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Old 11-12-2017, 08:04 PM   #1
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Favorite Boondocking/fishing spots

I love reading about great boondocking places on here. I would like to hear some good fishing spots with hassle free boondocking. I'll start...

For smaller trailers, Turner Mill access on the Eleven Point River in extreme south central Missouri. The EP is a National Ozark Scenic Riverways that is stocked with rainbow trout. Turner Mill access provides wading water in normal to low river levels. Turner Mill begins the White Ribbon Area - no bait or size restrictions - and more likely than not to catch supper. Bank paths allow wading and bank fishing along a half mile stretch. Camping on south side only, North Access is site of old Turner Mill wheel still standing, and Turner Springs pouring out of the rocky bluff.
Busy canoe drop off spot for canoes, so some day traffic in summer. But off season expect very little traffic and mostly solitude at night. Campfires legal. A short 5 miles float from upstream Greer Access to Turner, or from Turner down to Whitten access 7 miles. Both beautiful floats thru the Missouri Ozarks on fed protected river - no cabins or private property, pull over wherever you like on gravel bars. And great fishing!!
About 5 miles of gravel road off of St. Rd. AA near Alton. MO. Steep road leading down to river, 4 wheel drive may be needed for a trailer, Loop drive at bottom so no worries once you get to river.

Something about a campfire at night along a river, and the sounds of the moving stream makes great sleeping.

Looking forward to others favorite places to boondock and catch fish......
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Old 11-14-2017, 08:32 AM   #2
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This place is great
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Old 11-29-2017, 10:48 AM   #3
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Bummer!! No one wants to share fishing spots!!
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Old 11-29-2017, 02:06 PM   #4
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Bummer!! No one wants to share fishing spots!!
It's NOT not wanting to share, it's that all fishing spots in my part of the world are also boondocking spots, even in campgrounds no hookups. Near cities you can find RV resorts (parks) and State Parks with hookups and both are crowded.
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Not sure if I follow you Byron, but I am interested in places to boondock and fish. And avoid RV resorts and state parks too. Understand if you don't want to give away your secret spots, but see you are from Oregon. The only time I would be in Oregon most likely will be on my retirement trip to the Pacific Northwest, and still 1-2 yrs away from that. I've never been to that part of the country and would be interested in picking your brain on fishing.
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Lots of great fishing in FL, and lots of places to boondock - we're camping at Okaloacoochee Slough this weekend, which is a State Forest with primitive campsites. Have not fished there before, but will be giving it a try.

Check the state forest website, as well as the various water management districts - South Florida, SW Florida, NW Florida etc.
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debreeze how far is this spot from the ocean?

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Best boondocking and fishing spots are the ones you find yourself, and don't spoil by telling the world about them.

That might explain the lack of enthusiasm.

The internet, continual population increase and boom in trailer and side-by-side ATV sales are the reason many of my favorite spots are overrun and trashed.

Just to rain on this parade
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we took up trouting this year our favorite place is Bennett springs state park Lebanon mo about 11/2 hours away.

primitive camping 11.00 for seniors


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The internet, continual population increase and boom in trailer and side-by-side ATV sales are the reason many of my favorite spots are overrun and trashed.

Just to rain on this parade
Amen to that! I pick up trash when I hike. When I was doing this 20+ years ago, what I picked up would fit in a gallon ziplock, now I can fill half a kitchen sized garbage bag! The disposable diapers are the WORST!!!
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Yep my brother goes to Okeechobee every yr in Feb/March and catch crappie.


Understand about not giving away honey holes. Though I have found on here that not that many into fishing, and I didn't mind sharing my favorite off the beaten path fishing spot since I am confident that only a couple people will even think about going there.
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The best places we have found to boondock and fish are in Northern Ontario and Manitoba Canada. We use to go to Northern Minnesota but that is no longer possible or practical
The BWCA once was the place to go but now it is over crowded
and lacking any solitude.
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Wow, BWCA is on my bucket list and actually thinking of going next summer. Didn't realize it has become crowded.
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debreeze how far is this spot from the ocean?

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Bob,
It's inland, about 30 miles east of Ft Myers. The fishing is freshwater. There are places closer to the Gulf or the Ocean, although it's probably less than an hour from Ft Myers Beach, which is probably the closest.

Beachfront or near the beach camping is more common in NW Florida, but there are other places scattered around, like Fort Desoto near St. Pete, and Long Key in the keys (closed due to hurricane) Hard to book the beachfront areas in season.
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