From the Back Deck at Harbor

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Episode 12: From the Back Deck at Harbor

Bill and Patrick welcome another special guest this week, Paula from DreamChasers Houseboat and Water Toys Rentals to talk about all the great opportunities for fun during your summer stay at Mountain Harbor. Bill also discusses the Arkansas Fire Boat School and the honor of hosting this impressive training event on Lake Ouachita. They also...

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Episode 11: From the Back Deck at Harbor

In this episode, Bill and Patrick are joined by Mekenna Scott, lodge manager for Mountain Harbor Resort on Lake Ouachita. Scott discusses her history in the hospitality industry broadly and her work through Mountain Harbor more specifically. Both Mekenna and Bill discuss the importance of Memorial Day and the importance of taking time to remember...

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Episode 10: From the Back Deck at Harbor

Bill and Patrick catch up to discuss the best ways to have fun on the lake: party barging, water skiing and waverunning. Bill highlights some of the new employees coming in and what folks can expect as the busy summer season picks up. That includes the world’s only (we think) floating Subway over on Lake Ouachita!...

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Episode 9: From the Back Deck at Harbor

In this episode, Bill and Patrick talk about how great mothers are and why the Tri-Pennant Family of Resorts is a great way to show the special mom in your life how much you love her. In addition, the duo discuss Mountain Harbor’s nomination by the Arkansas Times as the Best Resort in Arkansas. Lots...

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Episode 8: From The Back Deck At Harbor

In this episode, Bill and Patrick discuss a national photoshoot recently hosted by Mountain Harbor on Lake Ouachita. They also discuss the resort’s new summer hours and what to expect during the prime “lakation” summer season at the Tri-Pennant Family of Resorts. Be sure to keep up to date on all the upcoming events and...

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Episode 7: From The Back Deck At Harbor

In this week’s episode, Bill and Patrick discuss a little bit of politics and a whole lot about Self Creek Resort on Lake Greeson. Bill’s Tri-Pennant Family of Resorts has operated Self Creek for nearly a quarter century. He discusses the history of Self Creek and how it was transformed from an abandoned facility into...

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Episode 5: From The Back Deck At Harbor

Bill and Patrick discuss their eclipse watching parties and give a special shout out to Arkansas first responders for ensuring the event went safely and smoothly. They also discuss some of the awesome upcoming events at Mountain Harbor on Lake Ouachita. Thanks for listening!

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Episode 4: From the Back Deck at Harbor

In this Episode Bill and Patrick discuss the Mentality of the employees at Mountain harbor. They also discuss the upcoming Solar Eclipse and agree there’s no better place to view it than on a party barge on the lake! Bill wants to focus on being a community all the tourists want to return to. Thanks...

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Episode 3: From the Back Deck at Harbor

Bill and Patrick rejoin to focus on fishing at Lake Ouachita and engage in a timeless debate: which tastes better, crappie or walleye? Listen in to hear about the 31-pound striper recently caught on Lake Ouachita and about Mountain Harbor’s preparations ahead of the Great American Total Solar Eclipse on April 8. Thanks for listening!

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Episode 2: From the Back Deck at Harbor

Bill returns to speak with Patrick for this second episode of From the Back Deck at Harbor.  They launch into some of the specifics of Mountain Harbor at Lake Ouachita, including fishing opportunities, the full-service marina, lodging and other amenities. Bill and Patrick also discuss some of the nearby opportunities for families and highlight some...

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Episode 1: From the Back Deck at Harbor

For this inaugural episode, Patrick speaks with the CEO and President of the Mountain Harbor Tri-Pennant Family of Resorts, Bill Barnes. Bill discusses the history of Mountain Harbor Resorts and their place as the leading “Lakation” destinations in Arkansas. Mountain Harbor includes tremendous resort and marina facilities on Lake Ouachita, DeGray Lake and Lake Greeson....

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Discover Beautiful Mountain Harbor Resort and Spa on Lake Ouachita with your host, Patrick Massey. With engaging interviews from the great folks at Mountain Harbor Resort we will be covering everything from all the fishing reports to their Awesome display of Military Vehicles. Join us for an in depth look at Lake Ouachitas most relaxing and interesting resort.

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