|Waterfowl numbers||Approximately 200 whitefronts and 50 Canadas mixed with 1,000 ducks - mallards, pintail, green-winged teal.|
|Water level||The west pool adjacent to Hwy. 42 is approximately 70 full. The main lake full. The pool south of the main lake is nearly full.|
|Hunting conditions||20% ice cover 2/9.|
|Expected hunting success||Duck season (Low Plains Late Zone) is Oct. 29, 2016 through Jan. 1, 2017 and Jan. 21-29, 2017.|
Hunters are encouraged to use the electronic Daily Hunt Permit system being introduced this year. This will eventually replace the paper permits.
KDWPT IS IMPLEMENTING AN ELECTRONIC PERMIT SYSTEM FOR THE 2015-2016 HUNTING SEASONS
HUNTERS NEED TO CREATE AN ACCOUNT IN iSportsman BY GOING TO https://kdwpt.isportsman.net AND FOLLOW THESE SIMPLE DIRECTIONS:
1. Scroll down the left side of the page to the blue "register" button.
2. Provide hunter information.
ONCE REGISTERED, HUNTERS WILL BE ABLE TO CALL OR LOG ONTO THE SYSTEM SEPTEMBER 1 AND GET THEIR PERMIT FOR THE DOVE OPENER.
PAPER PERMITS ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE AT ISABEL WETLANDS. iSportsman WILL BE USED EXCLUSIVELY ON THIS AREA IN 2016-2017.
Only non-toxic shot is allowed on Isabel Wetland Wildlife Area for all species.