Hunting / Trapping

Telecheck with the MO Hunting app or using a phone or internet.

Some of the best public waterfowl hunting opportunities are found on the Department’s 15 intensively-managed wetlands and these areas have draw procedures in place to allocate limited hunting opportunities.

Learn how and what you need to get started trapping in Missouri.

You had fun hunting, catching or gathering your quarry—now have more fun cooking and eating it.

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 diseases, infections, and parasites than can infect Missouri wildlife.