|Waterfowl numbers||400 puddle ducks, mostly mallards and widgeon; 300 divers, mostly goldeneyes; 550 Canada geese|
|Mallard Migration Rank|| |
Mallard Migration Rank = 2
The Mallard Migration Rank is subjective and ranges from 0 (no mallards) to 10 (Peak Mallard Numbers)
Click here to learn more about the Mallard Migration Rank.
|Water level||1516.7; 3/4 ft above conservation pool and declining|
|Hunting conditions||Difficult from shore with 7 ft rise in lake elevation Since Sept 1; all ramps open, ice limited to far west end of lake;|
|Expected hunting success|
Wilson Reservoir is in the Low Plains Late Duck Zone which is currently closed.
Duck season will reopen Jan 21-29, 2017.
Canada geese open Oct. 29, 2016 - Jan. 1, 2017. Reopens Jan. 4 - Feb. 12, 2017.
White-fronted geese open Oct. 29, 2016 - Jan. 1, 2017. Reopens Jan. 21 - Feb. 12, 2017.
Light geese open Oct. 29, 2016 - Jan. 1, 2017. Reopens Jan. 4 - Feb. 12, 2017.
Refuge CLOSED SEPT 1 through JAN 31
Contact Corps of Engineers at 785-658-2551 for hunting restrictions around Minooka, Lucas and Sylvan Parks
Contact Wilson State Park at 785-658-2465 ext. 1 for hunting restrictions around Hell Creek and Otoe Parks