Teal Season Wetland Area Status


Want to check the status of a wetland area before heading out to hunt teal? This table is updated yearly to provide information about whether or not there's a morning drawing, construction notices, and habitat status on 18 managed wetland areas so that you can make an informed decision about where to go.

2021 Teal season - Status of Missouri wetland areas as of September 10, 2021
Conservation Area Self-Check In or Drawing Repairs & Construction Habitat/Food Status
Acres Flooded/ Wetland Status No. Parties
Nodaway Valley Self-Check West side is dry unless significant rain occurs. No pumping due to pump replacement East side normal. Good 50-75 No Limit
Bob Brown Self-Check None Good 100-150 No Limit
Fountain Grove Self-Check Pump Station Construction Poor/Fair Borrows only Significant rainfall may allow more opportunity. No Limit
Grand Pass Self-Check None Excellent 75-100 No Limit
Eagle Bluffs Self-Check None Excellent ~325 No limit
Ted Shanks Self-Check None Good ~400 No limit
B.K. Leach Self-Check None Excellent 200 No limit
Marais Temp Clair Self-Check None Excellent 50 No limit
Columbia Bottom 4:45 AM Drawing Opening Weekend Only then Self-Check Pool 1 (refuge) levee broken, minor damage to other pools. Good 60 No limit
Montrose Self-Check None Fair Lake area No limit
Settle's Ford Self-Check None Good 350 No limit
Schell-Osage Self-Check Portions maybe closed for construction Poor ~20 in A-pool No Limit
Four Rivers Self-Check Unit 3 & 4 discharge water control structure repairs Poor/Fair U1 dry/U2 – 50 acres U3 – 400 ac. & U4 – 1,100 ac. No Limit
Duck Creek 5:00 AM Drawing Opening Weekend Only then Self-Check None Fair/Good North Pool 1- 800 Units A & B - ~150 16-18 positions total: 12 positions on pool 1, self-check remainder of season
Otter Slough 5:00 AM Drawing Opening Weekend Only then Self-Check None Fair/Good ~350; Otter Lake was drawn down for management and will not be hunted for Teal. ~18
Coon Island Self-Check None Fair Borrows Only ~15 acres, depends on recent rains No Limit
Ten-Mile Pond Self-Check None Excellent 150-250 No Limit
Little River Self-Check None Good 40 4