The Missouri Department of Conservation reported hunters bagged 587
turkeys in the spring firearms season.

The season ended Sunday.

The breakdown for the spring firearms season in Texas County was 441 adult
gobblers, 132 juvenile gobblers and 14 bearded hens.

First in the state was Franklin County with 798. Other leaders: Callaway
(614), Gasconade  (606), Osage (590) and Texas (587).

State tabulations are at:

Last year, hunters in the county killed 666.

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