When you violate the Wildlife Code, the state assesses points against your hunting, trapping or fishing permits. You can lose your hunting, trapping and fishing privileges if you're assessed too many points.
This amendment provides for the sale of only the Virile (or “Northern”) crayfish (Orconectes virilis) for live bait from instate sources. It also corrects the common names of crayfish in the approved Crustaceans list.
Missourians care deeply about our state’s forests, fish and wildlife. To ensure these resources are protected, the Conservation Department’s Regulations Committee reviews the Wildlife Code of Missouri each year.
MDC protects and manages Missouri's fish, forest, and wildlife resources. We also facilitate your participation in resource-management activities, and we provide opportunities for you to use, enjoy and learn about nature. Read more about our mission.