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Science and the Environment

Numbers For Opening Weekend Of Deer Season Released

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Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 88,843 deer during the opening weekend of the November portion of the fall firearms deer season.   That number is down from last year.

Top harvest counties for opening weekend were Franklin with 2,078 deer checked, Texas with 1,931, and Callaway with 1,735.

Last year, hunters checked 99,470 deer during the opening weekend of the November portion of firearms deer season.

The season continues through November 26. 

For current ongoing preliminary harvest totals by season, county, and type of deer, click here.

For harvest summaries from past years, click here