Muskegon Wastewater Managed Waterfowl Hunt Area Manager's Update

Review for week ending

  • 09/15/2019


  • Temps slightly above normal and periods of heavy rain at the end of the week.

Waterfowl abundance

  • Blue-winged teal numbers down from the previous week, but shovelers increasing.  Goose counts also increasing – above average for mid-September.

Hunting conditions

  • The Wastewater is closed for waterfowl hunting until mid-October.  Hayfields are currently being cut again, but too early for row crop harvest. Geese using recently cut hayfields.

Hunter numbers

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Waterfowl harvest

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What to expect this week

  • Expect hayfield cutting to continue.

Upcoming events

  • The Wastewater opener is expected to be October 19, pending any issues with crop harvest or field availability. Call Muskegon SGA Office prior to the opener to confirm at 231-788-5055.

Other comments

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