The Mudhole Duck Club is located just one mile from the Missouri River near Orrick, Missouri, 35 miles northeast of Kansas City with close proximity to the Kansas City airport. With nearly 500 acres of pure, flat river bottom including nearly 400 acres of floodable area, 15 acres of flooded timber and a 30 acre lake teaming with crappie, bass and catfish, his land is as scenic as it is rich with waterfowl. For decades, this plot has been well-known in the area as a duck hunter's favorite.
The hunting area is in the lowest part of the river bottom with depths between 12 and 18 inches in the flooded areas. Millet, corn, buck wheat and sorghum are planted liberally and natural foods such as smart weed, sago, and wild celery proliferate in the farm ensuring adequate food for an abundant roosting bird population. Electric wells have been installed to maintain ideal water levels and open water during the coldest part of the late season. Blinds are heated for maximum comfort and the guides' supplies include over 200 dozen floating, full body duck and goose decoys. The Mudhole Duck Club provide boat transportation to and from the lodge to the blinds for clients safety and comfort. The guides are some of the best in the sport.
Large concentrations of roosting birds on the property are one of the reasons the hunting is so consistent versus other waterfowl hunting areas. Massive amounts of migrating waterfowl concentrate in the area providing some of the best waterfowl hunting period. The duck and goose hunting over decoys in open water is simply fantastic. You'll find the classic and comfortable 6500 sq ft. lodge to be the perfect place to relax after the hunt. The lodge includes a spacious living room/TV room, common area with bar. High Speed internet access, business center, satellite TV, game, ping pong and pool tables and a full commercial kitchen. Once you experience the Mudhole, you will understand its uniqueness and why many of the top waterfowl hunters in the country rate the Mudhole as one of the top waterfowl destinations in the world.