Managed Deer Hunts 2021-2022

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Managed Hunts

Archery without Atlatl (24 hunts - longbow, recurve bow, compound bow, or crossbow only)
Hunt No. Location County Start Date End Date Limit Number of Hunters Drawn (Quota) Mandatory Pre-Hunt Orientation
1 Blue and Gray CP1,2 Jackson 16-Oct 7-Nov G 30  
2 Blue River Parkway Zone 11,2,3 Jackson 23-Oct 21-Nov G 15 16-Oct
3 Blue River Parkway Zone 21,2,3 Jackson 23-Oct 21-Nov G 20 16-Oct
4 Blue River Parkway Zone 31,2,3 Jackson 23-Oct 21-Nov G 10 16-Oct
5 Blue River Parkway Zone 41,2,3 Jackson 23-Oct 21-Nov G 10 16-Oct
6 Blue Springs Lake1,2,3 Jackson 6-Nov 5-Dec G 20 30-Oct
7 Cape Girardeau City3,4,14,15 Cape Girardeau 1-Nov 7-Nov D 8 16-Oct
8 Cape Girardeau City3,4,14,15 Cape Girardeau 8-Nov 14-Nov D 8 16-Oct
9 Cape Girardeau City3,4,14,15 Cape Girardeau 15-Nov 21-Nov D 8 16-Oct
10 Cape Girardeau City3,4,14,15 Cape Girardeau 22-Nov 28-Nov D 8 16-Oct
11 Cape Girardeau City3,4,14,15 Cape Girardeau 29-Nov 5-Dec D 8 16-Oct
12 Fellows Lake1,3,4 Greene 25-Sep 7-Nov G 35 17-Sep
13 Fellows Lake1,3,4 Greene 20-Nov 19-Dec G 25 11-Nov
14 Lake Jacomo - West1,2,3 Jackson 6-Nov 5-Dec G 15 30-Oct
15 Lake Jacomo - East1,2,3 Jackson 16-Oct 7-Nov G 25 9-Oct
16 Lake Springfield1,3,4,5 Greene 23-Oct 5-Dec G 15 15-Oct
17 Landahl Park1,2,3 Jackson 30-Oct 28-Nov G 20 23-Oct
18 Longview Lake CP1,2 Jackson 23-Oct 21-Nov G 30  
19 Longview Lake CP1,2 Jackson 27-Nov 26-Dec G 30  
  Lost Valley Fish Hatchery - Portion of Area Closed to Hunting6 (660-530-5500 by Oct. 1) Benton 6-Nov 7-Nov I 8  
20 Lost Valley Fish Hatchery - Portion of Area Closed to Hunting3,8 Benton 13-Nov 23-Nov F 6 7-Nov
21 Monkey Mountain1,2 Jackson 2-Oct 24-Oct G 15  
22 Shaw Nature Reserve3,6,14 Franklin 4-Dec. 5-Dec B 10 21-Sep
11-Dec 12-Dec
23 Springfield Conservation Nature Center Properties3,4 Greene 11-Dec 13-Dec G 5 4-Dec
Archery (42 hunts - longbow, recurve bow, compound bow, crossbow, or atlatl only)
Hunt No. Location County Start Date End Date Limit Number of Hunters Drawn (Quota) Mandatory Pre-Hunt Orientation
24 August A. Busch CA1 St. Charles 15-Sep 29-Sep C 150  
25 August A. Busch CA1 St. Charles 4-Oct 22-Oct C 150  
26 August A. Busch CA1 St. Charles 15-Dec 15-Jan F 300  
27 Bicentennial CA Newton 30-Oct 12-Nov C 30  
28 Burr Oak Woods CA Jackson 1-Nov 5-Nov F 13  
29 Burr Oak Woods CA Jackson 8-Nov 12-Nov F 13  
30 Bushwhacker Lake CA1,8 Vernon/ Barton 15-Sep 12-Nov C 100  
31 Caney Mountain CA Ozark 4-Dec 12-Dec C 100  
32 Columbia Bottom CA1 St. Louis 8-Nov 21-Nov C 40  
33 Columbia Bottom CA1 St. Louis 15-Dec 31-Dec C 40  
34 Creve Coeur County Park3,4 St. Louis 1-Nov 30-Nov G 30 23-Oct
35 Fabic Nature Preserve3,4 St. Louis 14-Oct 18-Oct G 20 6-Oct
36 Fabic Nature Preserve3,4 St. Louis 5-Nov 9-Nov G 20 6-Oct
37 Fabic Nature Preserve3,4 St. Louis 9-Dec 16-Dec G 20 6-Oct
38 Forest 44 CA St. Louis 1-Oct 15-Oct C 75  
39 Forest 44 CA St. Louis 1-Dec 31-Dec C 100  
40 Greensfelder County Park3,4 St. Louis 1-Nov 30-Nov G 30 23-Oct
41 James A. Reed WA1 Jackson 18-Dec 2-Jan E 40  
42 James A. Reed WA1,8 Jackson 23-Oct 5-Nov C 50  
43 Jefferson Barracks County Park3,4 St. Louis 1-Nov 30-Nov G 30 23-Oct
44 Klamberg (Roger) Woods CA3,4 St. Louis 8-Nov 12-Nov G 5 8-Nov
45 Marais Temps Clair CA St. Charles 18-Sep 26-Sep B 20  
46 Marais Temps Clair CA St. Charles 30-Oct 7-Nov B 20  
47 Otter Slough CA Stoddard 15-Sep 3-Oct C 15  
48 Otter Slough CA Stoddard 9-Oct 24-Oct C 15  
49 Otter Slough CA Stoddard 30-Oct 12-Nov C 15  
50 Otter Slough CA Stoddard 27-Nov 12-Dec C 15  
51 Otter Slough CA Stoddard 18-Dec 15-Jan C 15  
52 Peck Ranch CA8 Carter/ Shannon 3-Nov 7-Nov B 150  
53 Phantom Forest CA and Bittersweet Woods CA3,4 St. Louis 6-Dec 10-Dec G 5 4-Dec
54 Powder Valley CNC3,4 St. Louis 6-Nov 8-Nov G 8 5-Nov
55 Queeny Park3,4 St. Louis 1-Nov 30-Nov G 30 23-Oct
56 Rockwoods Range St. Louis 1-Nov 30-Nov C 75  
57 Rockwoods Range St. Louis 1-Dec 31-Dec C 75  
58 Rockwoods Reservation St. Louis 1-Nov 5-Nov D 12  
59 Rockwoods Reservation St. Louis 8-Nov 12-Nov D 12  
60 Rockwoods Reservation St. Louis 29-Nov 3-Dec D 12  
61 Runge CNC1,3,7 Cole 5-Nov 7-Nov C 6 4-Nov
62 Weldon Spring CA St. Charles 15-Sep 29-Sep C 150  
63 Weldon Spring CA St. Charles 4-Oct 24-Oct C 150  
64 Weldon Spring CA St. Charles 15-Dec 15-Jan F 300  
65 Whetstone Creek CA3,9 Callaway 18-Oct 12-Nov C 75 17-Oct
Muzzleloader or Cap-and-Ball Firearms Only (13 hunts - in-lines and scopes are allowed)
Hunt No. Location County Start Date End Date Limit Number of Hunters Drawn (Quota) Mandatory Pre-Hunt Orientation
66 Babler SP3,8 St. Louis 6-Nov 7-Nov J 75 5-Nov
67 Babler SP3,8 St. Louis 8-Jan 9-Jan J 75 7-Jan
68 Caney Mountain CA Ozark 16-Oct 17-Oct C 200  
69 Davisdale CA Howard 17-Dec 19-Dec E 30  
70 Forest 44 CA (Jay Henges Range Restricted Portion)3,6 St. Louis 18-Oct 19-Oct B 5 27-Sep
71 Forest 44 CA St. Louis 8-Nov 9-Nov C 30  
72 Forest 44 CA St. Louis 22-Nov 23-Nov C 30  
73 James A. Reed WA8 Jackson 8-Nov 11-Nov C 40  
74 Mingo NWR3 Stoddard/ Wayne 4-Dec 5-Dec C 80 TBD
75 Peck Ranch CA8 Carter/ Shannon 4-Dec 5-Dec B 200  
76 Reform CA Callaway 14-Oct 17-Oct H 75  
77 Watkins Woolen Mill SP3,8 Clay 6-Nov 7-Nov J 75 5-Nov
78 Whetstone Creek CA3,9 Callaway 1-Dec 5-Dec D 40 1-Dec
Historic Methods (6 hunts - muzzleloader, cap-and-ball, long/recurve/compound/crossbow, atlatl only; in-lines and scopes are allowed)
Hunt No. Location County Start Date End Date Limit Number of Hunters Drawn (Quota) Mandatory Pre-Hunt Orientation
79 August A. Busch CA11 St. Charles 13-Nov 15-Nov E 100  
80 August A. Busch CA St. Charles 20-Nov 23-Nov C 100  
81 Bushwhacker Lake CA8 Vernon/ Barton 27-Nov 5-Dec B 30  
82 Bushwhacker Lake CA8 Vernon/ Barton 1-Jan 9-Jan C 40  
83 Marais Temps Clair CA St. Charles 1-Jan 15-Jan B 20  
84 Pelican Island NA St. Louis 6-Nov 8-Nov G 80  
Shotguns (3 hunts - with slugs only)
Hunt No. Location County Start Date End Date Limit Number of Hunters Drawn (Quota) Mandatory Pre-Hunt Orientation
85 Burr Oaks Woods CA3,10 Jackson 23-Oct 24-Oct C 15 16-Oct
86 Columbia Bottom CA St. Louis 29-Nov 5-Dec B 20  
87 Marais Temps Clair CA St. Charles 9-Oct 17-Oct B 20  
Firearms (18 hunts - centerfire, shotguns with slugs, air-powered guns only)
Hunt No. Location County Start Date End Date Limit Number of Hunters Drawn (Quota) Mandatory Pre-Hunt Orientation
88 August A. Busch Shooting Range and Outdoor Education Center3,10 St. Charles 18-Oct 19-Oct B 3 4-Oct
  Charles A. Green CA3,6 (573-815-7901, ext. 2866 by Nov. 13) Boone 4-Dec 5-Dec A,I 5 3-Dec
89 Clarence Cannon NWR3,8 Pike 8-Jan 9-Jan C 15 8-Jan
90 Cuivre River SP8 Lincoln 6-Nov 7-Nov J 150  
91 Deer Ridge CA Lewis 8-Oct 11-Oct E 25  
92 Knob Noster SP8 Johnson 6-Nov 7-Nov J 100  
93 Pershing SP8 Linn 11-Dec 12-Dec J 60  
94 Pomme de Terre SP (Pittsburgh)8 Hickory 6-Nov 7-Nov J 10  
95 Prairie Fork CA Callaway 10-Dec 12-Dec E 8  
96 Robert E. Talbot CA Lawrence 10-Dec 12-Dec E 40  
97 Shaw Nature Reserve3,12 Franklin 9-Oct 9-Oct B 6 20-Sep
98 Shaw Nature Reserve3,6,14 Franklin 23-Oct 24-Oct B 6 21-Sep
99 St. Francois SP8 St. Francois 11-Dec 12-Dec J 60  
100 St. Joe SP8 St. Francois 6-Nov 7-Nov J 80  
101 Stockton SP8 Cedar 11-Dec 12-Dec J 60  
102 Weldon Spring CA11 St. Charles 13-Nov 15-Nov A 100  
103 Weldon Spring CA St. Charles 20-Nov 23-Nov B 100  
104 Whetstone Creek CA Callaway 15-Oct 17-Oct E 65  

Managed Youth Deer Hunts

Note: Youth must be at least 11 years old to hunt in a managed youth deer hunt.

Youth-only Shotgun (1 hunt - with slugs only)
Hunt No. Location County Start Date End Date Limit Number of Hunters Drawn (Quota) Mandatory Pre-Hunt Orientation
105 Columbia Bottom CA St. Louis 30-Oct 31-Oct B 15  
Youth-only Firearms (10 hunts - centerfire, shotguns with slugs, air-powered guns only)
Hunt No. Location County Start Date End Date Limit Number of Hunters Drawn (Quota) Mandatory Pre-Hunt Orientation
106 August A. Busch CA St. Charles 30-Oct 31-Oct B 60  
107 Bushwhacker Lake CA7 Vernon/ Barton 19-Nov 21-Nov B 10  
108 Davisdale CA3,7 Howard  23-Oct 24-Oct G 35 22-Oct or 23-Oct
109 Mingo NWR3 Stoddard/ Wayne 6-Nov 7-Nov B 40 TBD
110 Ozark National Scenic Riverways - Big Spring Area3 Carter  16-Oct 17-Oct E 10 15-Oct
111 Peck Ranch CA Carter/ Shannon 2-Oct 3-Oct B 65  
  Prairie Fork CA3,6,7 (573-815-7901, ext. 2866 by Oct. 13) Callaway 30-Oct 31-Oct B,I 6 30-Oct
112 Smithville Lake ML3,7 Clay/Clinton 18-Dec 19-Dec C 30 17-Dec
113 Swan Lake NWR3,8 Chariton 3-Dec 5-Dec B 15 3-Dec
114 Weldon Spring CA St. Charles 30-Oct 31-Oct B 60  

Special hunts for people with disabilities

There are 15 hunts for people with disabilities. Apply for the Swan Lake and Bois D'Arc hunts using the online system (see instructions on Page _). Apply for all other hunts by calling the hunt location during normal business hours from July 1-31 unless otherwise noted.

Youth with Disabilities - Firearms (1 hunt - centerfire, shotguns with slugs, air-powered guns only)
Hunt No. Location County Start Date End Date Limit Number of Hunters Drawn (Quota) Mandatory Pre-Hunt Orientation
  Mingo NWR3 (573-222-3589) Stoddard 6-Nov 7-Nov B 5 TBD
People with Disabilities - Firearms (9 hunts - centerfire, shotguns with slugs, air-powered guns only)
Hunt No. Location County Start Date End Date Limit Number of Hunters Drawn (Quota) Mandatory Pre-Hunt Orientation
  Camp Crowder Training Site - MO Army National Guard Disabled Veterans Deer Hunt3 (573-638-9517 by Aug. 13) Newton 19-Oct 21-Oct C 7 19-Oct
  Clarence Cannon NWR3,7,13 (573-847-2333) Pike 22-Oct 24-Oct C 9 22-Oct
  Coldwater CA - Hunters in Wheelchairs Only13 (573-223-4525) Wayne 13-Nov 23-Nov I 5  
  Ozark National Scenic Riverways - Big Spring Area Exceptional Warrior Mobility-Impaired Hunt3  (573-323-4941 by Sept. 30) Carter 6-Nov 7-Nov D 10 5-Nov
  Smithville Lake USACE (816-389-3947)7 Clay/ Clinton 20-Nov 21-Nov C 60  
  Stockton Lake ML3,7 (417-276-3113) Cedar/ Dade 6-Nov 7-Nov C 25 6-Nov
115 Swan Lake NWR3,13 Chariton 5-Nov 7-Nov B 10 5-Nov
  Truman Lake ML3,7,13 (660-438-7317) Benton/ St. Clair 5-Nov 7-Nov C 30 5-Nov
  Wappapello Lake ML3 (573-222-8562 by Aug. 31) Wayne/ Butler  16-Oct 17-Oct B 25 15-Oct
People with Disabilities - Muzzleloading or Cap-and-Ball Firearms Only (3 hunts - in-lines and scopes are allowed)
Hunt No. Location County Start Date End Date Limit Number of Hunters Drawn (Quota) Mandatory Pre-Hunt Orientation
  Clearwater Lake ML - Veterans with Service Related Disabilities and Moblility Impaired Hunt3 (573-223-7777) Wayne 6-Nov 7-Nov B 6 5-Nov
  Loess Bluffs NWR3,8,13 (660-442-3187) Holt 6-Nov 7-Nov C 9 5-Nov
  Mingo NWR3,13 (573-222-3589) Stoddard 4-Dec 5-Dec C 5 TBD
People with Disabilities - Historic Methods (1 hunt - muzzleloader, cap-and-ball, long/recurve/compound/crossbow, or atlatl only. In-lines and scopes are allowed)
Hunt No. Location County Start Date End Date Limit Number of Hunters Drawn (Quota) Mandatory Pre-Hunt Orientation
116 Bois D?Arc CA3  Greene 9-Oct 10-Oct C 8 8-Oct
People with Disabilities - Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Long/Recurve/Compound Bow, or Crossbow (1 hunt)
Hunt No. Location County Start Date End Date Limit Number of Hunters Drawn (Quota) Mandatory Pre-Hunt Orientation
  Mark Twain Lake16 (573-735-4097) Monroe/ Ralls 20-Nov 21-Nov I 35  
Military Personnel - Firearms (2 hunts - centerfire, shotguns with slugs, air-powered guns only) Hunters for these hunts are selected through Fort Campbell or Fort Leonard Wood.
Hunt No. Location County Start Date End Date Limit Number of Hunters Drawn (Quota) Mandatory Pre-Hunt Orientation
  Mark Twain SP Hero Hunt8 Monroe 6-Nov 7-Nov J 15  
  Mingo NWR Recovering Soldier Hunt3 Stoddard 2-Nov 3-Nov C 4 1-Nov

2021 Footnotes

  1. Hunters may take turkeys according to season limits on the Archer’s Hunting Permit prior to filling the managed deer hunt quota.
  2. Participants must pay $10 administrative fee to Jackson County. If chosen for this hunt, please call 816-503-4800 for fee deadlines.
  3. Hunters must attend a pre-hunt orientation; those who do not attend are disqualified.
  4. Hunters are required to hunt from an elevated stand, except for Hunt No. 12, 13, and 16 where hunters may be exempt with a note from a physician.
  5. This hunt has limited access. Majority of hunting units are most easily accessed by boat.
  6. Only first-time deer hunters who have never Telechecked a deer are eligible.
  7. Antlered deer do not have to have at least one antler with at least four points.
  8. Antlered deer must have at least one antler with at least four points.
  9. Antlered deer must have at least one antler with at least four points and have a minimum inside spread of 14 inches.
  10. Only first-time deer hunters 18 years of age and older who have never Telechecked a deer are eligible. Hunters must be accompanied by a mentor during the hunt.
  11. The head from any deer harvested Nov. 13-14 must be taken to a CWD sampling station on the day of harvest (see Page 6).
  12. Only women 18 years of age and older who have never Telechecked a deer may apply. Hunters will be accompanied by a mentor during the hunt.
  13. Hunters who require an assistant must provide one.
  14. Hunters must be 18 years of age or older to participate.
  15. Hunters must complete an approved hunter education or bowhunter education course to participate.
  16. Hunters must be hunter-education certified to participate in this hunt unless born before Jan. 1, 1967.

Limit Codes

When you purchase your managed deer hunting permit, you will receive permits to take the number of deer allowed at the hunt you are attending.

  • A = 1 antlerless deer
  • B = 1 deer of either sex
  • C = 2 deer, but only 1 antlered
  • D = 2 deer, but only 1 antlered; must take and check-in antlerless deer before taking antlered deer
  • E = 2 antlerless deer
  • F = 3 deer, but only 1 antlered
  • G = 3 deer, but only 1 antlered; must take and check-in 1 antlerless deer before taking antlered deer
  • H = 3 antlerless deer
  • I = Managed hunt permits are not available for this hunt. You must purchase archery or firearms permits and abide by season limits. Deer taken at this hunt count toward your season limit.
  • J = 3 deer, but only 1 antlered; must take and check-in 2 antlerless deer before taking antlered deer