Youth turkey hunters in Texas County bagged 51 birds during a special weekend season.
That’s up one from last year, according to a Missouri Department of Conservation report.
The count: adult gobblers, 35; juvenile gobblers, 16; and bearded hen, none.
Statewide, 3,944 were killed. The top counties in Missouri were: Franklin, 133; Osage, 100; and St. Genevieve, 77.