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Waterfowl and migratory game birds

Duck harvest and population data from various Utah Waterfowl Management Area surveys

Duck harvest and population data

Farmington Bay

Harvest (ducks per hunter per day)

Time period Sep 16-30 Oct 1-15 Oct 16-31 Nov 1-15 Nov 16-31 Dec 1-15 Dec 16-31 Jan 1-15
1995-2000 2.1 1.7 1.0 1.2 0.9 0.9 1.0 1.5
2001-2005 2.4 1.5 1.1 1.5 1.1 1.3 1.2 1.2
2006-2010 3.0 1.8 1.2 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.9
2011 1.8 1.5 0.9 1.7 1.0 1.0 2.0 1.5
2012 2.8 2.1 1.3 1.7 1.1 1.6 2.3 2.4
2013 1.0 1.2 1.3 1.6 1.4 1.4 0.5 1.1
2014 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.8 1.9 0.6 1.0 1.3
Average 2.0 1.6 1.2 1.5 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.6

Population

Time period Sep 16-30 Oct 1-15 Oct 16-31 Nov 1-15 Nov 16-31 Dec 1-15 Dec 16-31 Jan 1-15
1995-2000 104,100 60,500 26,900 24,400 10,900 7,500 6,000 6,300
2001-2005 121,440 64,000 51,640 63,620 67,380 14,540 12,060 5,220
2006-2010 121,440 64,000 51,640 63,620 67,380 14,540 12,060 5,220
2011 26,100 5,600 40,200 57,300 16,200 9,500 7,300 13,600
2012 68,400 123,900 62,400 31,800 18,100 17,600 3,100 57
2013 74,300 23,700 44,300 42,700 25,500 32,500 5,100 21
2014 99,800 63,840 60,205 71,820 36,015 21,300 13,690 13,375
Average 87,940 57,934 48,184 50,751 34,496 16,783 8,473 6,256

Ogden Bay

Harvest (ducks per hunter per day)

Time period Sep 16-30 Oct 1-15 Oct 16-31 Nov 1-15 Nov 16-31 Dec 1-15 Dec 16-31 Jan 1-15
1995-2000 1.7 1.2 0.6 0.8 1.0 0.9 1.1 1.3
2001-2005 1.9 1.7 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.8
2006-2010 2.4 1.6 1.2 0.9 1.2 1.4 1.2 1.6
2011 1.5 1.0 1.2 2.4 1.0 2.5 4.0 3.5
2012 1.4 2.3 1.1 1.4 1.3 1.1 3.7 6.4
2013 1.3 0.6 1.3 0.6 1.2 0.3 0.6 0.8
2014 1.1 1.2 0.8 1.3 1.6 1.3 1.4 0.0
Average 1.6 1.4 1.0 1.2 1.1 1.2 1.8 2.1

Population

Time period Sep 16-30 Oct 1-15 Oct 16-31 Nov 1-15 Nov 16-31 Dec 1-15 Dec 16-31 Jan 1-15
1995-2000 112,700 30,400 38,900 50,900 24,100 14,100 16,600 8,200
2001-2005 62,040 22,160 9,780 15,160 4,918 3,520 3,574 3,036
2006-2010 62,040 22,160 9,780 15,160 4,918 3,520 3,574 3,036
2011 17,700 1,500 4,200 10,800 4,300 640 205 135
2012 19,200 21,400 5,800 2,400 2,100 2,300 90 0
2013 17,200 2,800 5,200 4,000 1,800 45 12 32
2014 10,165 1,155 1,440 2,926 3,360 255 690 830
Average 43,006 14,511 10,729 14,478 6,499 3,483 3,535 2,181

Public Shooting Grounds & Salt Creek

Harvest (ducks per hunter per day)

Time period Sep 16-30 Oct 1-15 Oct 16-31 Nov 1-15 Nov 16-31 Dec 1-15 Dec 16-31 Jan 1-15
1995-2000 1.3 1.1 0.6 0.8 0.2 0.8 0.7 1.7
2001-2005 2.2 1.2 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.9 0.7 0.8
2006-2010 2.0 1.1 0.9 0.7 1.3 1.6 1.5 1.1
2011 0.8 0.2 1.9 1.9 1.6 0.8 1.7 0.7
2012 3.5 1.7 1.4 1.7 1.6 2.8 2.1 2.4
2013 1.9 0.7 1.8 1.4 1.7 1.6 4.8 1.2
2014 1.6 0.7 0.4 1.9 1.5 0.2 1.0 0.5
Average 1.9 1.0 1.1 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.8 1.2

Population

Time period Sep 16-30 Oct 1-15 Oct 16-31 Nov 1-15 Nov 16-31 Dec 1-15 Dec 16-31 Jan 1-15
1995-2000 31,200 28,900 19,000 29,900 11,500 5,500 1,500 581
2001-2005 40,620 18,360 15,660 14,480 6,060 4,080 2,860 1,181
2006-2010 35,540 24,720 13,660 11,700 12,679 7,157 2,387 2,434
2011 51,400 4,300 9,800 18,000 15,700 19 0 25
2012 22,300 18,900 25,000 14,000 9,500 3,900 244 6
2013 21,000 51,400 23,600 14,600 9,800 0 0 0
2014 23,000 14,000 34,700 50,000 19,500 2,300 12,300 100
Average 32,151 22,940 20,203 21,811 12,106 3,279 2,756 618

Harold Crane

Harvest (ducks per hunter per day)

Time period Sep 16-30 Oct 1-15 Oct 16-31 Nov 1-15 Nov 16-31 Dec 1-15 Dec 16-31 Jan 1-15
1995-2000 1.1 1.1 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.5 0.6
2001-2005 1.8 1.3 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5
2006-2010 2.3 1.2 1.6 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.7 0.5
2011 1.7 1.4 1.9 2.1 1.5 1.9 1.0 0.0
2012 2.6 2.1 0.9 1.1 0.6 0.5 1.0 0.0
2013 0.9 1.1 0.5 1.4 1.1 0.6 0.0 0.0
2014 0.9 0.8 0.7 1.9 1.9 0.3 1.7 0.0
Average 1.6 1.3 1.0 1.1 0.9 0.6 0.8 0.2

Population

Time period Sep 16-30 Oct 1-15 Oct 16-31 Nov 1-15 Nov 16-31 Dec 1-15 Dec 16-31 Jan 1-15
1995-2000 12,100 7,200 4,100 3,900 1,300 567 1,100 1,900
2001-2005 37,260 14,760 11,680 12,963 3,271 842 1,585 508
2006-2010 37,260 5,720 18,840 11,220 4,512 1,869 371 82
2011 22,600 3,300 16,300 20,800 29,800 435 55 110
2012 35,900 12,500 8,100 15,600 9,600 6,900 965 75
2013 26,500 4,400 12,400 6,400 3,300 5 6 5
2014 21,381 1,380 3,908 12,153 3,185 1,810 1,390 135
Average 27,572 7,037 10,761 11,862 7,853 1,776 782 402

Clear Lake

Harvest (ducks per hunter per day)

Time period Sep 16-30 Oct 1-15 Oct 16-31 Nov 1-15 Nov 16-31 Dec 1-15 Dec 16-31 Jan 1-15
1995-2000 1.0 1.0 0.9 0.7 0.9 1.0 1.4 1.0
2001-2005 1.8 1.1 0.6 0.7 1.0 1.2 1.8 1.4
2006-2010 1.0 0.8 0.5 0.4 1.0 1.4 1.4 1.3
2011 1.8 2.2 0.9 0.7 1.1 2.5 2.0 1.5
2012 1.0 0.5 0.0 0.6 0.7 0.6 1.9 1.5
2013 0.4 0.8 1.2 0.3 0.4 1.4 0.7 1.1
2014 1.0 0.7 1.1 0.3 0.8 0.6 1.5 2.6
Average 1.1 1.0 0.7 0.5 0.8 1.2 1.5 1.5

Population

Time period Sep 16-30 Oct 1-15 Oct 16-31 Nov 1-15 Nov 16-31 Dec 1-15 Dec 16-31 Jan 1-15
1995-2000 1,100 6,000 2,700 2,400 1,100 7,500 6,000 6,300
2001-2005 4,500 1,400 3,000 3,300 2,700 6,100 6,200 5,900
2006-2010 4,200 3,000 7,900 1,500 1,900 2,400 1,600 1,900
2011 3,500 3,700 8,900 5,700 6,000 9,300 4,300 2,000
2012 3,500 1,100 1,300 1,000 2,300 12,600 6,000 2,000
2013 2,200 500 600 900 2,800 2,200 200 100
2014 1,068 1,014 1,035 3,738 5,388 4,914 3,578 1,461
Average 2,867 2,388 3,634 2,648 3,170 6,431 3,983 2,809

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