|Waterfowl numbers||Only about 60 Blue-winged teal observed on the area's marshes.|
|Water level||Lake level = 1038; Conservation pool = 1036.|
|Hunting conditions||No ice cover.|
|Expected hunting success||Poor|
All hunters utilizing Melvern Wildlife Area are required to obtain a free daily hunt permit through the new electronic permit system. Hunters can register now to begin using the electronic system at https://kdwpt.isportsman.net/ For more information (click here). Waterfowl hunters utilizing the main lake are only required to obtain a permit when hunting west of Hoch Rd.
Refuge Area is CLOSED Oct. 1st through Jan. 15th