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Jan 01 2021 to Dec 31 2021
Mussels listed in the Missouri Species and Communities of Conservation Concern Checklist may not be taken or possessed.
Daily and possession limits do not apply to Asiatic clams.
Two shell halves (valves) shall be considered 1 mussel or clam.
Daily limit: 5, combined total of all species (except Asian clams, which may be taken and possessed in any number). This limit applies to live and dead animals.
Possession limit: 10
Limits vary by species, season, and fishing area.
Limits are set for each species and hunting or trapping season. Check the species and season listings for information about limits.
May be taken by hand, handnet or pole and line.
This is NOT a legal document. Regulations are subject to revision during the current year.
Refer to the Wildlife Code.
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