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Glen Elder Waterfowl Report

Waterfowl numbers

Estimate 900 puddle ducks (mostly mallards and teal) and 700 divers.

Mallard Migration Index (1)

Water level 2.1' below conservation pool and declining.
Hunting conditions No flooded vegetation and not much for shallow water areas.
Expected hunting success Fair

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Low Plains Early Duck Zone is located north of Highway 24.  This includes Granite and Oak Creek on the Glen Elder Wildlife Area.

Both Cawker City and Granite Creek Refuge closure dates are November 1st - January 31stThe refuges and youth/mentor areas are open at this time to the public.

The Youth/ Mentor hunting area is now located in the Granite Creek Refuge. If hunting with a youth 17 years and younger, hunting for all species (including shoreline hunting for waterfowl) will be allowed in the refuge area. 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.