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OFFICIAL 2020 HUNTTHENORTH.COM
WATERFOWL MIGRATION REPORT


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* Last Updated On Thursday November 26, 2020

Note: We will be updating our report every Thursday afternoon through the first week of December


We will be updating our reports using many National Wildlife Refuges and Management Areas as well as updates from our Premier Waterfowl Hunting Outfitters from across the region. We hope this will be a valued resource in planning your next adventure and tracking the migration through the 2020 waterfowl hunting season!


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TRACK THE 2020 WATERFOWL MIGRATION
THROUGH THE FOLLOWING REGIONS

MinnesotaNebraska
North DakotaMissouri
South DakotaIowa
Wisconsin
Saskatchewan, Canada
Manitoba, Canada

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NEBRASKA - Mallard Hunts On The North Platte River

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Minnesota Waterfowl Migration Report

WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:
In central Minnesota expect a high temp of 37 on Friday with a low of 28 and mainly sunny skies and a W wind at 10-15mph. On Saturday expect a high of 46 with a low of 30 and sunny skies with SW winds at 5-10 mph. Sunday’s high is expected to be 34 with a low of 15 and partly cloudy skies and a NW wind of 20-30 mph.
REFUGE / WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA ACTIVITY:
RICE LAKE NWR - LOCATION: MCGREGOR, MN

Reported on 11-25 that with the warm up a week ago they have seen the ice melt that they had. Staff stated that they have decent numbers of birds around. Staff finished by saying that they feel they should have solid numbers the rest of the season now.

SHERBURNE NWR- LOCATION: ZIMMERMAN, MN

Reported on 11-25 that in the most recent survey conducted on 10-7 there were 10,000 ducks in the area. Up from 8,200 in the previous survey. Of the 10,000 30% were Green wing teal, 26% were Wood ducks, and 23% were Ringnecks. It was also reported that there were 3,900 Canada geese in the area. Down from 6,800 in the previous survey.

LAC QUI PARLE REFUGE - WATSON, MN

Reported on 11-24 that in the most recent survey conducted on 11-19 there were 9,250 geese in the area. Up from 5,500 in the previous report. Staff stated that they are also seeing a good number of Mallards mixed in with the geese on the refuge.


REPORTS FROM THE FIELD:
Outfitter: Luke Severson
WATERFOWL CONNECTION
LOCATION: Hutchinson, Mn Region
OUTFITTER / REPORTER - Luke Severson
PHONE - 612.747.8322
EMAIL - luke@waterfowlconnection.com
WEBSITE: waterfowlconnection.com

Last Updated November 26, 2020

Luke reported on 11-25 that duck and goose numbers seem to be lacking some for this time in November. He stated that he is hearing reports of god Mallard numbers in the south zone. Luke finished by saying that numbers will probably start to build again when things start to freeze back up.


Reporter Chuck EllingsonWATSON HUNTING CAMP
LOCATION – Western Minnesota
OUTFITTER / REPORTER – Chuck Ellingson
PHONE – 952.484.8717
EMAIL – watsonhunting@huntthenorth.com
Endorsed Minnesota Waterfowl Hunting Outfitter

Last Updated November 26, 2020

Chuck reported on 11-24 that goose numbers are building in the area. He stated that they are also seeing decent numbers of Mallards around right now. Chuck finished by saying that he feels hunting should remain good the rest of the season.


Outfitter: Adam Johnson
FIRST FLIGHT FINISHERS
LOCATION
– Minneapolis, Metro Area
OUTFITTER / REPORTER – Adam Johnson
PHONE – 651.442.7259
EMAIL
firstflightfinishers@gmail.com
Endorsed South Dakota Snow Goose Hunting Outfitter

Last Updated November 26, 2020

Adam reported on 11-24 that they stall have solid numbers of both ducks and geese around the area. He stated that they have been having successful hunters on both species over the last week. Adam finished by saying that the last week of duck season should be good and the weather should keep plenty of geese around for late season.





LOCATION – Minneapolis, South Metro Area
OUTFITTER / REPORTER – Dan Wennerlind

Last Updated November 19, 2020

Dan reported on 11-19 that in his area he has seen really good numbers of Mallards and Canada geese and has consistently been having very good days on those. Dan finished by stating that with the weather he should have good numbers of birds in the area through the remainder of the season.








Iowa Waterfowl Migration Report

WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

In central Iowa expect a high of 45 on Friday with a low of 29 and sunny skies with a NW wind at 10-15mph. On Saturday expect a high of 52 with a low of 32 and sunny skies with a SW wind at 10-15mph. Look for a high of 45 on Sunday with a low of 19 and partly cloudy skies with a NW wind at 15-125mph.

REFUGE / WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA ACTIVITY:

RICE LAKE WMA - LOCATION: LAKE MILLS, IOWA

Reported on 11-24 that in the most recent survey conducted on 11-17 that there were 9,100 ducks in the area. Up from 7,700 in the previous survey. Of the 9,100, 86% were Mallards, 4% were other dabblers, and 10% were divers. It was also reported that there were 11,700 Canada geese in the area. Up from 9,100 in the previous survey.

RIVERTON WMA - LOCATION: RIVERTON, IOWA

Reported on 11-24 that in the most recent survey conducted on 11-17 there were 58,100 ducks in the area. Down from 74,000 in the previous survey.  Of the 58,100, 78% were Mallards and 18% were other dabblers and 3% were divers. It was also reported that there were 1,000 Canada geese in the area, down from 1,100 in the previous survey.


BIG MARSH WMA - LOCATION: PARKERSBURG, IOWA

Reported on 11-24 that in the most recent survey conducted on 11-17 there were 900 ducks in the area. Down from 3,700 in the previous survey. Of the 900, 73% were Mallards and 24% were other dabblers and 3% were divers.  It was also reported that there were 4,600 Canada geese in the area, up from 3,500 in the previous survey.

REPORTS FROM THE FIELD:
Outfitter: Rob Lee
DEAD LEAFN GUIDE SERVICE
LOCATION
– DES MOINES, IOWA
OUTFITTER / REPORTER – Rob Lee
PHONE – 515.979.6000
EMAILrlrcttlee@msn.com

Last Updated October 8, 2020

Please check back next week for Rob's first report of the 2020 season.


Reporter: Scott McLelland

 

LOCATION: South - Central Iowa
REPORTER: Scott McClelland

Last Updated: October 8, 2020

Please check back next week for Scott's first report of the 2019 season.






North Dakota Waterfowl Migration Report

WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

In North Central North Dakota expect a high temp of 39 on Friday with a low of 24 and partly cloudy skies with a WSW wind of 10-20mph. On Saturday expect a high of 42 with a low of 21 and mostly sunny skies and SW wind of 10-20mph. Sundays high is expected to be 25 with a low of 11 and partly cloudy skies with a NW wind of 20-30mph.

REFUGE / WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT ACTIVITY:

           LAKE ALICE NWR - LOCATION: DEVILS LAKE, ND

Reported on 11-17 that everything is starting to freeze back up again. Staff stated that with that the majority of birds have now moved further south. Staff finished by saying that they are still seeing a few flocks of both Mallards and and Canada geese, but no real huge numbers.

TEWAULKAN NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE – LOCATION: CAYUGA, ND

Reported on 11-18 that they still have a decent amount of ducks and geese in the area but they can tell numbers are starting to dwindle. Staff stated that they have seen a significant decline in birds heading south.

ARROWWOOD WETLAND MANAGEMENT DISTRICT – LOCATION: LYON, ND

Reported on 11-10 that they are still seeing strong numbers of waterfowl. Staff stated that they are starting to see more Mallards in the area as well. Staff finished by saying that they expect hunting to remain good now through the end of the season since it has warmed up.

REPORTS FROM THE FIELD:
Outfitter: Dan Hogfoss
GOOSEHOG OUTDOORS
LOCATION – South central, ND
OUTFITTER – Dan Hogfoss
PHONE – 701-739-3130
EMAIL dan@goosehogoutdoors.com

Last Updated November 19, 2020

Dan reported on 11-18 that they have wrapped their season up. He stated that overall they had a pretty good season with lots of birds around. Dan finished by saying that they are still seeing good huntable numbers but are on the downhill slide in the migration.


Outfitter: Kyle BlanchfieldWOODLAND RESORT / NORTHERN FLIGHT G.S.
LOCATION –
Devils Lake, ND
OUTFITTER / REPORTER – Kyle Blanchfield
PHONE – 701.662.5996
EMAIL –
woodlandresort@stellarnet.com
ENDORSED NORTH DAKOTA HUNTING LODGE
ENDORSED NORTH DAKOTA FISHING RESORT

Last Updated November 19, 2020

Kyle reported on 11-18 that they are now all done hunting for the fall and are now gearing up for ice fishing. He stated that with the most recent cold front that came through the majority of birds have now headed south. Kyle finished by saying that overall it was a very good year with very strong duck numbers.


Outfitter: Brad FinnemanHONKER DOWN GUIDE SERVICE
LOCATION
– McHenry, ND
OUTFITTER / REPORTER – Brad Finneman
PHONE – 701.674.3304
EMAIL
honkrdn@daktel.com
ENDORSED NORTH DAKOTA GOOSE HUNTING LODGE

Last Updated November 19, 2020

Brad reported on 11-18 that they don’t have much left in his area. He stated that the ice is starting to build back up again and the birds have been heading south. Brad finished by saying that he has heard reports that there is still a good amount of birds in the state just further south.







South Dakota Waterfowl Migration Report

WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

In east central South Dakota expect a high temp of 42 on Friday with a low of 26 and sunny skies and a WSW wind of 10-20mph. Saturday is expected to be 50 with a low of 26 and sunny skies and a SW wind at 10-15mph. Sunday’s high is expected to be 33 with a low of 15 and partly cloudy skies with a NW wind at 20-30mph.

REFUGE / WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA ACTIVITY:

SAND LAKE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE - LOCATION: ABERDEEN, SD

Reported on 11-24 that the water on the refuge has froze, opened back up, and froze again multiple time this fall. Staff stated that the lake is currently all open but there isn’t much for waterfowl around right now with only about 500 ducks and geese using the refuge. Staff finished by saying that they feel the migration is now south of them with very few birds left to the north of sand lake.

WAUBAY NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE - LOCATION: WAUBAY, SD

Reported on 11-24 that they have seen the water open back up with the recent warm up. Staff stated that they are still seeing ok numbers of both ducks and geese around. Staff finished by saying that they feel the majority of the migration is now past them.



LACREEK NWR – LOCATION: MARTIN, SD

 

Reported on 11-25 that they feel the main migration is now south of them. Staff stated that they are still seeing some ducks and geese around the area though. Staff finished by saying that they think they are now well past peak numbers.

REPORTS FROM THE FIELD:
Outfitter: Dave Ciani
HIGH PRAIRIE OUTFITTERS

LOCATION
– Western, SD
OUTFITTER / REPORTER – Dave Ciani
PHONE – 605.578.1222
EMAILhighprairie@basec.net

Last Updated November 5, 2020

Dave reported on 11-5 that they lost some birds last week from the cold but haven't seen too many new birds push back in with the warm week. He also stated that he's hoping with the cold weather coming next week that he'll start seeing a good number of new birds.


Outfitter: Tom Steinhauser

PLATTE CREEK LODGE & GUIDE SERVICE

LOCATION: Eastern South Dakota
OUTFITTER: Tom Steinhauser
PHONE: 605.941.1679

Last Updated November 12, 2020

Tom reported on 10-14 that they have a decent amount of birds around right now. He stated that he hasn’t seen much of a true migration yet to his area yet this fall. Tom finished by saying that with the colder weather to the north he expects to start seeing new birds by next week.







Wisconsin Waterfowl Migration Report

WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

In eastern Wisconsin expect a high temp of 37 on Friday with a low of 28 and partly cloudy skies with WNW winds at 5-10 mph. On Saturday expect a high of 47 with a low of 30 and mainly sunny and a SW wind at 5-10 mph. On Sunday expect a high of 39 and a low of 17 and partly cloudy skies with a WNW wind at 15-25mph.

REFUGE / WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA ACTIVITY:

HORICON MARSH NWR - LOCATION: MAYVILLE, WI

Reported on 11-25 that in the most recent survey conducted in 11-17 that Mallards had the most notable numbers in the refuge with around 61,000 of the 68,000 ducks in the area now. Staff also reported that at the time of the survey about 80% of the refuge was frozen over with about a ½ inch of ice. Staff finished by saying that Canada goose numbers decreased this week down to about 20,000.

UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALEY POOLS 4 - 9 | LOCATION SW WISCONSIN

Reported on 11-24 that they are seeing decent numbers of ducks on the river right now. Staff stated that they have seen some new birds show up but mostly Mallards and a few Canvasbacks. Staff finished by stating that they are starting to see some new divers show up on the river as well.

CREX MEADOWS  NWR - LOCATION: GRANTSBURG, WI

Reported on 11-24 that the majority of the area has now frozen up. Staff stated that there is still a little open water that is holding a few Mallards and some Canada geese but no real huge numbers. Staff finished by saying that there is also some cranes left in the area but most of them have now headed south.

REPORTS FROM THE FIELD
Outfitter: Matt Raley
HIDEAWAY HOLLOW OUTFITTERS
LOCATION
– Mississippi River - Pool 9
OUTFITTER / REPORTER – Matt Raley
PHONE – 715.347.4868
EMAIL
matt@hideawayhollowoutfitters.com
ENDORSED WISCONSIN WATERFOWL OUTFITTER

Last Updated November 26, 2020

Matt reported on 11-24 that things on the river have been slower than they normally are. He stated that they are getting a few Canvasbacks here and there as well as few other divers. Matt finished by saying that the river should remain open now till the end of the season.



Outfitter: Jeff Van Remortel
WDH GUIDE SERVICE LLC
LOCATION
– Lake Michigan
OUTFITTER / REPORTER – Jeff Van Remortel
PHONE – 920.639.6286
EMAIL – 
jolleywoods@gmail.com

Last Updated November 26, 2020

Jeff reported on 11-24 that they are now having to break some ice at the landings. He stated that they have seen some new Goldeneys and Mergansers show up on the big water. Jeff also reported that bird numbers have slightly decreased overall since last week. Jeff finished by saying that he is expecting one more decent push of Goldeneyes before the end of the season.



BRANDON JENSEN
LOCATION
– Western Wisconsin

Last Updated November 26, 2020

Brandon reported on 11-25 that the duck season is now closed in his area. Brandon stated that hunting was decent for the majority of the season with a few exceptional days mixed in. Brandon finished by saying that there are more than enough Canada geese around yet to finish out the late honker season.








Missouri Waterfowl Migration Report

WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

In northwest Missouri expect a high temp of 48 on Friday with a low of 28 and mostly sunny skies with NW wind at 5-10 mph. On Saturday expect a high of 54 with a low of 31 and sunny skies with SW winds at 5-10 mph. Sunday’s high is expected to be 47 with a low of 20 and partly cloudy skies with a NNW wind at 20-30 mph.

REFUGE / WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA ACTIVITY:

SQUAW CREEK NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE - LOCATION: MOUND CITY

Reported on 11-24 that in the most recent survey conducted on 11-23 there were 123,380 ducks on the refuge. Up from 101,565 in the previous survey.   Of the 123,380 the majority of them were Mallards at 94,198 and Green Wing Teal at 19,110. It was also reported that there was 1,050 Specks on the refuge and 102,000 Snow geese at the time of the survey.


FOUR RIVERS CONSERVATION AREA – LOCATION: SUMNER, MO

Reported on 11-24 that in the most recent survey conducted on 11-16 there were 54,610. Staff stated that the majority of the ducks were Mallards at 45,000 and Teal at 4,000. Staff finished by saying that there was also 2,000 Snow geese in the area.

SWAN LAKE NWR - LOCATION: MIAMI, MO

Reported on 11-18 that in the most recent survey conducted on 10-28 there were 24,238 duck in the area. Staff stated that the majority of them were Mallards at 22,541. Staff also reported that there were 1,250 Snow geese and 1,000 White fronted geese in the area.
REPORTS FROM THE FIELD:
Outfitter: Scott Croner
SQUAW CREEK HUNT CLUB
LOCATION –
Mound City, MO
OUTFITTER / REPORTER – Scott Croner
PHONE – 402.304.1192
EMAIL – nebraskahunting@gmail.com

ENDORSED MISSOURI WATERFOWL OUTFITTER

Last Updated November 26, 2020

Scott reported on 11-24 that there are a TON of Mallards around right now and they are playing very nice when the weather cooperates. He stated that in his blinds they are having a record year on Mallard hunts. Scott finished by saying that they are also starting to kill a few honkers and Teal as well.


Outfitter Larry Frimann
BLACK GOOSE OUTFITTERS
LOCATION
– Southeast, Missouri
OUTFITTER – Larry frimann
PHONE – 402660-1220
EMAIL
bgo@huntthenorth.com

Last Updated November 19, 2020

Larry reported on 11-18 that hunting has been good on colder and windy days. He stated that numbers don’t seem to be very high but birds are working well!







Nebraska Waterfowl Migration Report

WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

In central Nebraska expect a high of 50 on Friday with a low of 27 and mainly sunny skies with a WNW wind at 10-15 mph. On Saturday expect a high of 56 with a low of 3 and mainly sunny skies with a SW wind at 10-15 mph. Sunday's high is expected to be 44 with a low of 18 and partly cloudy skies with a NNW wind at 20-30 mph.

REFUGE / WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA ACTIVITY:

NORFORK  NWR – LOCATION: NORFORK, NE

Reported on 11-24 that they are seeing some new birds work through the area. Staff stated that they have seen an increase in both Mallards and Snow geese. Staff finished by saying that dry conditions aren’t going to help keep birds around this fall.

KEARNEY GAME FISH AND PARKS OFFICE- LOCATION KEARNEY, NE

Reported on 11-17 staff said there was a good population of local ducks in the area. Staff stated that they haven’t seen too much of a migration yet either direction. Staff finished by saying that they feel everything is fairly spread out this year.

LINCOLN GAME FISH AND PARKS OFFICE - LOCATION: LINCOLN, NE

Reported on 11-24 that they have been seeing decent numbers of Canada geese and ducks around the area. Staff stated that they are also seeing a lot of Mallards work around the area. Staff finished by saying that hunters should have good success if they are near water.
REPORTS FROM THE FIELD:
Outfitter: JJ Randolph
WYO-BRASKA OUTFITTERS
LOCATION
– North Platte River – Western, NE
OUTFITTER / REPORTER – JJ Randolph
PHONE – 435.901.3825
EMAIL
info@wyobraskawaterfowl.com
ENDORSED NEBRASKA WATERFOWL OUTFITTER

Last Updated November 26, 2020

JJ reported on 11-24 that they are having very successful hunts for how mild the weather has been. He stated that he doesn’t feel that they have seen an influx one way or the other on ducks yet. JJ finished by saying that they are starting to see a few more little geese move into the area.


Outfitter: Larry Frimann
BLACK GOOSE OUTFITTERS
LOCATION
– North central, Nebraska
OUTFITTER / REPORTER – Larry Frimann
PHONE – 402.660.1220
EMAIL
bgo@huntthenorth.com

Last Updated November 19, 2020

Larry reported on 11-18 that hunting has been good on colder and windy days. He stated that numbers don’t seem to be very high but birds are working well!







Manitoba Waterfowl Migration Report

 WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

In southern Manitoba expect a high of 46 on Friday with a low of 32 and partly cloudy skies with a NNE wind at 10-20mph. On Saturday expect a high of 47 with a low of 41 and cloudy skies with a NE wind at 10-20 mph. Sunday is expected to be 60 with a low of 27 and mostly cloudy skies with a SE wind at 15-25mph.

CANADIAN WILDLIFE SERVICE REPORTS:

DAUPHIN LAKE FIELD OFFICE - LOCATION: DAUPHIN LAKE, MB

Reported on 11-10 that they are now at the tail end of the migration. Staff stated that there is still an ok number of Mallards and big geese around. Staff finished by saying that those birds will most likely hang around for a while yet.

BOISEVAINE AREA OFFICE - LOCATION: BOISEVAINE, MANITOBA

Reported on 11-10 that they are still seeing good numbers of ducks around right now. Staff stated that less hunting pressure compared to normal years is helping keep the numbers strong throughout the first part of the season.

OAK HAMMOCK MARSH FIELD OFFICE - LOCATION: STONEWALL, MB

Reported on 11-4 that they are still seeing ok numbers of both Mallards and Canada geese. Staff stated that with the borders closed the birds aren’t pressured near as much. Staff finished by saying that the weather is getting colder and things are starting to freeze up.



REPORTS FROM THE FIELD
Outfitter Kris WujcikMICHITOBA OUTFITTING

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

Last Updated November 5, 2020

Kris reported on 11-3 that its unseasonable warm there right now. He stated that they still have decent pockets of Mallards and Canada geese around. Kris finished by saying that there is also still good huntable numbers of lessers around as well.


Outfitter: Daryl StanleySTANLEY'S GOOSE CAMP

OUTFITTER: Daryl Stanley
PHONE: 204.467.8216
EMAIL: magnumnorth@huntthenorth.com
ENDORSED MANITOBA WATERFOWL OUTFITTER

Last Updated November 5, 2020

Craig reported on 11-5 that it’s pretty much over in his area. Craig stated that about 95% of the birds they had moved out last weekend. Craig finished by saying that if you want to put on the miles you will find small pockets of birds around, but the majority are now south.







Saskatchewan Waterfowl Migration Report

 WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

In southern Saskatchewan expect a high temp of 44 on Friday with a low of 26 and mostly cloudy skies with a NW wind at 5-10mph. On Saturday it looks to be 31 with a low of 17 and an 80% chance of snow with an ENE wind at 10-20mph. Sunday’s high is expected to be 21 with a low of 4 and a 100% chance of snow and a NNE wind at 20-30mph.

CANADIAN WILDLIFE SERVICE REPORTS:

WADENA FIELD OFFICE - LOCATION: QUILL LAKES REGION

Reported on 11-4 that are still seeing a few birds around the area. Staff stated that with the weather expected this weekend they don’t think many will hang around past Sunday.

WEYBURN OFFICE - LOCATION: WEYBURN, SK 

Reported on 11-3 that they are expecting a 3-day blizzard starting on Saturday. Staff stated that they are still seeing small flocks of birds around but don’t expect them to hang out through the weekend.


LAST MOUNTAIN LAKE - LOCATION: REGINA, SK

Reported on 11-5 that they are starting to see the decline in waterfowl in the area. Staff stated that the cooler temps froze up a lot of the water and that pushed birds south. Staff finished by saying that they are expecting quite a bit of snow this weekend.


REPORTS FROM THE FIELD:
Outfitter: Brent Abbott
BENELLI BOYS OUTFITTERS
LOCATION
– SW Of Saskatoon Region
OUTFITTER – Brent Abbott
PHONE – 306.630.4537

Last Updated November 5, 2020


Brent reported on 11-5 that they still have really good numbers of big geese as well as ducks around. He also stated that he is also hearing reports that there are still good numbers of snow geese around as well. Brent finished by saying that they are expecting a blizzard this weekend so things will probably change drastically by early next week.


Outfitter: Mike Franklin
PACIFIC WINGS PRAIRIE OUTFITTERS
LOCATION
– SW of Saskatoon Region
OUTFITTER / REPORTER – Mike Franklin
PHONE – 1.888.610.2334

Last Updated November 5, 2020


Justin reported on 11-5 that he is hearing reports of good numbers of Mallards and big geese still in the area. He also stated that depending on what actually happens with the weather this weekend will determine how many hang around.




    
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