Callaway County hunters kill over 1,600 deer for opening weekend

Annie Ramsey, 11, of Salisbury, Mo., harvested this buck while hunting on private land in Chariton County on Sunday of opening weekend. She was among the hunters in Missouri who harvested 90,334 deer during opening weekend of the November portion of Missouri's firearms deer season Nov. 11 and 12, 2023. Photo credit: Mark Ramsey.

Hunters found plenty of game in Callaway County during the opening weekend of deer season.

Approximately 1,645 deer were harvested from Callaway County on Saturday and Sunday, according to preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation.