Hunt Results for San Jacinto Wildlife Area, Wednesday – 11/28/12

The average waterfowl take at San Jacinto Wildlife Area for this Wednesday stayed pretty close to Saturday’s average take. As always seems to be the case Shovelers were the top bird taken with Gadwalls being the number two bird taken on Wednesday. Tom Trakes, from San Jacinto Wildlife Area, reported that the results for Wednesday, 11/28/12 were as follows:

113 adult and 1 junior hunter check in with 33 Northern Shovelers, 16 Wigeon, 7 Bufflehead, 3 Cinnamon Teal, 20 Gadwall, 2 Green Wing Teal, 4 Mallards, 4 Pintail, 6 Red Heads, 5 Ring Necks, 1 Scaup and 10 Ruddy Ducks. A lone Canada Goose was taken at San Jacinto on Wednesday. There were also 15 coots checked in on Wednesday. This averaged out to 1.11 waterfowl per hunter. Tom advised that out of 50 reservation cards 18 arrived on time to claim their spot.

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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