Loving this. Spent the late 80's and early 90's camping at my buddy's trailer on the Mackinaw for what memory serves as several weekends a month for the whole summer. Just north of Carlock, float down several miles setting and baiting the trot lines. Check em at midnight and again at daybreak. Big Cats!
Being raised a city kid, I learned as much from those guys as the university. Thanks for bringing back the memories.
Our band, Situation Normal, played bars is most of the towns you guys have mentioned.