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#488261 - 04/06/18 12:42 PM Re: Pond Boss Forum get together in SE Kansas [Re: John Fitzgerald]
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We put quite a bit of thought in choosing the date and weather was a big part of it. Like you say usually dry that time of year. Usually......

Still warm enough to be enjoyable and not so late in the year to be cold but late enough after summer that temps and water temps in the pond should be ok for fishing. We stayed away from July or August because families taking vacations and awfully hot and hard on the fish if we allowed fishing.

Usually mid September is a very pleasant time of year around here. Hopefully will be on Sept 22.
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#489990 - 05/12/18 12:14 PM Re: Pond Boss Forum get together in SE Kansas [Re: snrub]
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Bump.

Just a reminder for anyone interested. I'm hosting a PBF get together Saturday Sepember 22, 2018 just south of Pittsburg, Kansas (SE corner of Kansas). More specific details as we get closer to the date. It will start at about 10am although anyone can show up and fish any time after 9am. Lunch will be at noon and the shindig will last till the last person leaves that day.

Mostly just a chance to match up faces with names here on PBF, visit a little and do some SE Kansas pond fishing if you want to. No Kansas fishing license required on private ponds.
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#489993 - 05/12/18 12:24 PM Re: Pond Boss Forum get together in SE Kansas [Re: snrub]
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Looking forward to it John!
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#489997 - 05/12/18 01:03 PM Re: Pond Boss Forum get together in SE Kansas [Re: DrLuke]
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Great!

For anyone traveling some distance and wanting to make a "mini-vacation" out of the trip, here is a link to some tourists attractions in SE Kansas. We are not exactly in the top 10 world destinations for tourism but there are actually some interesting minor things to do.

Things to do while in Southeast Kansas area

The last one on the list, Big Brutus, is less than 20 miles from our pond and if you like big machinery is definitely worthwhile. Wife and I are lifetime members.

It has been many years since I been to the Dalton Gang museum but I remember it from my school days as a grade school trip (bout a hundred years ago I think) and when I took my own kids when they were small. The Martin and Osa Johnson Museum is from days gone by when the adventurers recorded their treks with cameras that had a crank to operate them. Also been many years since I been there but I have fond memories.

Another one that is not on that list and just 7 miles from my pond is Crawford County historical musem . It is a very small local museum but covers the coal mining (both strip and underground) history of this area as well as other pioneer era memorabilia.

We have a very nice casino/motel just a little over a mile from our pond. Kansas Crossing. Casino's are not my cup of tea but Bob Lusk stayed there at the Hampton and told me it was a good choice with price comparable to the other Pittsburg motel he usually stayed at. He thought he would stay there again when in the area. I have been in the casino once and it was fine as casinos go. Nice and new. A quick search for Pittsburg Kansas motels will turn up quite a number of selections with most under ten miles from our pond.

I'm not promoting SE Kansas as a vacation destination but for someone retired with no kids in school there are some area things that could be fun to do with a spouse that might make nice add-on to the PBF get together.

Joplin Missouri is also only 25 miles away and has its own set of attractions.
Things to do in Southwest Missouri . And Branson and all its attractions is a little over two hours drive from our pond.

A little known history fact about Joplin Missouri had to do with the infamous Bonnie and Clyde. You can only drive by the location, but for Route 66 travelers it is a piece of area history. As is the famed Spook Light (which I have went to see a few times but have never seen it).

Just some FYI in case anyone is interested in spending some extended time in the area.


Edited by snrub (05/12/18 01:16 PM)
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