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Big Creek Flyway - Urich Missouri Wetlands

Henry County, Missouri Waterfowl Hunting

Big Creek Flyway - Urich Missouri WetlandsPrivate wetlands access on the Big Creek Flyway – Urich Missouri Wetlands. 

80 acres with 20 surface water acres.

Crop stubble for late season field goose hunting.

Nearest towns: Urich.

Private duck clubs predominate this area.

This farm is less than an hour’s drive from Kansas City, Missouri.

Big Creek Wetlands Blind 2

Blind 2 overlooks a 10 acre shooting pool. The slough floods very easily due to a log jam on Big Creek. This is our most dependent water source.

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Our Big Creek Missouri waterfowl hunting is pictured at the bottom of the picture at right.

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Two permanent blinds on 20 surface water acres facing Big Creek

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Blind #2 shooting pool planted in Japanese Millet

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Late season mallards feeding on the millet. 

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Happy youth hunter

Big Creek Wetlands Blind 1

Dry land access to the blind depending on the water level of Big Creek. The water level of this 10 acre marsh fluctuates so chest waders are recommended.

This 80 acre farm was originally scouted to lease for quail and deer hunting the summer of 1982. The landowner told the club the east 20 acres flooded due to a log jam on Big Creek and at times, duck hunting could be a bonus to the lease. We hunted the slough for 2 years as a wade-in area and discovered it’s potential as a prime spot for waterfowl hunting development.

Since the slough was too wet to access a dozer we spent several hot summers clearing brush with chain saws and burning the brush piles to keep as much open water as possible. Fortunately, the summers of 1988 and 2003 were dry enough to allow a dozer to work for 2 days to finish off and groom the work we did by hand. 

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Blind 1 which has dry land access

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Blind 2 planted in millet