Deer: Two deer of either sex, but only one antlered deer may be taken before November 16. Turkeys: Two turkeys of either sex. Furbearers: See Seasons for prescribed limits. Hunters may sell furbearers harvested under this permit. Nonresidents may not harvest furbearers with this permit. Small game: See Seasons for prescribed limits.
Allowed & Prohibited Methods
Longbows, compound bows, and recurve bows of any draw weight
Hand-held string-releasing devices
Illuminated sights, scopes, and quickpoint sights
Allowed methods under special circumstances
Because crossbows are now a legal method, a hunting method exemption is not needed.
Any sighting device that casts a beam of light on the game
Use of electronic calls, electronically activated calls, bait, dogs, or night vision equipment
Live decoys may not be used to take turkeys.
Archers hunting deer or turkeys during the archery season may not be in possession of a firearm. Some exceptions apply. See 3 CSR 10-7.432 and 3 CSR 10-7.455 of the Wildlife Code of Missouri.