| Waterfowl numbers
|| 4000-5000, mixed bag of mostly divers, teal, pintails, shovelers, and a few more mallards showing up. Some white-fronts moving through.
| Water level
|| Reservoir up 0.3 feet.
| Hunting conditions
|| Wetlands have excellent but rank moist soil vegetation and very good water but starting to freeze. Quaker/Chetopa Creek access road is open during duck season. Some mud flats on the shoreline.
| Expected hunting success
|| Good conditions, depending upon weather and reservoir water levels.
|| 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).