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2024 Migratory and Waterfowl Hunting Seasons Announced

The Missouri Conservation Commission has set and released the seasons for 2024 Migratory Game Bird Hunting.  Those seasons include:


Mourning Doves, Eurasian Collared Doves, and White-Winged Doves

Season: Sept. 1 through Nov. 29


Sora and Virginia Rails

Season: Sept. 1 through Nov. 9


Wilson’s (Common) Snipe

Season: Sept. 1 through Dec. 16


American Woodcock

Season: Oct. 18 through Dec. 1



Season: Same as duck season dates in the respective zones





Season: Sept. 7-22




  • North Zone: Nov. 2 through Dec. 31
  • Middle Zone: Nov. 2-10 and Nov. 16 through Jan. 5, 2025
  • South Zone: Nov. 28 through Dec. 1 and Dec. 7 through Jan. 31, 2025


Snow Geese (White and Blue Phases) and Ross’s Geese

Season: Nov. 11 through Feb. 6, 2025


White-Fronted Geese

Season: Nov. 11 through Feb. 6, 2025


Canada Geese and Brant

Season: Oct. 5-13 and Nov. 11 – Feb. 6, 2025


Light Goose Conservation Order

Season: Feb. 7 through April 30, 2025

Methods: For the taking of blue, snow and Ross’s geese, hunters may use shotguns capable of holding more than three shells and recorded or electronically amplified bird calls or sounds or imitations of bird calls or sounds.



North Zone: Oct. 26 and 27

Middle Zone: Oct. 26 and 27

South Zone: Nov. 23 and 24