Weather frustrates deer hunters

Saturday, December 15, 2007 | 3:40 p.m. CST; updated 6:31 p.m. CDT, Thursday, July 17, 2008

COLUMBIA — For deer hunters, this year has been one of weather extremes. The firearms deer season last month was plagued by temperatures too warm for most hunters’ preferences. And this month’s nine-day antlerless deer season, which runs through Sunday, has been marked by ice that has kept hunters out of the woods and away from their stands.