Duck Impoundment Preparation
Mother Nature can make things quite difficult when managing areas for waterfowl. Every management season brings new advantages or disadvantages to your plan of attack. So keep in mind, what worked for you one year might not the work the next. This is a sequence of photos taken earlier this month on basic preparation before planting.
Pumping the hole dry of spring rains.
Pulling water out of impoundment.
Discharging water over the levee into the swamp.
Spraying to kill invasive plants 10 days before planting.
Disk hooked up.
Breaking the ground.
Seed down no till.