From the sound of things (I wasn’t there), the revamped two-day Lake Cumberland Poker Run—featuring no official start—went smoothly and made the longstanding event more enjoyable for many who joined the fun last weekend.
Louisiana’s Nate Michel did Lake Cumberland Poker Run in his Outerlimits V-bottom Remote Access and had a great time. Photo by Angela Goldbaugh
With nine marinas along the Kentucky lake handing out cards on Friday and Saturday this year, boaters needed to make it to at least five of the stops to participate in Saturday night’s poker run draw at State Dock, the event’s host location. So without a drivers’ meeting or a shotgun start on Saturday morning, the event morphed into a more casual affair with boaters using much of their time to raft-up, hang out and take in the sights and sounds from the beautiful 76 Falls to the legendary party cove at the Harmon Creek section of the lake.