Photo of three hunters with a 23-point buck in velvet.
See how video cameras are helping wildlife researchers learn more about whitetail deer.
Learn how conservation and carefully regulated hunting seasons helped restore great deer hunting to Missouri.
Follow these safety tips to avoid getting hurt when you hunt from elevated tree stands.
In summer, white-tailed deer are reddish-brown to tan above; in winter, they are grayish. The throat and belly are white. This common Missouri deer is named for the bright white of its flaglike tail.
MDC protects and manages Missouri's fish, forest, and wildlife resources. We also facilitate your participation in resource-management activities, and we provide opportunities for you to use, enjoy and learn about nature.