|Waterfowl numbers|| |
Approximately 500 - 600 teal
Also some groups of wood ducks. IDENTIFY YOUR TARGETS!
Mallard Migration Index ()
|Water level||1.6 feet above conservation pool.|
|Hunting conditions||Lots of flooded vegetation for birds to feed and hide in.|
|Expected hunting success||Good, with high water much of the area should be attractive for teal.|
Low Plains Teal Zone Sept. 10 - 25, 2016.
Check Area News for updates.
Both Cawker City and Granite Creek Refuge closure dates are November 1st - January 31st. The refuges are open to the public until that time.
The Youth/ Mentor hunting area is now located in the Granite Creek Refuge and is in effect from October 1 - January 31. Waterfowl hunting from the shoreline area is allowed in the Youth-Mentor Area as long as EACH adult is hunting with a youth 17 years or younger. Boats of any sort are prohibited in the Granite Creek Refuge.
Zebra Mussels have been confirmed in Waconda Lake. Be sure to dry boats and equipment before moving to other waters.