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Waterfowl Harvest for Oak Orchard and Tonawanda

Oak Orchard/Tonawanda WMA Opening Weekend Waterfowl Harvest Summary
Year Total Harvest Birds per Hunter Reported Duck Harvest (%) Harvest by Day (%) *
Mallard Wood Duck Teal Other Opening Day 1st Sat. 1st Sun.
1999 1,255 2.23 24 29 40 7 50 30 20
2000 748 1.72 30 28 23 19 69 31
2001 823 2.73 44 27 18 11 59 41
2002 1,154 2.77 44 23 22 11 63 37
2003 1,053 2.40 40 24 23 12 67 33
2004 1,161 2.57 44 23 21 12 64 36
2005 847 2.04 37 28 19 16 70 30
2006 792 2.09 28 14 26 32 69 31
2007 643 2.11 39 16 38 7 74 16 9
2008 720 1.85 38 28 22 12 68 32
2009 651 1.96 43 23 22 12 74 26
2010 721 2.07 34 33 21 12 71 29
2011 762 1.97 31 21 35 13 74 26
2012 635 1.95 29 31 26 14 72 28
2013** 588 1.68 44 20 24 12 65 35
2014 562 1.71 34 31 20 15 73 27
2015 600 1.95 28 36 17 19 72 28

* From 2000-06 and 2008-12, opening day was on a Saturday; therefore, it was also the first Saturday.

**Harvest reporting system changed in 2013, resulting in lower reporting rate and total harvest estimate.