Isabel Wetland

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Isabel Wetland is a small but excellent public hunting area for waterfowl, pheasant, quail, rabbits, doves, turkey, and deer. It is mostly grassland with a natural wetland that has been enlarged to 41 acres by the construction of 2 dams. There are 4 separate marshes of which 3 can be pumped. Because of the extensive use of the area by waterfowl, Isabel Wetland is a non-toxic shot only area. Lead shot may not be possessed while hunting on the area. Depending on fall migration, waterfowl hunting can be excellent, although the area is small and sometimes crowded.

Manager: Todd Gatton
Phone:(620) 895-6446

Isportman registration

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Area News - Updated: 12/08/2006

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Manager: Todd Gatton
Phone:(620) 895-6446

Isportman registration


Special Regulations
  • Non-toxic shot only,
  • Daily Hunt Permits Required (Free in Parking Lots),
  • Camping is allowed in Parking lots only

Here is a complete list of Public Land Regulations or you can download the regulation summary.

History

The 440 acre area was purchased in 2 parcels, 1989 and 1999, to preserve wetland habitat and provide recreational opportunities. Ducks Unlimited assisted in purchasing part of the area. An historic sod barn, originally built in 1942 and since restored, is located on the property.

Isabel Facilities
Parking Area
  • Type of Cabin: Parking Lot
  • Location of Facility: 37.494410113 -98.53805212

Parking Area
  • Type of Cabin: Parking Lot
  • Location of Facility: 37.499596 -98.54730849

Parking Area
  • Type of Cabin: Parking Lot
  • Location of Facility: 37.49721007 -98.55584591

Historic Sod Barn
  • Type of Cabin: Historical
  • Location of Facility: 37.48781097 -98.53760278
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    Historic sod barn originally built in 1942 and since restored


Isabel Waterfowl Report
Waterfowl numbers Approximately 50 mallards observed 1/20/15.
Water level The pool along Hwy. 42 is nearly dry.  The main lake is approximately 75% full. The pools south and east of the main lake have some water.
Hunting conditions  
Expected hunting success  
Comments Daily Permit or Electronic Check-In Required - free in each parking lot. Instructions are posted. Only non-toxic shot is allowed on Isabel Wetland Wildlife Area for all species.