Teal Season Wetland Area Status


Want to check the status of a wetland area before heading out to hunt teal? This table is updated yearly to provide information about whether or not there's a morning drawing, construction notices, and habitat status on 18 managed wetland areas so that you can make an informed decision about where to go.

2022 Teal season - Status of Missouri wetland areas as of the first week of September, 2022
Conservation Area Self-Check In or Drawing Repairs & Construction  Habitat/Food Status: Moist-Soil Acres Flooded/ Wetland Status No. Parties
Nodaway Valley Self-Check  West side is dry unless significant rain occurs. No pumping due to pump replacement East side normal. Good 50-75 No Limit
Bob Brown Self-Check None Good 100-150 No Limit
Fountain Grove Self-Check Pump Station Construction Good Borrows only, Significant rainfall may allow more opportunity. No Limit
Grand Pass Self-Check None Excellent 75-100 No Limit
Eagle Bluffs Self-Check None Good ~325 No limit
Ted Shanks Self-Check None Excellent ~400  No limit
B.K. Leach Self-Check None Excellent 200 No limit
Marais Temp Clair Self-Check None Excellent 50 No limit
Columbia Bottom 4:45 AM Drawing Opening Weekend Only then Self-Check Pool 1 (refuge) levee broken, minor damage to other pools. Good 60 No limit
Montrose Self-Check Motter pool structure and levee Good Lake area No limit
Settle’s Ford Self-Check Pool 3-1 levee breech. Good/Fair 50 No limit
Schell-Osage Self-Check Portions maybe closed for construction Poor ~50 in A-pool No Limit
Four Rivers Self-Check Unit 3 & 4 discharge water control structure repairs Excellent U1-- minimal water. U2 – minimal water. U3 – 400 ac. U4 – 500 ac. in south pools. Pool 15 is completely dry. No Limit
Duck Creek 5:00 AM Drawing Opening Weekend Only then Self-Check None Fair/Good North Pool 1- 800 Units A & B - ~150 16-18 positions total: 12 positions on pool 1, See area HQ for additional information
Otter Slough 5:00 AM Drawing Opening Weekend Only then Self-Check None Fair/Good ~450; Otter Lake was drawn down for management and will not be hunted for Teal. 16-18 positions total
Coon Island Self-Check None Fair/Good  ~150 acres, No Limit
Ten-Mile Pond Self-Check None Excellent 150-250 No Limit
Little River Self-Check None Good 40 4