Southeast Missouri Waterfowl Leases and Guided Hunts   

Southeast Missouri Waterfowling
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Guided Hunts  -  Daily Pit and Blind Leases - Flex Day Hunts  

ast Missouri is known for fantastic duck and snow goose hunting.  Pinch-point and habit provides a great staging area for waterfowl.  Otter Slough WMA, Duck Creek WMA, Coon Island WMA, Mingo NWR, Dark Cypress WMA, Wilhelmina WMA, Cain Creek WMA, Ten Mile Pond WMA, on and on.  Along with thousands of private acres that is managed for waterfowl habitat and hunting. 

Southeast Missouri is a bottleneck for migration flights.  Just follow the rivers.  Black River, St Francis River, and the Mississippi River, all contribute as a migration highway.  And they all bottleneck right here, in Southeast Missouri.  Geographically we sit right in the middle of it all!  Not to mention the tens of thousands of acres of backwater we get each winter for a large mass of habitat that waterfowl can thrive in.    

Our hunting areas are located in both the Missouri Middle and South Zones in Southeast Missouri.  This gives us a nice long season in the immediate area running, from the first of November to around the 20th to 25th  of January for ducks.  Snow Goose Conservation Order Season will begin the first of February through March.  We can literally hunt waterfowl for five months.

Our Middle zone areas are very close to or in-between Otter Slough WMA, Duck Creek,  and Mingo NWR.  These are some of Missouri's leading public waterfowl hunting areas and refuges. 

Our hunting locations in the South Zone are located near Black River and Coon Island WMA, Flood Way in Stoddard County, along with Butler and Dunklin Counties in Southeast Missouri.    

Take a look at what Riverland has to offer in the Middle and South Zone areas.  From flooded rice and corn fields to South Zone flooded timber, we have some diverse places to set up and hunt 

Southeast Missouri Duck Hunting Guided and Unguided  Hunts Middle and South Zone 


Guided Duck Hunts with Lodging    
4 hunter minimum with lodging 
$250.00 per day per hunter
Youth Age 15 and younger with four adult hunters is 50% of adult price.
Lodging will be in a furnished country home with a fully furnished kitchen with all amenities needed.  Cooked meals are not included but you can bring your own food and beverages and use the lodge as your own.  

Guided Hunts Without Lodging 
4 hunter minimum in Group $150.00 per hunter daily guide will meet you and you will follow the guide to the location of the hunt.  Guide hunts with group. 

South Zone Timber Hunt Around Dec 1 - Jan 25 becomes an option if the ducks are using the timber.  Includes lodging, transportation, and very comfortable blind hunt in timber.  $250.00 per day per hunter six maximum, four minimum   
For individuals and groups that need flexibility in their schedule, and need the service of a guide and a hunt program.  Includes lodging and guiding service.     

We reserve special hunt locations for Flex Day hunts.  Effort is given to make sure fresh hunt spots are available for flex day clients.  Scheduling is very important for the program to work properly.    

Brief Explanation of How Flex Days Works
- Buy 10, 20, or 30 hunt days 
- Come when you can, according to YOUR schedule
- Days can be used within a hunt group
- Perfect for business clients and appreciation gifts
- Call and we will schedule your  guided days. (Five Day notice required)
- Unused days transfer to the conservation order snow goose season 

Flex Day Scheduling Notification
When calling to notify of days coming to hunt, we need the size of the group, and dates.  Each hunter scheduled for those days will be deducted from flex day total.  This allows Riverland Co to make sure adequate places and fields are available, not overbooked, and organized.  If you tell us four hunters for two days, that will be charged to your days.  Several days prior notice of a change is required.  

10 days $2,000 20 days $3,500 30 days $4,500
Days must be paid in advance since program requires additional locations and planning.

For business gifts, Riverland Company will issue gift certificates showing program and days given.

Ready-To-Hunt flooded fields with pit.  Bring your own spread and make a day of it.
Pit lease is $500 per day when available 16' brushed, dry and clean pits   

Daily Field Lease    limited
Rice fields and corn fields.  Do it yourself hunt fields available for daily lease.  Ready-To-Hunt flooded fields.  Layout blind and boat hunters welcome.  Good locations  
 $100 per hunter with four hunter minimum.

IMPORTANT RESERVATION AND PAYMENT TERMS  for All Guided Hunts, DIY Hunts, Field and Pit Rentals 
All Booking Parties Please Read
- A 50% deposit based on group size, days, and lodging etc. is required at the time of reservation to secure dates.  No Exceptions 
- Second half of hunt fee is due upon your arrival prior to the start of hunting.  Final payment will be based or your original size of group scheduled, plus any hunters added prior to arrival. (ten day notice of additional hunters)  
- Early Cancellations (ten days or more prior to date)  will be rescheduled as possible according to available dates. 
- Early Departure:  In the case of a group leaving early, not hunting scheduled days, the group is charged for those scheduled days, unless agreed upon with Riverland Co. 
example:  Group of four schedules a Saturday and Sunday and pays in full prior to first day on Saturday.  Group decides to leave Saturday night and not hunt Sunday.  Group is charged for Sunday hunt.  It is too late to fill date and the group is obligated to use that date that was designated for group.  No exceptions other than serious emergencies or Riverland Co. agrees to reschedule, at our discretion.          

* Payment Methods:  Check, Money Order, VISA, MASTER CARD  accepted (add 2% processing fee for any card)

All Mailing to:
Riverland Company
2104 N Outer Rd
Dexter, MO  63841


Waterfowl Lease Informaion

UPDATED 05-27-2015

To all of our hunters.  Thank you and we hope you enjoyed it and we will see us soon. 

Our property is located in the Southeast Missouri Counties of Stoddard, Butler and Dunklin. We will add information as it becomes available 

Season Dates  

Missouri Middle Zone Season Leases
Others will be added as available

ADDED: New Farm as of 05-27-2015  
G1 40 acre rice field Middle Zone with or without blind.  Located 3 miles northwest of Otter Slough WMA just west of St Francis river.  Good flight direction of birds to and from Otter Slough. 
$3,500 with no blind $4,500 with blind against levee and in stubble.   

ADDED: New Farm as of 05-20-15
Farm located West of Otter Slough on a Rice farm.  Two fields in Middle Zone and Two in South Zone.  All stubble and levees will be left.  Rolled down as desired.  Stripper header will be used so stubble will be full height of rice.  Good for concealment.  
M1. 40 acre rice field LEASED in middle zone.  guranteed water for season.    Blind can be placed in standing rice next to levee if desired.  Great location, no "hunting" history with field, but ducks use it each and every season.  New spot.  $4,000 or $5,000 with wood blind in middle.  Flooded bean field next to it is available.  Crown road divides fields, giving two fields flooded side by side and hunt crown road.  add $1,000 for flooded bean field.  Adds water area for fields. 
M2. 80 acre rice field in middle zone.  All stubble and levees left.  No blind or pit.  GREAT location.  Has good gravel private drive to field, parking area next to field, and electric hookup if needed. $5,500
Can negotiate blind and blind setting
M3. 40 acre South Zone rice field
M4  60 acre South Zone rice field M3 and M4 Lay side by side 

South of Hwy 60 puts you in a good ducky spot.  Same program as middle zone fields.  standing stubble and levees with water.  Hunt as you like can put a blind on field.  Proven area and very good location for this spot.  Lease 40 acre for $4,500 or 60 acre for $5,000 or both together for $7,000.  Gives you 100 acres to hunt as you wish.                    

Locations H1 - H7 This farm has a great natural  attraction for ducks with it being a natural swamp area.  Very good area for Duck Hunting.  Farm has approximately 400 acres of water in the one area, and works as an attractant for waterfowl through the waterfowl season.  A variety of species will be using the farm, with Mallards and Pintails arriving typically second and third week of season.   

Pits and Fields are available for exclusive, private, duck season leases.  You will have clean pits with guarnateed water levels for the season.  Farm is located between Duck Creek WMA and Otter Slough WMA.         

Location is 10 minutes from Dexter, Missouri where lodging is available at motels and an RV Campground with monthly rates.  Storage units also available next to RV park.  4 miles North of Dudley, MO.  Fields are listed along with pit and field information.  see below. 

H1 80 acre RICE field with 16' Steel pit Double Dog Boxes  LEASE renewed $7,500

H2 40 acre Corn field with 12' Steel Pit Single Dog box     AVAILABLE  2015-2016 $5,500
H3 40 acre RICE field 16' Steel Pit double dog boxes, in addition to a  10' Box pit in crown on dry ground at edge.   LEASED  2015-2016 $7,500

H5 80 acre RICE field 16' Steel Pit double dog  
LEASED $8,500  

H6 80 acre RICE field 16' Steel Pit double dog   LEASED
  2015-2016   $7,500

H7 40 acre RICE field.  16' STEEL pit in field crown on dry ground, with crop around pit. 
Hid well. $6,500  LEASED


West of Otter Slough WMA Area
West Side of St Francis River Middle Zone Butler County
40 acre RICE field with steel 16' pit, field sets against river just northwest of Otter Slough  $6,500 Duck season lease LEASED 
New Field for 2015-2016

West side of St Francis River directly west of (across river) from Otter Slough WMA (across river from units 21-22)  40 Acre Rice field.  Good Spot. No pit or blind but great layout boat or blind hunt field or temp blind 
$4,500 for Duck Season  Leased

Season Lease Terms
1. Signed agreement/contract will be used with all leases
2. 50% of lease is due March 15th (or upon lease agreement) and remaining 50% due October 15th
3. No more than six members per lease contract
4. All lessees must review terms and conditions on lease contract thoroughly, and all members will sign
5.  No "Outfitting" or pay-hunter/Day-Hunter pay to hunt business on leases, unless specified in lease contract with Riverland Company consent.

Contact us for details and for a tour of the farms and leases.

Southeast Missouri
Missouri South Zone Season Leases  
 We do guarantee water all season, along with management details.  CALL for details and multiple locations or pits.  Better to arrange a day to look at several locations and discuss options. 

Black River/Coon Island Area South Zone Fields

N1 40 ACRE RICE FIELD, 16' Osceola pit, exceptional location near Clay County Arkansas line.  Proven farm with good history  $8,500 South Zone Season Lease  LEASED

N2 40 acre rice field, coon island area west of Black River, 16' steel Pit, season Lease  $7,500 Full South Zone duck Lease  LEASED

N3  80 acre rice field with 20' steel pit, on Arkansas Line.  One of the best in the area.  Duck Season Lease South Zone $9,000  LEASED 

N3 55 acre rice field next to Coon Island WMA refuge.  South Zone duck season. 16' steel pit.   
$8,500 for season LEASED New Locations 2015-2016

ML1  65 Acre Rice Field Against East side of Black River on Arkansas Line close to Fagus, MO 
16' Steel Pit  $7,500 South Zone Duck Season Lease


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