Canada goose, through Feb. 14.
Light Goose, through Feb. 14.
White-fronted Goose closed.
Sandhill Crane closed.
Low Plains Early Zone Duck Season closed.
Cedar Bluff: Water level is 16.5 feet below conservation level. Approximately 10,000 Canada, 500 snow and a few white-fronted geese present. Hunting conditions fair, with the reservoir 70 percent frozen. Success expected to be fair, with low hunting pressure.
Cheyenne Bottoms WA: Fewer than 1,000 ducks, mallard and pintail and 10,000 geese are on the area. Pool 1A, 32 inches; Pools 1B and 1C, 23 inches; Pool 2, 23 inches; Pool 3A, 11 inches; Pool 4B, 18 inches. Pools 3B, 4A and 5 are dry. Water is 95 percent frozen. Conditions are fair for geese. Success rated poor.
Jamestown WA: No geese are present. Habitat conditions are poor, area is 100 percent frozen, some sheet water on marches. Success is poor.
McPherson Valley Wetlands: Very few geese observed on the public area. Units 80 percent frozen, ice is very unstable. Success expected to be fair. All areas east of K61 are in late zone.
Low Plains Late Zone Duck Season, through Sunday.
Byron Walker: 50 ducks and 300 geese are using the area. Marshes are full and frozen. The river and oxbows provide open water. Success should be poor.
Cheney: About 1,100 ducks, mostly mergansers, and 2,500 geese, lot of snows are in area. Water is just above pool. Conditions and success are rated fair.
Council Grove: Water level is 0.8 inches above conservation pool. Approximately 500 mallards, 1,000 Canada and 20 snow geese are in the area. Hunting conditions are difficult, with ice covering 99 percent of reservoir. Hunting success expected to be fair.
El Dorado: Water level is at conservation pool. Approximately 2,000 mallards and several thousand Canada geese present on the area. Six Trumpeter swans recently sighted near the reservoir. Hunting conditions rated good, lake is ice free. Success expected to be fair to good on public land.
Fall River: Water level is 2.0 feet below conservation pool. No waterfowl observed on the area. Hunting conditions rated poor, although reservoir is ice free. All boat ramps are open. Success expected to be poor.
Glen Elder: Water level is 1.2 feet below conservation pool. There are 4,000 ducks, mostly mallards, 300 white-fronted, 5,200 Canada and 7,500 snow geese on the area. Hunting conditions rated fair, with 98 percent of reservoir frozen. All boat ramps iced in, water is pooling on top of ice. Success rated fair for ducks, good for geese.
Kanopolis: Water level is 1.0 feet below conservation pool. Nearly 300 ducks and 200 geese are present. Hunting conditions are poor, with reservoir 99 percent frozen. Success expected to be poor to fair.
Lovewell: Water level is 3.37 feet below conservation pool. No waterfowl are present on the area. Hunting conditions poor, with the reservoir 100 percent frozen, with up to 24 inches of ice, some top thawing. No boat ramps are usable. Success expected to be poor.
Marais des Cygnes: Moderate numbers of ducks and a few geese present, but highly variable daily. All pools have good to excellent water. Marshes are 60 percent open, although there is ice at ramps. Habitat conditions rated poor. Success expected to be poor.
Marion: Water is 0.4 feet below conservation pool. Approximately 3,000 ducks, mostly mallards, 25,000 Canada, 1,500 snow and 500 white-fronted geese present on the area. Hunting conditions rated fair, with most of reservoir frozen. Hunting success expected to be fair to good.
Milford: Water is 1.8 feet below conservation pool. Approximately 650 geese, primarily Canadas, are on the area. Conditions are poor, as the marshes and reservoir are frozen. Success has been poor.
Neosho: 10,000 to 15,000 ducks and 2,500 Canada geese are on the area. Refuge pool is full. There is water in Pools 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8 and South unit. All pools are open, subject to weather. Habitat is exceptional. Hunting success has been good.
Quivira: Approximately 2,200 ducks, mostly mallards, 850 snows, 3,500 white-fronted and 9,500 Canada geese are present. Refuge waters are 99 percent frozen. Success expected to be poor on the area.
Toronto: Water is at conservation pool. 1,500 mergansers and no geese or ducks are on the area. Hunting conditions are poor to fair, with the reservoir 100 percent open and Highway marsh is ice free. Success expected to be poor to fair.
Tuttle Creek: Water is less than 1 feet below conservation pool. Few ducks, mostly mallards, and 2000 to 3000 geese are in area. Hunting conditions are poor, with everything ice covered. Hunting success is poor.
Webster: Water is 2.0 feet above conservation pool. Area used by approximately 5,000 ducks, primarily mallards, and 10,000 Canada geese. Hunting conditions are fair, with reservoir 50 percent iced. Boat ramps are not usable. Success rated fair to good.
Wilson: Water is 0.75 feet above conservation pool. About 150 ducks and 600 Canada geese are present. Hunting conditions poor. Ice covers 80 percent of the reservoir, with all boat ramps froze in. Hunting success expected to be difficult, with best options in crop fields.
High Plains Duck Season through Sunday.
Norton WA: Water level is 9.5 feet below conservation pool. About 9,000 ducks, mostly mallards, 5,000 Canada and 200 snow geese are present. Hunting conditions are poor, with the reservoir 96 percent ice covered. No boat ramps open. Hunting success is good in feed fields, difficult near the reservoir.