Elk City Waterfowl Report

Waterfowl numbers 3000-4000, mix of mallards, gadwall and mixed species.  5000 snows and a few canada geese around the county.  
Water level Reservoir at pool level with mud flats showing.
Hunting conditions Wetlands have excellent but rank moist soil vegetation and very good water, Quaker/Chetopa Creek access road is open during duck season. Some mud flats on the shoreline.
Expected hunting success Good conditions. Most of the birds are leaving the area and flying out to area ponds. The birds are educated and difficult to get back onto the reservoir before dark.
Comments For updated waterfowl numbers and weather conditions call (620) 331-6820. Individuals utilizing the wildlife area need to be aware of the refuge boundaries. Maps can be obtained at the Fisheries & Wildlife office (below the dam) or at the State Park (on the lake side).