MDC reports 9,981 deer taken during alternative-methods portion

Top harvest counties were Osage, Franklin and Callaway
Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 9,981 deer during the alternative-methods portion of the fi rearms deer season, Dec. 25, 2021 to Jan. 4, 2022. Top harvest counties were Osage with 223 deer harvested, Franklin with 211, and Callaway with 201.
The harvest total for last year’s alternative- methods portion was 14,623.
For current ongoing preliminary harvest totals by season, county, and type of deer, visit the MDC website at extra.
Archery deer season runs through Jan. 15.
Find more information on deer hunting from MDC’s 2021 Fall Deer & Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information booklet, available where permits are sold and online at sites/default/fi les/2021-06/2021FDT. pdf.
Local totals:
Greene County
Antlered bucks - 25
Button bucks - 7
Does - 37
Total - 69
Lawrence County
Antlered bucks - 16
Button bucks - 6
Does - 17
Total - 39


Lawrence County Record

312 S. Hickory St.
Mt. Vernon, MO, 65712


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