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Wilson Waterfowl Report

Waterfowl numbers

6000 Mallards and another 2000+ divers; 2500 Canada geese, 1000 Snows

Low Plains Late Duck Zone Season: Oct. 26-Dec. 29, 2013 AND Jan. 18-Jan. 26, 2014

Mallard Migration Rank

Mallard Migration Rank = 10.

The Mallard Migration Rank is subjective and ranges from 0 (no mallards) to 10 (Peak Mallard Numbers)

Click here to learn more about the Mallard Migration Rank.

Water level 1510.64 ft.; 5.4 ft below normal pool.
Hunting conditions 60% ice cover; Birds moving to private lands to feed, but opportunities along shorelines; 
Expected hunting success Good; Birds loafing along ice lines and on open waters; also sitting off points near Lucas, Pelican Point to Spillway Boat Ramp

Cedar Creek boat ramp is NOT OPEN due to low water conditions

Elm Creek Boat Ramp is iced up.

Refuge CLOSED NOV 1 through JAN 31

Contact Corps of Engineers at 785-658-2551 for hunting restrictions around Minooka, Lucas and Sylvan Parks

Contact Wilson State Park at 785-658-2465 ext. 1 for hunting restrictions around Hell Creek & Otoe Parks

To track the 2013-2014 waterfowl migration and post your hunting results visit Ducks Unlimited's Migration Map by clicking the link below:

Ducks Unlimited Waterfowl Migration Map