Table Rock has been great these last few weeks. Just keep exploring this hugh lake. Just wish those skidooers would be a little more courteous and learn the rules of the road. Now that school has started we will spend a little more time on the lake. Really do like our toon. Looking forward to a little fall weather and for the trees to start turning on the lake.
We have found early September to be a real good time to be on the lake - less traffic on the lake since school has started and during the week it is like your own private lake plus the water and weather is still warm enough to enjoy it! Have fun and keep an eye out for us on the lake.
Well our season is over and we are getting her ready for the winter. I am having my 20 hour maintenance done before we cover her for the season. Also having the dealer look at the garmin 431s is having a depth reading problem. Probably needs adjusting. Also going to have them look at our starboard toon. Seems to lean more to the aft than the port toon. Maybe just my eyes but while they are there will have it checked. Sure was a short season. Am already looking forward to next spring. Once it gets in your blood it is hard not to be on the water more. Hope everyone has a great fall and winter. handshake, stan
Our group approx 10 is still hoping for one last outing on my Bennie. For a fall color - eagle watch cruise. But I checked the ramp yesterday and they are really letting the water down fast. Not sure if we can get one more cruise in or not.
I think it close to the time to start getting excited about summer. It's going to be 60 degrees in Kansas on Sunday but my new 2375 RCW is still shrinkwrapped at the dealer awaiting warmer weather.
Looking forward to meeting some fellow Benny Owners on Tablerock this summer. We stay at Big Creek for a week every year around the 4th on July. Spend some time up in Mill Creek and usually make a day trip to each end of the lake and up the James River. Just hoping that the 250 SHO I'm putting on the toon will get me around the lake.
I'll be watching for other toons so feel free to run me down or tie up. My RCW is Matador Red with Champaign stripe and I will be flying the AMERICAN FLAG.
Toon'r our Benny is docked at Rock Lane Resort. That 250 should be no problem pushing you around the lake. We live in Nixa so we are about 32 miles from our driveway to the dock. Even now we go down to check the boat and just waiting for that summer breeze to start up. See you on the lake.
Toon'r - Is Big Creek in Shell Knob?? I agree the 250 will certainly propel you nicely! I too am getting very eager for spring/summer to come around and spend more time on the lake. We live and boat out of Kimberling City so not too far from Shell Knob. I will look for you around the 4th of July to collect on the "free beer" you offer in your signature. Enjoy the new boat!
I'll be looking for you guys to honor the "free beer" promise. Jack, Big creek is just north of Campbell Point. Its at marker 20. We stay at Big Creek Resort. First big dock on the left as you head up the creek. We spend time anchored up the creek and over at marker 21 up in Mill Creek. dont spend alot of time up at marker 9 swing but usually spend a few hours there. I will keep that beer on ice and be watching for you. Boat is still wrapped and just tying to be patient for warmer weather. Shouldnt be too hare to spot a "Q" on the water. I hear those guys have deep pockets.
How about we plan a little Bennington reunion sometime this summer - maybe July or August. Nothing fancy - just a place to meet and maybe anchor and swim and have lunch and talk about our boats, etc. Is anyone up for that and if so, what dates would work out best?? As my signature states, I boat out of Kimberling City but can meet up anywhere on the lake.
Marker 16 in Hydes Hollow it is! That will be a good spot and fairly centrally located just a little north of the Baxter Marina. How about we shoot for Monday June 30 or Tuesday July 1? I think during the week and not too close to the 4th might be best. Will either of those dates work for you guys and anyone else who may wnat to joing the reunion??