Two Roe deer on clearing

Firearm Deer Season Stats

The Missouri Department of Conservation says fewer deer were harvested during this year’s firearm portion of deer season.

This year’s total harvest was three-percent lower than last year, but two-percent higher than the previous five-year average.

The Conservation Department says that Missouri hunters harvested a total of 193,669 deer during firearms season.

The county with the biggest deer harvest was Franklin County, followed by Texas and Howell Counties.