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Urban deer hunt kills 1,100 deer

Urban deer hunt kills 1,100 deer

October 10th, 2012 in News

Urban deer hunting this past weekend resulted in more than 1,100 deer killed in 12 Missouri counties, 71 of which were in Cole County.

Jim Low, spokesman for the Missouri Department of Conservation, said the weekend's cool weather helped contribute to the large amount of deer killed in the urban hunt this year. The urban hunt ran from Friday through Monday.

"The harvest always tends to be larger in the years when we have cool weather," Low said. "Deer are more active in ....