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Old    Kris (misfits1981)      Join Date: Aug 2007       08-21-2008, 1:31 PM Reply   
Heading out to BV September 4th through the 7th. Anyone going to be out there at that time?
Old    Andy Nintzel (andy_nintzel)      Join Date: Sep 2004       08-21-2008, 3:47 PM Reply   
Man I miss riding on the Lake! A bit shallow but so fun!
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       08-21-2008, 4:02 PM Reply   
i'm sure a bunch of jet skiers will be there.
Old    Kris (misfits1981)      Join Date: Aug 2007       08-21-2008, 4:10 PM Reply   
Yeah, the jet skiers are always there! I camp and ride on the other side just to avoid them.
Old    B Poser (bbr)      Join Date: Apr 2002       08-21-2008, 5:29 PM Reply   
Nintzel, anytime your back here, you wouldn't have to roll there anymore....we got the hookup!

Joe, when you coming through town? I thought that you were heading up north?
Old    Mitch Lappo (ridinonair)      Join Date: Jun 2008       08-21-2008, 5:41 PM Reply   
Oh there will be tons of jet skiers, retarted ones too, make sure you wake up early to get on the water first if you plan on riding saturday or sunday bro....like 6am.
Old    Ryan Cowan (aces6692)      Join Date: Nov 2006       08-21-2008, 8:43 PM Reply   
kris im goin up with some buddies in october u and brandon and them should roll up, we'll make it a huge party, i was just up there a few weeks ago
Old    Mike Zimmer (mx118)      Join Date: Dec 2002       08-22-2008, 5:30 AM Reply   
Do they not pin up the Jet Skiers any more?
Old    Mitch Lappo (ridinonair)      Join Date: Jun 2008       08-22-2008, 7:46 AM Reply   
Only on the weekends because that is when the Rangers are there, during the week if there is anyone there, no one really gets popped- retarded crap especially with all the kids that play in the water on the shoreline, and how many injuries and deaths that have happened on all the other lakes so far this year.
Old    Mike (mike3500)      Join Date: Jun 2008       08-22-2008, 9:57 AM Reply   
What's BV like (depth, camping, does it get busy, etc)? Looks big enough. Is there shore camping? We always go up to San Antonio, but BV would be much closer.

Thanks for any info. I tried Googling it, but it wasn't very easy finding specific info.
Old    Mitch Lappo (ridinonair)      Join Date: Jun 2008       08-22-2008, 10:10 AM Reply   
Its not a deep lake at all, I dont know specifics but I remember the depth display on my bud's boat saying depths between 5-10 ft, but that is just when I looked at it. There is shore camping, and it can get busy on the weekends as well, so you might have to get up early like 6 am to get good water.
Old    Mike (mike3500)      Join Date: Jun 2008       08-22-2008, 3:53 PM Reply   
Thanks Mitch. I'll have to check it out this winter. They said the campsites are booked through Thanksgiving. Are all the campsites pretty much the same, or is there a "better" area to request?
Old    LP (peterslc)      Join Date: Sep 2002       08-22-2008, 4:33 PM Reply   
It seems the lake is mostly 5-6', with one stretch that is 8-12'(starting at end of camping peninsula). Camping is nice, gotta call 15 weeks in advance for summer weekends, at least for waterfront. We can only make it on the weekends, so up at 5:15, done by 9:30. In the summer, not much chance of good water after that. Can be tough to sleep at night, you never know who's camping next to you. I recommend ear plugs.

Oh yeah, almost got taken out by a jet skiier at the end of the 5mph zone. They're the best!
Old    Mitch Lappo (ridinonair)      Join Date: Jun 2008       08-22-2008, 8:32 PM Reply   
No prob, I normally go up with a homie, and they somehow always get waterfront without too much notice, but waterfront is preffered, there isn't a large caming area it is actually pretty condensed to one side of the lake, then there is a day camp. I wish you luck when you go though man.
Old    Jason Callen (westsidarider)      Join Date: Feb 2003       08-22-2008, 8:51 PM Reply   
beware of the local patrol. they are heavy on DUI busts. they took their focus off of harrassing campers and consntrate almost entirely on DUI. besides its a great place to camp and have a good time. campgrounds are excellent and they also have full bathrooms with hot showers. if there on a weekend i wouldnt plan on much good riding like others have said. its good for the first run before 8 am and on occassion you can get a good last set of the evening but thats it.
Old    Ryan Cowan (aces6692)      Join Date: Nov 2006       08-22-2008, 9:22 PM Reply   
Mike during the winter you will have nooo problem with it being busy, im up there a bunch during the winter and get perfect glass to myself and friends all day
Old    Dan Noonan (depswa)      Join Date: Nov 2000       08-25-2008, 8:56 AM Reply   
Yo Brandon! I think Catrer and I may be rolling up to BV Sept 10th-11th...Take some vacation and come hang...poker, bbq, wakin'...what ya think?
Old    B Poser (bbr)      Join Date: Apr 2002       08-25-2008, 12:13 PM Reply   
Yeah man, I'm down. Let me know for sure and I'll get out there with you boys.
Old    Dan Noonan (depswa)      Join Date: Nov 2000       08-25-2008, 1:24 PM Reply   
Cool Brotha!
Old    Mike (mike3500)      Join Date: Jun 2008       08-25-2008, 4:28 PM Reply   
Cool, thanks Ryan. Sounds like my new winter camping spot.
Old    B Poser (bbr)      Join Date: Apr 2002       08-26-2008, 8:07 AM Reply   
Stay away from BV in the winter, the water starts to grow a skin eating bacteria around November.

DO NOT COME TO BV IN THE WINTER!!
Old    Ryan Cowan (aces6692)      Join Date: Nov 2006       08-26-2008, 10:25 PM Reply   
BBR you sure you just dont want that glassy water to yourself??
Old    Mitch Lappo (ridinonair)      Join Date: Jun 2008       08-27-2008, 7:07 AM Reply   
I'll vouch for BBR, its not worth the risk to go.
Old    Mike (mike3500)      Join Date: Jun 2008       08-27-2008, 7:31 AM Reply   
Thanks for the advise BBR. See you there!

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