114 deer harvested in Perry County during alternative methods season

RM staff


Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 9,965 deer during the alternative-methods portion of the firearms deer season, Dec. 25 - Jan. 4.

Top harvest counties were Osage with 223 deer harvested, Franklin with 211, and Callaway with 201. In Perry County, there were a total of 114 deer taken. This total included 17 antlered bucks, 13 button bucks and 84 does. 

The harvest total for last year’s alternative-methods portion was 14,623.

For current ongoing preliminary harvest totals by season, county, and type of deer, visit the MDC website at extra.mdc.mo.gov/widgets/harvest_table/.

For harvest summaries from past years, visit mdc.mo.gov/hunting-trapping/species/deer/deer-reports/deer-harvest-summaries.
Archery deer season runs through Saturday, Jan. 15.

Find more information on deer hunting from MDC’s 2021 Fall Deer and Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information booklet, available where permits are sold and online at mdc.mo.gov/sites/default/files/2021-06/2021FDT.pdf.


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