Howell County is Third in MO for Deer Harvest
Wed, 12/01/2021 - 12:12pm admin
Amanda Mendez, Publisher
Preliminary data published by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) on November 24 shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 187,967 deer during the November portion of firearms deer season. Of the 187,967 deer harvested, 101,501 were antlered bucks, 16,435 were button bucks, and 70,031 were does. Hunters killed 10,198 more deer this year than they harvested in the 2020 firearms season.
Top harvest counties were Franklin with 4,144 deer harvested, Texas with 4,050, and Howell with 3,245. Hunters in Howell County checked in 1563 antlered bucks, 328 button bucks, and 1,354 does during firearms season this November.