2022 MDC Spring Turkey Hunt Totals

Spring Turkey Hunters in Missouri harvested 36,251 birds this year, an increase of 5% from last year’s harvest, but still down about 7% from the average spring harvest.  The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) says the top harvest was in Franklin County with 798 birds harvested. In the local counties, the harvest numbers include: Livingston………… 385 Caldwell…………… 230 Carroll……………… 317 […]

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Crowder State Park “May Day Basket” Hunt

Crowder State Park to Hold "May Day Basket" Event

Clues to the location of a May Day Basket will be part of posting on the Crowder State Park Facebook page (facebook.com/CrowderStatePark/)  Throughout the month, Park team members will post pictures and information about different wildflower species found in the park. These posts will include a clue about the location where a May Day basket can be found. If you […]

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Spring Turkey Season Begins Soon

Missouri’s Spring Turkey Season is almost here.  The season begins April 9th, with the two-day Youth Spring Turkey Hunting for youth that are ages 6-15.  The youth may harvest one male turkey or a turkey with a visible beard.  They must, of course, have the appropriate permits. The Regular Spring Turkey Season is from April 18th to May 8th.  The […]

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Registration For Managed Turkey Hunts

There is still time to register if you are interested in the Missouri Department of Conservation’s Spring Managed Hunts. Missouri turkey hunters can apply online through February 28th for 2022 spring turkey managed hunts through the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) website at mdc.mo.gov/hunting-trapping/species/turkey/turkey-spring-managed-hunts. Managed hunt details and application procedures are outlined on the webpage. Drawing results will be posted […]

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Waterfowl Hunters

Waterfowl hunters across the KCHI listening area should start thinking about where you will hunt this fall, including opportunities for managed hunts.  The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) announced its managed waterfowl hunts for this hunting season. The pre-season reservation period runs September 1st -18th, with results posted October 1st.  The in-season weekly drawings will take place on Monday afternoons […]

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Online Applications For Managed Turkey Hunts Open In February

Missouri turkey hunters can apply for 2021 spring turkey managed hunts, online in the month of February.  The application may be filled out through the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) website at mdc.mo.gov/springturkeyhunts. Managed hunt details and application procedures are outlined on the webpage.  Some hunts are limited to Archery, others are shotgun only and there are also youth-only hunts. […]

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Youth Turkey Hunt Season this Weekend

The Spring Turkey hunt is still on as scheduled in Missouri and that includes the Spring Youth Season this weekend. The Spring youth season is April 4th and 5th, beginning 30 minutes before sunrise to sunset. The Youth season is limited to hunters age 6 to 15. The state regulations limit the youth to one male turkey or turkey with […]

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