Squirrel

Can A 13 Year Old Squirrel Hunt In Missouri?

What is the youngest age to hunt?

Seven states — Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Vermont and Washington — set no minimum age for solo hunting. In Texas, kids can hunt alone when they are 9. In Alaska, Louisiana and Tennessee, the minimum age for unsupervised hunting is 10, in Missouri it’s 11, and in nine other states it’s 12.J

What is considered a furbearer?

Instead of using it to mean any mammal, they use the word furbearer to mean those mammals that are hunted and trapped primarily for their fur. Beaver, for example, are considered to be furbearers. Even though they have many uses such as for food, they are primarily trapped for their fur.

When can you shoot squirrels in Missouri?

The squirrel hunting season runs from May to mid-February with strict rules. Missouri regulations allow for a daily harvest of ten squirrels and a possession limit of two daily harvests.S

How old does a child have to be to hunt in Missouri?

Youths younger than 16 DO NOT need hunter education to hunt any game species in Missouri until they are ready to hunt alone. Youth 10 or younger may hunt during a firearms hunting season if they are in the immediate presence of an adult mentor who possesses the proper permit.

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Brian Arbogast

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