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Missouri 2020-21 Waterfowl Hunting for Ducks & Coots Opens Nov 7
YOUTH Ducks, Coots, and Geese in Middle & North Zone Oct 24-25

Submitted by:  TBC Press
Posted on: 10/15/20
News # 13989
The Missouri general 2020-21 waterfowl hunting season for duck & coots opens in the Middle and North Zones Nov 7th. Hunting hours are one-half hour before sunrise to sunset.

To hunt waterfowl in MO Hunters must have;
  • A Missouri Migratory Bird Hunting Permit. This permit is available for $6 from any permit vendor. Purchase of this permit satisfies requirements for Migratory Game Bird Harvest Registration.

  • MIDDLE Zone -- Nov 7-13 and Nov 19-Jan 10. See the zone boundary map for areas in the middle zone.
  • NORTH Zone --  Nov 7-Jan 5th, 2021.  See the zone boundary map for areas in the north zone.
  • SOUTH Zone --  Nov 26-29 and Dec7-Jan31.  See the zone boundary map for areas in the south zone.

YOUTH Ducks, Coots, and Geese
  • MIDDLE Zone -- Oct 24-25
  • NORTH Zone --  Oct 24-25
  • SOUTH Zone --  Nov 21-22

Nov 11-Feb 6, 2021.  Hunting is limited to snow geese, blue geese, and Ross's geese.

Feb 7- Aprli 30, 2021. Hunting is limited to snow geese, blue geese, and Ross's geese.

For more information on waterfowl hunting in MO see;


Publishers Notes: OUT OF STATE HUNTERS, FISHERMEN & OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS; Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, there could be limitations for OUT of STATE hunters, fishermen and other outdoor enthusiasts to include a 14-day quarantine requirement or negative COVID-19 testing alternative. Please check with the State's Department of Natural Resources BEFORE you travel or apply for the 2020 Fall Hunts.

As OUR COUNTRY REOPENS AGAIN (from the COVID-19 pandemic) and continue to enjoy outdoor activities, ALL outdoor enthusiasts (man, woman, child) should follow the guidelines set by These guidelines include; social distancing, the Leave No Trace principles, including pack-in and pack-out, to keep outdoor spaces safe and healthy.