In 2011, waterfowl numbers at Duck Creek peaked during the last week of November and first week of December. Despite a dip in numbers, mallards showed a second, smaller peak towards the end of December.
In the fall of 2011, wood ducks sustained the harvest early on as mallard numbers increased. Waterfowl species other than mallards were harvested during the first half of the season. Harvested mallard trends were similar to their abundance on the area, peaking at the end of November with a small peak at the end of December.
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