Managed Hunts for 2015-2016

Archery
(1 hunt - longbow, recurve bow, compound bow, or atlatl only)
# Hunt Name County Hunt Dates Limit Quota Mandatory Orientation Date
1 Bicentennial CA1 Newton Oct 31 - Nov 13 C 30 Oct 21
Archery without Atlatl
(2 hunts - longbow, recurve bow, or compound bow only)
# Hunt Name County Hunt Dates Limit Quota Mandatory Orientation Date
2 Fellows Lake1,2 Greene Sep 26 - Nov 8 D 25 Sep 18
3 Lake Springfield1,2,7 Greene Nov 28 - Jan 3 G 15 Nov 19
Archery or Crossbow without Atlatl
(12 hunts - longbow, recurve bow, compound bow, or crossbow only)
# Hunt Name County Hunt Dates Limit Quota Mandatory Orientation Date
4 Blue and Gray CP2,3 Jackson Oct 24 - Nov 8 G 20  
5 Blue and Gray CP2,3 Jackson Dec 5 - Dec 20 G 20  
6 Blue River Parkway Zone 11,2,3 Jackson Oct 24 - Nov 8 G 15 Oct 17
7 Blue River Parkway Zone 21,2,3 Jackson Oct 24 - Nov 8 G 20 Oct 17
8 Blue River Parkway Zone 31,2,3 Jackson Oct 24 - Nov 8 G 10 Oct 17
9 Blue River Parkway Zone 41,2,3 Jackson Oct 24 - Nov 8 G 10 Oct 17
10 Blue Springs Lake CP1,2,3 Jackson Oct 31 - Nov 15 G 25 Oct 24
11 Blue Springs Lake CP1,2,3 Jackson Nov 28 - Dec 13 G 25 Nov 21
12 Jerry Smith Park / Saeger Woods CA1 Jackson Nov 2 - Jan 15 F 30 Oct 24
13 Landahl Park CP1,2,3 Jackson Nov 21 - Dec 3 G 25 Nov 7
14 Longview Lake CP2,3 Jackson Oct 24 - Nov 8 G 50  
15 Longview Lake CP2,3 Jackson Dec 5 - Dec 20 G 50  
Archery or Crossbow
(33 hunts - longbow, recruve bow, compound bow, crossbow, or atlatl only)
# Hunt Name County Hunt Dates Limit Quota Mandatory Orientation Date
16 August A. Busch CA2 St. Charles Sep 15 - Sep 27 C 150  
17 August A. Busch CA2 St. Charles Oct 10 - Oct 23 C 150  
18 August A. Busch CA2 St. Charles Dec 14 - Dec 31 C 300  
19 Burr Oak Woods CNC1 Jackson Nov 2 - Nov 6 C 9 Nov 1
20 Burr Oak Woods CNC1 Jackson Nov 9 - Nov 13 C 9 Nov 1
21 Burr Oak Woods CNC1 Jackson Nov 16 - Nov 20 C 9 Nov 1
22 Burr Oak Woods CNC1 Jackson Nov 23 - Nov 27 C 9 Nov 1
23 Caney Mountain CA Ozark Dec 5 - Dec 6 B 100  
24 Columbia Bottom CA2 St. Louis Nov 7 - Nov 15 C 40  
25 Columbia Bottom CA2 St. Louis Dec 19 - Dec 31 C 40  
26 Forest 44 CA St. Louis Oct 7 - Oct 21 C 75  
27 Forest 44 CA St. Louis Dec 1 - Dec 31 C 100  
28 James A Reed WA1,2,4 Jackson Nov 2 - Nov 13 D 50 Nov 1
29 Klamberg (Roger) Woods CA1 St. Louis Nov 10 - Nov 12 G 5 Nov 9
30 Marais Temps Clair CA St. Charles Sep 15 - Sep 27 B 20  
31 Marais Temps Clair CA St. Charles Oct 30 - Nov 9 B 20  
32 Otter Slough CA Stoddard Sep 15 - Sep 30 C 15  
33 Otter Slough CA Stoddard Oct 3 - Oct 18 C 15  
34 Otter Slough CA Stoddard Oct 24 - Nov 8 C 15  
35 Otter Slough CA Stoddard Nov 28 - Dec 13 C 15  
36 Otter Slough CA Stoddard Dec 26 - Jan 15 C 15  
37 Peck Ranch CA4 Carter/ Shannon Oct 24 - Oct 26 B 200  
38 Powder Valley CNC1 St. Louis Nov 7 - Nov 9 G 8 Nov 6
39 Rockwoods Range St. Louis Nov 1 - Nov 30 C 75  
40 Rockwoods Range St. Louis Dec 1 - Dec 31 C 75  
41 Rockwoods Reservation1 St. Louis Nov 9 - Nov 13 D 10 Nov 7
42 Rockwoods Reservation1 St. Louis Nov 16 - Nov 20 D 10 Nov 7
43 Rockwoods Reservation1  St. Louis Nov 30 - Dec 4 D 10 Nov 7
44 Rockwoods Reservation1  St. Louis Dec 7 - Dec 11 H 10 Nov 7
45 Weldon Spring CA2 St. Charles Sep 15 - Sep 27 C 150  
46 Weldon Spring CA2 St. Charles Oct 10 - Oct 23 C 150  
47 Weldon Spring CA2 St. Charles Dec 14 - Jan 15 C 300  
48 Whetstone Creek CA1 Callaway Oct 1 - Nov 8 C 50 Sep 26
Muzzleloading or Cap-and-Ball Firearms Only
(8 hunts - in-lines and scopes are allowed)
# Hunt Name County Hunt Dates Limit Quota Mandatory Orientation Date
49 Caney Mountain CA Ozark Oct 17 - Oct 19 B 250  
50 Current River SP Shannon Dec 19 - Dec 23 B 18  
51 Current River SP Shannon Dec 25 - Dec 29 B 18  
52 Forest 44 CA St. Louis Nov 9 - Nov 10 C 30  
53 Forest 44 CA St. Louis Nov 16 - Nov 17 C 30  
54 James A. Reed WA1,4 Jackson Nov 16 - Nov 20 D 40 Nov 16
55 Mingo NWR1 Stoddard/ Wayne Dec 5 - Dec 6 C 100 Dec 4
56 Peck Ranch CA4 Carter/ Shannon Dec 5 - Dec 6 B 200  
Historic Methods
(4 hunts - muzzleloader, cap-and-ball, long/recurve/compound/crossbow, atlatl only. In-lines and scopes are allowed.)
# Hunt Name County Hunt Dates Limit Quota Mandatory Orientation Date
57 August A. Busch CA St. Charles Nov 14 - Nov 16 E 100  
58 August A. Busch CA St. Charles Nov 21 - Nov 23 B 100  
59 Marais Temps Clair CA St. Charles Jan 1 - Jan 15 B 20  
60 Pelican Island NA St. Louis Nov 7 - Nov 9 G 80  
Shotguns
(2 hunts - with slugs only)
# Hunt Name County Hunt Dates Limit Quota Mandatory Orientation Date
61 Columbia Bottom CA St. Louis Nov 28 - Dec 4 B 20  
62 Marais Temps Clair CA St. Charles Oct 1 - Oct 14 B 20  
Shotguns, Muzzleloading or Cap-and-Ball Firearms Only
(1 hunt - slugs only with shotguns; in-lines and scopes are allowed)
# Hunt Name County Hunt Dates Limit Quota Mandatory Orientation Date
63 Weldon Spring U.S. Army Training Area1,4 St. Charles Dec 11 - Dec 13 C 30 Dec 10
Firearms
(15 hunts - centerfire, shotguns with slugs, air-powered guns only)
# Hunt Name County Hunt Dates Limit Quota Mandatory Orientation Date
64 Atlanta CA Macon Nov 25 - Dec 6 E 20  
65 Clarence Cannon NWR1,4 Pike Jan 2 - Jan 3 D 12 Jan 2
66 Crowder SP Grundy Dec 12 - >Dec 13 H 100  
67 Cuivre River SP Lincoln Dec 12 - Dec 13 H 150  
68 Lamine River CA Cooper/ Morgan Dec 11 - Dec 13 H 75  
69 Lamine River CA Cooper/ Morgan Jan 8 - Jan 10 H 75  
70 Pershing SP Linn Dec 12 - Dec 13 H 150  
71 Pomme de Terre SP (Pittsburgh half) Hickory Dec 12 - Dec 13 H 8  
72 St. Francois SP9 St. Francois Dec 12 - Dec 13 H 70  
73 St. Joe SP St. Francois Dec 12 - Dec 13 H 150  
74 Swan Lake NWR1 Chariton Dec 4 - Dec 6 I 15 Dec 4
75 Union Ridge CA Sullivan/ Adair/ Putnam Nov 25 - Dec 6 E 25  
76 Weldon Spring CA St. Charles Nov 14 - Nov 16 A 100  
77 Weldon Spring CA St. Charles Nov 21 - Nov 23 B 100  
78 Whetstone Creek CA Callaway Nov 23 - Nov 25 D 25 Nov 22 or Nov 23

Location Code: CA = Conservation Area, CNC = Conservation Nature Center, CP = City or County Park, ML = Managed Lands, NWR = National Wildlife Refuge, SP = State Park, WA = Wildlife Area.

2015 Footnotes
Code Definition
1   Hunters must attend a pre-hunt orientation; those who do not attend are disqualified.
2     Hunters may take turkeys according to season limits on the Archer's Hunting Permit prior to filling the managed deer hunt quota.
3 Participants must pay $10.00 administrative fee to Jackson County. If chosen for this hunt, please call 816-503-4800 for fee deadlines. Atlatls are not an allowed method for hunts in Jackson County Parks.
4   Antlered deer must have at least one antler with at least four points.
5 Only first-time deer hunters may apply for this hunt. A parent or guardian must accompany the youth during this 1 1/2 day hunting experience. Only persons who have not acquired a deer tag in the past are eligible.
7   This hunt has limited access. Majority of hunting units are most easily accessed by boat.
9    More than 2,000 acres of state-designated wilderness are included in this hunt.
Limit Codes 
Code Definition
A 1 antlerless deer
B   1 deer of either sex 
C 2 deer, but only 1 antlered 
2 deer, but only 1 antlered; must take and check-in antlerless deer before taking antlered deer 
E 2 antlerless deer 
F 3 deer, but only 1 antlered 
G 3 deer, but only 1 antlered; must take and check-in 1 antlerless deer before taking antlered deer 
H 3 antlerless deer 
I 1 antlered deer