Prairie Wings Duck Club dates back to 1948 and is without a doubt one of America’s best, private duck hunting properties. This historic property offers unsurpassed, green-timber, mallard duck hunting, as well as impressive whitetail deer hunting. All one has to do is travel the levees around the property to envision the magic and spender of what this property offers in the autumn and winter.
Hundreds of stories have been told about Prairie Wings and it’s natural abundance. It is said, that when the ducks trade over the property from their roost site at first light their numbers are so great that it sounds like a big wind howling and they create their own breeze above the tree tops.
Prairie Wings adjoins the notorious Bayou Meto Wildlife Management Area and other properties, which are intensively, managed for waterfowl and whitetail deer. The property consists of 1,650.0 (+/-) total acres of which 1,130.0 (+/-) acres are impounded, mature hardwood timber; 464 (+/-) acres are cultivated for rice and soybeans; and 56 (+/-) acres include the lodge and equipment storage sites, levees, bayous, and roads.
The flooded timber offers six (6) beautiful shooting holes, which some of them have been the inspiration for a few paintings by nationally acclaimed wildlife artists. The timber is a mixed species oaks, which has been well managed over the previous century. There are five (5) wells and five (5) relifts for watering and dewatering the two large green-timber impoundments.
The cultivated acreage strategically rests around the perimeter of the impounded timber and offers sanctuary and feed for the wintering waterfowl. All of the cultivated acreage is managed in a rotation of rice and soybeans providing excellent habitat for resting and wintering waterfowl. The farmland acreage is 100% irrigated and all precision leveled for efficient water management. A professional farmer is in place and the property is farmed on a crop-share basis.
The charming Prairie Wings lodge rests on the banks of Fish Lake Ditch, one of the tributaries which feeds the Bayou Meto Wildlife Management Area. The structure is abundant and widespread over a single level intertwining structure that is as dated as its prominent history. The nostalgic lodge is designed to accommodate large groups of shooting sportsmen in warm comfort. There is a large great room with fireplace and wet bar, provides a comfortable setting for camaraderie and relaxation. The great room offers a wonderful view of the flooded woods via a large solid pane window. Magnificent mounts, original paintings, and historic memorabilia adorn the walls throughout the lodge. The lodge offers six (6) master suites, nine (9) guest bedrooms, a guide’s quarters, and abundant bathrooms. The kitchen and dinning room are fully equipped to service all the culinary needs of the lodge. A huge deck with fire pit is adjacent to the lodge positioned on Fish Lake Ditch. The exterior features cypress of the local bottomlands. Equipment storage and dog kennels is located just away from the lodge.
Since the mid 1990’s the property has been commercially hunted for ducks and has a reputation of being very consistent and successful. The records of the success are proudly displayed on framed registers throughout the Lodge depicting an average success of over 2,500 harvested ducks per year.
This is an very rare opportunity to own one of the best green-timber duck hunting clubs in the America. For detailed information and for a property tour call Gar Lile of Lile Real Estate, Inc. at 501-374-3411 (office) or 501-920-7015 (mobile). Serious and qualified parties only please.
Without a doubt Praire Wings is one of America's greatest waterfowl hunting properties. Years of hunting success records archived. Too many details to list out. Serious prospects only.