KDWPT / KDWPT Info / Locations / Wildlife Areas / Region 1 / Glen Elder / Glen Elder Waterfowl Report

Glen Elder Waterfowl Report

Waterfowl numbers

Mallard numbers around 8,500

Light geese 170,000.

Mallard Migration Index (7)

Water level 2.2' below conservation pool and steady.
Hunting conditions Ice coverage 10%.
Expected hunting success Good.  Birds are staying on a few open spots in the middle of the lake and on the South Fork Solomon River.

Check Area News for updates.

Light goose conservation order open February 16 - April 30, 2015.

Low Plains Early Duck Zone north of Highway 24 is CLOSED.

Low Plains Late Duck Zone which is majority of the property (south of Hwy 24) CLOSED.

Canada and White-fronted goose seasons are CLOSED.

Both Cawker City and Granite Creek Refuge closure dates are November 1st - January 31stThe refuges are open to the public until that time.

The Youth/ Mentor hunting area is now located in the Granite Creek Refuge and is in effect from October 1 - January 31. Waterfowl hunting from the shoreline area is allowed in the Youth-Mentor Area as long as EACH adult is hunting with a youth 17 years or younger. Boats of any sort are prohibited in the Granite Creek Refuge.

Zebra Mussels have been confirmed in Waconda Lake. Be sure to dry boats and equipment before moving to other waters.