New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Increased Waterfowl Populations Greet Resident Hunters at Opener


September 28, 2020

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Good reproduction, thanks to abundant spring water helped increase resident mallard populations in North Dakota this year.

A wet fall of 2019 and abundant moisture which carried over into the start of 2020 primed the pump for

a successful breeding season for waterfowl in North Dakota's prairie pothole region. With good

recruitment comes increased numbers of ducks for hunters headed out to stake out their favorite slough

as the season starts for resident waterfowl hunters on Sat. Sept. 26. Despite drier conditions i...

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