were having our annual gathering on aug 3rd 4th 5th 2012 at carlyle lake. camping, fishing, boating, sinker making, BSing, and whetever else happens. check out the gatherins area on home page for details and whos coming. we had them in 2004 with 30+ members and they were great. attendance has shrunk but we still have a good time. would like to get more folks coming. if its your first one you wont be dissapointed. we always have a good time. ive had luggage blow off the car and lost boat keys ect... but still have a good time. wives kids friends are all welcome. last year psycomakanik (spelling) mark and his friends caught a blue over 40 lbs. i will have a lead pot and molds with me. try and find some lead to bring too. if anyone else had lead bring it with ya well pour sinkers. reservations are open on reserveamerica.com for eldonhazlett campground. we camp in the illini loop sites 1-15 area. veets has 10 reserved. cats4uandme has site 11 reserved. come on down.