Over Eleven Thousand Deer Harvested During Youth Deer Firearms Season

11,118 deer were harvested during Missouri’s early youth portion of the 2023 deer hunting season this past weekend on October 28th and 29th.

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation was released this (Monday) morning and showed Franklin was the top county with 258 deer harvested.

Audrain County checked in with 99, Boone County with 106, and Callaway County with 214 deer harvested.

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