Managed Deer Hunts 2009-2010

ARCHERY (13 hunts - longbow, recurve bow, or compound bow)
13 Hunts: TOTAL = 660 2,660 25% 502 31 140 39 210 42%
# Hunt Name Date Bag Limit Hunter Quota Number Applied Chance Actual Hunters Bucks Does Button Bucks Total Hunter Success
11 Bicentennial CA Dec. 5-13 D 30 125 24% 21 2 7 0 9 33%
12 Blue and Gray CP Oct. 31 - Nov. 13 G 40 393 10% 27 5 25 6 36 100%
13 Blue and Gray CP Dec. 5-18 G 40 148 27% 34 1 12 2 15 35%
14 Burr Oak Woods CA* Nov. 2-4 D 35 129 27% 33 0 3 3 6 18%
15 Caney Mountain CA Oct. 31 - Nov. 1 B 100 87 100% 60 2 2 1 5 8%
16 Fellows Lake Nov. 1 - Dec. 31 E 25 198 13% 21 0 5 0 5 19%
17 James A. Reed WA* Oct. 31 - Nov. 8 D1 50 208 24% 45 1 6 4 11 20%
18 Jerry Smith Park* / Saeger Woods CA* Nov. 2-22 G 20 108 19% 19 4 11 2 17 53%
19 Longview Lake CP Oct. 31 - Nov. 13 G 45 599 8% 41 9 26 9 44 66%
21 Longview Lake CP Dec. 5-18 G 45 154 29% 34 2 21 5 28 50%
22 Otter Slough CA Oct. 1-14 A 15 45 33% 10 0 3 0 3 30%
23 Otter Slough CA Jan. 1-15 B 15 152 10% 13 1 0 1 2 15%
24 Peck Ranch CA Nov. 6-8 B1 200 314 64% 144 4 19 6 29 20%
ARCHERY or CROSSBOW (21 hunts - longbow, recurve bow, compound bow, or crossbow)
21 Hunts: TOTAL = 2,000 7,117 28% 1,459 55 166 39 260 18%
# Hunt Name Date Bag Limit Hunter Quota Number Applied Chance Actual Hunters Bucks Does Button Bucks Total Hunter Success
25 August A. Busch CA Sept. 26 - Oct. 4 C 150 666 23% 126 9 24 9 42 26%
26 August A. Busch CA Oct. 12-23 C 150 931 16% 127 4 19 4 27 17%
27 August A. Busch CA Dec. 14-31 C 300 1,012 30% 242 9 28 3 40 14%
28 Columbia Bottom CA Oct. 1-18 F 40 268 15% 34 0 6 2 8 24%
29 Columbia Bottom CA Oct. 28 - Nov. 15 F 40 469 9% 31 2 4 2 8 26%
31 Columbia Bottom CA Dec. 1-21 F 40 94 43% 31 0 3 0 3 10%
32 Columbia Bottom CA Dec. 26 - Jan. 15 F 45 166 27% 32 0 3 0 3 6%
33 Forest 44 CA Oct. 5-18 C 75 239 31% 58 0 15 3 18 26%
34 Forest 44 CA Dec. 1-31 C 100 235 43% 55 0 1 0 1 2%
35 Marais Temps Clair CA Sept. 15-27 B 20 10 100% 8 0 1 0 1 13%
36 Marais Temps Clair CA Oct. 31 - Nov. 2 and Nov. 6-9 B 10 42 24% 4 0 0 0 0 0%
37 Marais Temps Clair CA Jan. 1-15 B 20 31 65% 8 0 0 0 0 0%
38 Rockwoods Range Nov. 1-30 C 75 271 28% 59 5 5 1 11 19%
39 Rockwoods Range Dec. 1-31 C 75 125 60% 50 4 2 1 7 12%
41 St. Stanislaus CA Oct. 24 - Nov. 15 C 30 162 19% 21 3 3 1 7 29%
42 St. Stanislaus CA Nov. 21 - Dec. 13 C 30 56 54% 18 0 0 0 0 0%
43 Weldon Spring CA Sept. 15 - Oct. 4 C 150 222 68% 111 2 10 3 15 12%
44 Weldon Spring CA Oct. 12-23 C 150 275 55% 122 5 14 0 19 13%
45 Weldon Spring CA Dec. 14 - Jan. 15 C 300 467 64% 201 4 7 2 13 6%
46 Whetstone Creek CA Oct. 1-16 and Oct. 19 - Nov. 8 F1 100 1,309 8% 84 8 20 7 35 31%
47 Whetstone Creek CA Dec. 3 - Jan. 1 H 100 67 100% 37 0 1 1 2 5%
MUZZLELOADING or CAP-&-BALL FIREARMS (20 hunts)
20 Hunts: TOTAL = 1,660 11,857 14% 1,451 119 324 112 555 38%
# Hunt Name Date Bag Limit Hunter Quota Number Applied Chance Actual Hunters Bucks Does Button Bucks Total Hunter Success
48 Burr Oak Woods CA* Dec. 7-9 D 20 63 32% 17 1 5 2 8 35%
49 Caney Mountain CA Oct. 17-19 B 250 567 44% 224 24 8 6 38 17%
51 Drury-Mincy CA Oct. 24-26 B 250 602 42% 220 11 15 3 29 13%
52 Fleming Park (west)* Nov. 2-4 G 40 439 9% 34 8 19 8 35 56%
53 Fleming Park (east)* Dec. 2-4 G 50 271 18% 42 3 21 14 38 57%
54 Fleming Park (west)* Dec. 9-11 G 40 145 28% 33 3 16 3 22 48%
55 Forest 44 CA Nov. 9-10 C 30 459 7% 28 2 2 1 5 18%
56 Forest 44 CA Nov. 16-17 C 30 84 36% 25 4 2 2 8 28%
57 James A. Reed WA* Nov. 9-13 D1 40 193 21% 38 3 7 3 13 26%
58 James A. Reed WA* Nov. 16-20 D1 40 39 100% 36 0 5 3 8 22%
59 Mingo NWR Dec. 5-6 D 160 2,130 8% 147 7 19 10 36 18%
61 Monkey Mountain CP* Nov. 4-6 G 25 326 8% 22 9 20 7 36 86%
62 Peck Ranch CA Dec. 12-13 B1 200 1,032 19% 167 8 26 11 45 27%
63 Pelican Island CA Oct. 31 - Nov. 2 G 80 840 10% 66 19 38 11 68 64%
64 Rockwoods Reservation* Nov. 30 - Dec. 1 D 30 233 13% 25 0 12 4 16 48%
65 Shaw Nature Reserve Dec. 12-13 H 85 650 13% 72 0 10 1 11 15%
66 Squaw Creek NWR Jan. 2-3 H 125 726 17% 104 2 43 10 55 39%
67 Swan Lake NWR (east)* Dec. 5-6 B1 40 1,183 3% 38 8 5 0 13 34%
68 Swan Lake NWR (west)* Dec. 5-6 B1 40 1,560 3% 39 7 3 1 11 28%
69 Watkins Mill SP Dec. 12-13 H 85 315 27% 74 0 48 12 60 55%
HISTORIC METHODS (3 hunts - muzzleloading or cap-&-ball firearms; longbow, recurve bow, compound bow, or crossbow)
3 Hunts: TOTAL = 300 1,252 24% 267 10 60 15 85 32%
# Hunt Name Date Bag Limit Hunter Quota Number Applied Chance Actual Hunters Bucks Does Button Bucks Total Hunter Success
71 August A. Busch CA Nov. 14-16 E 100 169 59% 85 0 25 4 29 27%
72 August A. Busch CA Nov. 18-20 D 100 431 23% 91 6 31 10 47 42%
73 August A. Busch CA Nov. 22-24 B 100 652 15% 91 4 4 1 9 10%
SHOTGUNS (2 hunts - with slugs only)
2 Hunts: TOTAL = 45 366 12% 38 2 4 4 10 26%
# Hunt Name Date Bag Limit Hunter Quota Number Applied Chance Actual Hunters Bucks Does Button Bucks Total Hunter Success
74 Columbia Bottom CA Nov. 21-27 E 30 154 19% 24 0 2 4 6 21%
75 Marais Temps Clair CA Oct. 3-14 B 15 212 7% 14 2 2 0 4 29%
FIREARMS (12 hunts - centerfire, shotguns with slugs, spring / air / gas rifles only)
12 Hunts: TOTAL = 665 4,556 15% 567 41 220 91 352 62%
71 Hunts: GRAND TOTAL = 5,330 27,808 19% 4,284 258 914 300 1,472 34%
# Hunt Name Date Bag Limit Hunter Quota Number Applied Chance Actual Hunters Bucks Does Button Bucks Total Hunter Success
76 Clarence Cannon NWR* Jan. 2-3 H 40 427 9% 29 0 22 9 31 55%
77 Knob Noster SP Jan. 9-10 H 100 743 13% 68 2 42 22 66 54%
78 Lamine River CA Jan. 8-10 H 75 356 21% 52 0 45 12 57 67%
79 Prairie Fork CA Nov. 16-18 G1 15 77 19% 17 0 4 5 9 47%
81 Prairie Fork CA Nov. 30 - Dec. 2 G1 15 99 15% 16 1 4 2 7 31%
82 Stockton Lake SP Dec. 12-13 H 65 466 14% 61 0 31 9 40 48%
83 Talbot CA Nov. 28-29 A 25 28 89% 24 0 2 1 3 13%
84 Weldon Spring CA Nov. 14-16 B 100 665 15% 87 21 9 2 32 37%
85 Weldon Spring CA Nov. 22-24 B 100 453 22% 92 11 6 5 22 24%
86 Whetstone Creek CA Oct. 17-18 E 50 368 14% 47 0 17 7 24 40%
87 Whetstone Creek CA Nov. 16-18 G1 40 413 10% 40 5 19 7 31 55%
88 Whetstone Creek CA Nov. 30 - Dec. 2 G1 40 461 9% 34 1 19 10 30 65%
YOUTH-ONLY SHOTGUNS (1 hunt - with slugs only)
1 Hunt: TOTAL = 25 38 66% 16 4 0 0 4 25%
# Hunt Name Date Bag Limit Hunter Quota Number Applied Chance Actual Hunters Bucks Does Button Bucks Total Hunter Success
89 Columbia Bottom CA* Oct. 24-25 B 25 38 66% 16 4 0 0 4 25%
YOUTH-ONLY FIREARMS (8 hunts - centerfire cartridges, shotguns with slugs, spring / air / gas rifles only)
8 Hunts: TOTAL = 290 728 40% 254 51 54 19 124 49%
9 Hunts: TOTAL = 315 766 41% 270 55 54 19 128 47%
80 Hunts: GRAND TOTAL = 5,645 28,574 20% 4,554 313 968 319 1,600 35%
# Hunt Name Date Bag Limit Hunter Quota Number Applied Chance Actual Hunters Bucks Does Button Bucks Total Hunter Success
91 August A. Busch CA* Oct. 24-25 B 60 214 28% 54 4 9 4 17 31%
Charles W. Green CA* Oct. 31 - Nov. 1 B 5 5 100% 5 2 1 0 3 60%
92 Davisdale CA* Oct. 24-25 G 35 66 53% 28 3 7 1 11 32%
93 Peck Ranch CA* Oct. 3-4 B 60 68 88% 51 7 9 8 24 47%
94 Smithville Lake* Dec. 12-13 C1 30 79 38% 28 2 25 4 31 75%
95 Swan Lake NWR (east)* Nov. 7-8 B 20 78 26% 19 12 0 0 12 63%
96 Swan Lake NWR (west)* Nov. 7-8 B 20 131 15% 19 14 1 0 15 79%
97 Weldon Spring CA* Oct. 24-25 B 60 87 69% 50 7 2 2 11 22%
PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES MUZZLELOADING or CAP-&-BALL FIREARMS (4 hunts)
4 Hunts: TOTAL = 14 16 88% 13 3 5 1 9 69%
# Hunt Name Date Bag Limit Hunter Quota Number Applied Chance Actual Hunters Bucks Does Button Bucks Total Hunter Success
Clearwater Lake ML Nov. 7-8 C 2 4 50% 2 0 1 0 1 50%
Mingo NWR Dec. 5-6 D 5 5 100% 5 1 3 1 5 80%
Shaw Nature Reserve Dec. 12-13 F 2 2 100% 2 1 0 0 1 50%
Squaw Creek NWR Dec. 12-13 C1 5 5 100% 4 1 1 0 2 50%
PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES HISTORIC METHODS (1 hunt - muzzleloading or cap-&-ball firearms; longbow, recurve bow, compound bow, or crossbow)
1 Hunt: TOTAL = 12 17 71% 12 1 8 2 11 58%
# Hunt Name Date Bag Limit Hunter Quota Number Applied Chance Actual Hunters Bucks Does Button Bucks Total Hunter Success
Bois D’Arc CA Oct. 10-11 C 12 17 71% 12 1 8 2 11 58%
PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES FIREARMS (5 hunts - centerfire, shotguns with slugs, spring / air / gas rifles only)
5 Hunts: TOTAL = 130 158 82% 130 42 49 15 106 82%
10 Hunts: TOTAL = 156 191 82% 155 46 62 18 126 81%
90 Hunts: GRAND TOTAL = 5,801 28,765 20% 4,709 359 1,030 337 1,726 37%
# Hunt Name Date Bag Limit Hunter Quota Number Applied Chance Actual Hunters Bucks Does Button Bucks Total Hunter Success
Smithville Lake Nov. 21-22 F 60 78 77% 60 26 32 11 69 58%
Stockton Lake ML Nov. 7-8 C 20 20 100% 20 3 4 2 9 25%
Swan Lake NWR Oct. 31 - Nov. 1 C 10 10 100% 10 4 2 0 6 50%
Truman Lake Nov. 7-8 F 25 30 83% 25 8 10 2 20 48%
Wappapello Lake ML Oct. 24-25 B 15 20 75% 15 1 1 0 2 13%

*Hunters were required to attend a mandatory pre

*Hunters were required to attend a mandatory pre-hunt orientation; those who did not attend were disqualified.

‡Participants were selected from among attendees of MDC’s Hunting Skills University. For more information, contact the MDC Central Regional Office at 573-884-6861.

1Antlered deer had to have at least one antler with at least 4 points.
A = 1 antlerless deer
B = 1 deer of either sex
C = 2 deer, but only 1 antlered
D = 2 deer, but only 1 antlered; had to take and check-in antlerless deer before taking antlered deer
E = 2 antlerless deer
F = 3 deer, but only 1 antlered
G = 3 deer, but only 1 antlered; had to take and check-in 1 antlerless deer before taking antlered deer
H = 3 antlerless deer

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