Missouri Late Young Hunters Deer Totals

MDC reports young hunters checked 1,909 deer during late youth portion

Top harvest counties were Osage, Lincoln, and Callaway.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that young hunters ages 6 through 15 harvested 1,909 deer during Missouri’s late youth portion of the 2019 deer hunting season, Nov. 29 through Dec. 1. Of the 1,909 deer harvested, 752 were antlered bucks, 200 were button bucks, and 957 were does.

Top counties for the late youth portion were Osage with 63 deer checked, Lincoln with 45, and Callaway with 41.

Last year’s harvest total for the late youth portion was 2,595 with 1,160 being antlered bucks, 338 button bucks, and 1,097 does.