The Missouri Conservation Commission approved recommendations by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) at the Commission’s Dec. 13 meeting for upcoming turkey-hunting and deer-hunting season dates, according to a press release from MDC.

2020- spring and fall turkey hunting will be April 4-5 for the spring youth portion, with regular spring turkey season runs April 20-May 10.

The Fall Firearms Turkey Season will run Oct. 1 - 31.

The 2020-2021 archery deer and turkey hunting season is Sept. 15 through Nov. 13 and Nov. 25 through Jan. 15, 2021.

Firearms deer hunting dates for 2020-2021 are Oct. 31-Nov. 1 firearms deer early youth portion; Nov. 14-24 firearms deer November portion; Nov. 27-29 firearms deer late youth portion; Dec. 4-6 firearms deer antlerless portion; and Dec. 26 - Jan. 5, 2021 is the firearms deer alternative methods portion.

Details on hunting regulations, harvest limits, allowed methods, required permits, and other related information will be available in MDC’s “2020 Spring Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information” and MDC’s “2020 Fall Deer & Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information” booklets. Both will be available where permits are sold prior to the related seasons.