Melvern Lake/Wildlife Area Waterfowl Report -
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    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