Antlerless Deer Hunting County Restrictions

Antlerless Permits

Archery antlerless permits can be used during the archery deer season in any county. Firearms antlerless permits can be used during all portions of firearms deer season. However, some areas are closed to firearms hunting during the antlerless portion.

How Many Archery Antlerless Permits Can You Fill?

Hunters may purchase and fill any number of Archery Antlerless Deer Hunting Permits during the archery deer season in all counties.

How Many Firearms Antlerless Permits Can You Fill?

Each county has a limit on the number of antlerless permits you may fill.

 

Firearms Antlerless Permits Map

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2024 Firearms Antlerless Permits Map

Counties in white: During the 2024-25 deer season, hunters may not fill firearms antlerless permits in Atchison, Dunklin, Mississippi, New Madrid, and Pemiscot counties.

Counties in brown: During the 2024-25 deer season, hunters may fill one firearms antlerless permit in Andrew, Butler, Carter, Holt, Iron, Nodaway, Reynolds, Scott, Stoddard, and Wayne counties.

Counties in tan: During the 2024-25 deer season, hunters may fill two firearms antlerless permits in Bollinger, Buchanan, Clinton, Dade, DeKalb, Lawrence, Madison, Shannon, and Texas counties.

Counties in blue: During the 2024-25 deer season, hunters may fill four firearms antlerless permits in Adair, Audrain, Barry, Barton, Bates, Benton, Boone, Caldwell, Callaway, Camden, Cape Girardeau, Carroll, Cass, Cedar, Chariton, Christian, Clark, Clay, Cole, Cooper, Crawford, Dallas, Daviess, Dent, Douglas, Franklin, Gasconade, Gentry, Greene, Grundy, Harrison, Henry, Hickory, Howard, Howell, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Laclede, Lafayette, Lewis, Lincoln, Linn, Livingston, Macon, Maries, Marion, McDonald, Mercer, Miller, Moniteau, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Newton, Oregon, Osage, Ozark, Perry, Pettis, Phelps, Pike, Platte, Polk, Pulaski, Putnam, Ralls, Randolph, Ray, Ripley, Saline, Schuyler, Scotland, Shelby, St. Charles, St. Clair, St. Francois, St. Louis, Ste. Genevieve, Stone, Sullivan, Taney, Vernon, Warren, Washington, Webster, Worth, and Wright counties.

How Many Resident Landowner Firearms Antlerless Deer Hunting Permits Can You Fill?

Resident landowners with at least 75 acres located in a single county or at least 75 continuous acres bisected by a county boundary, and all members of their immediate household age 6 or older, may harvest additional antlerless deer using no-cost Resident Landowner Firearms Antlerless Deer Hunting Permits.

Resident Landowner Firearms Antlerless Permit Numbers Map

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Landowner Permit Map

Counties in brown: Qualifying resident landowners and all members of their immediate household age 6 or older may each receive one resident landowner firearms antlerless deer hunting permit in the following counties: Andrew, Atchison, Butler, Carter, Dunklin, Holt, Iron, Mississippi, New Madrid, Nodaway, Pemiscot, Scott, Stoddard, and Wayne.

Counties in blue: Qualifying resident landowners and all members of their immediate household age 6 or older may each receive two resident landowner firearms antlerless deer hunting permits in the following counties: Adair, Audrain, Barry, Barton, Bates, Benton, Bollinger, Boone, Buchanan, Caldwell, Callaway, Camden, Cape Girardeau, Carroll, Cass, Cedar, Chariton, Christian, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Cole, Cooper, Crawford, Dade, Dallas, Daviess, DeKalb, Dent, Douglas, Franklin, Gasconade, Gentry, Greene, Grundy, Harrison, Henry, Hickory, Howard, Howell, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Laclede, Lafayette, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Linn, Livingston, Macon, Madison, Maries, Marion, McDonald, Mercer, Miller, Moniteau, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Newton, Oregon, Osage, Ozark, Perry, Pettis, Phelps, Pike, Platte, Polk, Pulaski, Putnam, Ralls, Randolph, Ray, Reynolds, Ripley, Saline, Schuyler, Scotland, Shannon, Shelby, St. Charles, St. Clair, St. Francois, St. Louis, Ste. Genevieve, Stone, Sullivan, Taney, Texas, Vernon, Warren, Washington, Webster, Worth, and Wright.