Hillsdale Waterfowl Report
|Waterfowl Numbers||Species identified during our most recent waterfowl survey (12/11/14) included mallard, hooded merganser, redhead, common goldeneye, bufflehead, and Canada geese. Please remember the WATERFOWL REFUGE WILL REMAIN CLOSED TO HUNTING THROUGH THE LATE WATERFOWL SEASON|
Antioch Wetland - Over half full. Greater than 40 acre-feet pumped.
Browns Wetland, Upper Unit - Approximately half full with plenty of millet and smartweed inundated. Pumped >30 acre-feet into the unit.
Browns Wetland, Lower Unit - Sufficient for hunting.
Youth-Mentor Wetland - Low. We were unable to pump this unit in 2014; however, rainfall has maintained a pool that may hold some waterfowl.
Hillsdale Lake - Normal elevation (See Army Corps Daily Report). Plenty of aquatic vegetation inundated particularly near the Waterfowl Refuge.