Bulrush Seed Head
|Good fish cover and excellent
for erosion control. Makes excellent duck blinds. Ideal for borders of fish
ponds to provide good cover for game fish. Due to the sturdy stalk and root
system, Bulrush will break wave action to prevent erosion and provide a
buffer which allows other aquatic plant to gain a foothold and grow.
Bulrushes are of high value to many waterfowl from puddle
ducks to diving ducks. The seeds and parts of the plant are the diet of many
waterfowl, mallards, ring necks, ruddy duck, pintails and more. Bulrush makes a good food plot food wild duck and
There is a local lake close to were I hunt, it's called Rush
Lake because it has a dense population of bulrush. Rush Lake is one of
the best local spots for hunting wood duck, teal, pintail, mallards, and
other water fowl.
Grows in water depths from damp mud to 3 feet of water.
Can do well in most wetland conditions from Wisconsin to Florida but it is
not salt tolerant.