- Oct. 1–31
- Turkeys may be taken in all counties except: Dunklin, McDonald, Mississippi, New Madrid, Newton, Pemiscot and Scott.
- One-half hour before sunrise to sunset
- Resident or Nonresident Fall Firearms Turkey Hunting Permit
- Resident Landowner Fall Firearms Turkey Hunting Permit
- Two turkeys, which may be of either sex, may be taken during the season, and they both may be taken on the same day.
- A shotgun (including .410) with shot not larger than No. 4
- A longbow, recurve bow or compound bow of any draw weight
- Atlatls, which are defined as a rod or narrow boardlike device used to launch, through a throwing motion of the arm, a dart 5 to 8 feet long
- Hand-held string releasing devices
- Illuminated sights, scopes and quickpoint sights
- Shotguns holding more than three shells in magazine and chamber combined
- Shot larger than No. 4 (in use or in possession)
- A bow fastened to a stock or other device that maintains the bow in a drawn position
- Any sighting device that casts a beam of light on the game
- Use of dogs, bait, recorded calls, live decoys
Points to remember
- Anyone hunting turkeys during the fall firearms turkey season may not be in possession of both a firearm and a bow. Some exceptions apply.
- Special regulations apply when pursuing feral hogs during the firearms turkey season. See "General Turkey Regulations" under "Related Information" below.