St. Francis Duck Preserve
407± Acres within the St Francis Sunken Land WMA. St. Francis Duck Preserve is situated in the heart of the Mississippi Flyway in Arkansas’s “Lower St. Francis Zone.”
Parcel #1 – 109± acres
Parcel #2 – 131± acres
Parcel #3 – 167± acres
The entirety of the property is within the St Francis River Basin and is inundated annually by the St Francis River. The timber component is composed of 4 distinct overflow/bottomland hardwood timber types comprising approximately 374± acres. The remaining 35± acres are prior farmlands, ranging in size from 1.5± to 20± acres in size, consisting primarily of native perennial warm season grasses, native annual grasses, along with encroaching woody species.
The Arkansas Game & Fish Commission (St. Francis Sunken Lands WMA) lies adjacent to the property along the entire western boundary and across portions of the northern boundary. This unique property is a whitetail and duck hunters dream. You could plant food plots in the available open tracts, which would be a magnet for ducks and whitetail. You could also harvest portions of the timber, which would not only be very lucrative, but would also allow you to plant as many food plots as you deemed necessary.
This property is in the heart of the Mississippi Flyway which is in the Arkansas’s “Lower St Francis Zone.” The Arkansas Game & Fish Commission / USFWS joint annual waterfowl surveys consistently rank this zone highest in overall mallard & general duck populations, in the state. Duck clubs such as Duxmen, Lonoke, Three Rivers, DeView, Big Creek Waterfowl, L’ Anguille River, Hickory Ridge and so many more are just a short drive from this property.
The estimated merchantable Forest Products value is $3,459.42 / acres (property total is $1,293,821.00).
- The breakdown by saw timber class is $3,029.31 / acre
- The breakdown by hardwood pulpwood class is $430.11 / acre
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