Oct 17th 2016 – Managers Update –
Current Bird Numbers: The DNR area bird count as of last week was 6428 ducks and 100 geese.
2016 Hunter Bird Take Stands at: 606 Ducks and 20 Geese
Area Condition Update: Water levels in most zones will remain steady for the next week to 10 days, until available food starts to be used up and more birds arrive. All zones have good water, outside of zones 5, 6, 21, and 22 which are the highest zones on the area and last to flood. The weather is still forecasted as very mild, in the upper 70’s Monday and Tuesday then staying in the high 50’s later in the week.