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Name: Angelo Casbarro

Date: December 11, 2017

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Weather: Temperatures have been ranging from -8 to 10 degrees Celsius this past week.

Snow Cover: Areas west of the city have received heavy snowfall.

Water Conditions: Most water is frozen.

Feeding Conditions: All crops have been harvested.

Species and Numbers: Goose numbers have fallen and not many ducks let at all.

Migrations: The migration has ended in the area.

Season Stage: Both duck and goose seasons are closed.

Hunting Report: Good season overall.

Gossip: What geese remain are almost exclusively being found in winter wheat fields.

 

Name: Mike Hungle

Date: December 12, 2017

Location: Regina, Saskatchewan

Weather: It’s turned cold of late with substantial snowfall.

Snow Cover: Most of central and southern Saskatchewan has received new snow.

Water Conditions: Poor. Small potholes and sloughs have frozen over. Most big water lakes are frozen or freezing over.

Feeding Conditions: Good.

Species and Numbers: The birds are basically gone.

Migrations: Not occurring.

Season Stage: Season is closed now.

Hunting Report: There are reports of some honkers still remaining on the Saskatchewan River and some hunters have had some successful late season hunts.

Gossip: We need moisture for next year’s nesting season.

 

Name: Brody Edmondson

Date: December 11, 2017

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Weather: Cold weather has arrived and it may stay awhile.

Snow Cover: Around 6 to 8 inches roughly across the province.

Water Conditions: All frozen.

Feeding Conditions: Poor.

Species and Numbers: The birds are gone.

Migrations: Not occurring.

Season Stage: Finished on November 30.

Hunting Report: None.


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