Fishing and Wine in Platte City, Missouri!

When you stay at Basswood Resort Campground and Country Inn, you can enjoy two of the finest things in life: fishing and wine!


Basswood Resort Campground and Country Inn on seventy-two acres of pristine natural wonder, houses a fine fishing camp right on the grounds. The resort’s spring fed, private Missouri lakes are for fishing only and are stocked with plenty of crappie, bass, catfish and carp to promote fishing success.

The Lakes at Basswood were dug by horse lines in the early 1930s and the facilities functioned as a private fish hatchery from 1935 to 1945. Each lake was then stocked with a different type of fish that are abundant to this day.



After a beautiful day of fishing, what is better than a glass of wine? Right in Platte City, Jowler Creek Vineyard and Winery bills itself as Missouri’s first green vineyard and winery. They use green technologies, such as solar power, to make wine, sheep to control weeds and chickens to reduce insects in a six-acre sustainable vineyard.

Jowler Creek makes nine award-winning wines in several styles ranging from dry to sweet. They feature an on-site tasting room open for wine tastings Wednesday – Friday, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, Saturday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm and Sunday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. More than 75 local stores in Kansas and Missouri sell their wines.

About Basswood Resort Campground and Country Inn

The Basswood Resort Campground and Country Inn is near Kansas City in Platte City, Missouri. We have 153 RV Sites, 6 Tent Sites and Our resort is an all ages, pet’s welcome lake retreat with a pizza parlor and pool! Book a cabin, house, suite, tent or RV site today at and plan your next gathering with us…you will look like a hero to your group!