Texas Migratory Bird Report No. 23

Texas Migratory Bird Report No. 23

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

AUSTIN, Texas –-(Ammoland.com)- Weekly migratory bird hunting reports are posted from early September through early February.

West Zone Goose: Hunter participation has waned in the High Plains, though goose numbers remain strong around Amarillo. The Arctic blast this week should get geese in the mood to feed as forecasts call for several days of freezing temperatures and precipitation. Canada geese are strong over wheat and corn. The Light Goose Conservation Order begins Feb. 7, and prospects look fair around Lake Etter. Prospects are fair.

East Zone Goose: The Light Goose Conservation Order began Jan. 24 to lackluster participation. Still huntable numbers of snows on the coastal prairies, but few hunters are interested in hunting during the liberal special season. Good hunts were posted in green fields near Port Lavaca, but few outfitters are offering hunts. Pre-frontal fog early in the week allowed for solid shoots. Recent wet weather has discouraged hunters. Prospects are fair.

The Mission of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, (TPWD), is to manage and conserve the natural and cultural resources of Texas and to provide hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation opportunities for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. Visit: www.tpwd.state.tx.us

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