer Hunters are encouraged to participate in voluntary CWD testing.  The testing for Chronic Wasting Disease is available through the entire season, and the hunters will receive the results of the test. The testing is available at 11 select MDC offices around the state. Hunters can also take their deer to 64 participating taxidermists and meat […]

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MDC Encourages Trying Bow Hunting

The 2018 Fall Deer and Turkey – Bow Hunting Season is September 15th through November 9th and November 21st through January 15th.  Lucas Bond from the Missouri Department of Conservation encourages you to try Bow Hunting. Bond says you need to remember to get your hunting permits prior to the start of the season and when you have taken your […]

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