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5 Easy Ways to Make Deer Hunting Season a Success

Trophy White-tailed Buck Deer silhouetteHere at Lost Quarter Farms, we know a thing or two about Missouri deer hunts. We’ve been doing it since 1929! For over 90 years, we’ve been one of America’s most premier Missouri deer hunting lodges. During our time hunting the historic surroundings of Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge and Yellow Creek area, we learned how to guarantee your deer season is one for the books!
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Prepare For Turkey Season Like A Pro

Spring turkey season officially opens for hunters on April 17 but that doesn’t mean practice didn’t start early. Many hunters have been scouting and practicing their calls since the fall season and in a couple weeks, when Lost Quarter Farms opens their doors to greenhorns and pros alike, the difference will be noticeable. If you’re nervous about going turkey hunting in Missouri, don’t be. The professionals at Lost Quarter Farms have put together a guide to help you prepare like a pro. Continue reading

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Great Hunting And Relaxation Come Together At Lost Quarter Farms.

white-tail-deer-hunting-missouriIf you’re an avid hunter, chances are your passion for it can be traced to a tradition in your family. At Lost Quarter Farms, our experts know the feeling and offer some the Midwest’s finest deer hunting, waterfowl hunting and more. Moreover, you will find a sense of hospitality that takes every guest back to another place and time. Tradition plays a great role in everything Lost Quarter Farms does, and we leave no stone unturned in providing an excursion that is equal parts great hunting and relaxation.

Cross the bridge to Lost Quarter Farms, and you’ll enter another world entirely. Established in 1929 and bordered by the Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge on one side and Yellow Creek on the other three, this wooded, secluded and beautiful area is rich with game of all kinds. You will enjoy a number of wonderful accommodations during your one, two or three-day stay including:

  • Electrically heated
  • Five bedrooms, all featuring a full or queen bed with the exception of one twin bed.
  • Two rooms have one full bed, one has two full beds, one has one full and one twin and one has one queen and one twin.
  • Two modern bathrooms
  • Large great room with fireplace and dining area
  • Complete bar with set-ups available
  • Screened-in porch
  • Home cooked meals
  • Blinds and decoys provided
  • Accommodations for 1 to 10 hunters

As a hunting enthusiast, you’ve no doubt been on many hunting trips, a fact Lost Quarter Farms keeps firmly in mind. Our goal is to create the ultimate hunting trip for you, your family and/or friends, one that is all-encompassing and leaves no stone unturned in regards to hospitality. There are certain hunting trips you’re more likely to remember than others, and this promises to be one.

Once you experience hunting in the Swan Lake region of Missouri, you’ll know what incredible deer and duck hunting are truly all about. And once the hunt is over and you return to your quarters, you’ll learn what true hospitality looks like as well. Space is limited, so be certain to make your reservations and include yourself among the lucky ones enjoying one of the Midwest’s most fertile hunting grounds. We are proud to be the most acclaimed and hospitable hunting lodges in the region.

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How to Gear Up for Whitetail Deer Hunting Season in Missouri

3 Tips for Deer Hunters for Whitetail Deer Hunting Season

1. Be prepared
Deer Whitetail HuntingThe temperature can change quickly during whitetail deer hunting season in Missouri. Because of these potentially drastic climate fluctuations, Lost Quarter Farms recommends layering your clothes. Coveralls, heavy coats, neck warmers, caps, and high-quality, weatherproof boots are an absolute necessity during the winter months. Continue reading

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Reasons to Hunt at Lost Quarter Farms

DeerHuntingAffordable Deer Whitetail Deer Hunting Near St. Louis, Missouri

Just three miles west of the charming town of Mendon, Missouri lies one of the most fertile hunting grounds in “The Show Me State.” The area’s agriculturally rich environment is well-known to attract monster white-tail deer bucks and is one of the top five locations to bag a big one. Few other outfitters have the expertise, facilities and knowledge about Missouri deer hunting than the guides at Lost Quarter Farms. Continue reading

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IMG_1022Ballad of Tom Bash

We’ve a shire reeve in our shire

We’ve a chieftain in this town.

We’ve a good man, bad for bad men,

We’ve a law that’s not down

Home from the garden party,

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Miss Mary & Swan Lake

I hear the beating of their wings and my pulse quickens.

Just as surely as the sun rises in the east, the Canadian geese turn south as fall approaches to the vast land and lakes of Chariton County, Missouri.

If it were not for the stealthily independent spirit of Miss Mary Stewart, there might not be a Swan Lake Wildlife Refuge. Continue reading