Annual R-5 Head Suckin' - BBQ Central

Go Back   BBQ Central > Corporate Administration > General (Non-BBQ) Discussion
Click Here to Login
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 05-02-2010, 09:45 AM   #1
Official BBQ Central Mark
 
Larry Wolfe's Avatar


 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Bealeton, Virginia
Posts: 14,969
Annual R-5 Head Suckin'

I belong to the the Virginia Float Fisherman Organization (Randy Carter Chapter) and we have an annual 'Head Suckin' event held at R-5 which is right on the Rappahannock River. Everyone camps out Friday and Saturday night and has a great time, going from camp site to camp site meeting new and old friends and of course drinking adult beverages. The 'mud bugs' are flown in live from Louisiana on Friday afternoon. Saturday is when the real fun begins, when the crawdads are cooked, the kegs are tapped and the band starts!

Had to gather wood Friday night.


Friday nights dinner, t-bones, taters and corn.


Got my handy head lamp on! Looking like a dork.


Saturday is here and the mud bugs will be her soon. I cooked some spare ribs to hold us over until the Head Suckin' began.


The kegs are tapped! That's my beautiful daughter on the bike and my big brother.

The Crawfish have arrived!!


Here the bugs are being purged with salt and my little Princess is helping!


The pots are heating up and the corn is shucked.


Time to eat!


Back at the camp site eating.


I'm sucking the goodness out of the head.


After dinner we went down to listen to the band. At this point, I was 3 sheets to the wind!


This is my daughters teacher who is also wiped out getting a free ride on the Wrangler. I had the blanket on my legs cause it was like 35 out and I was freezing! What a dork huh?


My crazy brother coming up from the input point on the river.
__________________

__________________
Larry Wolfe
Visit the Wolfe Pit
Wolfe Rub Recipes
Larry Wolfe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2010, 09:56 AM   #2
God O'Que
 
Vermin999's Avatar


 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: San Diego CA
Posts: 2,848
Re: Annual R-5 Head Suckin'

Awesome looking food and great pics, Looks like a great time. How many pounds was each bag of crayfish?
__________________

__________________
Weber Blue Performer
Weber 22.5 OTG with Weber Rotisserie
18" WSM
Weber Jumbo Joe
UDS
Weber Q100
Santa Maria Style Grill

John
Vermin999 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2010, 10:43 AM   #3
Official BBQ Central Mark
 
Larry Wolfe's Avatar


 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Bealeton, Virginia
Posts: 14,969
Re: Annual R-5 Head Suckin'

Quote:
Originally Posted by Vermin999
Awesome looking food and great pics, Looks like a great time. How many pounds was each bag of crayfish?
They're 40 or 50lbs each. I think normally they get 400lbs, so I'm guessing 40lbs each. It's enough for about 130 people and then some.
__________________
Larry Wolfe
Visit the Wolfe Pit
Wolfe Rub Recipes
Larry Wolfe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2010, 12:43 PM   #4
Master of All
 
ScottyDaQ's Avatar


 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: In ur house, eatin ur foodz.
Posts: 7,490
Re: Annual R-5 Head Suckin'

Dang that looks like a great time !
__________________
-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
Weber Smokey Mountain Cooker ?
Weber 22.5 One Touch Gold ?
Weber Smokey Joe Gold ?

Weber Grill Decency Agent # KTL9352
ScottyDaQ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2010, 05:34 PM   #5
Moderator
 
bbquzz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Newark, OH & Indian River, MI
Posts: 5,011
Re: Annual R-5 Head Suckin'

Wow Larry that is a great lookin' feast, that's a lot of crawfish. My wife said she camped on the Rappahannock as a child and love it.
__________________
Buzz Price
WSM 18.5 WSM 22.5 Performers, Black & Green Q 300 Gasser
KCBS Certified Judge #53267
bbquzz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2010, 05:59 PM   #6
Cooker


 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Sylmar, California
Posts: 291
Re: Annual R-5 Head Suckin'

Now that's one Shin-Dig I wish I could have been apart of. Looked like alot of fun and the food looked awesome.
__________________
Booze, Blues & BBQ
Char-Griller Duo w/offset
californiagrillin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2010, 11:31 PM   #7
Saint O'Que
 
Tri Tip's Avatar


 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Costa Mesa CA
Posts: 1,251
Re: Annual R-5 Head Suckin'

I'm Jealous! Appreciate the shots Larry. Those are the kind of images that stay with ya the rest of your life. Thanks for sharing the experience it's much appreciated!
Tri Tip is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-03-2010, 01:11 AM   #8
Wizard of Que
 
Smokey Lew's Avatar


 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Southern California - Riverside
Posts: 1,502
Re: Annual R-5 Head Suckin'

Really crazy outing. Love all the corn and crayfish mixed together like that. What an adventure.
__________________
Smokey Lew
Riverside, California
WSM 22.5"
Weber Performer, black

http://chaneysgrills.com/index.html
Smokey Lew is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-03-2010, 05:14 AM   #9
Web Celeb
 
Greg Rempe's Avatar


 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Posts: 8,177
Re: Annual R-5 Head Suckin'

Great picas Larry...by the way...you look a little more trim than the last time I saw you in pics!! GOOD FOR YOU!
__________________
Host of The BBQ Central Radio Show
www.thebbqcentralshow.com
Greg Rempe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-03-2010, 05:44 AM   #10
Official BBQ Central Mark
 
Larry Wolfe's Avatar


 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Bealeton, Virginia
Posts: 14,969
Re: Annual R-5 Head Suckin'

Quote:
Originally Posted by Greg Rempe
Great picas Larry...by the way...you look a little more trim than the last time I saw you in pics!! GOOD FOR YOU!
Thanks Greg for noticing! I'm down 25lbs!
__________________

__________________
Larry Wolfe
Visit the Wolfe Pit
Wolfe Rub Recipes
Larry Wolfe is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:58 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.