Firearms Deer Season Starts Saturday in the Show-Me State

(Iron County) Beginning Saturday morning, thousands of hunters will be heading to the woods for Missouri’s firearms deer season.

Sarah Ettinger-Dietzel is the conservation agent for Iron County.

She’s been seeing the whitetail in her county.

Ettinger-Dietzel says if you harvest a deer this season, you can no longer check it the old fashioned way.

Missouri’s firearms deer season runs this Saturday through Tuesday, November 22nd.

The late youth deer hunt will be November 25th through the 27th.

Antlerless firearms deer season, held in select counties, will be December 3rd through the 11th and the alternative methods deer hunt will start Christmas Eve and go through January 3rd.