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mrklean

Deer hunting

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I was looking into maybe coming to Missouri next fall for a bow hunt on public land with a friend. How easy is it to get a license, is there a lot of public land, where would be good location in the state, etc? Any help would be great thanks.

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Missouri has the 1 of the lowest non resident license fee's of any state, you can go to any walmart or bait tackle shop to get a license very easy for non residents. We have a lot of public land I hunt Mark Twaine Natl Forest there are about 4 diff sections all public with a lot of area that doesn’t have much pressure due to the terrain lots of bluffs and hills. Goto missouri cons HSOforum for map's and diff areas. Try to get close to opening week for the best chance at a monster buck. I saw 4 deer this year during my 3 day rifle hunt all on public land. Could help you with more info about to head out of the office now though.

good luck Dustin

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Thanks, i was thinking maybe around the start of november because of the rut and no other state is as dumb as mn and have its gun opener that weekend but what are the season dates again i forgot to look at the HSOforum?

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I dont think they have 2009/2010 dates out yet because we are still in 2008/2009 season now. Nov is mostly gun season because they have a youth gun hunt and then after that they have the good ol boys gun hunt. Try to go the weekend before youth hunt, which will be around the last weekend of oct.

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any ducks down there yet? and when is the muzzel or black powder season?

thanks

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