Glen Elder Waterfowl Report

Waterfowl numbers

Light goose numbers = 13,000 and decreasing.

Mallard numbers 3200.

Mallard Migration Index = 4

Water level Water level is about 2.6 feet below conservation (normal).
Hunting conditions No more ice
Expected hunting success Good for geese - Waterfowl are dispersed throughout the area where ever there is open water.  Birds are going out to feed on both public and private land.

Light Goose Conservation Order Feb 10 - April 30, 2014

Check Area News for updates.

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.