Shady Oaks Resort and Outdoor Outfitters
Travel Blogs from Bull Shoals
... we opened the gates to the public. First show only had one stroller, but the second show really had me working hard: five strollers. FIVE. I almost didn’t make it.
My to-do list is shrinking in size, thankfully, but the biggest project on there is catching up on the sewing I need to get done. I have three custom orders (thankfully for family and a friend) that have been languishing in my ...
... was laundry day and we took off early since we were only doing crew laundry and our own (a few people on the show pay us to do their laundry each week but not today!). The laundromat was small but only a couple of people were there, so we had the run of the place. The man who owned the place apparently really admired Michael Jordan because it was decked out in posters, framed news articles and the like. He was ...
... Cup- MSR Titan Cup - 1.5oz
-Spoon- Sea to Summit Spork - 1oz
-Stove- MSR Pocket Rocket - 3oz
-Fuel- MSR 8oz Isopro Fuel - 12oz (full)
Total - 1lb 5oz
-Pack- Osprey Variant 52 (trimmed) - 48 oz
-Water Filter- MSR Gravity Flow - 10.5oz
-Trekking Poles- Black Diamond Trail Back (pair) - 20oz (not included in pack weight)
-Toilet treats- ...
... We settled on a site and set up our camp. After camp was set up we headed into the town of Forrest City for dinner. We had dinner at a Mexican restaurant called Don Jose. After dinner we went back to camp to settle in for the night. On the way to the tent we saw the longest worm (it was seriously like a foot long). It ended up not being the most eventful day, but we covered a good bit of distance and saw a good chunk of the ...
... turkey, some minks and a river otter.
About 4:00 we return for our final attempt to trick the fish onto our bait. Our spot is taken again so we don't have much luck til they leave. We see trout everywhere but they only seem to bite in a small area. We finish about 7:00 with the following totals: Kathleen 9 trout, Ron 14, and Ray 21. Actually we had to quit because the cooler ...