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      Bucks at Mingo

      During the managed hunt weekend, the refuge will have a partial refuge closure.  Bluff Road will be closed to Visitors west of the Boardwalk.  The Boardwalk, Red Mill Drive and the Public Hunt Area will remain open.  Muzzleloader Hunts are offered each year for deer hunters who have been selected through the State of Missouri managed draw system. Hunters may apply for annual muzzleloader hunt by contacting the Missouri Department of Conservation by mid-summer each year. General information is available to the public by visiting the state website at To apply directly for a hunt, access the interactive voice response telephone system between 4 a.m. and midnight using a touchtone phone at 1-800-829-2956 or go on-line to All hunters during the hunt must be licensed and abide by all applicable federal and state regulations. 

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Last Updated: Oct 18, 2011
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