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These weekly counts are performed to gather data used to set the seasons. They are provided here as a courtesy to hunters. They are not meant to accurately depict current conditions or counts at these properties. They are posted as available, but will always be at least a week behind. For current conditions, please contact or visit the property.

Counts for the week of January 26, 2014

North Zone

That part of Indiana north of a line extending east from the Illinois border along State Road 18 to U.S. 31; north along U.S. 31 to U.S. 24; east along U.S. 24 to Huntington; southeast along U.S. 224; south along State Road 5; and east along State Road 124 to the Ohio border.

Species Tri-County Kankakee Jasper-Pulaski Kingsbury LaSalle Willow Slough Pigeon River Pine Creek Roush Lake Total
Mallard
-
100
-
4
-
14
-
-
15
133
Wood Duck
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Black Duck
-
25
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
27
Wigeon
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Green-Winged Teal
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Blue-winged Teal
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Pintail
-
10
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
10
Shoveler
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Gadwall
-
25
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
25
Ringnecked Duck
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Scaup
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Redhead
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Canvasback
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Goldeneye
-
50
-
2
-
5
-
-
-
57
Bufflehead
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Ruddy Duck
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Hooded Merg.
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Red-breasted Merg.
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Common Merg.
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Other Ducks
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Unidentified Ducks
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Canada Geese
-
25
-
8
-
400
-
-
130
563
Snow Geese
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Coot
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
White-Fronted Geese
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Tundra Swan
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Mute Swan
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Sandhill Crane
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Other Species
-
-
BAEA- 1
-
-
BAEA- 5
-
-
BAEA- 1
-

Central Zone

That part of Indiana south of the North Zone boundary and north of the South Zone boundary.

Species Salamonie Reservoir Mississinewa Reservoir Raccoon
Lake
Minnehaha FWA Brookville
Reservoir
Monroe
Reservoir
Atterbury FWA Goose
Pond
WF White River Total
Mallard
123
-
-
-
50
-
-
-
764
937
Wood Duck
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Black Duck
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
7
7
Wigeon
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
1
Green-winged Teal
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Blue-winged Teal
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Pintail
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
100
100
Shoveler
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Gadwall
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Ringnecked Duck
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
Scaup
-
-
-
-
25
-
-
-
-
25
Redhead
21
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
21
Canvasback
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Goldeneye
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
88
88
Bufflehead
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
23
23
Ruddy Duck
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Hooded Merg.
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
16
16
Red-breasted Merg.
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
2
Common Merg.
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
111
111
Other Ducks
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Unidentified Ducks
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
22
22
Canada Geese
191
-
26
-
200
-
-
66
8233
8716
Snow Geese
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
1
Coot
-
-
-
-
15
-
-
-
-
15
White-Fronted Geese
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
150
5
155
Tundra Swan
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
6
-
6
Mute Swan
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Sandhill Crane
-
-
-
-
50
-
-
-
-
50
Other Species
BAEA- 22
-
-
-
BAEA- 4
-
-
-
Domestic goose- 1
-

South Zone

That part of Indiana south of a line extending east from the Illinois border along U.S. 40; south along U.S. 41; east along State Road 58; south along State Road 37 to Bedford; and east along U.S. 50 to the Ohio border.

Species Hardy Lk Glendale FWA

Patoka Reservoir

Patoka NWR Cane WMA Gibson
Generating
Station
Blue Grass
FWA
Hovey Lake
FWA
Sugar Ridge
FWA
Crosley
FWA
Muscatatuck Lower Wabash River Total
Mallard
-
-
-
-
-
12744
-
16
-
-
-
546
13306
Wood Duck
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Black Duck
-
-
-
-
-
552
-
-
-
-
-
1
553
Wigeon
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Green-winged Teal
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
30
31
Blue-winged Teal
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Pintail
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
100
100
Shoveler
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Gadwall
-
-
-
-
-
3
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
Ringnecked Duck
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Scaup
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
3
Redhead
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Canvasback
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
6
6
Goldeneye
-
-
-
-
-
20
-
-
-
-
-
306
326
Bufflehead
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Ruddy Duck
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Hooded Merg.
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
30
-
-
-
10
40
Red-breasted Merg.
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
1
Common Merg.
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Other Ducks
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Unidentified Ducks
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
282
282
Canada Geese
-
-
-
-
-
17134
-
20
-
-
-
946
18100
Snow Geese
-
-
-
-
-
348,200
-
60
-
-
-
9410
357670
Coots
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
White-Fronted Geese
-
-
-
-
-
450
-
-
-
-
-
520
970
Tundra Swan
-
-
-
-
-
14
-
-
-
-
-
-
14
Mute Swan
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
60
-
-
-
-
60
Sandhill Crane
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
Other species
-
-
-
-
-
BAEA- 2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-


This week This year
Green-winged Teal
31
Green-winged Teal

10423

Blue-winged Teal
0
Blue-winged Teal
10743
Total Teal
31
Total Teal
21166
Total Canada Geese
27379
Total Canada Geese
162602
Total Ducks
16258
Total Ducks
298491

Codes


BAEA=bald eagle EAGR=eared grebe MERG=other merganser SUSC=surf scoter
BRAN=brant GBHE=great blue heron MUSW=mute swan TRSW=trumpeter swan
CAEG=cattle egret GOEA=golden eagle OLDS=oldsquaw TUSW=tundra swan
COLO=loon GREG=great egret PBGR=pied bill grebe WHSW=whistling swan
DCCO=cormorant HOGR=horned grebe SACR=sandhill crane WFGO=white-fronted goose