Hunt Results for San Jacinto Wildlife Area, Wednesday – 11/17/21

The waterfowl average for Wednesday at the San Jacinto Wildlife Area started back upward a bit from Saturday’s dismal average under mostly clear skies with temperatures starting off in the mid-40s and climbing into the mid-70s.  Shovelers, once again, held on to the first spot for most birds checked in with Bufflehead showing up in the second spot.  Tom Trakes, from San Jacinto Wildlife Area, reported that the results for Wednesday, 11/17/21 were as follows:

119 adult and 3 junior hunters harvested 79 Northern Shovelers, 9 Mallards, 5 Gadwall, 10 Widgeon, 2 Pintail, 16 Green Wing Teal, 4 Cinnamon Teal, 1 Redhead, 10 Ring Necks, 1 Scaup, 19 Bufflehead, 2 Mergansers, and 1 Ruddy Duck.  4 Snow Geese were harvested at San Jacinto on Wednesday.  Also, 7 Coots were downed on Wednesday.  This came out to an average take of 1.30 ducks per hunter or, with the Geese and Coots worked in, 1.39 waterfowl per person. Tom advised that out of 52 reservation cards issued 24 arrived on time to get their hunting spot.

San Jacinto Wildlife Area has begun its annual Toy Drive for the Bryant Park Head Start Preschool.  If you’re able, please bring a new, unwrapped toy for the kids.  Toys for donation should be targeted for 3 to 5-year-old boys and girls.  This is a great program and a chance to show that hunters have a heart. Details of this year’s toy drive can be seen here:

San Jacinto’s 28th Annual Junior Hunt is coming up on February 5th, 2022.  New state regulations, which went into effect 6 years ago, regarding donations for this great event are in effect again this year.  It’s a great cause to donate to as the Junior Hunters are the future of our sport. Details on the procedures for donating can be found at the below link: 

Also, don’t let a little paperwork stop you from donating.  It’s not that hard, I know, I’ve done it every year since DFW started this requirement.

San Jacinto is open for waterfowl hunting on Wednesdays and Saturdays only. You can put in for reservations on-line through the DFW 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 DFW web site at the below link –

https://www.ca.wildlifelicense.com/InternetSales

Don’t forget that all licenses and 1 day, 2 day or season passes must be purchased at a DFW Office or a license agent before your arrival at the refuge.  These can be purchased online via the ALDS system also, however, you will have to wait for the DFG to mail you the actual licenses and passes which can take up to 15 days.  If you purchase your license and passes in person at a DFW office or license agent, you immediately get them without the wait for the mail.  As in past seasons, no licenses or passes will be sold at the check stations this season.  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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