Preseason Wetland Area Status

2018 Status of Missouri Managed Wetland Areas as of October 18th, 2018
Area Repairs and Construction Habitat/Food Status Water Management Hunting Parties Per Day
Moist-Soil Timber Floodable Crops Blind Walk-in
Nodaway Valley West side pump replacement Good NA Good Normal unless river drops below pump
intakes and/or pump replacement takes longer than expected.
4, 1 ADA 13-15 plus 150 acre open area
Bob Brown None      Good NA Good Normal unless river drops below pump intakes. 1 ADA 15 - 19
Fountain Grove None East: Excellent West: Poor Fair East: Good West: Poor Normal 18, 1 ADA 4-8 (dry fall) 16-18 (wet fall)
Grand Pass 1 large pump out of service Good/Excellent NA Good Normal 1 ADA 15-40
Eagle Bluffs None Good NA Good Normal 2 ADA 14-17
Ted Shanks None Good Good Good Normal 4-8, 1 ADA 12-34
B.K. Leach Minor repairs Good NA Poor Normal on Bittern Basin and Kings Lake. River Slough
Tract is taking a lot of flood water from seep and is over full.
5, 1 ADA 8-16
Marais Temps Clair Summer repairs delayed
habitat work
Good NA Poor Normal 1 ADA 6-9
Columbia Bottom 1 pump down for repairs Excellent NA Good Pool levels may be lower than normal until pump is
1 ADA 5-10
Montrose None Poor NA NA Normal 13, 1 ADA 2
Settle’s Ford None Good NA NA Normal 1 ADA Open Hunting
Schell-Osage Major wetland renovation NA NA NA NA CLOSED CLOSED
Four Rivers Minor road repairs Good Good Good Low in Unit 1 early
season. At or near full in Units 2, 3, 4.
1 ADA 18-24 plus open units
Duck Creek None Good Good Fair/Poor Normal 22, 1 ADA 24 positions, up to 50 ind. in Pool 8, up to 25 ind. In Pool 7
(Wed, Sat & Sun)
Otter Slough None Good NA Fair
to Good
Normal 12, 1 ADA 17-20
Coon Island None Good Good Good Units 3-7: Normal.  Units 8 and 9 will not be flooded for red
oak seedling regeneration.
0 Open Hunting
Ten Mile Pond None Excellent NA Fair Normal 0 10-20
Little River None Good NA Poor Normal 0 7

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