Pre-season Status Report on MDC Waterfowl Areas

Flooding and planned renovations have played havoc with several popular Missouri waterfowl hunting areas run by the MDC.  Bob Brown, Fountain Grove and Grand Pass are among the state areas that will see diminished hunting conditions (and likely success) this season.   Brown has no cover and no water inputs;  no crops and mediocre natural feeds are found at Grand Pass.  And the Grove is not pumping water into most of the area due to rumored start of a new electric pump installation project expected annually for the last 20 years.

Here are the spreadsheets showing each MDC operated area and several marginal areas, natural and ag feed prospects, water prospects, and reservation status info, and more…

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