2022 Missouri Deer Seasons
|Archery||September 15, 2022 to November 11, 2022|
November 23, 2022 to January 15, 2023
|One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset||Archer's Hunting Permit: two deer of either sex. Only one antlered deer may be taken before November 12.|
Hunters may purchase and fill any number of archery antlerless deer hunting permits in all counties except Dunklin, Mississippi, New Madrid, and Pemiscot counties
You may take only two antlered deer during the archery and firearms deer hunting seasons combined.
|An antler-point restriction applies in some counties.|
|Firearms - Youth||October 29, 2022 to October 30, 2022|
November 25, 2022 to November 27, 2022
|One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset||Hunters who are 15 years or younger on Sept. 15, 2022, are exempt from the antler-point restriction during the archery deer season and all portions of the firearms deer season.|
To participate, you must be at least 6 and no older than 15 on the opening day of the early youth portion.
|Firearms – November Portion|
November 12, 2022 to November 22, 2022
|One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset||An antler-point restriction applies in some counties.|
If you harvest a deer from certain counties in the CWD Management Zone during the opening weekend, November 12-13, you must take your deer to a designated CWD sampling station.
|Firearms – Antlerless||December 3, 2022 to December 11, 2022||One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset||Only antlerless deer may be harvested during the Antlerless Portion. Limits vary by county. See map||Some counties are closed to firearms hunting during this portion. The remaining counties have limits on the number of firearms antlerless deer hunting permits you may fill during firearms deer season (all portions combined). See map.|
|Alternative Methods||December 24, 2022 to January 3, 2023||One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset|