Missourians can apply for elk-hunting permits starting in May

Missouri’s first elk hunting season begins Saturday.
Missouri’s first elk hunting season begins Saturday.((Source: KY3))
Published: Apr. 30, 2021 at 1:15 PM CDT
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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - Beginning in May, Missouri residents can now apply for an elk-hunting permit.

All permits will be assigned through a random drawing.

The Missouri Department of Conservation will be opening up applications to be put into the drawing on May 1.

There will be a $10 non-refundable fee.

Permits are nontransferable, and there can only be one application per person.

The archery portion will last for nine days and run from Oct. 16-24

The firearms portion will also run nine days, from Dec. 11-19.

To enter the random elk-permit drawing, you can go to

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