Boone County hunters kill hundreds more deer than last year

Weather among the primary reasons for higher numbers opening weekend
Monday, November 15, 2010 | 7:48 p.m. CST

COLUMBIA — This weekend marked the beginning of Sean Ernst's first firearms deer season as the Missouri Department of Conservation's Boone County agent. Although hunters in Boone County killed 327 more deer than they did opening weekend last year, Ernst said he didn't feel overworked.