Hunting / Trapping

Latest Hunting & Trapping Topics

Comprehensive guide to squirrel hunting.

Hunter education is required in Missouri, and it qualifies you to buy a firearms hunting permit.

Free app enables hunters and anglers to purchase and view annual hunting and fishing permits.

The Department offers a variety of events to help you develop your hunting and shooting skills.

In This Section

Species A-Z

In-depth guides to every huntable species in Missouri.


A one-stop shop for regulations information, filterable by species.


How-to information about trapping in Missouri.

Trophies & Certificates

Commemorate and share your harvest.

Where to Hunt & Shoot

Find great places to hunt in Missouri.

Hunter Education & Skills Training

Hunter education is required for firearms hunting in Missouri. Find opportunities near you.

Wildlife Diseases

Learn about various diseases, infections, and parasites than can infect Missouri wildlife.