Talk about water whiplash! From years of persistent drought to an overabundance, that is the pleasant topic that captivates waterfowl hunters and fish and wildlife biologists this fall in California. Optimism is high thanks to an abundant water supply, the likes that duck hunters haven’t seen in years. Instead of a dry landscape and poor habitat along the 800-mile length of the Golden State, there is plenty of water. The notable exception is the high plateau Klamath Basin in the northeast, which remains extremely dry.