Missouri Hunting Seasons for Waterfowl

Dove Season

  • Dove (Falconry): September 1, 2023 - December 16, 2023
  • Dove (Hunting): September 1, 2023 - November 29, 2023
  • Note: Daily bag limit of 15 doves with a possession limit of 45.

Ducks Season

  • Ducks (Middle Zone): November 4, 2023 - November 12, 2023, and November 18, 2023 - January 7, 2024
  • Ducks (North Zone): October 28, 2023 - December 26, 2023
  • Ducks (South Zone): November 23, 2023 - November 26, 2023, and December 7, 2023 - January 31, 2024
  • Ducks (Youth-Middle Zone): October 21, 2023 - October 22, 2023
  • Ducks (Youth-North Zone): October 21, 2023 - October 22, 2023
  • Ducks (Youth-South Zone): November 18, 2023 - November 19, 2023
  • Ducks (Falconry): February 11, 2024 - March 10, 2024
  • Note: Daily bag limit of 6 ducks. Specific species such as Blue-winged, green-winged, and cinnamon teal are available for hunting, while others like the northern shoveler, northern pintail, and wood ducks are not.

Goose Season

  • Light Geese Hunting: November 11, 2023 - February 6, 2024
  • Geese Hunting (Youth-Middle Zone): October 21, 2023 - October 22, 2023
  • Geese Hunting (Youth-North Zone): October 21, 2023 - October 22, 2023
  • Geese Hunting (Youth-South Zone): November 18, 2023 - November 19, 2023
  • Brant Geese: October 7, 2023 - October 15, 2023, and November 11, 2023 - February 6, 2024
  • Canada Geese: October 7, 2023 - October 15, 2023, and November 11, 2023 - February 6, 2024
  • Greater White-Fronted Geese: November 11, 2023 - February 6, 2024

Light Goose Conservation Order

  • 2023 Season: February 7, 2023 - April 30, 2023
  • 2024 Season: February 7, 2024 - April 30, 2024

Other Seasons

  • Common Snipe: September 1, 2023 - December 16, 2023
  • Woodcock: October 15, 2023 - November 28, 2023
  • Teal: September 9, 2023 - September 24, 2023
  • Sora and Virginia Rails: September 1, 2023 - November 9, 2023

Youth Waterfowl Season

  • North Zone: October 28, 2023 - October 29, 2023
  • Middle Zone: November 4, 2023 - November 5, 2023
  • South Zone: December 7, 2023 - December 8, 2023

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