This waterfowl property located near Frederick, Illinois is one to get excited about. This smaller acreage farm has everything a duck and deer hunter could dream of. There is approximately 50 tillable acres approximately 35 acres were recently cleared of trees exposing some fertile river bottom soils that have been planted to corn for this year. The last yield test shows that the corn should yield around 280 bushels per acre this fall. There is a well being installed with an electric pump, making it simple and affordable to flood approximately 30 acres of the 50 tillable acres in the fall. Water depth will range from ankle deep to waste deep in the wetland area, making it the perfect setup to harvest the majority of the crop while leaving 5 to 7 acres or more standing in the wetland cell, before flooding each fall. The shallow sheet water, will be an impressive attractant for both ducks and geese.
The property currently sits next to an established waterfowl club that manages several hundred acres. The beautiful part about this property is that it sits higher in the flood plain and can hold out approximately 19.5 feet as measured along the Illinois River in Beardstown, Illinois. The higher elevation gives this property a much better chance of planting and establishing a great stand of crops each year.
There is a beautiful cabin site already cleared along route 100. The cabin site was specifically picked out because it is the perfect location to watch ducks come into the wetland each evening. Rural water and electricity are easily accessible along the high-way making the cabin site even more attractive.
If you are into big deer, the property has been setup with deer in mind as well. There are several secluded food plot locations around the property, that will help hold deer in the fall. The east side of the property is bordered by Sugar Creek, and there is excellent access from all directions on this piece making it possible to access your stands regardless of wind direction. This property is certainly worth a look, give us a call to schedule your showing now.