JEFFERSON CITY Mo – Hunters will find seasons and regulations for Missouri’s 2011-2012 deer-hunting season similar to last year’s. Exceptions include the timing of the Early Youth Portion of Firearms Deer Season and new counties where unlimited antlerless permits are available.
The archery deer season will run from Sept. 15 through Nov. 11 and Nov. 23 through Jan. 15, 2012, statewide. The bag limit is two deer of either sex, except that only one antlered deer may be taken before the November portion of the firearms season. Additional deer may be taken on Archery Antlerless Deer permits in select counties.
Firearms deer seasons are:
Deer-hunting regulation changes in effect this year include the following:
New regulations are in effect on some MDC areas. Regulations for all conservation areas that allow deer hunting are in the 2011 Fall Deer & Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information booklet, available from permit vendors or at www.missouriconservation.org.