Texas County was in second place in the state in firearms deer season late Sunday afternoon, according to a Missouri Department of Conservation count.
Hunters have killed 1,646 deer in Texas County. The breakdown: Antlered bucks, 959; button bucks, 156; and does, 531.
Top counties in the state are: Franklin, 1,847, first; Texas, second; Callaway, 1,479; and Bollinger, 1,370.
In 2018, hunters killed 3,447 deer during the fall firearms season.