Motorcycle Hits Deer

Two people from Iowa were injured early Monday afternoon when their motorcycle struck a deer in Sullivan County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 65-year-old Kevin Whisler of Centerview, Iowa was driving his 2015 Harley Davidson motorcycle on Missouri 139, one and a half miles south of Humphreys when the motorcycle struck a deer, ejecting Whisler and his passenger, […]

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Managed Deer Hunt Registration Opens July 1

The Missouri Department of Conservation will have more than 100 Managed Deer Hunts this fall and they will begin the application for those hunts on July 1st.  The MDC says the hunts will include archery, muzzleloading, and modern firearms from mid-September through mid-January at conservation areas, state and other parks, national wildlife refuges, and other public areas.  Some managed hunts […]

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24 New CWD Cases – 5 In Linn County

Twenty-four new cases of Chronic Wasting Disease or CWD were found this year in the state of Missouri, including five in the area counties.  The Missouri Department of Conservation tested 27,000 tissue samples submitted this season from hunter-harvested deer.  The MDC says the 24 cases were found in the following counties: 5 in Linn, 2 in Adair, 5 in Franklin, […]

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2020/2021 Deer And Turkey Seasons Set

Even though the 2019/20 Deer season is not complete, the Missouri Department of Conservation has released the dates for the 2020 Turkey and 2020/21 Deer Seasons. 2020 SPRING AND FALL TURKEY HUNTING DATES Spring Youth Portion: April 4 and 5 Regular Spring Turkey Season: April 20 through May 10 Fall Firearms Turkey Season: Oct. 1 – 31 2020 – 2021 […]

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Deer Harvest Going Well

The firearms Deer Season runs through next Tuesday and it already looks like the harvest numbers will be better than last year.  The 2018 season, November firearm portion saw 200,738 deer taken and an additional 13,645 for the early youth season. So far this year, the deer harvest totals are at 200,644.  In the local counties that total is 11,452. […]

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Car/Deer Accident Leaves Chillicothe Man Injured

An accident Thursday night in Caldwell County left a Chillicothe man with minor injuries.  State Troopers report the Car/Deer accident happened on US 36, east of Breckenridge at about 10:10 pm.  Twenty-six-year-old Matthew Nefferdorf was eastbound when he struck a deer in the roadway.  Nefferdorf was taken to Hedrick Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries.  He was wearing a […]

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