Missouri’s 2010-2011 archery deer harvest dipped by 17%, following a trend seen during the various portions of firearms deer season. The fall turkey harvest also declined.
Bow hunters checked 43,281 deer during the archery deer and turkey season Sept. 15 through Nov. 12 and Nov. 24 through Jan. 15. That is 8,691 fewer than during the 2009-10 archery season, which set a record high.
Top archery deer harvest counties were