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.

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