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Deer harvest down from last year

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 193,669 deer during the November portion of firearms deer season, Nov. 11-21. Of the 193,669 deer harvested, 105,614 were antlered bucks, 16,081 were button bucks, and 71,974 were does. In Laclede County, 3,324 deer were harvested with 1,674 antlered bucks, 253 button bucks, and 1,397 does, according to MDC information available as of Friday morning. For more on this story, see the LCR.