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McClellan-Kerr WMA

Area Restrictions

All shotgun hunting is restricted to federally approved nontoxic shot on both Billy Creek and Chouteau WDU portions.

Closed Seasons
Bear Archery, Bear Muzzleloader
Same As Statewide Seasons
Deer Archery, Youth Deer Gun, Deer Muzzleloader, Deer Gun, Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Dove, Rail, Gallinule, Crow, Turkey Fall Archery, Turkey Fall Gun, Trapping, Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring
Seasons w/ Special Restrictions
  • Quail, Snipe, Woodcock, Rabbit, Squirrel, Pursuit with Hounds for Furbearers, Predator/Furbearer Calling

Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.

  • Waterfowl

Hunting hours for waterfowl close at 1 p.m. daily on the WDU portions.

Additional Restrictions

Vann’s Lake Refuge is closed to public access except for controlled hunt permittees on the days of their hunt. Public access for wildlife viewing is allowed from Old Highway 69 road and bridge as signed. Lands east of Old Highway 69 are open to fishing and nonhunting use from Feb. 1 - Oct. 14. Lands west of new U.S. 69 are open for hunting, fishing and public use from Feb. 1 - Oct. 14.

The discharge of firearms for purposes other than hunting is prohibited.

No camping allowed.