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3 of Your Favorite Camping Activities


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It’s the end of the summer, friends. It’s time to get one last camping trip in for the season. Head on out to Lake LBJ for a great time- and just to get you excited for your upcoming trip, we’re going to go over three of our favorite camping activities! Here they are:

Building a Campfire

There’s nothing that makes for a good ambiance like a decent, burning campfire. You can spend time with the kiddos gathering wood, and it can easily become a group activity. And once your campfire is built, you’ll have the best time sitting around it, talking about your camping trip fun!

Board Games, Outdoor Games

Whether you’re camping in a camper, or in a tent, you can bring out the board games for some old-fashioned fun! Checkers is great for playing with children, or maybe Yahtzee for adults.

Outside, you can set up Ladder Ball and host a full competition. Children will also enjoy playing a good game of hide and go seek on the trails or around the campsite!

Swimming and/or Boating

Summer is coming to an end, so this is the perfect time to jump in the water before the boat goes to storage, and the suit goes in the drawer! Whether you’re boating out on Lake LBJ or just swimming around the shore, we know you’ll have a great time. And of course, don’t forget to wear the appropriate amount of sunscreen and bring along a hat and sunglasses- summer may be ending, but the UV is intense!

We hope, with these three ideas, that we’ve sparked your creativity and inspired you to finally get on to planning that last camping trip! So hurry up, before the fall is here! Not that fall camping isn’t fun, but you definitely want to get in while the water’s still warm.

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Water stained; 81–85 degrees; 0.78’ low. Black bass are good on watermelon soft plastic worms and topwaters, and on shad colored Rat–L–Traps along break lines in 5–15 feet early and late. Striped bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and chartreuse tube jigs over brush piles in 10 feet. Channel catfish are fair on minnows and prepared bait. Yellow and blue catfish are good on trotlines and juglines baited with live perch.