Archery antlerless permits can be used during the archery deer season in open counties. Firearm antlerless permits can be used during all portions of firearms deer season. However, some areas are closed to firearms hunting during the urban zones and antlerless portions.
Hunters may purchase and fill any number of Archery Antlerless Deer Hunting Permits during the archery deer season in all counties BUT: Dunklin, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, and Scott counties.
Missouri counties (in orange where any number of archery antlerless deer permits can be used.
You may purchase as many antlerless permits as you want, but each county or county section has a limit on the number of antlerless permits you may fill. Resident landowners and lessees with at least 75 acres may harvest additional antlerless deer using no-cost Resident Landowner Firearms Antlerless Deer Hunting Permits.
Firearms Antlerless Permits Map
Firearms hunting is allowed only in counties or county sections shaded blue or orange in the map below. Areas in white are closed to firearms hunting during the antlerless portion.
Firearms Antlerless Portion Permits Map
Counties in white: These counties are closed to firearms hunting during the antlerless portion: Andrew, Atchison, Barton, Butler, Carter, Christian, Dent, Douglas, Dunklin, Holt, Iron, Jasper, Lawrence, Maries, Mississippi, New Madrid, Newton, Nodaway, Oregon, Pemiscot, Phelps, Pulaski, Reynolds, Ripley, Scott, Shannon, Stoddard, Texas, Wayne, Webster, and Wright.
Counties in orange: You can fill two firearms antlerless deer permits during firearms deer season (all portions combined) in these counties: Adair, Barry, Benton, Boone, Callaway, Carroll, Cedar, Chariton, Clay, Cole, Cooper, Crawford, Dade, Franklin, Gasconade, Greene, Grundy, Hickory, Howell, Jackson, Jefferson, Knox, Linn, Livingstone, Macon, McDonald, Mercer, Miller, Moniteau, Morgan, Osage, Ozark, Perry, Polk, Putnam, Randolph, Schuyler, Scotland, Shelby, St. Charles, St. Clair, St. Francois, St. Louis County, Ste. Genevieve, Stone, Sullivan, Taney, Warren, and Washington.
You can fill two firearms antlerless deer permits in parts of these counties: Cass and Platte.
Remaining counties (in gray): You can fill one firearms antlerless deer permit during firearms deer season (all portions combined) in all other counties or portions of counties.