Hillsdale Waterfowl Report

WATERFOWL USE

Few ducks and geese using the wildlife area sporadically wherever water is available. 

WATER LEVEL

Antioch Wetland - Currently pumping. Over 12 acre-feet pumped into Antioch as of 10/1. 

Browns Wetland, Upper Unit - The unit is approximately half full with plenty of millet and smartweed inundated. Pumped 29 acre-feet into the unit in early September.

Browns Wetland, Lower Unit - Low but huntable and pooled near the west end of the unit.

Youth-Mentor Wetland - Low. We will be unable to pump this unit this year; however, rainfall has maintained a pool that may hold some waterfowl.

Hillsdale Lake - 1 foot below normal elevation (See Army Corps Daily Report). Plenty of aquatic vegetation inundated particularly near the Waterfowl Refuge.