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OFFICIAL 2016 HUNTTHENORTH.COM
WATERFOWL MIGRATION REPORT




* Last Updated On Thursday December 10, 2015

This Will Be Our Final Report Of The Year!!

We will be updating the 2015 HuntTheNorth.com Fall Waterfowl Migration Report every Thursday afternoon through the waterfowl hunting season. 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 2015 waterfowl hunting season!


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TRACK THE 2015 WATERFOWL MIGRATION
THROUGH THE FOLLOWING REGIONS

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

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ALASKA - World Class Trophy Sea Duck Hunts

MINNESOTA - Field Canada Goose Hunts & Big Water Duck Hunts

WISCONSIN  - Canvasback & Diver Hunts On The Mississippi River


NORTH DAKOTA - Prairie Pothole Duck Hunts / Goose Hunts

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

WASHINGTON - Field Canada Goose And Mallard Hunts

SASKATCHEWAN - Specklebelly / Snow Goose Field Hunts

MANITOBA - Diver Duck Hunts On The Delta Marsh

ONTARIO - World Class Canvasback, Redhead & Diver Duck Hunts

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 36 on Friday with a low of 30 and overcast skies. On Saturday expect a high of 36 with a low of 31 and a 50% chance of rain. Sunday’s high is expected to be 35 with a low of 27 and a 40% chance of snow.

REFUGE / WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA ACTIVITY:

RICE LAKE NWR  - LOCATION MCGREGOR MN 

Reported on 12-8 that they still have some Canada geese in the area but not many. They stated that they had a lot of geese move out of the area over the weekend. They finished by saying that the migration seemed to be very strange this year due to the weather being above average most of the fall.

BIG STONE NWR- LOCATION: ODESSA, MN

Reported on 12-9 that they still have a good number of Canada geese hanging around. They stated that they should continue to see geese in the area until the weather gets really cold with a measurable snow fall. They finished by saying that they thought that the migration was below average this fall.

LAC QUI PARLE REFUGE - WATSON, MN

Reported on 12-9 that in a report conducted on 11-3 that they are currently holding 9,400 Canada geese. That number is down from the previous survey which was 37,000. They stated that since that last count they have seen that number decline even more.


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 December 10, 2015

Luke reported on 12-9 that there is still a lot of geese in the metro, Hutchinson, and Rochester areas. He stated that duck season has now ended and it had its ups and downs, but it was about average. Luke finished by saying that the late goose season should remain good through the end of the season which is January 8th.


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 December 10, 2015

Chuck reported on 12-9 that they have ended their season on a short notice. He stated that they had very good Canada goose numbers then over the weekend it seems like they all disappeared. Chuck finished by saying that they had a very good season overall with a very good number of ducks, and very strong goose hunting up until this past weekend.


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 December 10, 2015 

Adam reported on 12-9 that they still have a decent number of Mallards in the area even though the season has closed. He stated that they never really saw that one big push of ducks that they normally see. Adam also reported that they are still seeing strong numbers of Canada geese, and they will hunt them until the end of the late season. Adam finished by saying  this season was unordinary, it was very good early and then slowed way down then got good again right at the end but never saw the big peak push of Mallards like they normally see.








Iowa Waterfowl Migration Report

WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

In central Iowa expect a high of 55 of Friday with a low of 44 and mostly cloudy skies. On Saturday expect a high of 53 with a low of 44 and a 60% chance of rain. Look for a high of 45 on Sunday with a low of 34 and a 70% chance of rain.

REFUGE / WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA ACTIVITY:

RICE LAKE WMA - LOCATION: LAKE MILLS, IOWA

Reported on a survey conducted on 12-4 they were holding 73,800 ducks. Up from 52,300 in the previous survey. Of those 95% were Mallards and 5% were other dabbling ducks. Also reported that they were holding 2,600 Canada geese. Up from 2,500 in the previous survey.

RIVERTON WMA - LOCATION: RIVERTON, IOWA

Reported on a survey conducted on 12-4 they were holding 37,100 ducks. Up from 33,200 in the previous survey. Of the 37,100, 81% were Mallards, 18% were other dabbling ducks, and 2% were divers. Also reported that they were holding 6,500 geese up from 500 in the previous survey. Of the 6,500, 8% were dark geese and 92% were light geese.


BIG MARSH WMA - LOCATION: PARKERSBURG, IOWA

Reported on a survey conducted on 12-4, they were holding 1,600 ducks. Of the 1,600, 94% were Mallards and 6% were other dabbling ducks. It was also reported that they were holding 700 Canada geese.

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 December 10, 2015 

Rob reported on 12-9 that hunting really seemed to pick up late last week.  Rob stated that they had very good hunting through the weekend and has since settled back down again. He also reported that they still have a lot of Canada geese in the area, but really need some snow to help the hunting. Rob finished by saying that the 10th is the last day of their duck season and there is still a good number of Mallards hanging around.


Reporter: Mason Schoh

 

LOCATION: Pool 9 Miss. River - Lansing, Iowa
REPORTER: Mason Schoh

Last Updated December 10, 2015

Mason reported on 12-9 that his season started very well! He stated that as the season went on it seemed as the duck numbers continuously dropped and the hunting continued to get worse. Mason finished by saying that they never really saw a big migration this season.


Reporter: Scott McLelland

 

LOCATION: South - Central Iowa
REPORTER: Scott McClelland

Last Updated December 3, 2015

Scott reported on 12/3 that over Thanksgiving weekend they saw their first Canvasbacks. He mentioned that they have some puddlers and divers around but it is limited. Scott also stated that there were a lot of snow geese moving through his area and Canada geese are showing up more and more every day. Scott finished by stating that even though they are warming up he is hoping for a good push with the colder weather north.







North Dakota Waterfowl Migration Report

WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

In North Central North Dakota expect a high temp of 44 on Friday with a low of 28 and partly cloudy skies. On Saturday expect a high of 41 with a low of 24 and clear skies. Sundays high is expected to be 44 with a low of 27 and clear skies.

REFUGE / WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT ACTIVITY:

           LAKE ALICE NWR - LOCATION: DEVILS LAKE, ND

Reported on 11-23 that all the smaller bodies of water have now froze up. They stated that the majority of the big water is still wide open though, and that is what’s keeping the few ducks and geese that are still in the area around. They finished by saying that the majority of the Snow geese that were in the area last week have now disappeared.

TEWAULKAN NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE – LOCATION: CAYUGA, ND

Reported on 11-24 that they have lost the majority of the ducks and geese they had with the weather front that moved through last week. They stated that almost all of the water is now froze up. They finished by saying that until it’s all froze up they should still have some Mallards and Geese remain in the area.

ARROWWOOD WETLAND MANAGEMENT DISTRICT – LOCATION: LYON, ND

Reported on 11-24 that they are about 80% froze up right now. They stated that they had very good numbers of ducks and geese until the cold front moved through over the weekend. They finished by saying that where there is open water there will still be some flocks of Mallards as well as some geese and they should stay in the area until it’s completely iced 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 December 3, 2015

Dan reported on 12-2 that this season was great! He stated that they had a little lull in the month of October due to above averge temperatures, but come November hunting was fantastic. Dan also reported that everyone that had a swan tag filled it with them. Dan finished by saying hat he is now starting to get ready for spring snow goose seasonas he kicks it off in a little over 8 weeks from now!


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 25, 2015

Kyle reported on 11-23 that all the upper lakes are now froze up, but the main part of Devils Lake is still open and that is holding what ducks and geese that are still in the area there. He stated that there are still some really good pockets of Mallards in the area. Kyle finished by saying that the majority of the Snow geese that were in the area have now moved south.


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 25, 2015

Brad reported on 11-23 that they are completely froze up right now. He stated that there is a very large number of Snow geese still in the Jamestown area though as there is still open water around there. Brad finished by saying that his season was down a bit from last year, Canada goose numbers were down dramatically from last year but the duck numbers were great!







South Dakota Waterfowl Migration Report

WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

In east central South Dakota expect a high temp of 36 on Friday with a low of 30 and mostly cloudy skies. Saturday is expected to be 34 with a low of 28 and a 50% chance of snow. Sunday’s high is expected to be 33 with a low of 26 and mostly cloudy skies.

REFUGE / WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA ACTIVITY:

SAND LAKE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE - LOCATION: ABERDEEN, SD

Reported on 12-9 that they still have some open water which is still holding a few hundred Canada geese. They stated that that there is also some Mallards still hanging around the area as well. They finished by saying that without many ducks and geese left to the North they dont expect numbers to jump at all.

WAUBAY NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE - LOCATION: WAUBAY, SD

Reported on 12-9 that they are still seeing an occasional flock of Canada geese, but that's about it. They stated that after they got all the snow, that pushed pretty much everything out of the area. They finished by saying that they felt the migration was late this year and the peak happened in a matter of a couple of days.



LACREEK NWR – LOCATION: MARTIN, SD

 

 

Reported on 12-9 that they haven't seen a duck or goose in  a couple of days now. The stated that when they got all the snow and ice that's when the majority of waterfowl left. They finished by saying that with the weather warning sharing they wouldn't be surprised to see some Canada geese again.

REPORTS FROM THE FIELD:
Outfitter: Bruce Prins
PRAIRIE SKY RANCH
LOCATION
– Sissiton, SD
OUTFITTER / REPORTER – Cory Niccum
PHONE – 605.738.2411
EMAIL
info@prairieskyranch.com

Last Updated December 10, 2015

Please check back next week for our first official waterfowl migration report of the year from Cory. 


Outfitter: John Luttrell

LUTTRELL KENNELS / LEGACY OUTFITTERS

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

Last Updated December 10, 2015

John reported on 12-9 that when they got all the snow a week ago it pushed all the waterfowl south. He stated that he hasn't seen a duck or a goose in almost a week now. John finished by saying that his season overall was pretty good, they had some very good hunts, but the full moon during what was this year's peak migration didn't help at all.







Wisconsin Waterfowl Migration Report

WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

In eastern Wisconsin expect a high temp of 48 on Friday with a low of 34 and partly cloudy skies. On Saturday expect a high of 47 with a low of 43 and overcast skies. On Sunday expect a high of 52 and a low of 40 and a 50% chance of rain.

REFUGE / WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA ACTIVITY:

HORICON MARSH NWR - LOCATION: MAYVILLE, WI

Reported on 12-9 that they still have a very good number of Canada geese in the area. They stated that they have now lost the majority of ducks that were there, but there is still some Mallards around. They finished by saying that they thought numbers is the area seemed to be about average for the last couple of years.

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

Reported on 12-9 that they still have good numbers of ducks on the river. They stated that the weather has been very warm for this time of year and that has kept the river open and ice free. They finished by saying tat they feel ducks will hang around as long as the river is still open.

CREX MEADOWS  NWR - LOCATION: GRANTSBURG, WI

Reported on 12-7 that they now haven't seen a duck in over a week. They stated that everything had froze up, and that caused all the ducks to leave. they finished  by saying that there is also still a very good number of Canada geese in town.

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 December 10, 2015

Mike hasn't been out since before Thanksgiving and season has ended now.


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 December 3, 2015

Matt reported on 12-2 that hunting has been terrible recently. He stated that there is an ok number of ducks on the river, but it’s hard to get them off of the refuge. Matt finished by saying that their season wraps up next Tuesday.



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

Last Updated December 10, 2015

Robb reported on 12-9 that duck and goose numbers were very strong and above average to begin the season. He stated that numbers continually dropped lowly throughout the season and never really seemed to hit the normal peak migration numbers. Robb finished by saying that there are still good number of Canada geese still in the area.







Missouri Waterfowl Migration Report

WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

In northwest Missouri expect a high temp of 60 on Friday with a low of 42 and overcast skies. On Saturday expect a high of 58 with a low of 38 and a 70% chance of rain. Sunday’s high is expected to be 43 with a low of 33 and a 80% chance of rain.

REFUGE / WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA ACTIVITY:

SQUAW CREEK NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE - LOCATION: MOUND CITY

Reported on 11-25, that in the most recent survey conducted on 11-24 the refuge was holding 2,846 Canada Geese, up from 1,145 in the previous survey. It was also reported that there were 71,885 dabbling ducks, down from 74,950, with 50,465 being Mallards. They also reported that there are 2,727 divers with 2,500 of them being Ringnecks. They finished by saying that there are 218,700 Snow and Ross geese on the refuge. That is up 5,400 in the previous survey.


FOUR RIVERS CONSERVATION AREA – LOCATION: SUMNER, MO


Reported in a survey conducted on 11-30 they had 40,700 ducks in the area. That is down from 56,800 in the previous survey. They stated that of the 40,700 about 48% are mallards. They also reported that there is 3,800 snow geese now in the area. They finished by saying that there has been bad flooding over the last week making it tough to get out to some of the draw areas.

SWAN LAKE NWR - LOCATION: MIAMI, MO

Reported in a survey conducted on 12-3 that there are currently 134,398 ducks in the area. That number is up from 120,045 in the previous survey. Of the 134,398 they stated that 123,720 are Mallards. They also reported that there are 385 Canada geese, up from 200 in the previous survey. They finished by saying that there are 65,000 Snow geese which is also up from 8,900 in the previous survey.
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 December 10, 2015

Scott reported on 12-9 that there is a ton of Snow geese around his area right now. He stated that he thinks this could be the most he has seen there ever! Scott also reported that there is a strong number of Mallards now moving into the area as well. Scott finished by saying that now they just need the weather to cool down so that the water starts forming some ice to help the hunting out.


Bill HuttingSPORTSMAN'S LODGE
LOCATION
– Northwest, Missouri
REPORTER – Bill Hutting
PHONE – 913.593.6911
EMAIL
williamhutting@yahoo.com
WEBSITE - sportsmanslodgemo.com
Last Updated December 10, 2015

Please check back next week for our first waterfowl migration report from Bill in 2015.







Nebraska Waterfowl Migration Report

WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

In central Nebraska expect a high of 56 on Friday with a low of 33 and partly cloudy skies. On Saturday expect a high of 40 with a low of 20 and overcast skies. Sunday's high is expected to be 40 with a low of 26 and partly cloudy skies.

REFUGE / WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA ACTIVITY:

NORFORK  NWR – LOCATION: NORFORK, NE

Reported on 12-8 that they still have a strong number of ducks in the area. They stated that they had another push of ducks overthe weekend. They also reported that there is a good number of Canada geese now in the area as well.

KEARNEY GAME FISH AND PARKS OFFICE- LOCATION KEARNEY, NE

Reported on 12-8 that they had a good push of new ducks and geese early this week. They stated that they are starting to see good number of Mallards right now. They finished by saying  that they are seeing very strong numbers of Canada geese right now.

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

Reported on 12-9 that they think the migration is now on. They stated that they have had some high flying flocks of ducks that are and have been moving through the area. They finished by saying that they are seeing some new Canada geese arrive to the area as well.
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 December 10, 2015

JJ reported on 12-9 that he has a decent number of ducks around his area now. He stated that duck hunting has been fairly good for how mild the weather has been. JJ also reported that the mild weather has also slowed the Canada goose migration and he hasn't seen many new Canada geese recently. JJ finished by saying that  the long range forecast is looking good and expects to see migrators early next week.


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 November 25, 2015

Kalend reported on 11-23 that it’s on like Donkey Kong right now. He stated that they have just about every species of ducks moving through the area right now, that’s common to his area. Larry stated that hunting has been very good and should only continue to get better for the next couple of weeks.


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

Last Updated December 10, 2015 

Larry reported on 12-9 that hunting is still unbelievable good so far. He stated that there is still a ton of Canada geese in his area right now. Larry finished by saying that they are also getting some good ducks mixed in with the geese now as well.







Manitoba Waterfowl Migration Report

 WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

In southern Manitoba expect a high of 24 on Friday with a low of 14 and overcast skies. On Saturday expect a high of 22 with a low of 10 and partly cloudy. Sunday is expected to be 33 with a low of 26 and clear skies.

CANADIAN WILDLIFE SERVICE REPORTS:

DAUPHIN LAKE FIELD OFFICE - LOCATION: DAUPHIN LAKE, MB

Reported on 11-11 that numbers are continuing to decrease. They stated that there are okay numbers of ducks. They finished by saying that there is still great numbers of Canada geese.

BOISEVAINE AREA OFFICE - LOCATION: BOISEVAINE, MANITOBA

Reported on 11-10, they are seeing a big decline in duck numbers over the last week. They stated that there is still very good numbers of Canada geese in the area. They finished by saying that the weather has been extremely mild and there is still no ice or snow, and untillthat happens there will still be Ducks and Geese in the area.

OAK HAMMOCK MARSH FIELD OFFICE - LOCATION: STONEWALL, MB

Reported on 11-4, the Goose numbers are dwindling right now. It was reported that in a survey conducted on 10-22 they had just over 20,000 Canada geese in the area, and though they haven't conducted another survey they figure there is only about 10,000 Geese remaining.



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 12, 2015


Kris reported on 11-11 that they have finished their season strong. Kris stated that there is still a good amount of Ducks and Geese around. He also reported that this his best season ever on Ducks. Kris finished by saying that overall Canada goose numbers were about average and Snow house numbers were below average.

 


Outfitters: Tom & Judy Usunier
BIG GRASS OUTFITTERS
LOCATION
– Western Manitoba
OUTFITTER / REPORTER – Tom & Judy Usunier
PHONE –  204.773.3686
EMAIL
biggrass@xplornet.com
WEBSITE - biggrassoutfitters.com

Last Updated: November 12, 2015

Please check back next week for our first report from Tom and Judy's camp. 


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, 2015

Daryl reported on 11-3 that they finished their season up on the 1st. He stated that the season was great and it started with a great local population of Ducks and Geese, and the numbers only continued to grow all season. Darrell finished by saying that even though they are done there is still an incredible number of Ducks around for this time of year.







Saskatchewan Waterfowl Migration Report

 WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK:

In southern Saskatchewan expect a high temp of 24 on Friday with a low of 11 and partly clear skies. On Saturday it looks to be 30 with a low of 18 and partly cloudy skies. Sunday’s high is expected to be 33 with a low of 26 and partly cloudy skies.

CANADIAN WILDLIFE SERVICE REPORTS:

WADENA FIELD OFFICE - LOCATION: QUILL LAKES REGION

Reported on 11-10 that they are still seeing some Ducks hanging around the area. They also stated that there are still really good numbers of Canada geese around as well. They finished by saying that there will be Ducks and Geese hanging around until all the water freezes.

WEYBURN OFFICE - LOCATION: WEYBURN, SK 

Reported on 11-4, there is still a lot of Ducks around the area. They stated that there hasn't been any ice yet, and until there is they don't expect to lose many Ducks. They finished by saying that they have seen a significant decline in the Canada goose numbers over the last week though.


LAST MOUNTAIN LAKE - LOCATION: REGINA, SK

Reported on 11-4, there are still some Ducks and Geese around, but they are on the downward slope of the migration. They started that though they haven't had any extreme cold weather yet they are still seeing the waterfowl migrating out of the area. They finished by saying that there will remain to be Ducks as long as there is open water and food in the area.


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 November 19, 2015


Justin reported on 11-10 that they finished off their season great. Justin stated that they had lots of Ducks throughout the whole season. Justin also reported that the weather was warm for most of the season so that held up the goose migration a bit. Justin finished by saying that they are now heading home to finish up the season in Washington.


Outfitter: Matt Kostka
TOP GUN GUIDE SERVICE
LOCATION
– Statewide, ND
OUTFITTER / REPORTER – Matt Kostka
PHONE – 507.696.0208
EMAIL
matt@topgunguideservice.com
ENDORSED NORTH DAKOTA WATERFOWL OUTFITTER

Last Updated November 5, 2015


Please check back next week for our first waterfowl migration report from Matt Kostka
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Outfitter: Mike McLane
PRAIRIES EDGE OUTFITTING
LOCATION
– North Battleford Region
OUTFITTER / REPORTER – Mike McLane
PHONE – 403.807.9939
EMAILhunt@prairiesedgeoutfitting.com

Last Updated November 5, 2015


Mike reported on 11-4 that they can tell they are starting to move out of the area. He stated that there is still good numbers of Canada's and Ducks. Mike finished by saying that the Specks and Snows are very scarce now.




    
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