Wilson Waterfowl Report -
Waterfowl numbers

2000+ ducks.

Majority Goldeneye, with Bufflehead and Mallards present as well. 

Canada geese present with flocks of snow geese traveling through the area on a more regular basis

Water level 1515.43 ft and steady; lake is 1/2 foot low. (Conservation pool is 1516.0 ft)
Hunting conditions

*Season is currently closed, and will re-open 01/23/2021*

Thin ice forms over night on Cedar Creek, Horseshoe Bend, and Spring Creek areas. Good diver hunting around most of the lake with mallards being more selective. Cedar Creek boat launch and creek has thin layer of ice along shorelines, and Elm Creek boat ramp was open as of Thursday, January 21 at 9 AM. More ice is expected to form over night, but may be gone by mid-day.

Expected hunting success fair

Boat ramps: Cedar Creek and Elm Creek boat ramps are open.

Low Plains Late: October 31-January 3; January 23-31, 2020

Zebra mussels are in Wilson Lake, so be sure to drain/dry/clean boats and equipment before moving to other areas.

Click HERE for Duck Season, Regulation, and Research information.

Click HERE for hunting regulations in Lucas Park, Minooka Park, and Sylvan Park.