G&F Forecast: Best Places for Missouri Deer Hunting in 2013 October, 2013

Missouri Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

... an estimated statewide deer population of 1.47 million whitetails...  an estimated average of 23.1 deer per square mile... total of 307,979 whitetails during all portions of the deer season in 2012. That total is the third largest deer harvest on record ... in 2006 and 2004 ... bagged 321,928 and 312,873 deer respectively... Missouri’s deer populations in our northern regions have been steadily decreasing over the past decade, while populations in southern Missouri have slowly been increasing..


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