There was quite a bit of good news from the standpoint of population levels for some species of concern.
Ian Gregg, game management division chief for the Game Commission, said there isn’t one single cause that is responsible for the declining mallard population. Contributing factors include habitat changes impacting food reserves, competition from Canada
It’s possible you could spend a couple of hours setting up for a morning hunt, only to have it over within five minutes – depending on the day, of course. We need to look at
An additional 16,400 mallards were tallied statewide.
But it was a successful hunt, one we’ll remember for a long time.