Teal Season Wetland Area Status

Want to check the status of a wetland area before heading out to hunt teal? This table is updated yearly to provide information about whether or not there's a morning drawing, construction notices, and habitat status on 18 managed wetland areas so that you can make an informed decision about where to go.

Note: The amount of habitat available could quickly change in regions of Missouri expected to receive heavy rain from Sept. 6-8.

2018 Teal season - Status of Missouri wetland areas as of September 6, 2018
Conservation Area Self-Check In or Drawing Repairs & Construction  Habitat/Food Status Teal Season*
Moist-Soil Acres Flooded/ Wetland Status No. Parties
Nodaway Valley Self-Check None Good 175-200 No Limit
Bob Brown Self-Check None Good 150-200 No Limit
Fountain Grove Self-Check None Excellent 130 No Limit
Grand Pass Self-Check 1 Large pump out of service Good/Excellent 150-200 No Limit
Eagle Bluffs 4:45 AM Drawing Opening Weekend Only None Good ~250 20-23 opening weekend, no limit remainder of season
Ted Shanks Self-Check None Fair/Good ~450 No limit
B.K. Leach Self-Check Minor repairs and one pump down for repairs Good ~175 No limit
Marais Temp Clair Self-Check Minor repairs Good 50-75 No limit
Columbia Bottom Self-Check 1 pump down for repairs Good ~50 No limit
Montrose Self-Check None Poor Lake area No limit
Settles Ford Self-Check Pool 4-3 levee Repairs Good 300 No limit
Schell-Osage CLOSED Wetland Renovation (Keeping area dry for construction) NA 0 Acres CLOSED
Four Rivers Self-Check None Good Unit 1: ~10 Unit 2: ~25 Unit 3: ~100 Unit 4: ~300 No Limit
Duck Creek 5:00AM Drawing Opening Weekend Only None Good North Pool 1- 900 Units A & B - ~150 18-20 opening weekend, no limit remainder of season
Otter Slough 5:00AM Drawing Otter Lake Drawn Down, minor repairs to structure Good 600 15-16
Coon Island Self-Check Potential dirt work to repair levee damage Fair Borrows Only ~15 acres, depends on recent rains No Limit
Ten-Mile Pond Self-Check None Excellent 150-250 No Limit
Little River Self-Check None Good 40 3

* Preliminary estimates are based on late summer projections. They will be updated the week before teal season.

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This is NOT a legal document. Regulations are subject to revision during the current year.
Refer to the Wildlife Code.

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