2024 Missouri Turkey Hunting Seasons

Spring Turkey Season

  • Youth Portion: April 6-7, 2024
  • Regular Season: April 15 - May 5, 2024

Fall Turkey Season

  • Firearms: October 1-31,2024

Archery Deer and Turkey Hunting

  • First Segment: September 15 - November 15, 2024
  • Second Segment: November 27 - January 15, 2025

    Allowed Methods

    • Shotguns (to No. 4 shot)
    • Longbows, recurve bows, compound bows
    • Crossbows
    • Atlatls
    • For archery: hand-held string-releasing devices, illuminated sights, scopes, quickpoint sights

    Prohibited Methods

    • Firearms over 3-shell capacity
    • Shot larger than No. 4
    • Light-beam devices
    • Night-vision/thermal imagery
    • Recorded calls
    • Dogs, live decoys
    • Baiting (area considered baited for 10 days post-removal)
    • For fall firearms: No rifles, pistols, or other single-projectile firearms

    Additional Notes

    • Firearms and archery: No possession of both firearm and bow simultaneously (some exceptions apply, consult regulations)

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