RVs for Autumn, part 2: For back country dry camping, Ron & Sharon Vail go for small travel trailer
For cool autumn camping, RVers Ron and Sharon Vail of Powell Butte, Ore., opted for a 2014 Lance travel trailer 1985 that they tow with a 2015 Dodge Ram 2500 4 WD diesel. The Lance has “everything we were looking for in size, convenience and features,” said Ron
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RVs for Autumn, part 1: Cooler weather beckons angler, hunter Jimmy Smith in his truck camper
As summer fades into autumn, chilly mornings are ideal for hunting, fishing, or walking in the woods. Whatever your outdoor passion, a good quality Recreation Vehicle makes any adventure more comfortable at the end of a long day exploring. For lifelong angler and hun
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Stop for a while in Charleston, a 'working fishing village' -- on southern Oregon coast
If you are not in any kind of hurry this summer or early autumn, take a road trip along the southern Oregon's Coast Highway 101.  There are a number of small fishing communities and Charleston, just south of Coos Bay, is worth veering off US Hwy. 101. One place we r
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Ocean fishing, RV camping in Charleston, Ore.
Full-time RVer and life-long fisher, Jimmy Smith could not turn down the opportunity to be part of a day's fishing charter in pursuit of Lingcod and Rock Fish off the coast of southern Oregon. The group was due to gather before 7 a.m. in the Pacific Charter's of
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'Take Me Fishing' trailer travels Idaho angling for kids
Idaho Fish and Game's "Take Me Fishing" trailer travels to local ponds across the state "to get kids excited about fishing and help build a new generation of anglers. The only thing kids and their parents have to do is show up," according to the Idaho Fish and Game offi
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Man, boy chasing rainbows
Just a few miles south of the Canadian border (as the bald eagle flies) little more than a week ago, we settled into Lake Leo Campground, a small no-frills destination in the Colville National Forest. Before too long we saw a woman pull in towing a 20-foot 2007 J
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Texas' Palmetto State Park is 'botanical wonderland'
We figured we stumbled into Texas' Palmetto State Park early enough in the day (around noonish) to secure an RV site (one with hookups) without having reservations. Well we were wrong. On two counts. Palmetto is a unique park and one with very few (only 18) hook-up sit
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Great fun at Molded Fiberglass RV Gathering, meeting people, kayak bass fishing
We did not run into one cranky person on all our walks through the rows of Casitas, Scamps and other rigs or during any of the  casual gatherings at the Pineknot "Molded Fiberglass RV Gathering" ... even all the pet companions (both dogs and cats) seemed happy to be
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'77 Beach Craft motor home a classic
Tracie and Scott Finney of Sandpoint, Idaho, love driving their sweet 1977 Beach Craft class A motor home to favorite fishing holes in northern Idaho and western Montana. One of their prime fishing destinations is Lake Koocanusa, just north of Libby, Montana, south o
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'Small towable RVs' part 2 -- Easy to handle
This is the second of four postings on the trend toward  ‘Small Towable RVs. 'Easy' is a term used over and over by many small towable recreation vehicle owners. As a refresher, for this series of posts, we are defining 'small trailers' as being between 16 and
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