Season Summary: Updated October 20, 2016.


Name: Brody Edmondson

Date: Oct. 19, 2016

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Weather: Seasonally warm (highs 15 to 23 Celsius)

Snow Cover: None.

Water Conditions: ALL OPEN.

Feeding Conditions: Lots of stubble fields still around, farmers are starting to cultivate and corn is still standing.

Species and Numbers: Large numbers with oak hammock and other large roosts holding hundreds of thousands of Canada geese. A fair amount of ducks came in early this week.

Migrations: Large pushes of Canada Geese have come through and small amounts of mallards.

Season Stage: Mid-season.

Hunting Report: Hunting has been excellent.

Gossip: With lots of corn, it should make for a plentiful mallard harvest.


Name: Chris Stoddart

Date: Oct. 18, 2016

Location: Lac Nilgaut, Quebec

Weather: Colder, lows in mid-30s.

Snow Cover: None.

Water Conditions: Open.

Feeding Conditions: Ducks are still feeding in back bays and ponds.

Species and Numbers: Good numbers wood and black ducks; moderate number of ring-necks. Excellent numbers of Canada geese.

Migrations: Canada geese migrating daily to the farm land to the south.

Season Stage: Mid-season.

Hunting Report: Friends in the farm land to the south have had some good Canada goose hunts.

Gossip: Moose hunting has been good for the majority of hunters.


Name: Angelo Casbarro

Date: Oct. 20, 2016

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Weather: Temperatures have been ranging from 0 to 18 Celsius this past week.

Snow Cover: None.

Water Conditions: All water is open (water levels are low).

Feeding Conditions: Most crops are still standing; some hay and barley fields have been cut.

Species and Numbers: While the goose population remains high, duck numbers appear average.

Migrations:  More birds moving south with colder temps.

Season Stage: Regular waterfowl season opened on Sept. 24, 2016.

Hunting Report: Hunters should enjoy plentiful goose hunting opportunistic again this year as numbers remain high.

Gossip: Season open; goose hunting has been strong with duck hunting picking up.


Name: Ray St. John

Date: Oct. 18, 2016

Location: London, Ontario

Weather: Sunny and breezy this week.

Snow Cover: None.

Water Conditions: Water levels are average for this time of year.

Feeding Conditions: Excellent feeding conditions.   

Species and Numbers: Canada goose numbers are good. Duck numbers on the upseing.

Migrations: Migration is well underway. New birds moving in daily.

Season Stage: Regular season for ducks and geese.

Hunting Report: Winter is definitely on the way with cooler temps of late.

Gossip: None.