Fewer Deer Taken This Year During November Firearms Season
Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation shows that deer hunters in the state harvested 176,604 deer during the November portion of firearms deer season, which ran Nov. 14-24.
Of the 176,604 deer harvested, 95,654 were antlered bucks, 16,045 were button bucks, and 64,905 were does.
Top harvest counties were Howell with 3,496 deer harvested, Franklin with 3,409, and Texas with 3,374.
Last year hunters checked 179,960 deer during the November portion of firearms deer season.
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