Missouri Bear Season
2023 Bear Hunting Dates
Missouri has set specific dates for bear hunting to regulate and manage the population effectively:
- Bear Season: October 16, 2023, to October 25, 2023
Daily Quota and Closure Information
To ensure the bear population is managed sustainably, Missouri has implemented a daily season quota. Hunters are required to contact the provided number (800-668-4045) before each day of hunting to check the status of the daily season quota and any potential closures. This proactive measure helps regulate the number of bears harvested each day, preventing overhunting and promoting ethical wildlife management practices.