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Missouri Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 15 –
 January 15, 2018

Missouri Bird Hunting

 

Resident License Fees:
$10

Non-Resident License Fees:
$80
1-Day $11 

Purchase License Online

Visit State DNR Website

*prior to hunting, always verify all local rules and regulations with the appropriate state agencies because these laws are continually changing and are often area specific
Ring-Necked Pheasant

Missouri Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

November 1 – January 15, 2018

Limits: 2 per day, 4 possession

Bobwhite Quail

Missouri Bobwhite Quail Hunting

November 1 – January 15, 2018

Limits: 8 per day, 16 possession

Woodcock

Missouri Woodcock Season

October 15 – November 28, 2017

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

Drought Image

Upland Birds Seeing Red

The US Drought Monitor Map gives a pretty depressing view for more than half the country. There is a distinct yellow to deep red tone painting most of the areas west of the Mississippi and south of the Oregon Trail. The Drought Monitor uses a number of factors – soil moisture, streamflow, precipitation and more … Read more

Brian Koch
Dogs on Water Break

On the Road Again

Driving endless hours. It’s the not-so-glamourous part of this upland hunting pursuit. Thankfully the days afield tend to erase the days of pavement. The two longest drives of the year are always the first and last of the season. The anticipation of getting underway and the dread of completion make the toughest slogs. The 4,200 … Read more

Brian Koch
Kansas Sunset

Kansas Bird Hunting in Perspective

I make the annual pilgrimage to Kansas to reunite with old friends and family.  It reminds me of where my passion for bird hunting was first kindled.  Because this year was no exception to the rule, Kansas seemed like the right place to bring together our young Jornada Llewellin Rio with our veteran flusher Wyatt … Read more

Brian Koch