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- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)2
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Hunters bag 28,991 turkeys in first week
Department of Conservation
JEFFERSON CITY -- Hunters bagged 28,991 turkeys during the first week of Missouri's 21-day spring turkey season. That is fewer than the first-week harvest record set in 2000, but more than last year.
Texas County led state harvest totals with 690 birds killed, followed by Laclede County with 620 and Howell County with 604. Central Missouri had the largest regional harvest, with 4,360 birds. In Southeast Missouri 2,974 turkeys were taken
The three-week spring turkey season ends Sunday.