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Moving in the Right Direction: Units A and B

Oct 16, 2012

We’ve made some steps in the right direction. Stop logs are in place and water is flowing from the wells in Units A and B. Over the next few weeks we will be flooding the reconfigured pools to add some waterfowl habitat and hunting positions. At this time, we are unsure of exactly how many positions we’ll have flooded by the opener, but this development significantly improves our situation. Additionally, several inches of rain will also improve conditions across the area. In two weeks we’ll have a much better idea about the number of spots on the west side of the area and will also be assessing the water levels in Pool 1 to flood blind openings in Pool 2 on the east side of Duck Creek. Thank you for your patience and apologize for the heartburn that the early two projected hunting spots caused. Things are looking up and I am glad we’ll be able to improve the amount of hunting opportunity by November 3rd.

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Wells are operational
Wells Are Operational
The wells in Units A and B are now operational and will be used to flood the newly configured pools for the 2012 waterfowl season.

Comments

Hows it looking after lastnights rain, We had some minor flash flooding from the ditches, did any enter pool 2?

Great job guys! Last year was tired of hunting the timber...the A and B pools are my favorite place to hunt!:-))))

thank you

Flex - The water control structures at Dark Cypress have boards in them.

thanks for the update. nice to see we are moving in the right direction. still wondering if the stops are in place at dark cypress to catch any rain water we might receive in the next couple of weeks

Thanks guys. Keep up the great work!!!

Thanks for the update and I really appreciate the hard work the guys at Duck Creek are doing to get this moving.

I wanted to remind folks that the blog is a place for constructive two-way communication and that MDC will not publish comments that are inappropriate or that single out an individual or groups of individuals.  That's our policy to keep things civil. Thanks.

Woo-hoo! Life is good again. He-he.

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