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Old    ryan38            11-21-2003, 6:27 PM Reply   
post, in your opinion, where the top 5 places in the US are to board + the worst 5 places. why?
Old    Jo Shmoe (joeshmoe)      Join Date: Jan 2003       11-23-2003, 5:21 PM Reply   
worst:lake erie, too choppy
Old    Tyler McCurdy (tyboarder03)      Join Date: Nov 2003       11-23-2003, 10:44 PM Reply   
Prineville reservoir always warm, not too big, but can be choppy if too many boats come, get there early and its a joyride. Prineville Reservoir Oregon. Represent PVR.
Old    Mike H (seaswirlmike)      Join Date: Nov 2003       11-24-2003, 9:03 AM Reply   
Delta's number 1 in my book
Old    jetgofish            11-24-2003, 10:34 AM Reply   
Best
1. Delta - you can always find great water (Saturday there were 35mph winds and we found butta)

2. Shasta - tons of great water and coves, beautiful sites and warm water!

3. Bullards Bar - it's a mini Shasta

4. Delta - You can always find good water.

5. Delta - oh did I already say that twice?

Worst place

I can't give you an opinion on that ah okay I'll try.

1. Camanche - too wide open and no coves that are protected by wind.

2. Clear Lake - Every ride in the greenies? Lots of shallows and no wind protection!

3. The Delta - it's too crowded, the waters cold, there are monsters that will bite you and they dump raw sewage in there! EEEWW. (so joking, but really)

4 and 5, I have no clue!


(Message edited by jetgofish on November 24, 2003)
Old    Chris Olsson (moondoggie)      Join Date: Nov 2003       11-24-2003, 10:58 AM Reply   
Hey Tyler, you said Prineville? I live in Portland, Or. Where exactly is that and always warm? Do you mean the water temp. or the air temp.? I would love to find a place to ride this time of year that is warm here in oregon......
Old    walt            11-24-2003, 2:28 PM Reply   
#1 Lake Orville
#2 Pillsburry
Old    Barry Waste (barry)      Join Date: Apr 2002       11-24-2003, 2:55 PM Reply   
My place.

B-
Old    Gary (goth2o)      Join Date: Sep 2003       11-24-2003, 4:09 PM Reply   
And where's that Barry?
Old    Barry Waste (barry)      Join Date: Apr 2002       11-24-2003, 4:14 PM Reply   
Neva!!!!

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Old    Melissa (psych3060)      Join Date: Sep 2002       11-24-2003, 4:30 PM Reply   
I wish I could ride your place this week Barry, but it doesn't look like that will happen after all. Plus the weather channel says its cold up there these days.
Old    Barry Waste (barry)      Join Date: Apr 2002       11-24-2003, 4:34 PM Reply   
Not coming down? or! are you chickening out!?
j/k

It's freeking freezing!
Are you going to be in Fresno? I have a CD for ya... I really do!

B-
Old    Melissa (psych3060)      Join Date: Sep 2002       11-24-2003, 4:42 PM Reply   
I am coming. I am just bindingless and my foot is out of commission right now. Have you been getting out much?
Old    Barry Waste (barry)      Join Date: Apr 2002       11-24-2003, 4:46 PM Reply   
well, buzz me when you get into town and have a few free minutes.. I'll get ya this cd. It's a good one..I didn't add any Olivia though.

B-

Old    waka37            11-29-2003, 6:40 PM Reply   
anywhere where the waters warm and the suns still shinin thats my theory
Old    xxwakeskaterxx            11-30-2003, 7:02 AM Reply   
i live in virginia so i say lake anna and smith mountain lake
Old    tino704 (tino7)      Join Date: Nov 2003       11-30-2003, 9:17 AM Reply   
Big Cypress River, Caddo Lake. Beautiful lake and warm water...not too many alligators to look out for.
Old    waka37            12-11-2003, 5:31 PM Reply   
alagators!? what the heck... that aint even worth it
Old    norcal_99            12-11-2003, 6:49 PM Reply   
BEST: Florida, Northern California, Arizona, Texas, Southern California in that order.
REASON: Warm weather.

WORST: Where ever the lakes freeze.
REASON: Too cold.
Old    Alan Bogdanoff (alan_bogdanoff)      Join Date: Jan 2003       12-11-2003, 7:04 PM Reply   
The Delta is actually a very scary place to ride.
There are soo many things that can bite you in the water! Too many creatures that live beneath the surface.
Old    hyperlitenerd (hyperlitenrd)      Join Date: Jan 2003       12-11-2003, 7:29 PM Reply   
Lake Powell with out a doubt!!!
Old    jetpilotrider03            12-12-2003, 12:16 AM Reply   
SHASTA LAKE, LAKE POWELL, AND MY OTHER LAKE THATS THE BEST THAT I WONT MENTION
Old    wakeboard_iraq            12-12-2003, 6:22 AM Reply   
I think my experiences are pretty much limited to the worst places:
San Vicente - often too rough for the sky ski
Parker - if you like playing frogger for real, this place is for you.

However, there is one place that has its advantages but it is somewhat hazardous to your prop if you are not careful - I'd tell you but Steve Cowen would be upset with me and considering he is my primary source of riding - I'm not going to tell.
Old    indywakechica            12-12-2003, 6:43 AM Reply   
Caddo lake...now why does that sound familiar to me? I used to live in Shreveport LA and surrounding areas...is it close to there?
Old    Randy Murray (wakeripper)      Join Date: Oct 2002       12-12-2003, 10:18 AM Reply   
Good: Canyon Lake Backwater, Ferguson at Martinez Lake, Sail Bay in Mission Bay after 5:00 P.M.

Bad: Lake Havasu, San Vicente after 10:00 am, Lake Buena Vista with Ranger D**k and just about anywhere in So Cal.

My experiences are pretty limted, though i did meet a guy at Canyon who was a friend of a friend who lives in Disco Bay and am hoping to get up to the Delta next spring or summer. Can anyone give a brother a pull
Old    David D (wakeguru)      Join Date: Feb 2003       12-12-2003, 1:25 PM Reply   
1. Secret Lake
2. Yuleneverno Canyon
3. Lake Culdntfinditifutryd
4. Alweesuks Delta
5. Tucrowdid River
6. Chopeashel Bay
7. Sumbastrdstolmitruk Lake

And a few others, but I'm not telling where they're at.

Old    David D (wakeguru)      Join Date: Feb 2003       12-12-2003, 1:37 PM Reply   
Oh, I forgot to mention the Gitsumfunkeerash Reservoir.
Pretty cool place, but the jelly fish are hated. Usually not many boats out though, and the water is a killer looking shade of red.
Old    WakeOn (wakeon)      Join Date: Dec 2002       12-12-2003, 1:43 PM Reply   



Cabo was great last weekend!!!


Old    flatty            12-12-2003, 2:08 PM Reply   
Best places:
1. Stampede early in the AM
2. Delta
3. Sacramento River
4. Bullards Bar
5. Shasta
6. Donner Lake
7. Folsom


Worst:
1. Clear Lake
2. Comanchee
3. Lake Tahoe (cold year round, and dead bodies floating mid lake)

Dima
Old    C.I.E. J-Rod (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       12-12-2003, 2:33 PM Reply   
Lake Oroville
Delta
Bullards Bar
Shasta
New Hogans in the off season

Comanchee
Melones (unless it's a week day)

Old    tino704 (tino7)      Join Date: Nov 2003       12-12-2003, 10:30 PM Reply   
Hope
Caddo Lake is on the border of northeast Texas and Louisiana......about 30 miles from Shreveport.
Old    Jonathan French (rock_n_boardin)      Join Date: May 2003       12-13-2003, 12:08 AM Reply   
What a bummer, the best place in SoCal to ride is about a mile long if that, and maybe 100 to 150 yards wide!!! That to me seems crazy, when you go to the delta and you can go on that same narrow body of water for what,? a 1000 miles?

I wish SoCal had more spots to ride, ok I am going to start a SoCal riding fund. Please send your extra cash, checks, etc made out to me! I promise to use them for gas money for my future trips to the delta!!! SoCalPunk and Team Valdez you are invited, let's road trip baby!!!

Cheers
Old    Alpha_Beast (socalwakepunk)      Join Date: Dec 2002       12-13-2003, 9:19 AM Reply   
Yeah! That's what I'm talkin' 'bout! Jonathan for Govenor, no PRESIDENT!!!

Check's in the mail, Jonathan! (j/k-lol)

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