Preseason Wetland Area Status

2015 Status of Missouri Managed Wetland Areas
as of July 30, 2015 (will be updated again in early October)
Area Repairs and Construction Habitat/Food Status Water Management Hunting Parties Per Day
Moist-Soil Timber Floodable Crops Blind Walk-in
Nodaway Valley None Good NA Fair-poor Normal unless river drops below pump intakes. 4 blinds plus 1 ADA 13-15  plus 150 acre open area
Bob Brown None if pump repair is completed on schedule      Good NA Fair Normal unless river drops below pump intakes. 1 ADA 15 - 19
Fountain Grove Potential temp. closures -GRWI2- new pump instillation. Fair Fair Fair– East Side Only Normal 18
4-8 (dry fall) 16-18 (wet fall)
Grand Pass None Excellent NA Fair/Poor Normal 1 ADA 15-40
Eagle Bluffs None Good NA Fair Normal 2 ADA 14-17
Ted Shanks Working on new water control structures and levees on the south side. Excellent Poor Poor Some possible water management limitations on the south end of the area related to ongoing construction. 8 plus 1 ADA 17-33
B.K. Leach None Fair/Good NA None Normal 5 (1 ADA) 8-16
Marais Temps Clair None Good NA None Normal 1 ADA 6-9
Columbia Bottom Pool 6 levee repairs unknown NA unknown Pumps are in process of being repaired and may be delayed due to flooding 1 ADA 6-10
Montrose None Fair NA NA Normal 13 (1 ADA) 2
Settle’s Ford None Fair/Good NA NA Normal 1 ADA Open Hunting
Schell-Osage None Poor NA None Normal 27 (2 ADA) 11 Parties
Four Rivers None Fair NA Poor Unit 1 & 2 – normal water management Unit 3 – 200 ac; Unit 4 – 500 ac 1 ADA 20-24 plus open units
Duck Creek Contract work at Kinder and Fishponds areas Excellent Good Poor Normal 28 (1 ADA) 19 Up to 50 ind. in Pool 8 Up to 25 ind. Pool 7 (Wed, Sat & Sun)
Otter Slough Earth work - units 8-10 Good NA Fair Normal. 12 (1 ADA) 17-20
Ten-Mile Pond None Excellent NA Good Normal 0 10-22
Coon Island Minor Repairs Poor   NA Too early to tell due to numerous summer floods 0 Open Hunting
Little River None Excellent N/A Unk Normal 0 Hunting Tues., Thurs., Sat., Sun.
3-4 parties/day. Self check-in at main parking lot

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