California Department of Fish and Wildlife

1996/97 - 1997/98 Waterfowl Hunt Results Comparison Table

Area Season Adult Wtrfwl Hunters Jr Wtrfwl Hunters Hunter Visits Total Ducks Total Geese Pheasants Total Birds Average Birds
CHINA ISLAND (NO.GL) 97 244 29 459 412 6 161 418 1.53
96 350 25 562 484 8 313 492 1.31
ASH CREEK 97 769 2 811 1227 146 28 1373 1.78
96 809 1 838 1744 173 28 1917 2.37
DELEVAN 97 6998 385 7604 19306 1011 395 20317 2.75
96 6322 287 6839 15934 1431 335 17365 2.63
BUTTE VALLEY 97 1219 13 1271 2784 227 23 3011 2.44
96 1043 0 1048 1774 302 7 2076 1.99
FINNEY-RAMER 97 284 0 284 269 5 0 274 0.96
96 405 0 405 390 5 0 395 0.98
COLUSA 97 3181 146 3523 6935 329 423 7264 2.18
96 3090 165 3255 6521 222 363 6743 2.07
GADWALL (NO.GL) 97 108 6 120 247 7 2 254 2.23
96 265 20 289 393 23 7 416 1.46
GOLD HILLS 97 187 0 187 49 1 0 50 0.27
96 164 0 164 30 0 0 30 0.18
GOODYEAR SLOUGH 97 652 0 652 563 1 1 564 0.87
96 631 1 632 518 1 0 519 0.82
GRAY LODGE 97 12965 1073 14892 25587 217 977 25804 1.84
96 11978 954 14033 22173 311 1702 22484 1.74
GRIZZLY ISLAND 97 7568 416 8872 10510 27 632 10537 1.32
96 7958 450 9414 9283 34 1173 9317 1.11
JOICE ISLAND 97 321 41 362 946 0 0 946 2.61
96 219 20 239 447 1 0 448 1.87
HONEY LAKE 97 2471 4 2475 2175 345 245 2520 1.02
96 3092 0 3092 3789 680 462 4469 1.45
HOWARD SLOUGH (UBB) 97 1654 78 1857 3113 36 307 3149 1.82
96 1367 80 1527 2661 56 332 2717 1.88
KERN 97 2351 69 2420 7244 8 3 7252 3.00
96 1686 32 1725 4644 4 10 4648 2.71
ISLAND SLOUGH 97 416 0 416 363 3 3 366 0.88
96 271 0 271 167 2 7 169 0.62
KESTERSON 97 2800 128 2928 5793 29 0 5822 1.99
96 2139 122 2261 4293 67 0 4360 1.93
LITTLE DRY CR. (UBB) 97 2533 155 2849 8222 48 614 8270 3.08
96 1691 130 2039 5243 130 788 5373 2.95
LLANO SECO (UBB) 97 1157 111 1344 1905 18 46 1923 1.52
96 848 41 994 1068 16 72 1084 1.22
LOS BANOS 97 3937 364 4462 5058 165 67 5223 1.21
96 4372 294 4927 5359 244 159 5603 1.20
MENDOTA 97 11970 815 12930 30476 363 81 30839 2.41
96 10214 656 11237 23776 90 288 23866 2.20
MERCED 97 715 23 738 1450 208 0 1658 2.25
96 505 6 513 653 227 0 880 1.72
SALT SLOUGH (NO.GL) 97 1761 115 1983 3066 17 48 3083 1.64
96 2091 112 2315 3157 41 130 3198 1.45
LAKE PERRIS 97 176 2 178 202 1 0 203 1.14
96 374 21 395 501 0 0 501 1.27
SACRAMENTO 97 8634 674 9443 20201 726 88 20927 2.25
96 7697 464 8418 14291 1007 236 15298 1.87
SAN JACINTO 97 1755 112 1982 3292 19 33 3311 1.77
96 961 96 1098 2400 3 5 2403 2.27
SAN LUIS 97 4600 323 4954 10073 34 63 10107 2.05
96 4335 249 4597 9260 117 90 9377 2.05
SHASTA VALLEY 97 1312 133 1631 2432 144 255 2576 1.78
96 1030 92 1318 1988 163 257 2151 1.92
SUTTER 97 4096 205 4385 10592 267 73 10859 2.52
96 2665 130 2862 5938 49 59 5987 2.14
VOLTA 97 2117 111 2256 3903 5 4 3908 1.75
96 2184 105 2296 3003 16 10 3019 1.32
WILLOW CREEK 97 342 4 346 586 39 0 625 1.81
96 190 2 192 513 17 6 530 2.76
WISTER 97 7542 645 8187 14880 1317 0 16197 1.98
96 7305 565 7870 11880 2868 0 14748 1.87
YOLO 97 522 36 575 776 19 19 795 1.42
Annual Totals 1997-98 97357 6218 107376 204637 5788 4591 210425 2.03
1996-97 88251 5120 97665 164275 8308 6839 172583 1.85
Percent Change +10% +21% +10% +25% -30% -33% +22% +10%