- Daily Fishing Permit
- Nonresident Fishing Permit
- Fishing Permit
- Hunting and Fishing Permit
Season & Limits
Common snapping turtles and soft-shelled turtles may be taken by hand, handnet, bow, crossbow, trotline, throwline, limb line, bank line, jug line, snagging, snaring, grabbing or pole and line. Shooting turtles with firearms is prohibited.
There is NO open season on the rare alligator snapping turtle.
Missourians care about conserving forests, fish and wildlife.
Content tagged with
- Do Not Harvest List
- Fish ID and Measuring
- Game Fish Regulations
- General Fishing Rules
- Live Bait Regulations
- Nongame Fish Regulations
- Nongame Aquatic Species Regulations
- Porous-Soled Wader Ban
- Reciprocal Fishing Privileges
- Special Area Fishing Regulations
- Truman Reservoir and Lake of the Ozarks Blue Catfish Regulation Changes Proposed
- Why "No" to Noodling?
MDC's Mission, Vision, Priorities
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.