|Waterfowl numbers||No waterfowl observed 1/4. 100% ice-covered.|
|Water level||The west pool adjacent to Hwy. 42 is nearly dry. The main lake is full. The pool south of the main lake is nearly dry, and there is water to the east of that on the east side of the county road.|
|Hunting conditions||100% ice-covered|
|Expected hunting success||Regular duck season (Low Plains Late Zone) is Oct. 28-Dec. 31, 2017 and Jan. 20-28, 2018.|
Hunters are encouraged to use the electronic Daily Hunt Permit system this year.
KDWPT IMPLEMENTED AN ELECTRONIC PERMIT SYSTEM STARTING 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 2017-2018.
Only non-toxic shot is allowed on Isabel Wetland Wildlife Area for all species.