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Water Hunt at Sheppards Point

Photos Thanks to Gary Carnes

The club outing to Sheppard Point Recreation Area at Heyburn Lake on Sunday, June 26th was a good one. It was a little on the hot side, the high temperature was around the 94° mark , with a heat index of 102° a fair breeze, and a refreshing(?) moderately warm lake water temperature.

The club supplied hamburgers, hot links, hot dogs, buns, condiments, & chips. Roger Eaton again handled the cooking, I think it is now a Tradition. Good job Roger on a hot day and Thank You!

And Thanks again to John & Jody Hamilton for picking up from the ITTHC storage building, taking & storing the grill & tables and he will be bringing them to this Summer’s water outings. There were 54 members standing in line to chow down on burgers, dogs, and the outstanding food assortment brought by club members. There were 72 hamburgers, 48 hot dogs, & 24 hot links consumed, Thanks to all those bringing the great side dishes and desserts. If you went away hungry at this outing, again it was your own fault.

After the big feed there were scattered as evenly as possible 194 tokens in a 40 yards X 60 yards designated area. There were 22 member donated prizes, and 150 tokens for Silver dimes, 15 tokens for Silver quarters, and 7 tokens for Silver half dollars. When the start signal was given there were 28 water hunters frothing the water. After 1 hour+ of hunting, all but 4 dime tokens were not recovered. Tokens were painted Wheat Cents, painted & numbered .54 Minie’ bullets, painted dug up Indian Cents, and painted Shield Nickel.

Member donated prizes: Multi-tool donated by Lloyd Coke won by Chuck Marcum. Socket set donated by Bob Cook won by John Hayworth. Display frame by Jean & Wally Dick won by Chuck Marcum. Camp chair donated by Roger Eaton won by Cody Reese. Compartmented box by Ken Fanning won by Mike Sanders. $5.00 donated by Jody Hamilton won by Chuck Marcum. $5.00 donated by John Hamilton won by $5.00 donated by Jim Nobles. $5.00 donated by Kim Hauger won by Lloyd Coke . $5.00 donated by Kim Hauger won by “J. J. ” Freeman. White’s digger & sheath by Chuck Marcum won by Cody Reese. $5.00 donated by Mike Mitchell won by Jim Nobles. $5.00 donated by David Morris won by John Hayworth. . $5.00 donated by David Morris won by Howie Rosser. Poncho by Howie Rosser won by Mike Sanders. Can of vanilla wafers by Isabel Rosser won by Greg Wicks. Brush set by Bill Rouse won by Lloyd Coke. $5.00 by Cody Reese won by John Hayworth. $5.00 donated by Mike Sanders won by Mike Mitchell. $5.00 donated by Mike Sanders won by Greg Wicks. 4 pack Energizer 9 volt batteries by Greg Wicks won by Jim Dill. 8 pack Energizer AA batteries by Greg Wicks won by Roger Eaton. 8 pack Energizer AA batteries by Greg Wicks won by James Marcum.

Some of the higher totals found were: Greg Wicks 12 Silver dimes & 2 prize token. Ken Fanning 12 Siver dimes & 1 Silver half dollar. Chuck Marcum 8 Silver dimes, 1 Silver quarter, & 1 prize token. Lloyd Coke 8 Silver diimes, 3 Silver quarters & 1 prize tokens. James Marcum 10 Silver dimes, & 1 prize token. David Morris 9 Silver dimes, 1 Silver quarter, & 1 Silver half dollar. Jim Nobles 8 Silver dimes & 2 prize tokens. Cody Reese 7 Silver dimes, 1 Silver quarter, & 2 prizes tokens. Bill Rouse 9 Silver dimes & 1 Silver half dollar. John (J. J.) Freeman 8 Silver dimes & 1 prize token. John Hayworth 5 Silver dimes, 1 Silver quarter, & 3 prize tokens. Ken Fanning 9 Silver dimes & 1 Silver quarter. Mike Sanders 7 Silver dimes & 2 prize tokens.

Again, one of the main reasons for this type of outing, besides the food of course, is also, the fun and fellowship of being with people that enjoy the same hobby. And to give non-water hunting members a chance to try their hand at it. There are always extra water detectors & scoops available for use, so if you have not tried water hunting come on out & try it, you might find you like it.

Again, if you missed this outing, you missed a great one. Don’t miss the next one!