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Missouri Youth Deer Harvest Mirrors Last Year

The early youth deer harvest was right with the total taken by young hunters last year.

The Missouri Department of Conservation reported 15,608 deer were taken by the youth hunters from ages 6 to 15 for 2021. The season took place this weekend.

Among the counties in the region,  Harrison County reported a harvest of 148.  Daviess County had 128.  Gentry County reported 83.  Grundy County’s harvest was 82.  Nodaway County took 82.  Mercer County checked in 72.  DeKalb County reported 47.  Worth County’s harvest was 29.

Missouri’s deer archery season continues through Nov. 12 and resumes Nov. 24 through Jan. 15, 2022. The November portion of firearms deer season runs Nov. 13-23 followed by the late youth portion Nov. 26-28. The antlerless portion of firearms deer season runs Dec. 4-12 followed by the alternative methods portion Dec. 25 through Jan. 4, 2022.


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