The MDC has set upcoming deer and turkey hunting dates for the 2017-2018 seasons.turkey

According to a press release the Missouri Department of Conservation has set the turkey-hunting and deer-hunting dates as follows:

2017 SPRING TURKEY HUNTING DATES

  • Youth Portion: April 8 and 9
  • Regular Turkey Season: April 17 through May 7

2017-2018 FALL TURKEY HUNTING DATES

  • Archery Season: Sept. 15 through Nov. 10 and Nov. 22 through Jan. 15, 2018.
  • Firearms Turkey Season: Oct. 1 – 31

2017 – 2018 FALL DEER HUNTING DATESwhite-tailed_deer

  • Archery Deer: Sept. 15 through Nov. 10 and Nov. 22 through Jan. 15, 2018
  • Firearms Deer Early Youth Portion: Oct. 28 and 29
  • Firearms Deer November Portion: Nov. 11 – 21
  • Firearms Deer Late Youth Portion: Nov. 24 – 26
  • Firearms Deer Antlerless Portion: Dec. 1 – 3
  • Firearms Deer Alternative Methods Portion: Dec. 23 through Jan. 2, 2018

For the 2016-2017 deer hunting season, hunters brought in a harvest total of 205,680 deer.

For more information visit mdc.mo.gov.