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OFFICIAL 2022 HUNTTHENORTH.COM 
SPRING SNOW GOOSE MIGRATION REPORT

*LAST UPDATED THURSDAY APRIL 14, 2022


NOTE: We will be updating our 2022 Spring Snow Goose Migration Report each Thursday afternoon during the entire season. This report is updated from Arkansas through Canada each week. We will be utilizing updated weekly reports from top spring snow goose hunting guides and outfitters across the Midwest as well as local refuges in each state. We hope this will prove to be a valued tool for you to have a successful spring snow goose hunt this season! Thank you for visiting our website at HuntTheNorth.com.

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TRACK THE 2022 SPRING SNOW GOOSE MIGRATION
THROUGH THE FOLLOWING REGIONS


Arkansas  

Illinois

Missouri

Nebraska

South Dakota

North Dakota

Canada


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Arkansas Spring Snow Goose Report

WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

In northeastern Arkansas expect a high of 63 with a low of 40 and a 60% chance of rain with SSW winds at 20 to 30 mph. The high on Saturday is expected to be 62 with a low of 40 and mostly sunny skies and WNW winds at 10 to 15 mph. Expect a high of 70 on Sunday with a low of 43 and mostly sunny skies with S winds at 5 to 10 mph.

REFUGE / WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA ACTIVITY:

CACHE RIVER NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE- COTTON PLANT, AR

Reported on 3-16 that snow goose numbers are still dwindling. Staff stated that over the last week they have been seeing a lot of birds heading north. Staff finished by saying that they still have a lot of young birds in the area and expects them to trickle out over the next couple weeks.

HOLLA BEND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE - DARDANELLE, AR

Reported on 3-16 that they have been seeing less snow geese in the area. Staff stated that the warmer weather and and south winds have really got the birds moving over the last couple weeks. Staff finished by saying that there are still pockets of birds around but no real big numbers.



REPORTS FROM THE FIELD:
Arkansas Snow Goose Outfitter John NeuNEU OUTDOORS

LOCATION: Northern Arkansas
OUTFITTER: John Neu
PHONE: 1.877.860.7663
EMAIL: info@neuoutdoors.com

LAST UPDATED: March 10, 2022

John reported on 3-9 that they have now pulled out of Arkansas. He stated that overall it was a very good start to the season down there and they are excited to keep it rolling further north.


Outfitter / Reporter Nick PosustaEAGLEHEAD OUTDOORS

LOCATION: North central Arkansas
OUTFITTER: Nick Posusta
PHONE: 320-224-3615
EMAIL: nick@eagleheadoutdoors.com

LAST UPDATED: March 10, 2022

Nick reported on 3-6 that they have just pulled out of Arkansas. He stated that hunting was great from start to finish. Nick finished by saying that there is still plenty of pockets of birds down there but it was time to move north.


Snow Goose Outfitter James FrerkingSNOWS UNLIMITED

LOCATION: Northern Arkansas
OUTFITTER: James Frerking
PHONE: 1.888.764.1473
EMAIL: 
snowsunlimited@huntthenorth.com

Endorsed Illinois Spring Snow Goose Outfitter

LAST UPDATED: March 10, 2022

James reported on 3-9 that they are picking up their spread. He stated that there are still Snow geese in the area, but not enough to run guided hunts. James finished by saying that for his first year in Arkansas it could have not gone any better!


Spring Snow Goose Hunting Outfitter Larry FrimannBLACK GOOSE OUTFITTERS

LOCATION: Northern Arkansas
OUTFITTER: Larry Frimann
PHONE: 1.888.373.0008
EMAIL: bgo
@huntthenorth.com

Endorsed Nebraska Spring Snow Goose Outfitter

LAST UPDATED: March 10, 2022

Larry reported on 3-9 that they have picked up their spread in Arkansas and have moved that spread to Nebraska. He stated that they were still seeing and killing good numbers before they left. Larry finished by saying that they are looking forward to finishing out the season in Nebraska!


Illinois Spring Snow Goose Report

WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

On Friday in southern Illinois expect a high of 65 with a low of 40 and an 80% chance of thunderstorms with a S wind at 10 to 20 mph. Saturday’s high is expected to be 56 with a low of 36 and partly cloudy skies with WNW winds at 10 to 20 mph. Expect a high of 67 on Sunday with a low of 42 and mostly sunny skies and SW winds at 5 to 10 mph.


REFUGE / WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA ACTIVITY:

UNION COUNTY STATE WILDLIFE AREA - JONESBORO, ILLINOIS

Reported on 3-16 that they have been seeing decent numbers of migrating snow geese on warmer south wind days. Staff stated that the migration has been moving along quickly but it is slowing down as most of the birds have now pushed past the area. Staff finished by saying that they are also still hearing of ok numbers to the south of them yet.

HORSESHOE LAKE STATE REFUGE - MILLER CITY, ILLINOIS


Reported on 3-9 That they have been seeing some really good numbers of Snow geese work through area. Staff stated that they are expected to get another cold snap later this week into the weekend. Staff finished by saying that numbers are declining but they still expect another week or two off good migration.

CYPRESS CREEK WILDLIFE REFUGE - PULASKI, ILLINOIS

Reported on 3-2 that they have been seeing more birds in the area over the last week. Staff stated that with the cold weather so far this month the majority is further south yet. Staff finished by saying that as the weather warms the migration will move further north.



REPORTS FROM THE FIELD:
Snow Goose Outfitter James FrerkingSNOWS UNLIMITED

LOCATION: Southern Illinois
OUTFITTER: James Frerking
PHONE: 1.888.764.1473
EMAIL:
snowsunlimited@huntthenorth.com

Endorsed Illinois Spring Snow Goose Outfitter

LAST UPDATED: March 10, 2022

James reported on 3-9 that hunting has been really good over the last week. He stated that they have had some really good migration days and that of course has helped. James finished by saying they expect to hunt for another week or maybe two.


DEL BEATLY

LOCATION: Southern Illinois
PHONE: 618-924-3373
LAST UPDATED: February 24, 2022

Please check back next week for Del's first report of the 2022 season

Missouri Spring Snow Goose Report

WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

In northwestern Missouri expect a high of 60 with a low of 31 and partly cloudy skies with NNE winds at 10 to 15 mph. Saturdays high is expected to be 54 with a low of 36 and mainly sunny skies with NNE winds at 10 to 15 mph. Expect a high of 51 on Sunday with a low of 30 and cloudy skies and ESE winds at 10 to 15 mph.


REFUGE / WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA ACTIVITY:

SQUAW CREEK NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE - MOUND CITY, MO

Reported on 4-13 that in the most recent survey conducted on 3-21 there was only about 24,090 Snow geese in the area. That number is down from 841,555 in the previous survey. Staff finished by saying that there isn’t that many snow geese left, they are done doing spring counts as the migration is now past them.

SWAN LAKE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE - CAINSVILLE, MO


Reported on 4-13 that the migration has moved rather quickly this spring once it warmed up. Staff stated that they noticed numbers drop rapidly about 3 weeks ago. Staff finished by saying that they are now well past the major migration of the season and birds are few and far between.


GRAND PASS CONSERVATION AREA - MIAMI, MO

Reported on 3-30 that the spring migration is pretty much over. Staff stated that they are well past peak numbers but they are still seeing a few small flocks around the area.


REPORTS FROM THE FIELD:
Spring Snow Goose Hunting Outfitter Larry FrimannBLACK GOOSE OUTFITTERS

LOCATION: Southeast Missouri
OUTFITTER: Larry Frimann
PHONE: 1.888.373.0008
EMAIL: bgo@huntthenorth.com

Endorsed Missouri Waterfowl Hunting Outfitter

LAST UPDATED March 31, 2022

Larry reported on 3-31 that they have wrapped up in Missouri and are in their last weekend of the season everywhere else. Larry said overall it was a pretty good season and the birds moved quickly once they started to migrate.


Outfitter John NeuNEU OUTDOORS

LOCATION: Northwest, Missouri
OUTFITTER: John Neu
PHONE: 1.877.860.7663
EMAIL: 
info@neuoutdoors.com

LAST UPDATED: March 24, 2022

John reported on 3-23 that hunting has been really good this spring. He stated that there are still a lot of birds in South Dakota with a bunch already making it into North Dakota. John finished by saying that the spring migration is moving quickly now.


Outfitter Scott CronerSQUAW CREEK HUNT CLUB

LOCATION: NW Missouri
OUTFITTER: Scott Croner
PHONE: 1.855.473.2875
EMAIL:
scott@squawcreekhuntclub.com

Endorsed Missouri Waterfowl Outfitter

LAST UPDATED: March 31, 2022

Scott reported on 3-31 that there are dead birds all over the refuge from the bird flu. He stated that they are done with clients. Scott stated that there are still a few small flocks of birds around but not many.


Nebraska Spring Snow Goose Report

WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

In central Nebraska expect a high of 53 with a low of 23 and sunny skies with NNE winds at 10 to 20 mph. On Saturday expect a high of 54 with a low of 35 and mostly sunny skies and ENE winds at 10 to 20 mph. Expect a high of 64 on Sunday with a low of 29 and partly cloudy skies with SSW winds at 20 to 30 mph.


REFUGE / WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA ACTIVITY:

KEARNEY GAME FISH AND PARKS OFFICE- KEARNEY, NE


Reported on 4-12 that the spring migration is now winding down. Staff stated that they saw what the feel like was the last big push of the spring a little over two week’s ago. Staff stated that they are still seeing a few smaller flocks occasionally.


OGALLALA GAME FISH AND PARKS OFFICE - OGALLALA, NE


Reported on 3-30 that they are now past peak migration numbers. Staff stated that a little over a week ago they say what they felt like was the last big push of the spring. Staff finished by saying that they still have a few small flocks around the area.


NORFORK GAME FISH AND PARKS OFFICE - NORFORK, NE


Reported on 4-13 that with the weather to the north they might see a few flocks work back to the area. Staff stated that they don’t expect any big numbers though. Staff finished by saying that the the migration in their area has been done for about two weeks.

REPORTS FROM THE FIELD:
Outfitter Jeff ColwellFRONT RANGE GUIDE SERVICE

LOCATION: Western, Nebraska
OUTFITTER: Jeff Colwell
PHONE: 1.888.781.3086
EMAIL: frontrange@huntthenorth.com


Endorsed Colorado Waterfowl Hunting Outfitter

LAST UPDATED: March 31, 2022

Jeff reported on 3-31 that the birds are really starting to thin out. He stated that they did have a couple of good days to start the week. Jeff finished by saying that they did wrap up clients last week but there are still some flocks working through the area.


Outfitter Larry FrimannBLACK GOOSE OUTFITTERS

LOCATION: Southeastern, Nebraska
OUTFITTER: Larry Frimann
PHONE: 1.888.373.0008
EMAIL: bgo@huntthenorth.com

Endorsed Missouri Spring Snow Goose Hunting Outfitter

LAST UPDATED: April 14, 2022

Larry reported on 4-13 that hunting really started to slow down about two weeks ago. He stated that they wrapped up hunters a little over a week ago. Larry finished by saying that they still have a few opening for next year but dates are filling up fast.


South Dakota Spring Snow Goose Report

WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

On Friday in East central South Dakota expect a high of 32 with a low of 16 and partly cloudy skies with NW winds at 20 to 30 mph. Saturdays high is expected to be 38 with a low of 24 and mostly sunny skies with NNW winds at 10 to 20 mph. Expect a high of 40 on Sunday with a low of 20 and a 70% chance of snow with SSE winds at 15 to 25 mph.


REFUGE / WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA ACTIVITY:

SAND LAKE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE - ABERDEEN, SD

Reported on 4-13 that they are still seeing ok numbers around the area. Staff stated that they noticing numbers starting to dwindle though. Staff finished by saying that with the weather to the north they feel they are going to get some reverse migration, but don’t expect birds to stick around very long.


HURON WETLAND DISTRICT - CENTRAL, SD

Reported on 3-24 that they are still seeing good numbers of snow geese in the area. Staff stated that more have been showing up and moving further north daily. Staff finished by saying that with this warmer weather the birds will be pushing to the north hard.


MADISON COUNTRY WETLAND DISTRICT - SOUTH EAST, SD

Reported on 3-30 that numbers are getting smaller. Staff stated that they still have some decent flocks around the area. Staff finished by saying that they feel numbers will continue to fall daily.


REPORTS FROM THE FIELD:
Outfitter John NeuNEU OUTDOORS

LOCATION: Northwest, Missouri
OUTFITTER: John Neu
PHONE: 1.877.860.7663
EMAIL: 
info@neuoutdoors.com

LAST UPDATED: March 24, 2022

John reported on 3-23 that hunting has been really good this spring. He stated that there are still a lot of birds in South Dakota with a bunch already making it into North Dakota. John finished by saying that the spring migration is moving quickly now.


Outfitter: Dan HogFossEAGLEHEAD OUTDOORS

LOCATION: Central, South Dakota
OUTFITTER: Nick Posusta
PHONE: 320-224-3615
EMAIL:
 nick@eagleheadoutdoors.com

LAST UPDATED: March 24, 2022

Nick reported on 3-23 that it has been a very strong spring. He stated that there are birds spread out from the Canada border all the way to central Missouri yet. Nick finished by saying that they are now south of the main bulk of birds but hunting will still be strong with the juvies still migrating.


Outfitter: Luke SeversonWATERFOWL CONNECTION

LOCATION: Eastern South Dakota
OUTFITTER: Luke Severson
PHONE: 612.747.8322
EMAIL: lukeseverson@gmail.com

LAST UPDATED: February 24, 2022

Please check back next week for Luke's first report of the 2022 season.


North Dakota Spring Snow Goose Report

WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

On Friday in North central North Dakota expect a high of 22 and a low of 10 with cloudy skies and NW winds at 15 to 25 mph. Saturdays high is expected to be 23 with a low of 10 and partly cloudy skies with NNW winds at 10 to 15 mph. Expect a high of 28 on Sunday with a low of 14 and a 90% chance of snow with NW winds at 10 to 20 mph.

REFUGE / WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA ACTIVITY:

TEWAUKON NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE - CAYUGA, ND

Reported on 4-13 that there was still a lot of birds in the area prior to the blizzard. Staff stated that they were past peak numbers as the main flocks are migrating quickly. Staff finished by saying that some of the flocks headed back south as the weather hit.

ARROWWOOD NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE - PINGREE, ND

Reported on 4-6 that they are still seeing ok numbers of birds around the area. Staff stated that they have started to see the downward trend of numbers. Staff finished by saying that the weather will be warmer again next week and that should push more birds north.
LAKE ALICE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE -  DEVILS LAKE, ND

Reported on 4-13 that they still had a decent number of birds in the area early this week before the blizzard. Staff stated that without really being able to travel they are unsure of where the birds have gone. Staff finished by saying that once this weather breaks, they feel the birds are going to get north as quickly as possible.

REPORTS FROM THE FIELD:
Outfitter: Dan HogfossGOOSEHOG OUTDOORS

LOCATION: North Central North Dakota
OUTFITTER: Dan Hogfoss
PHONE: 1.888.338.4066
EMAIL: goosehog
@huntthenorth.com
LAST UPDATED: April 14, 2022

Dan reported on 4-14 that there were still good numbers of birds in North Dakota prior to this recent winter weather. He stated that he feels a lot of the birds headed back south as this weather pushed in. Dan finished by saying that they will be anxious to head back north when it warms back up.

Outfitter: Kyle BlanchfieldALL FLOCKED UP OUTDOORS

LOCATION: Devils Lake, North Dakota
OUTFITTER: Eric Strub
PHONE: 1.888.338.4066
EMAIL:
allflockedup@huntthenorth.com

ENDORSED ND SPRING SNOW GOOSE OUTFITTER
LAST UPDATED: April 14, 2022

Eric reported on 4-14 that in the last couple days they have received about 20 inches of snow. He stated that prior to the snow they still had good numbers of snow geese around. Eric finished by saying that he feels the spilt and some headed back south and once the weather breaks again they will push quickly back north.

Canada Spring Snow Goose Report
     

WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

On Friday in southern Saskatchewan expect a high of 27 with a low of 16 and cloudy skies with N winds at 5 to 10 mph. Saturdays high is expected to be 35 with a low of 19 and partly cloudy skies with SSE winds at 10 to 15 mph. Expect a high of 38 on Sunday with a low of 21 and mostly cloudy skies with NNW wind at 5 to 10 mph.

On Friday in southern Manitoba expect a high of 23 with a low of 13 and a 60% chance of snow with NW winds at 10 to 15 mph. Saturdays high is expected to be 25 with a low of 9 and partly cloudy skies with light and variable winds. Expect a high of 31 on Sunday with a low of 19 and an 80% chance of snow with light and variable winds.

CANADIAN WILDLIFE SERVICE REPORTS:

WEYBURN FIELD OFFICE - WEYBURN, SK

Reported on 4-6 that big numbers of snow geese arrived over the weekend. Staff stated that early this week the birds were headed north in large flocks.

LAST MTN LAKE FIELD OFFICE - LAST MTN LAKE REGION

Reported on 4-6 that the snow gees arrived early this week. Staff stated that they are pushing hard to the north. Staff finished by saying that they expect about two weeks of good migration before they are past the area.

BOISSEVAIN FIELD OFFICE - BOISSEVAIN, MANITOBA


Reported on 4-6 that they are seeing really good numbers of snow geese now. Staff stated that birds seem to be on the move almost daily. Staff finished by saying that the birds are continuing to push as the snow line moves.

REPORTS FROM THE FIELD:
Outfitter: Kris WujcikMICHITOBA OUTFITTING

LOCATION: Southwestern, Manitoba
OUTFITTER: Kris Wujcik
PHONE: 204.625.2495
EMAIL: kris@michitobaoutfitting.com

LAST UPDATED: March 31, 2022

Kris reported on 3-31 that he has not seen or heard of any snow geese in his area yet. He stated that he believes it’ll be another week or so before they start to show up.


LOCATION: Southern, Saskatchewan
OUTFITTER: Brent Abbott

LAST UPDATED: April 7, 2022

Brent reported on 4-7 that there is a lot of birds in his area right now. He stated that while scouting he saw multiple feeds of over 100,000 birds. Brent finished by saying that the birds are all the way up to the snow line in central Saskatchewan right now.


LOCATION: Weyburn Area, Saskatchewan
REPORTER: Dave Edgerton
LAST UPDATED: April 7, 2022

Dave reported on 4-3 that the snow goose migration is in full swing right now in his area. He stated that over the weekend they saw a big influx of Snow geese moving through the area.


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