Marais des Cygnes Waterfowl Report
|Waterfowl numbers||Few teal.|
|Mallard migration rank||
MMR = 0.
0 = No Mallards, 1 = Very Few Mallards, 5 = Moderate Numbers, 10 = Peak
|Water levels||Heavy rain on Sept. 3rd provided some runoff. A little water in most units, but best water in F Units.|
|Hunting/ Habitat conditions||Fair unless we receive more runoff rain. We do not anticipate pumping for teal season. Relatively light hunting pressure.|
|Hunting success||Saturday (9/20) thru Tuesday (9/23): 42 teal / 40 hunters = 1.1 success. Season: 365 teal / 179 hunters = 2.0 success.|
Waterfowl report is updated only if there are significant changes in waterfowl numbers or hunting conditions.
Teal hunters must register before hunting and report harvest after the hunt (KAR 115-8-1). Notice: You must fill out reports completely and accurately. False reports will be prosecuted.
Outboard motors are restricted on this wildlife area and are allowed in Unit G and in the boat lane only in Unit A-East. Outboards are not allowed in any other wetland units. Electric trolling motors are unrestricted. Boats must be operated at wakeless speed.