JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Monday is the first day of Missouri’s spring turkey season.

The season ends on May 8. Hunters are allowed to start their day one-half hour before sunrise and finish up at 1 p.m.

Those participating in the spring turkey season are limited to two male turkeys or turkeys with a visible beard during the season.

Below are the Missouri Department of Conservation’s limitations:

  • You may take only one turkey during the first week
  • If you do not take one during the first week, then you may take two turkeys during the second and third weeks.
  • You may not take two turkeys on the same day.