newduckhunter, consider attending a FREE, local meeting of the WA Waterfowl Association:
The WWA-NW meeting on September 14th, 7 p.m. is at the Twin
City Sportsman's Club, Stanwood. The guest speaker is Ben Welton, long time local guide and director of the Washington Brant Foundation. Ben will discuss the Brant Foundation habitat improvement plans for Padilla Bay. A small raffle is to be awarded at the end of the meeting.
Also, scout the various units of the Lake Terrell Wildlife Area, North of Ferndale and the Welts/Samish Segment of the Skagit Wildlife Area - All have huntable numbers of Canada geese. For locations: