Hunt Results for San Jacinto Wildlife Area, Wednesday – 10/30/13

The per hunter waterfowl average for San Jacinto Wildlife Area dropped a little from the previous Saturday’s average under calm blue-bird skies. Cinnamon Teal took over as number one for the most numerous bird taken with Shovelers taking the second spot on Wednesday. Tom Trakes, from San Jacinto Wildlife Area, reported that the results for Wednesday, 10/30/13 were as follows:

138 adult hunters and 4 junior hunter bagged 45 Northern Shovelers, 3 Gadwall, 31 Widgeon, 7 Pintail, 14 Green Wing Teal, 73 Cinnamon Teal, 3 Redhead, 4 Canvasbacks, 18 Ring Necks, 4 Bufflehead and 43 Ruddy Ducks.  There were also 2 Aleutian Geese  bagged at San Jacinto on Wednesday.   23 coots were also checked in on Wednesday.  This resulted in an average of 1.90 waterfowl per gun. Tom advised that out of 50 reservation cards 30 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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