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Deer, turkey hunting season dates set for 2022-23

Deer, turkey hunting season dates set for 2022-23

By Missouri Department of Conservation

During its December open meeting, the Missouri Conservation Commission approved recommendations by the Missouri Department of Conservation for upcoming turkey-hunting and deer-hunting season dates. Details will be available online and in related hunting booklets closer to the seasons.

Dates include 2022 Spring and Fall Turkey Hunting: Spring Youth Portion: April 9 and 10; Regular Spring Turkey Season: April 18 through May 8; Fall Firearms Turkey Season: Oct. 1-31.

2022-23 Archery deer and Turkey Hunting: Sept. 15 through Nov. 11 and Nov. 23 through Jan. 15, 2023.

2022-23 Firearms deer hunting dates: Firearms Deer Early Youth Portion: Oct. 29 and 30; Firearms Deer November Portion: Nov. 12-22; Firearms Deer Late Youth Portion: Nov. 25-27; Firearms Deer Antlerless Portion: Dec. 3-11; Firearms Deer Alternative Methods Portion: Dec. 24-Jan. 3, 2023.

Details on hunting regulations, harvest limits, allowed methods, required permits, and other related information will be available online and in MDC’s 2022 Spring Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information booklet and MDC’s 2022 Fall Deer & Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information booklet prior to the related seasons.

Learn more about turkey hunting in Missouri here.

For more about deer hunting in Missouri click here.

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