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Missouri Whitetail Deer Hunting Habitat Guide


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Missouri Whitetail Deer Harvest Data

Missouri's white-tailed deer harvest data is shown in the table below. The records show Missouri's white-tailed deer harvest for 2015 is 255045 deer with 113791 bucks and 141254 antlerless deer harvested.

The table includes the deer harvest density for Missouri's deer habitat as described below. The 2015 white-tailed deer harvest density for Missouri's deer habitat is 4.02 deer per square mile with 1.79 bucks per square mile and 2.22 antlerless deer per square mile.

DeerMissouri HarvestDeer Per Sq. Mile
Bucks1137911.79
Anterless 1412542.22
Total2550454.02

Missouri Whitetail Deer Habitat

Missouri's total land area is 69717 square miles. This includes 4873 square miles of urbanized areas, 1016 square miles of water, and other areas that are not considered as deer habitat. The potential deer habitat within Missouri is comprised of 63713 square miles of land distributed in the land types shown below.

Habitat Land TypeSquare Miles
Forest25509
Grassland21695
Crops14708
Wetland1437
Shrubland364
Total Habitat63713

Missouri Deer Hunting by County

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