Content tagged with "Hunting"

CWD: Setting the Record Straight

This three-page document clarifies misperceptions and corrects myths about chronic wasting disease in Missouri's cervid (deer and elk) populations and MDC's efforts to eradicate CWD in our state. More

Deer expert predicts strong deer harvest

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The effects of this year’s hemorrhagic disease outbreak might not become evident for several years. Deer and hunter numbers remain strong in Missouri. More

Deer Hunting

Browse Missouri deer-hunting topics, including managed hunts, regulations, seasons, hunting areas, hunting tips, field dressing, tree-stand safety, and more. More

Deer Hunting Preparations

Prepare for a successful deer hunt. Browse tips on finding a place to hunt, ordering maps, and choosing a weapon, clothing, and field-dressing equipment. More

Deer Trophies

Deer hunting is indeed an exciting sport, and trophies are popular reminders of successful days afield. More

Deer-Hunting Tips

Mother and daughter hunting deer with rifle
Browse tips for safe, successful Missouri deer hunting using firearms or archery methods. More

Diverse factors reduce November deer harvest

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Of all the factors in play, weather probably was least important. More

Dove season opener likely to draw crowds

A hunter and his dog scan the sky for doves.
This year's Labor Day opener makes safety consciousness imperative. More

Dry summer a boon for bobwhites

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Newly hatched bobwhite quail chick
An early spring and below-average rainfall boosted quail nesting efforts for the second year in a row. More

Early teal season set, outlook bright

Blue-Winged Teal
Duck stamps available online in Missouri this year. More