Northeast Arkansas waterfowl report

Northeast Arkansas waterfowl report

Earl Buss Bayou DeView WMA Map I Water Gauge I Weather Report Boaters should use caution while using the Thompson Tract boat run.

South Oliver GTR Habitat: Mast production has been good.

Water Level: 100% flooded with a current gauge reading of 1.8 feet.

Thompson Tract GTR Habitat: Mast production has been good.

Water Level: 100% flooded with a gauge reading of 1.3 feet.

Lake Hogue WRA Habitat: A small amount of beneficial wetland plants is located along the east side of the lake.

Water Level: 100%. Normal pool level.

Big Lake WMA Map I Water Gauge I Weather Report When the Ditch 81 extension gauge near Manilla (upstream of the Big Lake north-end control structure) reads 17.5 feet, water is beginning to come over the north levee degrade on Big Lake WMA. When the Ditch 81 Extension gauge reads 18.0 feet or higher, the water level on the WMA will rise quickly and hunters should exercise caution while on the area. Be aware of underwater logs in boat runs and hangers in trees.

North Woods GTR Habitat: Mast production is good.

Water Level: Bo Doc gauge currently reads 236.6 Target level is 235.5. 100% flooded.

South Woods GTR Habitat: Mast production is good.

Water Level: The 7-Mile gauge is currently at 235.9 feet. Target level is 234.5 feet with 100% flooded. Simmons Field Habitat: A good amount of millet, smartweed and sedge is present. Seed production is good.

Water Level: 100%.

St. Francis Sunken Lands WMA Map I Water Gauge I Weather Report Hunt Area Habitat: Mast production is above average within the timber and floodways.

Water Level: Water levels in the huntable areas are dependent on the St. Francis River. The water level at Oak Donnick is 212.97 MSL. The huntable area is 100% flooded.

Snowden WRA Habitat: There is a small amount of beneficial wetland plants within the borrow areas.

Water Level: 100% Payneway WRA

Habitat: There is a small amount of beneficial wetland plants within the borrow areas.

Water Level: Pool A is at 100%. Pool B is at 100%, Pool C is at 100% and Pool D is at 100%.

Shirey Bay Rainey Brake WMA Map I Water Gauge I Weather Report Waterfowl hunters should be aware of hangers and submerged logs within the boat runs and GTRs. Please exercise caution when accessing the area. In addition, hunters should allow safe passage when parking vehicles along roadsides. Vehicles blocking access will be moved.

Adam's Brake GTR Habitat: Good mast crop within the GTR.

Water Level: Water level is 240.0 MSL with a target level of 240.0 MSL. 100% flooded.

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