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OFFICIAL 2018 HUNTTHENORTH.COM
WATERFOWL MIGRATION REPORT


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* Last Updated On Thursday October 18, 2018

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 2018 waterfowl hunting season!


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TRACK THE 2018 WATERFOWL MIGRATION
THROUGH THE FOLLOWING REGIONS

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

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SOUTH DAKOTA - Late Season Missouri River Canada Goose Hunts

NEBRASKA - Mallard Hunts On The North Platte River

MISSOURI - Field Duck / Goose Hunts Near The Squaw Creek NWR

ILLINOIS - Flooded Corn Field Mallard And Canada Goose Hunts

MARYLAND - Sea Duck Hunts On The Cheasapeake Bay

COLORADO - Field Canada Goose Hunts / Water Duck Hunts

WYOMING - Field Canada Goose And Duck Hunts

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SASKATCHEWAN - Specklebelly / Snow Goose Field Hunts

MANITOBA - Diver Duck Hunts On The Delta Marsh

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ALBERTA - Field Canada Goose Hunts For Giant Honkers

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Minnesota Waterfowl Migration Report

WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:
In central Minnesota expect a high temp of 59 on Friday with a low of 33 and partly cloudy skies and a WNW wind at 15-25 mph. On Saturday expect a high of 39 with a low of 25 and partly cloudy skies with a NNW wind at 20-30 mph. Sunday’s high is expected to be 50 with a low of 29 and clear skies and a SSW wind of 10-15 mph.
REFUGE / WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA ACTIVITY:
RICE LAKE NWR - LOCATION: MCGREGOR, MN

Reported on 10-17 that in the most recent survey conducted on 10-2 that there were 79,000 ducks in the area. Up from 34,000 in the previous survey. Of the 79,000, 79% were Ringnecks and 20% Mallards. It was also reported that 375 Canada geese in the area. Up from 300 in the previous survey.

SHERBURNE NWR- LOCATION: ZIMMERMAN, MN

Reported on 10-17 that in the most recent survey conducted on 10-11 they had 13,000 ducks on the refuge. Up from 10,500 in the previous survey. Of the 13,000, 35% were Wood Ducks, 18% were Mallards, and 14% were Green Wing Teal. It was also reported that they had 4,200 Canada geese on the refuge. Down from 6,100 in the previous survey. 

LAC QUI PARLE REFUGE - WATSON, MN

Reported on 10-17 that in the most recent survey conducted on 10-11 they had 200 Canada geese in the area. Down from 400 in the previous survey. They also reported they the Green Wing Teal numbers were starting to increase. They finished by saying that they have good numbers of Mallards, Wigeons, and some Pintails as well. 


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 October 18, 2018

Luke reported on 10-17 that there is a decent number of both ducks and geese in the area. He stated that there is a full moon next week and that should help push new birds into the area. 


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 October 18, 2018

Chuck reported on 10-16 that they have recently got a good push of divers. He also reported that they have seen a good push of geese. Chuck finished by saying that this is the start of something good!


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 October 18, 2018

Adam reported on 10-17 that there is a ton of geese in the area right now. He also reported that they have a good number of Mallards as well as they are starting to see more divers show up. Adam finished by saying that they expect these birds to stick around for a while and more to show up with the weather expected this weekend.








Iowa Waterfowl Migration Report

WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

In central Iowa expect a high of 64 on Friday with a low of 43 and partly cloudy skies with a WSW wind at 15-25 mph. On Saturday expect a high of 51 with a low of 28 and mostly sunny skies with a NW wind at 20-30 mph. Look for a high of 52 on Sunday with a low of 41 and clear skies with a SSW wind at 10-20 mph.

REFUGE / WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA ACTIVITY:

RICE LAKE WMA - LOCATION: LAKE MILLS, IOWA

Reported on 10-16 that in the most recent survey conducted on 10-10 that there were 6,700 ducks in the area. Down from 6,800 in the previous survey. Of the 6,700, 30% were Mallards, 64% were other dabblers, and 6% was divers. It was also reported that there were 2,400 Geese in the area. Up from 100 in the previous survey. Of the 2,400 Geese 100% were Dark geese and 0% were light geese.

RIVERTON WMA - LOCATION: RIVERTON, IOWA

Reported on 10-16 that in the most recent survey conducted on 10-10 there were 14,900 ducks in the area. Up from 10,000.  Of the 14,900, 3% were Mallards, 96% were other dabblers, and 1% were divers. It was also reported that there were 400 Canada geese in the area. Same as in the previous survey. 


BIG MARSH WMA - LOCATION: PARKERSBURG, IOWA

Reported on 10-16 that in the most recent survey conducted on 10-10 there were 2,600 ducks in the area. Same as in the previous survey. Of the 2,600, 12% were Mallards, 87% were other dabblers, and 1% were divers.  It was also reported that there were 0 Canada geese in the area.  Down from 300 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 11, 2018

Please check back next week for Rob's first report for the 2018 season.


Iowa Waterfowl Hunting Outfitter Don Reiger

MID-CONTINENT FLYWAY OUTFITTERS
LOCATION: SOUTHWEST, IOWA
OUTFITTER: -
Don Reiger
PHONE:
402.690.8001
EMAIL:
midcontinentflyway@huntthenorth.com

Last Updated October 5, 2018

Don reported on 10-4 that they are seeing more divers than they normally do this time of year. Don also reported that they are also seeing some Specks starting to move into the area. Don finished by saying that they are about a week and a half till their season starts in his area. 


Reporter: Scott McLelland

 

LOCATION: South - Central Iowa
REPORTER: Scott McClelland

Last Updated: October 11, 2018

Please check back next week for Scott's first report for the 2018 season.






North Dakota Waterfowl Migration Report

WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

In North Central North Dakota expect a high temp of 51 on Friday with a low of 27 and partly cloudy skies with a NW wind of 20-30 mph. On Saturday expect a high of 38 with a low of 30 and clear skies and NW wind of 10-20 mph. Sundays high is expected to be 53 with a low of 31 and clear skies with a W wind of 10-15 mph.

REFUGE / WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT ACTIVITY:

           LAKE ALICE NWR - LOCATION: DEVILS LAKE, ND

Reported on 10-16 that they are starting to see the push. They stated that there are big pushes starting to cross the border to the north. They also reported that this should be the start of the main migration.

TEWAULKAN NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE – LOCATION: CAYUGA, ND

Reported on 10-16 that they are seeing good numbers of waterfowl in the area. They stated that with the weather the way it has been and with the forecast they expect another push in the next couple of days. They finished by saying that it shouldn't be long till they start seeing the lead edge of the migration and start to pick up new birds.

ARROWWOOD WETLAND MANAGEMENT DISTRICT – LOCATION: LYON, ND

Reported on 10-16 that they are starting to see a trickle of new birds working into the area. They stated that they have stated to see a couple smaller flocks of Snow geese. They finished by saying that as the weather continues to cool down more and more migrators will show up into the area.

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 October 18, 2018

Dan reported on 10-17 that they are starting up this weekend and it looks like it’s going to be great! He stated that there is a ton of birds in the state right now. Dan finished by saying that it should be an incredible season!


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 October 11, 2018

Kyle reported on 10- 8 that they have strong local numbers in the area in Pintails and Mallards. He stated that they are also starting to see more divers showing up on the big water. Kyle finished by saying that they are also starting to see snow geese move into the area already.


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 October 18, 2018

Brad reported on 10-17 that he feels they are in a bit of a mid season lull. He stated that if you find birds you will find real good numbers but they are very scattered right now. Brad finished by saying that with the weather forecasted they should start seeing big pushes real soon. 







South Dakota Waterfowl Migration Report

WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

In east central South Dakota expect a high temp of 57 on Friday with a low of 34 and partly cloudy skies and a NW wind of 20-30 mph. Saturday is expected to be 41 with a low of 28 and clear skies and a NNW wind at 10-20 mph. Sunday’s high is expected to be 56 with a low of 32 and clear skies with a SSW wind at 10-20 mph. 

REFUGE / WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA ACTIVITY:

SAND LAKE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE - LOCATION: ABERDEEN, SD

Reported on 10-16 that they haven’t seen much of a migration yet. They stated that they have seen a few small flocks of Snow geese. They also reported that they haven't really seen any new Canada geese. They finished by saying that the majority of Blue Wing Teal have migrated out but Green Wing Teal, Mallard, and Pintail numbers are slightly increasing.

WAUBAY NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE - LOCATION: WAUBAY, SD

Reported on 10-16 that they are seeing decent numbers of some ducks in the area. They stated that they don't expect to see an influx in numbers for another couple weeks.



LACREEK NWR – LOCATION: MARTIN, SD

 

Reported on 10-17 that they haven't seen too much yet that they would consider migrators. They stated that they do have a pretty good local population of ducks in the area. They finished by saying that it'll most likely be a few weeks before larger numbers start to head their way.

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 October 11, 2018

Dave reported on 10-10 that he is currently set up in north central Montana for the week and they are seeing good numbers of puddle ducks and Canada geese in that region. He reported that his home area in west central South Dakota, he has seen a large influx of Mallards and other larger puddle ducks over the past week and he expects the migration to continue to push through from here on out. Dave noted that they see their largest concentration of big northern Mallards and Canada geese showing up later in the season after Thanksgiving though. He is looking forward to another incredible waterfowl hunting season soon to come!


Outfitter: John Luttrell

LUTTRELL KENNELS / LEGACY OUTFITTERS

LOCATION: Eastern South Dakota
OUTFITTER: John Luttrell
PHONE: 605.532.4142
EMAIL:
luttrell@itctel.com

Last Updated October 11, 2018

John reported on 10-3 that they have seen quite the change already with cooler temps. He stated that the harvest has been fairly slow due to how much rain they have been receiving. John also reported that they haven’t seen much move into the area yet, but they have lost the Blue Wing Teal and most of the Wood Ducks.


Pepper Slough Outfitters
PEPPER SLOUGH OUTFITTERS
LOCATION
– East central, SD
OUTFITTER / REPORTER – Marty Maciel
PHONE –  877-675-4868
EMAILpeppersloughoutfitters@yahoo.com

WEBSITE - peppersloughoutfitters.com

Last Updated: October 5, 2018

Marty reported on 10-4 that they really haven't started hunting to hard yet. Marty stated that they do have a good number of local birds around   Marty also reported that they are starting to see some Specks showing up. Marty finished by saying that they are starting groups late next week. 







Wisconsin Waterfowl Migration Report

WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

In eastern Wisconsin expect a high temp of 57 on Friday with a low of 39 and mostly cloudy skies with a SW wind of 10-20 mph. On Saturday expect a high of 44 with a low of 26 and partly cloudy skies and NW wind at 20-30 mph. On Sunday expect a high of 46 and a low of 35 and partly cloudy skies with a WSW wind at 5-10 mph. 

REFUGE / WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA ACTIVITY:

HORICON MARSH NWR - LOCATION: MAYVILLE, WI

Reported on 10-16 that they are starting to see more waterfowl show up in the area. They stated that they are no where near peak numbers. They finished by saying that they should continue to see new birds over the next couple weeks.

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

Reported on 10-10 that they are seeing about average numbers of ducks for this time of year. They stated that have seen an influx of Widgeon over the last week or so though. They finished by saying that they are also seeing ok numbers of Canada geese right now. 

CREX MEADOWS  NWR - LOCATION: GRANTSBURG, WI

Reported on 10-17 that they are seeing strong numbers of Wood ducks, Mallards, and Ringnecks. They stated that with cooler weather expected they figure they will lose all Blue Wing teal and most Wood ducks that are in the area. They finished by saying that they have decent Canada goose numbers and they are starting to see Sandhill cranes move into the area. 

REPORTS FROM THE FIELD
Outfitter: Mike Thun
BIG WATER OUTDOORS
LOCATION
– Lake Michigan
OUTFITTER / REPORTER – Mike Thun
PHONE – 920.894.4868
EMAIL
mike@bigwateroutdoors.com

Last Updated October 11, 2018

Mike reported on 10-10 that they have seen good numbers of bluebills that have moved into the area. He also reported that they are seeing good numbers of puddlers as well. Mike finished by saying that he hasn’t been out scouting for sea ducks yet.


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 October 11, 2018

Matt's reported on 10-9 that he hunted the opener and saw good numbers of ducks for this time of year. He stated that he is also starting to see divers in the area which is fairly uncommon for this time of year. Matt finished by saying that he plans on starting to hunt on the river on the 13th.



Outfitter: Robb Kaminskis
BEAVER CREEK OUTFITTING
LOCATION
– Racine, Wi
OUTFITTER / REPORTER – Robb Kaminskis
PHONE – 262.497.4954
EMAIL
rkaminskis@wi.rr.com

Last Updated October 5, 2018

Robb reported on 10-4 that they have a ton of ducks in the area right now. He stated that the majority of them are Wood ducks, Mallards, and Widgeon. Robb finished by saying that they also have a very good population of Canada geese. 








Missouri Waterfowl Migration Report

WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

In northwest Missouri expect a high temp of 66 on Friday with a low of 42 and partly cloudy skies with light and variable winds. On Saturday expect a high of 57 with a low of 30 and clear skies with NNW winds at 20-30 mph. Sunday’s high is expected to be 56 with a low of 41 and clear skies with a S wind at 10-20 mph.

REFUGE / WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA ACTIVITY:

SQUAW CREEK NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE - LOCATION: MOUND CITY

Reported on 10-16 that in the most recent survey conducted on 10-1 there were 3,910 ducks on the refuge. Of the 3,910 the majority were Teal (2,640) and Pintail (1,150).


FOUR RIVERS CONSERVATION AREA – LOCATION: SUMNER, MO

Reported on 10-17 that in the most recent survey conducted on 10-16 there were 16,385 ducks in the area. Of the 16,385 the majority were Mallards (5,950) and Pintails (3,875). It was also reported that there were 1,500 Specks.

SWAN LAKE NWR - LOCATION: MIAMI, MO

Reported on 10-17 that in the most recent survey conducted on 10-16 there were 16,385 ducks in the area. Of the 16,385 the majority were Mallards (5,950) and Pintails (3,875). It was also reported that there were 1,500 Specks.
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 October 11, 2018

Scott reported on 10-9 that they are a month out from the season opener. He did state that there are good numbers of teal in the area. Scott also reported that there is more water in the area than there has been in a really long time!


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

Last Updated November October 11, 2018

Please check back next week for Larry's first report for the 2018 season.







Nebraska Waterfowl Migration Report

WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

In central Nebraska expect a high of 70 on Friday with a low of 39 and clear skies with a WNW wind at 15-25 mph. On Saturday expect a high of 59 with a low of 35 and clear skies with a NNW wind at 10-20 mph. Sunday's high is expected to be 64 with a low of 40 and clear skies with a SSW wind at 15-25 mph.

REFUGE / WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA ACTIVITY:

NORFORK  NWR – LOCATION: NORFORK, NE

Reported on 10-16 that they are seeing pretty good numbers in the area for this time of year. They stated that cooper temperatures to the north may have jumpstarted the migration a little quicker than normal. 

KEARNEY GAME FISH AND PARKS OFFICE- LOCATION KEARNEY, NE

Reported on 10-9 that they are seeing good duck numbers right now. They stated that they have really good water conditions right now as well with the moisture they have been receiving. They finished by saying that they feel this is going to be a really good waterfowl season. 

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

Reported on 10-16 that they are seeing good duck numbers right now. They stated that they have really good water conditions right now as well with the moisture they have been receiving. They finished by saying that they feel this is going to be a really good waterfowl season. 
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 October 18, 2018

Please check back next week for JJ's first report for the 2018 season.


Outfitter: Kalend McCurdy
MIDWEST MIGRATORS GUIDE SERVICE
LOCATION
– North Platte River - Eastern, NE
OUTFITTER / REPORTER – Kalend McCurdy
PHONE – 402.615.2210
EMAIL
huntinsnows@hotmail.com
ENDORSED NEBRAKSA WATERFOWL OUTFITTER

Last Updated October 18, 2018

Please check back next week for Kalend's first report for the 2018 season.


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

Last Updated October 18, 2018

Reported on 10-16 that they are seeing good duck numbers right now. They stated that they have really good water conditions right now as well with the moisture they have been receiving. They finished by saying that they feel this is going to be a really good waterfowl season. 







Manitoba Waterfowl Migration Report

 WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

In southern Manitoba expect a high of 46 on Friday with a low of 25 and mostly cloudy skies with a NW wind at 20-30 mph. On Saturday expect a high of 36 with a low of 29 and clear skies with a NW wind at 10-20 mph. Sunday is expected to be 49 with a low of 31 and partly cloudy skies with a WSW wind at 10-15 mph.

CANADIAN WILDLIFE SERVICE REPORTS:

DAUPHIN LAKE FIELD OFFICE - LOCATION: DAUPHIN LAKE, MB

Reported on 10-9 that it’s cold and they have been receiving some snow on and off. They stated that they have really good duck numbers in the area with lots of crops still in the ground. They finished by saying that as long as they can still find food they should stick around for a while yet. 

BOISEVAINE AREA OFFICE - LOCATION: BOISEVAINE, MANITOBA

Reported on 10-4 that they are starting to see birds moving in from the north. They stated that they feel the next couple of weeks will be very good and they should see a lot of birds moving through. 

OAK HAMMOCK MARSH FIELD OFFICE - LOCATION: STONEWALL, MB

Reported on 10-16 that in the most recent survey conducted on 10-2 there were 4,500 ducks in the area. They also reported that there were 31,000 Canada geese. They finished by saying that they also had 2,100 Snow geese. 



REPORTS FROM THE FIELD
Outfitter Kris WujcikMICHITOBA OUTFITTING

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

Last Updated October 11, 2018

Kris reported on 10-9 that they are getting snow for the 4th time this fall already. He stated that even though they have been getting snow it is usually melting by the next day. Kris also reported that there is tons of ducks in the area, while the geese are very spotty. 


Outfitter: Daryl StanleySTANLEY'S GOOSE CAMP

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

Last Updated October 18, 2018

Craig Henry reported on Daryl's behalf on 10-17 that it has been bar far the coldest fall they have had in a long time. He stated that they have lost all the snows and lessers that were in the area. Craig also reported that they do have really good numbers of big honkers and Mallards in the area. 







Saskatchewan Waterfowl Migration Report

 WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

In southern Saskatchewan expect a high temp of 51 on Friday with a low of 23 and clear skies with a NW wind at 20-30 mph. On Saturday it looks to be 47 with a low of 29 and clear skies with a SSE wind at 10-20 mph. Sunday’s high is expected to be 53 with a low of 26 and mostly sunny skies and a NW wind at 10-15 mph.

CANADIAN WILDLIFE SERVICE REPORTS:

WADENA FIELD OFFICE - LOCATION: QUILL LAKES REGION

Reported on 10-16 that it has been a cold fall so far this year. They stated that the migration seems to be on the start of the downhill slide. They finished by saying that hunting should remain good for another couple weeks.

WEYBURN OFFICE - LOCATION: WEYBURN, SK 

Reported on 10-17 that it has been a cold fall this year. They stated that it has really helped kick the migration off. They finished by saying that hunting should remain good for a couple more weeks. 


LAST MOUNTAIN LAKE - LOCATION: REGINA, SK

Reported on 10-9 that hunting has been good so far this season. They stated that the weather has been cold and they have been getting some snow on and off. They finished by saying that birds should stay in the area for a while yet. 


REPORTS FROM THE FIELD:
Outfitter: Mike Franklin
PACIFIC WINGS PRAIRIE OUTFITTERS
LOCATION
– SW Of Saskatoon Region
OUTFITTER / REPORTER – Mike Franklin
PHONE – 1.888.610.2334
EMAILpacificwings@huntthenorth.com

Endorsed Saskatchewan Waterfowl Hunting Outfitter

Last Updated October 18, 2018


Justin reported on 10-17 that it has been a crazy weather year already. He stated that it was as cold as 9 degrees last weekend and that pushed the majority of snows and Specks south. Justin finished by saying that honker and Mallard hunting should remain good for a while yet though. 


Outfitter: Kyle HauckHIGH PRAIRIE OUTFITTERS
LOCATION
– South Central Saskatchewan
OUTFITTER / REPORTER – Kyle Hauck
PHONE – 888-804-6458
EMAIL highprairieoutfitters@huntthenorth.com
ENDORSED SASKATCHEWAN WATERFOWL / UPLAND OUTFITTER

Last Updated October 11, 2018


Kyle stated that the first big push of Snow geese was really early this season. he said they had as many Snows in his area by the third week of Sept as he normally has by mid October. Kyle said although he has not seen any northern Mallards down in his area yet, that they have limited out on Sandhill Cranes every day this week. Kyle is hoping that the cold temps and early snow don't freeze up the province before the end of the month but for now they are covered in many different species of waterfowl!


Outfitter: Mike McLane
PRAIRIES EDGE OUTFITTING
LOCATION
– North Battleford Region
OUTFITTER / REPORTER – Mike McLane
PHONE – 403.807.9939
EMAILhunt@prairiesedgeoutfitting.com

Last Updated October 18, 2018


Please check back next week for Mike's first report for the 2018 season.




    
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