|Waterfowl Numbers|| |
800+ Teal-Combination Blue and Greenwing. Several Thousand "Big Ducks" also (Wood Ducks, Wigeon, Gadwall, Mallard and Pintail) 200 Resident Canada Geese.
NO ACCESS IN THE CLOSED PORTION OF THE LAND REFUGE SEPT. 1 - JAN. 31
NO ACCESS IN THE CLOSED PORTION OF THE WATER REFUGE NOV. 1 - JAN. 31
|Water level||Reservoir Elevation - 2132.4 (11.6 ft. low)|
|Hunting conditions||Shoreline hunting is still difficult with flooded shoreline vegetation|
|Expected hunting success||Good, if you can find a place to set decoys. Hunters accessing by boat should be more successful.|
Cedar Bluff Wildlife Area and Reservoir are in the Low Plains Late Duck Zone
Low Plains Late Duck Zone Season Dates
Teal - Sept 11-26 Duck - Oct. 30-Jan. 2 and Jan. 22-30
Dark and Light Geese - Oct. 30-31 and Nov. 2-Feb 13
White-fronted Geese - Oct 30-Jan. 2 and Jan.22-Feb 13
Contact Cedar Bluff Area Office 785-726-3212 for more information.
Water Refuge is in effect November 1- January 31
Land Refuge is in effect September 1 - January 31
North Shore State Park is Closed to Hunting.
Youth / Mentor hunting is also available
Zebra Mussels, Eurasian Milfoil, and Phragmites are present in Cedar Bluff Reservoir. Please clean and dry all equipment, decoys and boats before hunting other bodies of water.