Income Producing Hunting Farm With Tillable Acres, Timber And Ponds Along Illinois River


This income producing hunting farm is located along Highway 100 about 3 miles south of Pearl. The farm offers 163 acres of very fertile bottomland currently enrolled in CREP.  The CREP program runs through September 30 of 2025 and pays $41,649 per year that will transfer to the buyer. That is a 4.4% ROI, which you do not find very often on great hunting farms. You can lease out the hunting rights as well for additional income if you do not want to keep them for yourself. The fertile bottomland which has nice timbered draws naturally holds and grows trophy whitetail year after year, it is common to harvest 160 class or larger bucks on this farm and neighboring properties on an annual basis. The farm also provides good waterfowl hunting opportunities with it being right along the Illinois river and having a couple of natural shallow lakes. Hunting improvements included with the sale are 2 Banks hunting blinds and 1 buried waterfowl pit. The farm also has 25 acres of hardwood timber on the east side of the highway including a small pond and a great home or cabin building site, electric is readily available. If you are looking for your own personal hunting paradise which offers a great annual income to help make the payments then you should definitely check this offering out. Call today to set up your own private tour. 

Property Details

  • Easy access off of Highway 100 on the Pike/Calhoun line, 3 miles south of Pearl, 25 minute southeast of Pittsfield, 1 hour north of St Louis
  • 163 acres of tillable bottomland currently enrolled in CREP thru 2025; annual payment is $41,649 or $256 per acre on average
  • Nice timbered draws in the bottoms and 25 acres of hardwoods in the hills
  • Easy access to the Illinois River for fishing or other summer time recreation
  • Great deer hunting opportunities, deer sign is everywhere on this farm, 160 class bucks have been harvested each year the last 4 seasons, 2 Banks hunting blinds are included
  • Good waterfowl and turkey hunting opportunities as well. The natural shallow ponds in the bottoms along with bordering the river puts this farm in the right location if you are passionate waterfowl hunter; 1 buried steel pit is included
  • There are numerous home or cabin building sites along the bluff or the part of the bottom field not in the flood plain would work as well to build on
  • Electric is readily available along the highway
  • Broker interest

Highway 100
Kampsville, Illinois 62053