Missouri Hunters Check 1,846 Birds During Fall Firearms Turkey Season

Missouri’s fall firearms turkey season numbers are up slightly from last year.

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation shows that hunters checked 1,846 turkeys during the fall firearms turkey season, October 1-31.

The top harvest county was Franklin, with 70 birds harvested.

Gasconade was second with 52, and Laclede took third with 50.

Hunters harvested 1,836 birds during the 2021 fall firearms turkey season.