While Missouri’s firearms deer season ended over a week ago, Missouri still has several small game hunting seasons to participate in. Shelby County Conservation Agent Kevin Lockard…

Many of these seasons are ideal for beginner hunters. Lockard says shooting at smaller game is good training for young hunters.

Lockard adds the strategies for hunting squirrels and rabbits are similar.

Anyone over the age of 16 looking to participate in these seasons is required to have a small game hunting permit.