Waterfowl Reports

Ft. Supply
January 17, 2018
Zone 1
Elevation 2004.39 (Normal Pool 2004.00)
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Local wheat is in mostly poor condition, very dry conditions.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Moderate
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Over the past week goose numbers have decreased and duck numbers have increased slightly.
Weather Conditions Highs in the 40's Lows in the single digits.
Other Comments Only one boat ramp is open, the lake is around 70 percent frozen.
January 4, 2018
Zone 1 1
Elevation 2004.42 2004.42
Habitat Condition Status Poor Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Local wheat is in mostly poor condition. Local wheat is in mostly poor condition.
Ducks Numbers Low Low
Goose Numbers High High
Hunter Activity Low Low
Bird Movements Goose numbers have been on the increase, duck numbers are low. Goose numbers have been on the increase, duck numbers are low.
Weather Conditions Highs in the 40's Lows in the 20's Highs in the 40's Lows in the 20's
Other Comments The lake is over 95% frozen, no boat ramps are open. The lake is over 95% frozen, no boat ramps are open.
December 12, 2017
Zone 1
Elevation 2004.43 (Normal Pool Elevation 2004.00)
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Native vegetation in fair condition, local wheat crops in poor to fair condition.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Moderate
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Bird movements have been low over the past week.
Weather Conditions Highs in the 50's and 60's. Lows in the upper 20's.
November 14, 2017
Zone 1 1
Elevation 2004.18 (Normal Pool Elevation 2004.00) 2004.18 (Normal Pool Elevation 2004.00)
Habitat Condition Status Fair Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Native vegetation in fair condition, local wheat crops in mostly fair to good condition. Native vegetation in fair condition, local wheat crops in mostly fair to good condition.
Ducks Numbers Moderate Moderate
Goose Numbers Low Low
Hunter Activity Moderate Moderate
Bird Movements Bird movements have fluctuated a lot, numbers increase just ahead of each cold front. Bird movements have fluctuated a lot, numbers increase just ahead of each cold front.
Weather Conditions Cloudy and mild, with highs near 80 by Friday, cooler temperatures by Saturday. Cloudy and mild, with highs near 80 by Friday, cooler temperatures by Saturday.
Other Comments Waterfowl hunting on Fort Supply Lake is CLOSED November 18-26, during the first 9 days of deer gun season. All boat ramps are accessible. Waterfowl hunting on Fort Supply Lake is CLOSED November 18-26, during the first 9 days of deer gun season. All boat ramps are accessible.
Waurika
January 17, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation near conservation pool.
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food winter wheat in vicinity is fair.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers High
Hunter Activity Unknown
Bird Movements More geese are present than in previous survey
Weather Conditions 31 degrees, sunny, light wind
Other Comments Shallow water areas of the lake and wetland units are frozen.
January 4, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation near conservation pool.
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Winter wheat in vicinity is fair.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Unknown
Bird Movements little movement in past week.
Weather Conditions 34 Degrees - moderate north wind - clear
Other Comments Much of the shallow water and wetland units typically used by waterfowl were frozen.
December 11, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 950.94
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Fair winter wheat.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Moderate
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Geese using wheat fields around the lake, ducks using coves on lake.
Weather Conditions 42° F, clear, light wind.
Other Comments Waurika WDU ~95% flooded, with fair duck numbers. Walker Creek WDU~100% flooded, with fair duck numbers.
November 14, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 951.10
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Fair winter wheat, Milo harvested.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Ducks and geese using coves on lake, geese feeding on wheat fields around lake
Weather Conditions Cloudy, light wind, 70° F.
Other Comments Waurika WDU ~75% flooded.
Texoma
January 17, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 616.76
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Smart Weed
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Moderate
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Fair
Weather Conditions Cold and all shallow water is frozen.
Other Comments Couldn't get good estimation on waterfowl numbers because of all the frozen water.
January 3, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 617.35
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Smart Weed
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Fair
Weather Conditions Cold and all shallow water is frozen.
Other Comments With so much of the shallow water being frozen on the day of observation the bird sightings were extremely low. I assume there are good bird numbers using the lake in the bigger open water and along the river channel where water movement is keeping the top layer from freezing.
Webbers Falls
January 17, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 489.53
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Ag crops in the area.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Moderate
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Good
Weather Conditions 19, clear
January 2, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 489.72
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Ag fields in the area.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Picked up with colder weather.
Weather Conditions 23, PC, light wind
December 11, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 489.63
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Ag fields in the area.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Slow
Weather Conditions 51, clear, dry.
Fort Gibson
January 17, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 552.55
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Smartweed, bidens, barnyardgrass, Ag crops.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Moderate
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Good
Weather Conditions 19, clear
January 2, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 533.00
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Ag/smartweed/barnyardgrass/bidens.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Picked up with colder weather.
Weather Conditions 23, PC, light wind
December 11, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 553.12
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Ag/Smartweed/Barnyardgrass/Bidens. But the Lake is to low to utilize.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Slow
Weather Conditions 51 Clear Dry.
Canton
January 17, 2018
Zone 1
Elevation 1614.8 (0.6 feet below normal)
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Wheat is in mostly poor condition.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Moderate
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Duck numbers have decreased in the last couple weeks.
Weather Conditions Highs in 20's, Lows around 0, clear.
Other Comments Lake is about 90% ice covered.
January 2, 2018
Zone 1
Elevation 1614.7 (0.7 feet below normal)
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Vegetation in and around the lake is in fair condition.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Cooler weather has increased bird activity.
Weather Conditions Highs in 20's, Lows around 5, partly cloudy.
Other Comments Lake and sloughs are ice-covered.
December 13, 2017
Zone 1
Elevation 1614.7 (0.7 feet below normal)
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Vegetation in and around the lake is in fair condition.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Not much bird movement has occurred in the last week.
Weather Conditions Low in 30s, High in 60s, clear.
Other Comments All boat ramps are open and usable.
November 14, 2017
Zone 1
Elevation 1614.7 (0.7 feet below normal)
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Flooded vegetation in and around the lake is in fair condition.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Bird numbers have improved over the last 2 weeks.
Weather Conditions Highs in 60's, lows in 50's, cloudy.
Other Comments All boat ramps are open and usable.
October 24, 2017
Zone 1
Elevation 1614.9 (0.5 feet below normal)
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Native vegetation in and around the lake is in fair condition.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity None
Bird Movements Migration activity has increased significantly over the past week.
Weather Conditions Clear, Highs in 60s, Lows in 40s, 25 mph north wind.
Other Comments All boat ramps are open and usable.
Red Slough
January 16, 2018
Zone 1
Elevation Wetlands in various stages from full to nearly dry.
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Wild forage such as smartweeds, sedges, grasses, and aquatic invertebrates.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Decrease in duck numbers with recent cold front and freeze-up.
Weather Conditions Mostly clear, cold (20's), and windy.
Other Comments Approximately 3200 ducks. Mostly Mallards and Ringnecks.
January 9, 2018
Zone 1
Elevation Most units have huntable water. Several are full.
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Wild forage such as smartweed, sedges, grasses, toothcup, and invertebrates.
Ducks Numbers High
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Big movement of Mallards and teal with last cold front.
Weather Conditions Overcast, very cold (below freezing; teens - low 30's), some wind. Area mostly frozen over.
Other Comments Total duck numbers counted: 9,243. Mostly (in order of abundance) Mallards, GWTeal, Ringnecks, and Gadwall. Count was last Tuesday (Jan. 2).
November 14, 2017
Zone 1
Elevation Several units nearly full. Others dry to partially full.
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Lots of wild forage: smartweeds, sedges, aquatic inverts, etc.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Influx of Mallards with recent front.
Weather Conditions Overcast, cool, light wind.
Other Comments Mostly Gadwalls and Ring-necked Ducks. Mallard numbers increasing. About 5500 ducks total.
October 24, 2017
Zone 1
Elevation 16 wetland units in various stages from dry to nearly full.
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Wild forage such as smartweeds, sedges, grasses, toothcup, and aquatic inverts.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity None
Bird Movements Recent influx of Gadwalls, Wigeon, and Pintails with recent cold front.
Weather Conditions Overcast to partly cloudy, cool, and windy.
Other Comments About 600 ducks present. Mostly teal and Gadwalls.
Wister
January 16, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 478
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food acorns
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements resting mid day in middle of lake.
Weather Conditions very cold
December 12, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 478
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Acorns, sedges, barnyard grass.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements None existent
Weather Conditions Cold mornings then warm.
October 31, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 479.28
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Acorns.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Light movement early morning.
Weather Conditions Cool
Sooner
January 16, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation Normal
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Winter wheat poor in area around lake due to very dry conditions.
Ducks Numbers High
Goose Numbers High
Hunter Activity High
Bird Movements There were very good number of mallards observed on the North side of the lake.
Weather Conditions Very cold mid-week during survey 8 degrees, N wind 8-10mph, mostly sunny.
Other Comments Observed 3 adult Trumpeter swans. 11 bald eagles.
January 9, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation Average
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Wheat surrounding area
Ducks Numbers Very High
Goose Numbers High
Hunter Activity High
Bird Movements High with the icy conditions, likely spread out when thawed
Weather Conditions Cold, light north winds
December 11, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation Average
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Winter wheat around lake area is fair to poor.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements A few more duck and geese are moving in the area, nothing significant.
Weather Conditions Northwest winds at 12 mph, temp 54 degrees, and mostly sunny.
November 13, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation Normal
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Poor
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements More ducks moving.
Weather Conditions 52deg, ESE wind 13 mph, cloudy.
Tom Steed
January 16, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 1411 conservation pool
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Winter wheat in WMA fields.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Moderate
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Geese using WMA fields on SW side of lake.
Weather Conditions 27 degrees with north wind 10 to 15 mph.
Other Comments Wdu 11 units frozen but most of the lake open.
January 2, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 1410.97. 1411 is conservation pool.
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Winter wheat is fair.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Moderate
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Geese using wma fields in Southwest side of lake.
Weather Conditions 25 degrees, ice on portion of lake
Other Comments WDU is mostly frozen with few birds using open areas.
December 12, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 1410 ft
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Winter wheat is good.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Birds showing up at lake and wetland units with each cold front.
Weather Conditions Sunny 50 degrees, North wind 15 mph.
November 14, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 1411.07. .07 above conservation pool.
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Winter wheat emerging.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Most birds have left the lake at this time.
Weather Conditions 65 degrees and cloudy conditions
Other Comments 8 of the 11 units in WDU are flooded. Food available milo, smartweed, jap. Millet. Contacted one hunting party 11/14 that took limits.
October 30, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 1411.30. .30 above normal
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Winter wheat is being planted now. 8 of the 11 units on WDU is is flooded . Milo, smartweed, jap. Millet
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity None
Bird Movements Birds using WDU units.
Weather Conditions 58 degrees, 20-25 mph north wind.
Ft. Cobb
January 16, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 1342.27 .27 above conservation pool.
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Crop residue is left from farming operations.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Very High
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Birds flying in all directions from lake.
Weather Conditions 20 degrees with north wind 10 to 20 mph.
Other Comments Large number of snow geese mixed with Canada geese.
January 2, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 1342.16 .16 above conservation pool.
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Crop residue in area fields.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers High
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Geese using all directions from.
Weather Conditions 20 degrees, ice on portions of lake.
December 11, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 1342.44
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Fair winter wheat.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers High
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Geese using wheat fields around the lake, ducks using coves on lake.
Weather Conditions 65°F, clear, light wind.
Other Comments Walnut Slough WDU ~75% flooded.
November 13, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 1342.27
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Fair winter wheat, peanuts being harvested.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Moderate
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Ducks and geese using coves on lake, geese feeding on wheat fields around lake.
Weather Conditions Cloudy, light wind, 50° F.
Other Comments Walnut Slough WDU ~60% flooded.
Hulah
January 16, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation Normal pool is at 733.00 Lake currently at 732.65.
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food native foods in WDU's and around lake are in poor shape, ag. fields are cut soybeans.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements most of the birds where seen on main body of the lake, all shallow water is frozen.
Weather Conditions very cold, 4 degrees and windy.
Other Comments lake is frozen, all shallow is solid.
January 3, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation Normal pool is at 733.00 Lake currently at 732.75.
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food native foods in WDU's and around lake are in poor shape, ag. fields are cut soybeans.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements most of the birds where seen on main body of the lake, all shallow water is frozen.
Weather Conditions 13 degrees and cold.
Other Comments Lake is totally frozen, hunter numbers low.
December 12, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation Normal pool is at 733.00. Lake currently at 733.10.
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Cut soybeans on agriculture fields, native food in units look good.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Most of the birds where seen on main body of the lake and in ponds on WMA
Weather Conditions Sunny and windy 45.
Other Comments Most of bag limits are green wing teal and mallards.
November 13, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation Normal pool is at 733.00. Lake currently at 733.31
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Uncut soybeans on agriculture fields, native food in units look good.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Most of the birds where seen on main body of the lake and in ponds on WMA
Weather Conditions 52' and overcast .
Other Comments Hunting pressure high on weekends and low on weekdays.
October 31, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation Normal pool is at 733.00. Lake currently at 733.33.
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food WMA has uncut soybeans, lake has had high water all summer very little vegetation.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity None
Bird Movements Birds where seen on the main body of the lake.
Weather Conditions Sunny and windy 65.
Other Comments Habitat condition on the lake and WDU are in poor shape, flooding rain kept lake high most of the summer.
Copan
January 16, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation Normal pool is 710.00, current level is at 709.07.
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food native foods in WDU's and around lake are in good shape, ag. feilds are cut soybeans.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements most of the birds where seen on main body of the lake.
Weather Conditions very cold, 4 degrees and windy.
Other Comments Lake is frozen, all shallow water is frozen.
January 3, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation Normal pool is 710.00, current level is at 709.24.
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food native foods in WDU's and around lake are in good shape, ag. feilds are cut soybeans.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity High
Bird Movements most of the birds where seen on main body of the lake, all shallow water is frozen.
Weather Conditions 13 degrees and cold.
Other Comments Shallow water is all frozen, hunter number down a little.
December 12, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation Normal pool is 710.00, current level is at 709.24.
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Cut soybeans on agriculture fields, native food in units look good.
Ducks Numbers High
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Very High
Bird Movements Most of the birds where seen on main body of the lake and in ponds on WMA
Weather Conditions Sunny and windy 45.
Other Comments Lake hunting has been pretty good, bag limits are mostly green wing teal and mallards.
November 13, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation Normal pool is 710.00, current level is at 709.53.
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Uncut soybeans on agriculture fields, native food in units look good.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity High
Bird Movements Most of the birds where seen on main body of the lake and in ponds on WMA
Weather Conditions 52' and overcast.
Other Comments Hunting pressure on weekends are high and on weekdays low.
October 31, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation Normal pool is 710.00, current level is at 709.53
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Native foods in WDU's and around lake are in good shape, ag. fields are uncut soybeans.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity None
Bird Movements Cool fronts brought some birds in last week, warmer weather has held them here.
Weather Conditions Sunny and windy, 63.
Other Comments Habitat looks good, should be a good season.
Oologah
January 16, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 637.8 (0.2' below normal)
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food some standing and harvested crop fields (fair), native plants (fair).
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements very few birds seen, most were headed south.
Weather Conditions 6F, clear, North wind at about 9 mph.
Other Comments Majority of the lake is locked in ice. There is some open water south of the Winganon bridge, but all coves and surrounding farm ponds are frozen over.
January 9, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 637.7 (0.3' below normal)
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food some fallow and harvested crop fields fair to poor, native foods fair.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Birds seem to be moving in ahead of fronts and moving out as they arrive.
Weather Conditions Temp: 31F, light south wind overcast
Other Comments North end of the lake and all small bodies of standing water are frozen over; only open water is south of the Winganon bridge.
November 13, 2017
Zone 1
Elevation 638.3' (0.3' above normal)
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Standing or harvested crops good to fair, native foods good to excellent.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Moderate
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Birds seem to be moving with the passing cold fronts.
Weather Conditions 50 F, overcast, calm.
Kaw
January 16, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 1010.2
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food cut bean fields and wheat planted locally.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements waterfowl rafting in open water on lake, flying to/from lake and fields in evenings and mornings.
Weather Conditions cold and sunny.
January 3, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 1010.21
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Cut bean fields, and wheat.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity None
Bird Movements Very few waterfowl observed around the lake.
Weather Conditions 32' and sunny, light winds.
December 11, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 1009.05
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Harvested corn, soybean, sorghum, wheat planted around lake.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Very few waterfowl observed around the lake.
Weather Conditions 35' and sunny, light winds.
November 14, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 1009
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Soy beans, wheat, corn.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Some birds moving morning and evening to/from lake.
Weather Conditions Overcast, light winds.
October 30, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 1011
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Beans and wheat throughout WMA in good condition.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity None
Bird Movements Very little movements, not many waterfowl around.
Weather Conditions Clear and breezy.
Hugo
January 16, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 403
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food natural
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity High
Bird Movements none
Weather Conditions clear cold temp's in teens.
January 3, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation Low
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food smartweed, sedges
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Moderate
Hunter Activity High
Bird Movements Due to ice conditions lots of waterfowl moving.
Weather Conditions clear, cold
Other Comments little over 7000 ducks and geese seen on mid-winter flock count, most of area iced over but should thaw in a couple days.
December 11, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 400
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Sedges, smartweed
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Movement early morning.
Weather Conditions clear cool.
Other Comments Water condition getting worse, most wetland unit nearly dry, lake 4 feet low.
November 13, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation Below normal.
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Smartweed andsedges.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements None noticed.
Weather Conditions Cool, cloudy.
Other Comments Water level low, need rain.
Hackberry Flat
January 16, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation Reservoir 4 feet below Conservation Pool.
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Moist soil plants, native vegetation.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Moderate
Hunter Activity None
Bird Movements No significant increase in bird numbers since last survey.
Weather Conditions 16 degrees, North wind @ 17 mph, Sunny.
Other Comments All of Hackberry Flat wetalnd units are frozen.
January 2, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation Reservoir 4 feet below Conservation Pool.
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Moist soil plants, native vegetation.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Moderate
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements No significant increase in bird numbers.
Weather Conditions Cold 23 degress, light NE wind, Cloudy.
Other Comments All wetland units are frozen.
December 11, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 2ft below conservation pool.
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Moist soil plants, native vegetation.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Ducks and geese trickling down with each frontal passage.
Weather Conditions Sunny, 48 degrees, West wind 13 mph.
October 30, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation Hackberry Flat Reservoir is full.
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Moist soil plants, native vegetation.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity None
Bird Movements Ducks and Geese trickling down with each frontal passage.
Weather Conditions 54 degrees, Sunny, NNE Wind @ 22 mph.
Eufaula
January 9, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 582.02
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Very little farming in vicinity
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Little migration observed
Weather Conditions Cold, clear
December 11, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 583.21
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Very little farming in vicinity.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements None observed.
Weather Conditions Clear, calm, mild.
Other Comments Lake continues to fall.
November 13, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 584.65
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Very little farming in vicinity.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity None
Bird Movements Minor movements over last several days.
Weather Conditions Cool, cloudy.
Keystone
January 2, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 3' below normal
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food soybeans have been harvested along Arkansas Arm of WMA.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Ducks that have moved in with the latest cold front have seemed to move out as their best food sources have frozen over.
Weather Conditions 21* WSW @ 1mph mostly cloudy
Other Comments All shallow areas, including Cottonwood Creek WDU have been frozen over. Some hunters have had success when breaking ice out there for landing areas. Fair numbers of ducks have been spotted around the main lake in secluded or wind-sheltered coves.
December 14, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 2 feet below normal.
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food No crops have been harvested along or near the lake.
Ducks Numbers High
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements There have not been any new movements of ducks since the opening of the split.
Weather Conditions 47* partly cloudy NNW 8 mph.
Other Comments Hunters have had success hunting at Cottonwood Creek WDU and the smaller sloughs that are near this WDU due to Cottonwood Creek WDU being the most abundant source of food in the area.
November 14, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 1/2 foot above normal.
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food No crops have been harvested on the Keystone WMA.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity High
Bird Movements Birds slowly moved in with last weeks cold front and seem to be sticking around, feeding primarily at the Cottonwood WDU.
Weather Conditions 57 * S 7mph. Cloudy
Other Comments Very poor habitat conditions around the lake due to summertime flooding. Cottonwood Creek WDU units are full and holding good numbers of ducks.
October 30, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation Above normal.
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food NO Crops.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity None
Bird Movements A few birds have been moving in with the recent cold fronts.
Weather Conditions 58* Sunny NNE 18MPH
Other Comments All Sloughs around the lake are full due to recent floods and heavy rainfall. Cottonwood Creek WDU has Japanese millet, Barnyard grasses and sedges in the middle and upper units. All units are 100% full.
Texoma
January 17, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 616.76
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Smart Weed
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Moderate
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Fair
Weather Conditions Cold and all shallow water is frozen.
Other Comments Couldn't get good estimation on waterfowl numbers because of all the frozen water.
January 3, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 617.35
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Smart Weed
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Fair
Weather Conditions Cold and all shallow water is frozen.
Other Comments With so much of the shallow water being frozen on the day of observation the bird sightings were extremely low. I assume there are good bird numbers using the lake in the bigger open water and along the river channel where water movement is keeping the top layer from freezing.
Red Slough
January 16, 2018
Zone 1
Elevation Wetlands in various stages from full to nearly dry.
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Wild forage such as smartweeds, sedges, grasses, and aquatic invertebrates.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Decrease in duck numbers with recent cold front and freeze-up.
Weather Conditions Mostly clear, cold (20's), and windy.
Other Comments Approximately 3200 ducks. Mostly Mallards and Ringnecks.
January 9, 2018
Zone 1
Elevation Most units have huntable water. Several are full.
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Wild forage such as smartweed, sedges, grasses, toothcup, and invertebrates.
Ducks Numbers High
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Big movement of Mallards and teal with last cold front.
Weather Conditions Overcast, very cold (below freezing; teens - low 30's), some wind. Area mostly frozen over.
Other Comments Total duck numbers counted: 9,243. Mostly (in order of abundance) Mallards, GWTeal, Ringnecks, and Gadwall. Count was last Tuesday (Jan. 2).
November 14, 2017
Zone 1
Elevation Several units nearly full. Others dry to partially full.
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Lots of wild forage: smartweeds, sedges, aquatic inverts, etc.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Influx of Mallards with recent front.
Weather Conditions Overcast, cool, light wind.
Other Comments Mostly Gadwalls and Ring-necked Ducks. Mallard numbers increasing. About 5500 ducks total.
October 24, 2017
Zone 1
Elevation 16 wetland units in various stages from dry to nearly full.
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Wild forage such as smartweeds, sedges, grasses, toothcup, and aquatic inverts.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity None
Bird Movements Recent influx of Gadwalls, Wigeon, and Pintails with recent cold front.
Weather Conditions Overcast to partly cloudy, cool, and windy.
Other Comments About 600 ducks present. Mostly teal and Gadwalls.
Wister
January 16, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 478
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food acorns
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements resting mid day in middle of lake.
Weather Conditions very cold
December 12, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 478
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Acorns, sedges, barnyard grass.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements None existent
Weather Conditions Cold mornings then warm.
October 31, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 479.28
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Acorns.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Light movement early morning.
Weather Conditions Cool
Hugo
January 16, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 403
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food natural
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity High
Bird Movements none
Weather Conditions clear cold temp's in teens.
January 3, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation Low
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food smartweed, sedges
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Moderate
Hunter Activity High
Bird Movements Due to ice conditions lots of waterfowl moving.
Weather Conditions clear, cold
Other Comments little over 7000 ducks and geese seen on mid-winter flock count, most of area iced over but should thaw in a couple days.
December 11, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 400
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Sedges, smartweed
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Movement early morning.
Weather Conditions clear cool.
Other Comments Water condition getting worse, most wetland unit nearly dry, lake 4 feet low.
November 13, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation Below normal.
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Smartweed andsedges.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements None noticed.
Weather Conditions Cool, cloudy.
Other Comments Water level low, need rain.
Eufaula
January 9, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 582.02
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Very little farming in vicinity
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Little migration observed
Weather Conditions Cold, clear
December 11, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 583.21
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Very little farming in vicinity.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements None observed.
Weather Conditions Clear, calm, mild.
Other Comments Lake continues to fall.
Waurika
January 17, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation near conservation pool.
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food winter wheat in vicinity is fair.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers High
Hunter Activity Unknown
Bird Movements More geese are present than in previous survey
Weather Conditions 31 degrees, sunny, light wind
Other Comments Shallow water areas of the lake and wetland units are frozen.
January 4, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation near conservation pool.
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Winter wheat in vicinity is fair.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Unknown
Bird Movements little movement in past week.
Weather Conditions 34 Degrees - moderate north wind - clear
Other Comments Much of the shallow water and wetland units typically used by waterfowl were frozen.
December 11, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 950.94
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Fair winter wheat.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Moderate
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Geese using wheat fields around the lake, ducks using coves on lake.
Weather Conditions 42° F, clear, light wind.
Other Comments Waurika WDU ~95% flooded, with fair duck numbers. Walker Creek WDU~100% flooded, with fair duck numbers.
November 14, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 951.10
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Fair winter wheat, Milo harvested.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Ducks and geese using coves on lake, geese feeding on wheat fields around lake
Weather Conditions Cloudy, light wind, 70° F.
Other Comments Waurika WDU ~75% flooded.
Tom Steed
January 16, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 1411 conservation pool
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Winter wheat in WMA fields.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Moderate
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Geese using WMA fields on SW side of lake.
Weather Conditions 27 degrees with north wind 10 to 15 mph.
Other Comments Wdu 11 units frozen but most of the lake open.
January 2, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 1410.97. 1411 is conservation pool.
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Winter wheat is fair.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Moderate
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Geese using wma fields in Southwest side of lake.
Weather Conditions 25 degrees, ice on portion of lake
Other Comments WDU is mostly frozen with few birds using open areas.
December 12, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 1410 ft
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Winter wheat is good.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Birds showing up at lake and wetland units with each cold front.
Weather Conditions Sunny 50 degrees, North wind 15 mph.
November 14, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 1411.07. .07 above conservation pool.
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Winter wheat emerging.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Most birds have left the lake at this time.
Weather Conditions 65 degrees and cloudy conditions
Other Comments 8 of the 11 units in WDU are flooded. Food available milo, smartweed, jap. Millet. Contacted one hunting party 11/14 that took limits.
October 30, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 1411.30. .30 above normal
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Winter wheat is being planted now. 8 of the 11 units on WDU is is flooded . Milo, smartweed, jap. Millet
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity None
Bird Movements Birds using WDU units.
Weather Conditions 58 degrees, 20-25 mph north wind.
Ft. Cobb
January 16, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 1342.27 .27 above conservation pool.
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Crop residue is left from farming operations.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Very High
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Birds flying in all directions from lake.
Weather Conditions 20 degrees with north wind 10 to 20 mph.
Other Comments Large number of snow geese mixed with Canada geese.
January 2, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 1342.16 .16 above conservation pool.
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Crop residue in area fields.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers High
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Geese using all directions from.
Weather Conditions 20 degrees, ice on portions of lake.
December 11, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 1342.44
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Fair winter wheat.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers High
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Geese using wheat fields around the lake, ducks using coves on lake.
Weather Conditions 65°F, clear, light wind.
Other Comments Walnut Slough WDU ~75% flooded.
November 13, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 1342.27
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Fair winter wheat, peanuts being harvested.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Moderate
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Ducks and geese using coves on lake, geese feeding on wheat fields around lake.
Weather Conditions Cloudy, light wind, 50° F.
Other Comments Walnut Slough WDU ~60% flooded.
Hackberry Flat
January 16, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation Reservoir 4 feet below Conservation Pool.
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Moist soil plants, native vegetation.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Moderate
Hunter Activity None
Bird Movements No significant increase in bird numbers since last survey.
Weather Conditions 16 degrees, North wind @ 17 mph, Sunny.
Other Comments All of Hackberry Flat wetalnd units are frozen.
January 2, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation Reservoir 4 feet below Conservation Pool.
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Moist soil plants, native vegetation.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Moderate
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements No significant increase in bird numbers.
Weather Conditions Cold 23 degress, light NE wind, Cloudy.
Other Comments All wetland units are frozen.
December 11, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 2ft below conservation pool.
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Moist soil plants, native vegetation.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Ducks and geese trickling down with each frontal passage.
Weather Conditions Sunny, 48 degrees, West wind 13 mph.
October 30, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation Hackberry Flat Reservoir is full.
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Moist soil plants, native vegetation.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity None
Bird Movements Ducks and Geese trickling down with each frontal passage.
Weather Conditions 54 degrees, Sunny, NNE Wind @ 22 mph.
Eufaula
November 13, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 584.65
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Very little farming in vicinity.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity None
Bird Movements Minor movements over last several days.
Weather Conditions Cool, cloudy.
Webbers Falls
January 17, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 489.53
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Ag crops in the area.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Moderate
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Good
Weather Conditions 19, clear
January 2, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 489.72
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Ag fields in the area.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Picked up with colder weather.
Weather Conditions 23, PC, light wind
December 11, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 489.63
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Ag fields in the area.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Slow
Weather Conditions 51, clear, dry.
Fort Gibson
January 17, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 552.55
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Smartweed, bidens, barnyardgrass, Ag crops.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Moderate
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Good
Weather Conditions 19, clear
January 2, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 533.00
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Ag/smartweed/barnyardgrass/bidens.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Picked up with colder weather.
Weather Conditions 23, PC, light wind
December 11, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 553.12
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Ag/Smartweed/Barnyardgrass/Bidens. But the Lake is to low to utilize.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Slow
Weather Conditions 51 Clear Dry.
Sooner
January 16, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation Normal
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Winter wheat poor in area around lake due to very dry conditions.
Ducks Numbers High
Goose Numbers High
Hunter Activity High
Bird Movements There were very good number of mallards observed on the North side of the lake.
Weather Conditions Very cold mid-week during survey 8 degrees, N wind 8-10mph, mostly sunny.
Other Comments Observed 3 adult Trumpeter swans. 11 bald eagles.
January 9, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation Average
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Wheat surrounding area
Ducks Numbers Very High
Goose Numbers High
Hunter Activity High
Bird Movements High with the icy conditions, likely spread out when thawed
Weather Conditions Cold, light north winds
December 11, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation Average
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Winter wheat around lake area is fair to poor.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements A few more duck and geese are moving in the area, nothing significant.
Weather Conditions Northwest winds at 12 mph, temp 54 degrees, and mostly sunny.
November 13, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation Normal
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Poor
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements More ducks moving.
Weather Conditions 52deg, ESE wind 13 mph, cloudy.
Hulah
January 16, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation Normal pool is at 733.00 Lake currently at 732.65.
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food native foods in WDU's and around lake are in poor shape, ag. fields are cut soybeans.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements most of the birds where seen on main body of the lake, all shallow water is frozen.
Weather Conditions very cold, 4 degrees and windy.
Other Comments lake is frozen, all shallow is solid.
January 3, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation Normal pool is at 733.00 Lake currently at 732.75.
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food native foods in WDU's and around lake are in poor shape, ag. fields are cut soybeans.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements most of the birds where seen on main body of the lake, all shallow water is frozen.
Weather Conditions 13 degrees and cold.
Other Comments Lake is totally frozen, hunter numbers low.
December 12, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation Normal pool is at 733.00. Lake currently at 733.10.
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Cut soybeans on agriculture fields, native food in units look good.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Most of the birds where seen on main body of the lake and in ponds on WMA
Weather Conditions Sunny and windy 45.
Other Comments Most of bag limits are green wing teal and mallards.
November 13, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation Normal pool is at 733.00. Lake currently at 733.31
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Uncut soybeans on agriculture fields, native food in units look good.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Most of the birds where seen on main body of the lake and in ponds on WMA
Weather Conditions 52' and overcast .
Other Comments Hunting pressure high on weekends and low on weekdays.
October 31, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation Normal pool is at 733.00. Lake currently at 733.33.
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food WMA has uncut soybeans, lake has had high water all summer very little vegetation.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity None
Bird Movements Birds where seen on the main body of the lake.
Weather Conditions Sunny and windy 65.
Other Comments Habitat condition on the lake and WDU are in poor shape, flooding rain kept lake high most of the summer.
Copan
January 16, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation Normal pool is 710.00, current level is at 709.07.
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food native foods in WDU's and around lake are in good shape, ag. feilds are cut soybeans.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements most of the birds where seen on main body of the lake.
Weather Conditions very cold, 4 degrees and windy.
Other Comments Lake is frozen, all shallow water is frozen.
January 3, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation Normal pool is 710.00, current level is at 709.24.
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food native foods in WDU's and around lake are in good shape, ag. feilds are cut soybeans.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity High
Bird Movements most of the birds where seen on main body of the lake, all shallow water is frozen.
Weather Conditions 13 degrees and cold.
Other Comments Shallow water is all frozen, hunter number down a little.
December 12, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation Normal pool is 710.00, current level is at 709.24.
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Cut soybeans on agriculture fields, native food in units look good.
Ducks Numbers High
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Very High
Bird Movements Most of the birds where seen on main body of the lake and in ponds on WMA
Weather Conditions Sunny and windy 45.
Other Comments Lake hunting has been pretty good, bag limits are mostly green wing teal and mallards.
November 13, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation Normal pool is 710.00, current level is at 709.53.
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Uncut soybeans on agriculture fields, native food in units look good.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity High
Bird Movements Most of the birds where seen on main body of the lake and in ponds on WMA
Weather Conditions 52' and overcast.
Other Comments Hunting pressure on weekends are high and on weekdays low.
October 31, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation Normal pool is 710.00, current level is at 709.53
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Native foods in WDU's and around lake are in good shape, ag. fields are uncut soybeans.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity None
Bird Movements Cool fronts brought some birds in last week, warmer weather has held them here.
Weather Conditions Sunny and windy, 63.
Other Comments Habitat looks good, should be a good season.
Oologah
January 16, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 637.8 (0.2' below normal)
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food some standing and harvested crop fields (fair), native plants (fair).
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements very few birds seen, most were headed south.
Weather Conditions 6F, clear, North wind at about 9 mph.
Other Comments Majority of the lake is locked in ice. There is some open water south of the Winganon bridge, but all coves and surrounding farm ponds are frozen over.
January 9, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 637.7 (0.3' below normal)
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food some fallow and harvested crop fields fair to poor, native foods fair.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Birds seem to be moving in ahead of fronts and moving out as they arrive.
Weather Conditions Temp: 31F, light south wind overcast
Other Comments North end of the lake and all small bodies of standing water are frozen over; only open water is south of the Winganon bridge.
November 13, 2017
Zone 1
Elevation 638.3' (0.3' above normal)
Habitat Condition Status Good
Crop/Types/Status, other food Standing or harvested crops good to fair, native foods good to excellent.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Moderate
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Birds seem to be moving with the passing cold fronts.
Weather Conditions 50 F, overcast, calm.
Kaw
January 16, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 1010.2
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food cut bean fields and wheat planted locally.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements waterfowl rafting in open water on lake, flying to/from lake and fields in evenings and mornings.
Weather Conditions cold and sunny.
January 3, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 1010.21
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Cut bean fields, and wheat.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity None
Bird Movements Very few waterfowl observed around the lake.
Weather Conditions 32' and sunny, light winds.
December 11, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 1009.05
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Harvested corn, soybean, sorghum, wheat planted around lake.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Very few waterfowl observed around the lake.
Weather Conditions 35' and sunny, light winds.
November 14, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 1009
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Soy beans, wheat, corn.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Some birds moving morning and evening to/from lake.
Weather Conditions Overcast, light winds.
October 30, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 1011
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Beans and wheat throughout WMA in good condition.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity None
Bird Movements Very little movements, not many waterfowl around.
Weather Conditions Clear and breezy.
Keystone
January 2, 2018
Zone 2
Elevation 3' below normal
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food soybeans have been harvested along Arkansas Arm of WMA.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Ducks that have moved in with the latest cold front have seemed to move out as their best food sources have frozen over.
Weather Conditions 21* WSW @ 1mph mostly cloudy
Other Comments All shallow areas, including Cottonwood Creek WDU have been frozen over. Some hunters have had success when breaking ice out there for landing areas. Fair numbers of ducks have been spotted around the main lake in secluded or wind-sheltered coves.
December 14, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 2 feet below normal.
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food No crops have been harvested along or near the lake.
Ducks Numbers High
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements There have not been any new movements of ducks since the opening of the split.
Weather Conditions 47* partly cloudy NNW 8 mph.
Other Comments Hunters have had success hunting at Cottonwood Creek WDU and the smaller sloughs that are near this WDU due to Cottonwood Creek WDU being the most abundant source of food in the area.
November 14, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation 1/2 foot above normal.
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food No crops have been harvested on the Keystone WMA.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity High
Bird Movements Birds slowly moved in with last weeks cold front and seem to be sticking around, feeding primarily at the Cottonwood WDU.
Weather Conditions 57 * S 7mph. Cloudy
Other Comments Very poor habitat conditions around the lake due to summertime flooding. Cottonwood Creek WDU units are full and holding good numbers of ducks.
October 30, 2017
Zone 2
Elevation Above normal.
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food NO Crops.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity None
Bird Movements A few birds have been moving in with the recent cold fronts.
Weather Conditions 58* Sunny NNE 18MPH
Other Comments All Sloughs around the lake are full due to recent floods and heavy rainfall. Cottonwood Creek WDU has Japanese millet, Barnyard grasses and sedges in the middle and upper units. All units are 100% full.
Ft. Supply
January 17, 2018
Zone 1
Elevation 2004.39 (Normal Pool 2004.00)
Habitat Condition Status Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Local wheat is in mostly poor condition, very dry conditions.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Moderate
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Over the past week goose numbers have decreased and duck numbers have increased slightly.
Weather Conditions Highs in the 40's Lows in the single digits.
Other Comments Only one boat ramp is open, the lake is around 70 percent frozen.
January 4, 2018
Zone 1 1
Elevation 2004.42 2004.42
Habitat Condition Status Poor Poor
Crop/Types/Status, other food Local wheat is in mostly poor condition. Local wheat is in mostly poor condition.
Ducks Numbers Low Low
Goose Numbers High High
Hunter Activity Low Low
Bird Movements Goose numbers have been on the increase, duck numbers are low. Goose numbers have been on the increase, duck numbers are low.
Weather Conditions Highs in the 40's Lows in the 20's Highs in the 40's Lows in the 20's
Other Comments The lake is over 95% frozen, no boat ramps are open. The lake is over 95% frozen, no boat ramps are open.
December 12, 2017
Zone 1
Elevation 2004.43 (Normal Pool Elevation 2004.00)
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Native vegetation in fair condition, local wheat crops in poor to fair condition.
Ducks Numbers Low
Goose Numbers Moderate
Hunter Activity Low
Bird Movements Bird movements have been low over the past week.
Weather Conditions Highs in the 50's and 60's. Lows in the upper 20's.
November 14, 2017
Zone 1 1
Elevation 2004.18 (Normal Pool Elevation 2004.00) 2004.18 (Normal Pool Elevation 2004.00)
Habitat Condition Status Fair Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Native vegetation in fair condition, local wheat crops in mostly fair to good condition. Native vegetation in fair condition, local wheat crops in mostly fair to good condition.
Ducks Numbers Moderate Moderate
Goose Numbers Low Low
Hunter Activity Moderate Moderate
Bird Movements Bird movements have fluctuated a lot, numbers increase just ahead of each cold front. Bird movements have fluctuated a lot, numbers increase just ahead of each cold front.
Weather Conditions Cloudy and mild, with highs near 80 by Friday, cooler temperatures by Saturday. Cloudy and mild, with highs near 80 by Friday, cooler temperatures by Saturday.
Other Comments Waterfowl hunting on Fort Supply Lake is CLOSED November 18-26, during the first 9 days of deer gun season. All boat ramps are accessible. Waterfowl hunting on Fort Supply Lake is CLOSED November 18-26, during the first 9 days of deer gun season. All boat ramps are accessible.
Canton
January 17, 2018
Zone 1
Elevation 1614.8 (0.6 feet below normal)
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Wheat is in mostly poor condition.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Moderate
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Duck numbers have decreased in the last couple weeks.
Weather Conditions Highs in 20's, Lows around 0, clear.
Other Comments Lake is about 90% ice covered.
January 2, 2018
Zone 1
Elevation 1614.7 (0.7 feet below normal)
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Vegetation in and around the lake is in fair condition.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Cooler weather has increased bird activity.
Weather Conditions Highs in 20's, Lows around 5, partly cloudy.
Other Comments Lake and sloughs are ice-covered.
December 13, 2017
Zone 1
Elevation 1614.7 (0.7 feet below normal)
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Vegetation in and around the lake is in fair condition.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Not much bird movement has occurred in the last week.
Weather Conditions Low in 30s, High in 60s, clear.
Other Comments All boat ramps are open and usable.
November 14, 2017
Zone 1
Elevation 1614.7 (0.7 feet below normal)
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Flooded vegetation in and around the lake is in fair condition.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity Moderate
Bird Movements Bird numbers have improved over the last 2 weeks.
Weather Conditions Highs in 60's, lows in 50's, cloudy.
Other Comments All boat ramps are open and usable.
October 24, 2017
Zone 1
Elevation 1614.9 (0.5 feet below normal)
Habitat Condition Status Fair
Crop/Types/Status, other food Native vegetation in and around the lake is in fair condition.
Ducks Numbers Moderate
Goose Numbers Low
Hunter Activity None
Bird Movements Migration activity has increased significantly over the past week.
Weather Conditions Clear, Highs in 60s, Lows in 40s, 25 mph north wind.
Other Comments All boat ramps are open and usable.