The Missouri Department of Conservation has announced the dates for the upcoming spring and fall turkey hunting seasons, as well as the hunting seasons for the rest of the year.
The seasons are as follows:
— April 6 and 7: Spring Youth Portion Turkey Season
— April 15 through May 5: Regular Spring Turkey Season
— Oct. 1 through 31: Fall Firearms Turkey Season
The commission also approved archery deer and turkey hunting dates through early 2020. Those seasons include:
— Nov. 2 and 3: Firearms Deer Early Youth Portion
— Nov. 16 through 26: Firearms Deer November Portion
— Nov. 29 through Dec. 1: Firearms Deer Late Youth Portion
— Dec. 6 through 8: Firearms Deer Antlerless Portion
— Dec. 28 through Jan. 7, 2020: Firearms Deer Alternative Methods Portion
Details on hunting regulations, harvest limits, allowed methods, required permits, and other related information will be available in MDC’s “2019 Spring Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information” and MDC’s “2019 Fall Deer & Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information” booklets. Both will be available where permits are sold, including the Outdoor Adventure Center on post.
To learn more about deer and turkey hunting in Missouri, visit huntfish.mdc.mo.gov/. To learn more about local permits and check-in procedures when hunting on Fort Leonard Wood, visit the installation’s iSportsman site at https://ftleonardwood.isportsman.net/default.aspx.