Hunt Results for San Jacinto Wildlife Area, Wednesday – 11/14/12

The average number of ducks taken per hunter Wednesday ticked up slightly from Saturday’s average at San Jacinto Wildlife Area. Shovelers, as usual, were the most numerous bird taken with Wigeon coming in second place Wednesday. Tom Trakes, from San Jacinto Wildlife Area, reported that the results for Wednesday, 11/14/12 were as follows:

117 adult and 3 junior hunters checked in 55 Northern Shovelers, 26 Wigeon, 3 Blue Wing Teal, 8 Bufflehead, 19 Cinnamon Teal, 22 Gadwall, 22 Green Wing Teal, 9 Mallards, 15 Pintail, 4 Redhead, 7 Ring Necks, 2 Scaup and 17 Ruddy Ducks. No geese were harvested at San Jacinto on Wednesday. 17 coots were also checked in on Wednesday. The average bird take came out to 1.88 waterfowl per hunter. Tom advised that out of 50 reservation cards 24 showed up on time.

San Jacinto is open for waterfowl hunting on Wednesdays and Saturdays only. You can put in for reservations on-line through the DFG Automated License Data System (ALDS). Your reservation request has to be to the ALDS system 17 days in advance to get in on the drawing or you can get in on the daily “sweatline” drawing for the remaining blinds after the reservations are taken care of. Reservation spots are given out starting at 3 AM and the “sweatline” drawing is done after that. The ALDS can be accessed through the DFG web site at the below link –

Don’t forget that all licenses and 1 day, 2 day or season passes must be purchased at a DFG Office or a license agent before your arrive at the refuge. These can be purchased on-line via the ALDS system also, however, you will have to wait for the DFG to mail you’re the actual licenses and passes which can take up to 15 days. If you purchase your license and passes in person at a DFG office or license agent you immediately get them without the wait for the mail. No licenses or passes will be sold at the check stations. You can also show up for an afternoon refill hunt but the last refill is at 2 PM. For more information, contact the staff at San Jacinto at 951-928-0580.

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