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New Hunting Season Approved by Missouri Conservation Commission

(Farmington) Another first for Missouri hunters later this year. Last week, the Missouri Conservation Commission officially approved a new animal to hunt.

Here’s Joe Jerek, the state spokesman for the Department of Conservation.

Black bear hunting will broke down into 3 zones with Zone 2 encompasses the Regional Radio listening area.

Jerek breaks down the harvest quotas.

Those interested can apply for black bear hunting permits throughout the month of May by going to

You can also call 800-392-4115.

A random drawing of applicants will be determined by July 1st.

Once selected, you can buy a bear hunting permit for 25 dollars.

Hunters must be 11 or older.

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