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Andy Garrett
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New Destination!

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I just booked a campsite for Table Rock Lake State Park in Branson, Mo. in August.
This will be the farthest I've pulled Morning Wood and it will be via triple tow behind the towed camper.
It's 285 miles. I expect about 5 to 5.5 hours.

Are there any details I need to be considering for such a long haul?
Any Glen-L boats on those waters that I should be keeping a weather eye out for?
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Make sure you never have to back up. :lol: The Bass Pro Shop resort is really nice.
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We haven't heard from him in a while. But, Dave Lott is there.

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Dave Lott..., that's ringing a bell.
Had a boat named... M...
Can't remember. Started with an M. 'Midnight'?
Inboard type.

Do I recall him selling her?

Anyway, It's a new axle with new bearings, so I wont bring spares.
Might buy a second spare tire though.
Thanks.
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Midnight Cry I believe. Great build!
http://www.glen-l.com/picboards/picboar ... 1053a.html
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I recommend taking one day that you're there and driving up to Springfield to the BassPro. It's their first store and it's their flagship! 4 floors in total and they have 2 fish feeding shows where the divers go in the tank and feed the fish.

As Roberta said, Big Cedar Lodge is awesome.

Here's you a few links if you're gunna be fishing, but be careful as you can be in Arkansas before you know it. That ain't good if you only have a MO fishing liecense.

http://huntfish.mdc.mo.gov/fishing/wher ... actors-map

http://www.ozarkanglers.com/table-rock/ ... rappie.pdf

http://forums.ozarkanglers.com/forum/5-table-rock-lake/

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Thanks Billy!

I've been at that store before, albeit, a few decades ago.
I grew up in Joplin mostly--love the Ozarks.

Bill, Dave was active on here as recently as April.
I went back through his posts. I saw that he hit some health and business issues years ago, but it looks like he hung onto Midnight Cry.

That's awesome because he still has that stunning boat, and there is a slim chance I might see her on the water.
I'll just motor around to the Branson West area and see if I can peek into a few open boathouses. 8)
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Make sure you take plenty of anchor line! I went up in a nice little cove on the AR / MO line and chucked out the bow anchor. She went straight down! I had a 100' bow line but now I have 200' from Overton's. It's on sale right now. 1/2" was a little big but that's the smallest that they had in 200' lengths.

http://www.overtons.com/modperl/product ... Id%3D74837

I touched base with Dave before we went up last summer but we weren't able to flange up while we were there, so maybe next year. We ended up buying into the Big Cedar time share and love it. We are doing Disney this year or would say I would see you there! Lol We plan on being on table rock every summer after this one.

There's a beautiful Chris Craft owned by Big Cedar that they do sunset runs for paying customers. I was speaking t the feller that Captains her and she was built and owned by Wqlon Jennings. He went on to tell me she was over powered. I says why ya say that and he described how she porpoises bad and rides way bow high. I tried to tell him all she needs is stern wedges glued on and he looked at me like I was a stupid tourist... :roll: there was no way I was going to try and explain the wheel voodoo that also could be played with to take care of that.

Check that map link I posted, foller her south to the state line. There a cove on the West side that's really nice. Look it up on Google Earth, there's a power line that runs across the entrance of that cove so you can't miss it. Beautiful place man!

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I'm hoping the have another ACBS international at Big Cedar. We really love that resort.

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Thanks gang!

I'm looking forward to it!
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