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Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-27-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,410
Posted By Cumminalong
Actually we're both a little wrong.... ...

Actually we're both a little wrong....

You can fish from shore or pier at a state without a license or anywhere if the waters are wholly contained in the park. Being that the gulf isn't WITHIN...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-11-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,410
Posted By Cumminalong
Ruffian, I was using Cajun Thunder's with...

Ruffian,

I was using Cajun Thunder's with shrimp hanging about 2' below the surface and also putting shrimp on the bottom. The shrimp on the bottom was getting me the best results. Again, I...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-07-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,410
Posted By Cumminalong
Just got back from Goose Island SP in Rockport on...

Just got back from Goose Island SP in Rockport on Sunday. We stayed from Dec 21st - Jan 3rd. The area is nice, but the SP is TIGHT. Lots of overhanging trees, tight spaces (unless you're out on the...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-27-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,291
Posted By Cumminalong
I'll let this picture speak for what I'd actually...

I'll let this picture speak for what I'd actually say about this specific topic, as it is, quite possibly, one of the most over argued topics on EVERY truck forum I've ever seen.

And yes, this is...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 04-06-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,954
Posted By Cumminalong
I wish people would put their kids on a leash. My...

I wish people would put their kids on a leash. My dogs behave better than most of them.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-04-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 974
Posted By Cumminalong
If you look at the picture below, go directly...

If you look at the picture below, go directly south / southwest from the stadium and you see the large open fields (from half way down to the bottom of the picture) where most of the tailgating /...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-03-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 974
Posted By Cumminalong
Chewacla SP is nice, it's just on the other side...

Chewacla SP is nice, it's just on the other side of town and you'd have to 1- drive through traffic to get on campus and 2- try to find a place to park. Parking and traffic on game day are a...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-03-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 974
Posted By Cumminalong
War Damn Eagle! There are several areas that...

War Damn Eagle!

There are several areas that you can park / camp for free right on campus. You can't show up and squat your spot until 2 pm on Thursday before the game, and I HIGHLY suggest being...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-16-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,242
Posted By Cumminalong
Well, we're back at home.....unfortunately. What...

Well, we're back at home.....unfortunately. What a fantastic little vacation that was, we'll definitely be back there in the fall.

A note for those who may choose to visit DSP, if you are coming...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-15-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,242
Posted By Cumminalong
Took a ride up to Lookout Mtn in Chatanooga, TN...

Took a ride up to Lookout Mtn in Chatanooga, TN today.

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Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-15-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,242
Posted By Cumminalong
They don't start the seafood buffet until mid...

They don't start the seafood buffet until mid April; I want to say either the 12th or 18th.The wife was mildly upset.....lol
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-14-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,242
Posted By Cumminalong
Also, we had dinner last night and lunch today at...

Also, we had dinner last night and lunch today at the lodge restaurant and it was very good. I had a NY strip and the wife had trout, both dinners were excellent. After the hike today, she had a club...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-14-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,242
Posted By Cumminalong
Hiking the Desoto Scout Trail today.... ...

Hiking the Desoto Scout Trail today....

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Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-13-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,242
Posted By Cumminalong
A few shots from hiking the orange, blue, and red...

A few shots from hiking the orange, blue, and red trails today....

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Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-11-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,242
Posted By Cumminalong
Took a ride around the park to check out some of...

Took a ride around the park to check out some of the other areas. The restuarant at the lodge looks decent. If the weather turns crappy tomorrow we may check it out for lunch. The check in for the...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-11-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,242
Posted By Cumminalong
Nice thing here too is they don't assign you a...

Nice thing here too is they don't assign you a specific site. You get a card, find a spot you like, clip it on the pole and they simply drive by daily and see who's where. There are several of the...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-11-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,242
Posted By Cumminalong
Each site has a fire ring. It's just a rock ring,...

Each site has a fire ring. It's just a rock ring, not one of those cemented into the ground cast iron ones you find at a lot of places. You can bring your own wood, I had the whole front half of the...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-11-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,242
Posted By Cumminalong
Great little walk through a few of the trails...

Great little walk through a few of the trails that wind through the park. Lots of water falls, crystal clear water, tons of scenic spots. Too bad the phone was about the die so I couldn't get any...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-10-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,242
Posted By Cumminalong
Took a little drive to Miller Dam and Desoto...

Took a little drive to Miller Dam and Desoto Falls this afternoon. From the campground, this is about 15 mins up the road.
...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-10-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,242
Posted By Cumminalong
It's a small park, but they keep it VERY well...

It's a small park, but they keep it VERY well maintained. Had a chance to walk most of the campground area and it's nice. Very quiet, very well spaced. The pull thru sites are paved and the sites in...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-10-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,242
Posted By Cumminalong
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Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-09-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,242
Posted By Cumminalong
Desoto State Park - Fort Payne, AL

Just got here this evening. Very nice little park at the top of Lookout Mtn. It's only 95 sites, but they're well spaced, have 50 amp service, water, sewer, and cable (yes, in a state park). The...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-07-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 964
Posted By Cumminalong
If you want wide open, go the Pine Mountain. If...

If you want wide open, go the Pine Mountain. If you want more seclusion, FDR is very nice.

The town of Pine Mountain is a nice little place. Small shops, some really good mom and pop restaurants,...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 02-17-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,244
Posted By Cumminalong
Rich, I never back it up into a spot without...

Rich,

I never back it up into a spot without getting out and checking first. That's another reason I wanted the lights on a switch though....it kinda makes me get out and check everything first...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 02-16-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,244
Posted By Cumminalong
My wife has this habit of always standing where I...

My wife has this habit of always standing where I can't see her too. As many times as I try to explain that if she can't see my mirrors, I can't see her, it's to no avail.

Kind of like when you...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 02-16-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,244
Posted By Cumminalong
Yeah, we've got the radios, but, well, I think we...

Yeah, we've got the radios, but, well, I think we all know the delicacy required when conversing with ones better half in regards to backing up the trailer.

:laugh:

Besides, a lot of times I'm...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 02-16-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,244
Posted By Cumminalong
Lighting upgrade

As anyone that has backed one of these things up at night knows, visibility to the sides and back is marginal at best. I know on mine, as soon as my reverse lights come on, the glare off the front of...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-30-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By Cumminalong
Heading home..... ...

Heading home.....

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Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-29-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By Cumminalong
If these dogs have it any rougher, I'm not sure...

If these dogs have it any rougher, I'm not sure they'll make it another day.

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Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-29-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By Cumminalong
It's nice when camping season STARTS in...

It's nice when camping season STARTS in September......

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Harley and his momma heading out for a...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-29-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By Cumminalong
Looking out from the bedroom window this...

Looking out from the bedroom window this morning....

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Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-28-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By Cumminalong
Another note.....the 4G service in the park...

Another note.....the 4G service in the park rocks. 4-5 bars all the time and it easily out paces the coverage at home.

But, again, the bathrooms are horrible. If you haven't christened your own...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-28-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By Cumminalong
Made a paddle around the area of the lake that...

Made a paddle around the area of the lake that doesn't have cabins, beaches, or is otherwise inhabited this morning. There are some great little fishing spots that would be tough to get to in...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-28-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By Cumminalong
Dinner, red beans and rice with venison sausage,...

Dinner, red beans and rice with venison sausage, by "candle light".....

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Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-27-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By Cumminalong
So, after spending the day catching up with good...

So, after spending the day catching up with good friends and our god son, we managed to check out most of park. Overall, it's a nice park. The spots are well separated and level. There are spots for...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-27-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By Cumminalong
Paul B Johnson State Park - MS

Just pulled in last night. Very nice, well maintained park so far. Haven't walked around and done the tour yet, but nice. Sites are a little difficult to find at night, the numbers are on small...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-14-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By Cumminalong
ZMax Dragstrip - Charlotte, NC

Waking up to the sounds of HP......for a gear head, you can't beat that with a stick.

Camped 20' from the track, just past the finish line.
...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-26-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,134
Posted By Cumminalong
Here's how I carry the wife's kayak. No issues at...

Here's how I carry the wife's kayak. No issues at all....

https://www.irv2.com/forums/f44/carrying-a-kayak-149854.html
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-30-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,801
Posted By Cumminalong
Which is one of my main concerns. Road spray...

Which is one of my main concerns.

Road spray I can deal with, it comes with the territory. Not sure if you've been down here in the south but the soil is this red clay that is is like concrete...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-26-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,452
Posted By Cumminalong
Here's what the Revo looks like. Rolled...

Here's what the Revo looks like.

Rolled out.....

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Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-25-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,801
Posted By Cumminalong
Cutting down on the road crud...

After the last trip, where it looked like I towed the trailer behind a monster truck through the local mudhole, I figured I'd give the Rock Tamers a shot.

There when I want them, off when I don't....
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-25-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,452
Posted By Cumminalong
I have an Extang Revolution. No snaps or velco.

I have an Extang Revolution. No snaps or velco.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-22-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 708
Posted By Cumminalong
I think we've found our next trip. TVA's...

I think we've found our next trip.

TVA's Douglas Lake campground.

Douglas Lake Campgrounds - Douglas Lake Tennessee campgrounds and camping, Douglas lake camping and campground information...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-21-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 708
Posted By Cumminalong
Campgrounds in Eastern TN / Western NC?

Love this area and have hiked and ATV'd several spots in the area, but what are your favorite campgrounds? Preferably located on a lake or good size creek.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-11-2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,641
Posted By Cumminalong
We're not out right now. The wife has a full...

We're not out right now. The wife has a full schedule the next 3 weekends, so I decided to drop the trailer at the dealer to get a few minor issues taken care of and get it measured for the slide...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-11-2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,641
Posted By Cumminalong
Friends of ours that hunt always get way more...

Friends of ours that hunt always get way more than they can store, so we usually get 2-3 deer each season. There is a processor in Barbour county that does some AWESOME cuts and creations, so we...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-07-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,641
Posted By Cumminalong
Harley and his momma heading out for a paddle.......

Harley and his momma heading out for a paddle....

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Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-07-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,641
Posted By Cumminalong
And.....there they are.... ...

And.....there they are....

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Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-07-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,641
Posted By Cumminalong
Tollie's waiting for her duck friends to show...

Tollie's waiting for her duck friends to show up.....

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Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-07-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,641
Posted By Cumminalong
Ohhh, they're fantastic....a little bit of...

Ohhh, they're fantastic....a little bit of ecstacy on a plate.
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