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question for guys from the glades

Post by rbrady450 » Thu Apr 14, 2011 7:44 pm

anyone out there know of the ellison camp, jesse willow camp or are still apart of them? believe it's was in the 3a area or the big cypress area? also does any older guys know any of the ellisons??

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Re: question for guys from the glades

Post by lyc200 » Thu Apr 14, 2011 8:06 pm

i am a owner of jessie willie [dave bartley] 3a south

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Post by Larry » Thu Apr 14, 2011 8:21 pm

I haven't been out to Ellison's camp for almost 20 years, since I was little. The trees were so thick we had to cut our way out of there. Been out in that area since 1979 and have never met them, just heard stories.

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Post by lyc200 » Thu Apr 14, 2011 8:26 pm

fun guys to hunt with back then.

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Post by MYDIXIEWRECKED » Thu Apr 14, 2011 8:54 pm

I was out by Ellisons a few months back. They have been doing some work to it. I own 9 1/2 Bill Vaughn's old camp.

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Re: question for guys from the glades

Post by rbrady450 » Thu Apr 14, 2011 9:34 pm

thanks for the reply, i am bob ellison's grandson-in-law, most of the family is up in ocala these days.

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Re: question for guys from the glades

Post by SWAMPCRACKER » Thu Apr 14, 2011 11:53 pm

Chester Is'nt that the old man who had that little blue race style boat called "blew By You" or however it was spelled out. I remember the seat on that thing was mounted really low to the bottom of the hull basically sitting on the stringers. I remember thinking that was the coolest thing i've ever seen. May be wrong though :dontknow:
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Post by StrokiN&SmokiN » Fri Apr 15, 2011 9:17 am

my buddies have put a lot of time in the ellison camp it is looking good... by the way any of yall goin to the aaof anual party
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Re: question for guys from the glades

Post by GIMAMMOTH » Fri Apr 15, 2011 9:25 am

rbrady450 wrote:thanks for the reply, i am bob ellison's grandson-in-law, most of the family is up in ocala these days.

were about in ocala we just bought a boat off some boys that were from the glades an had a nice compound in ocala..
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Re: question for guys from the glades

Post by rbrady450 » Fri Apr 15, 2011 8:12 pm

strokinandsmokin, do you have any pictures of the camp, if so could you post some of them. bobby ellison passed away 3yrs ago, his son butch ellison still floats around down there, and his son clifford still lives down there, betsy is one of the daughters and bobs wish was he wanted his ashes spread over the glades. i'm doin some research to see if some of the old timers know of bob or ran with him or his brothers. we'd like to make a trip down some time and do some riding and grant his wish. not much of the family still even have airboats anymore, butr thanks for all the feedback.

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Post by cntry141iq » Fri Apr 15, 2011 9:31 pm

well it shouldn't be hard to hitch a ride with some of the glades guys for a mission like that ...
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Post by MYDIXIEWRECKED » Sat Apr 16, 2011 12:09 pm

cntry141iq wrote:well it shouldn't be hard to hitch a ride with some of the glades guys for a mission like that ...
I don't see that being and issue at all... we can set something up if yall want. when the water comes back up!

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Post by StrokiN&SmokiN » Sun Apr 17, 2011 12:40 pm

rbrady450 wrote:strokinandsmokin, do you have any pictures of the camp, if so could you post some of them. bobby ellison passed away 3yrs ago, his son butch ellison still floats around down there, and his son clifford still lives down there, betsy is one of the daughters and bobs wish was he wanted his ashes spread over the glades. i'm doin some research to see if some of the old timers know of bob or ran with him or his brothers. we'd like to make a trip down some time and do some riding and grant his wish. not much of the family still even have airboats anymore, butr thanks for all the feedback.
if you want pm me your number and i could pass it on for you. my buddy wayne turner and his dad did alot of work to the camp its looking good. i will look to see if i have any pics of the camp for you. :florida:
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Re: question for guys from the glades

Post by John C » Sun Apr 17, 2011 6:01 pm

rbrady450, I knew a Bobby Ellison that lived in Miami back in the seventy's. He was into Full Track Buggies back then. He would be probably 55 or 56 years old today. Sounds like the same family.

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Re: question for guys from the glades

Post by rbrady450 » Sun Apr 17, 2011 8:24 pm

yeah john c, that is bobby's son bobby jr. he has since passed away as well, but yeah that's the same family

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Re: question for guys from the glades

Post by rbrady450 » Sun Apr 17, 2011 8:27 pm

that wayne turner or his dad, would you know if he's related to betty ellison, she used to be a turner before she married bobby sr.

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