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Public Hunting Areas

  • Bob Brown- is located 2.5 miles west of Forest City in Holt County. It has a toatal of 3,302 acres of bottomland and is fronted by the Missouri River. It is approximately 5 miles from Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge and has a managed waterfowl drawing daily with 1 ADA accessible blind. For more info (816) 271-3100
  • B.K. Leach- is 3 miles south of Elsberry on Highway 79. 2,302 acres of wetlands and 40 acres of ponds/lakes. There is a daily drawing during duck season and is located in the central region. For more info (636) 441-4554
  • Columbia Bottom- is 2.5 miles norht of I-270 on Riverview and has 900 acres of wetland and 7 managed wetland pools. There is a daily drawing during duck season with teal and early goose season allowed. For more info (314) 877-6014
  • Duck Creek- is located 6 miles south of Zalma on Highway 51. It has 2,400 acres of wetland with 4 boat ramps located in the foothills of the ozarks. It is in the southeast region and has a daily drawing during duck and goose season. For more info (573) 290-5730
  • Eagle Bluffs- is located in central Missouri in Boone County just south of Columbia. This conservation area provides over 10 miles of stream frontage and 17 hunting pools with 1,100 acres of flooding. For more info (573) 445-3882
  • Fountain Grove- is located in the counties of Livingston and Linn. This is in the northwest region of Missouri. This area contains 26 Hunting Blinds and 1 that is ADA accessible. Fountain Grove has 2,414 acres of wetland with ChreRu lake serving as a waterfowl refuge during waterfowl season. For more info (660) 646-6122
  • Four Rivers- is 15 miles north of Nevada in the Kansas City region. Four Rivers is locacted in Bates and Vernon counties. This area has 24 pools with 5,340 acres of wetland and there is a 1 ADA accessible hunting blind. (417) 395-2341
  • Grand Pass- is located 8 miles west of Marshall. It is in the Northwest region with 5,296 acres that front the Missouri River. The area has 1 ADA accessble blind and has a daily drawing. (660) 646-6122
  • Marais Temps Clair- is located just north of St. Charles on Highway 94. This area has 500 acres of wetland, 10 pools and electric pumps to maintain the water levels. It has 1 ADA accessible blind with daily drawings during duck season and is in the St. Louis Region. For more info (314) 877-6014
  • Montrose- is located 12 miles west of Clinton on Highway 18. Montrose lake has 1,600 acres with 15 hunting blinds. Montrose has 1 boat ramp and has a daily drawing during duck season and is in the Kansas City region. For more info (660) 885-6981
  • Nodaway Valley- is 8 miles north of Highway 59 on Route B. There is 2,100 acres of wetland and there is a 4 mile stretch of the Nodaway River that flows through the middle of the arm. It has 5 hunting blinds with 1 ADA accessible with a daily drawing during duck season. It is in the northwest region. For more info (816) 271-3100
  • Otter Slough- is located soutwest of Dexter just off Highway ZZ in Stoddard County. It has 2,200 acres of wetlands, 250 acres of Otter lake, and 100 acres of Cypress lake. There is 4,886 acres managed for waterfowl. There is 21 boat ramps to access the hunting pools , there are 13 hunting blinds and they do have ADA accessible blinds. It is in the southeast region. For more info (573) 290-5730
  • Schell-Osage- is 6 miles west of El Dorado and has over 1,000 acres of seasonally flooded wetlands. It has 22 hunting blinds as well as ADA accessbile blinds. It has boat ramps to both Atkinson Lake and Schell Lake. It is in the Kansas City region. For more info (417)876-5226
  • Ted Shanks- is located 17 miles south of Hannibal on Highway 79. It has 4,000 acres of flooded wetlands and borders over 8 miles of the Mississippi River. Daily drawings during duck season and has 3 boat ramps to access Horseshoe Lake, Threemile Ditch, and the Salt River. It is located in the North Region. For more info (573)248-2530
  • Ten Mile Pond- is 5 miles southeast of East Praire on Highway 50. It has 3,755 acres with 1,400 acres of wetland. It has 10 boat ramps to access hunting pools during waterfowl season. Daily drawing during duck season and is located in the southeast region. For more info (573)290-5730
  • Little River- is 4 miles east of Kennet on Highway 412. It has 11 wetland units with levees and water control structures. For more info (573) 290-5730
  • Swan Lake- is for Goose hunting only. It is 2,500 acres and has field hunting, goose pits, and water blinds with 1 ADA accessible blind. For more info (660) 856-3323

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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