Spring Turkey Season Begins

Spring Turkey season began today [Monday] in Missouri.

According to Conservation Agent Norman Steelman, shooting hours are a half hour prior to sunrise to 1:00 in the afternoon through May 5th.


During the season, youth ages 6 to 15 do not have to have hunter education, but would have to hunt in the immediate presence of an adult over the age of 18 that has completed a hunter education course.

Methods allowed during the spring firearms turkey hunting season include a shotgun and a longbow or compound bow.

Permits can be obtained using the Mo Hunt app on Google Play or iTunes.

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