Final Spring Turkey Hunt Local Harvest Numbers
(Farmington) The Missouri Department of Conservation says turkey hunters checked 41,970 birds during the regular spring turkey season which wrapped up on Sunday.
The top county in the state was Franklin with 973 birds harvested.
Other local counties and their turkey harvest numbers have Crawford with 635 turkeys harvested, Dent County 608, Ste. Genevieve County 585 birds, Bollinger 493, Jefferson 468, Washington County harvested 426 turkeys, Perry had 413, Shannon 383, St. Francois 327, Wayne County had 290 birds, Madison 218, Reynolds 197 and Iron County hunters brought 180 wild turkeys during the regular spring season.
Young turkey hunters also harvested 2,566 turkeys during their weekend hunt, bringing the overall spring turkey harvest in Missouri to 44,536.
That’s the highest harvest total since 2016.