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Boating In Shallow Water Harming Lakes

Deb Patterson

Boats specialized for wakeboarding and surfing create large wakes and need to be operated in deeper water

Skiing, wake boarding and now surfing are popular sports on the area lakes. Specialty boats, to create the wakes for wake boarding and surfing,

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Get Optimum Performance, Go In Deeper Water

Deb Patterson

“I tell them if they are surfing or wakeboarding go no shallower than 10 feet (of water),” said Preston Schenkel, salesman at Main Channel Marina and knowledgeable of the new Malibu Wakesetter and other boats used for wakeboarding and surfing.

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Fewer Impacts At 10-Feet Or Deeper

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Deb Patterson

Studies of the effects of motorized watercraft on the aquatic ecosystems by numerous experts in the field have been conducted and written as early as 1976. A majority of the studies were published in the 1990s.

Timothy Asplund,

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Volunteer of the Month

The Education Committee at WACF is proud to announce the recipient of the Volunteer of the Month for June 2021, Diana Castell. Congratulations, Diana!


New WACF Water Study


WACF is undertaking a new and comprehensive wetland water quality study that will allow us to focus our resources on the most critical hot spots. Read more….