Marais des Cygnes Waterfowl Report

Waterfowl numbers 500 teal.
Mallard migration rank

MMR = 0.

0 = No Mallards, 1 = Very Few Mallards, 5 = Moderate Numbers, 10 = Peak

Water levels Heavy rain on Sept. 3rd provided some runoff.  A little water in most units, but best water in F Units.
Hunting/ Habitat conditions Fair unless we receive more runoff rain.  We do not anticipate pumping for teal season.
Hunting success  Saturday:  201 teal / 53 hunters = 3.8 success.  Sunday:  50 teal / 41 hunters = 1.2 success.
Comments

Teal hunters must register before hunting and report harvest after the hunt. Marais des Cygnes WA waterfowl hunters are required to register daily at headquarters before hunting and report harvest after the hunt (KAR 115-8-1). Notice: You must fill out reports completely and accurately. False reports will be prosecuted.

Outboard motors are restricted on this wildlife area and are allowed in Unit G and in the boat lane only in Unit A-East. Outboards are not allowed in any other wetland units. Electric trolling motors are unrestricted. Boats must be operated at wakeless speed.