Missouri’s best public waterfowl hunting is found on 15 intensively managed wetland areas around the state. Use this section to browse Missouri’s managed waterfowl-hunt areas, managed waterfowl hunts, and waterfowl reports, seasons, boundaries, and regulations.
- Waterfowl season begins when ducks and geese are migrating in the fall. The season start is staggered between zones, with the northern zone of the state opening earlier than the middle and southern zones.
- The specific dates and regulations are set in summer and are published in the Waterfowl Hunting Digest, listed under Related Information below. You can purchase waterfowl hunting permits beginning July 1.
- Find teal hunting information in the Migratory Bird Hunting Digest listed under Related Information below.