|Waterfowl numbers||No geese observed 2/4. 50% ice covered.|
|Water level||The pool along Hwy. 42 is approximately 50% full. The main lake is full and consists of open water (approx. 4-5 feet deep) with vegetation along the edges. The pool south of the main lake has some water, and the pool to the east of that is nearly full.|
|Hunting conditions||Regular duck season (Low Plains Late Zone) is Oct. 31, 2015 - Jan. 3, 2016 and Jan. 23-31, 2016.|
|Expected hunting success||50% ice covered.|
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 2015-2016.
Only non-toxic shot is allowed on Isabel Wetland Wildlife Area for all species.