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Old    Kyle L (skier12)      Join Date: Mar 2006       06-03-2007, 5:57 PM Reply   
Has anyone else noticed a big decrease in the number of boats on their lakes? On one of the lake I usually ride on I'd say atleast 1/3 of the boats aren't even in the water compared to last year. Its working out pretty good for me because I've had the lake to myself on several occasions so far this year. Have gas prices decreased the number of boats on your local lake or have they decreased your time on the water?
Old    Larry Howard (longgonebon)      Join Date: Jan 2007       06-03-2007, 6:22 PM Reply   
I went out on Folsom this morning... felt like an armada of boats. It was RIDICULOUS. I'd have to say no... but I wish I was having that experience.
Gas prices haven't changed how much I go out... just how much it costs me.
Old    Isaac Gredinberg (extremeisaac)      Join Date: Aug 2005       06-03-2007, 7:09 PM Reply   
Anderson today and yesterday were both totally packed.. way more boats this year than last..people had to park in the lower parking lots and walk up to the damm.. thats a serious hike! I would say no
Old    Kyle L (skier12)      Join Date: Mar 2006       06-03-2007, 7:24 PM Reply   
wow thats crazy that there is such a difference depending on the area. I will say that there are many more wakeboats on the lake but overall there is a huge decrease in traffic on my local lakes.
Old    JTW (sangerlover)      Join Date: Sep 2005       06-03-2007, 7:30 PM Reply   
Isaac-
I never never never go to Anderson on a weekend after memorial day weekend thru labor day weekend. Friday mornings rock when I can get em off.
Old    Dan Stockton (dstockton)      Join Date: Jun 2006       06-03-2007, 8:18 PM Reply   
I was at castaic from 7 to 10 this morning, when I left there was a huge line to get in. Weekends suck.
Old    Hate N Pain (hatepain)      Join Date: Aug 2006       06-03-2007, 8:59 PM Reply   
I'd have to say that there are for certain more boats on my lake. Heck on my street there are 4 more boats than last year.
Old    Isaac Gredinberg (extremeisaac)      Join Date: Aug 2005       06-03-2007, 9:27 PM Reply   
JTW. ya .. we usually get out at 8am just because you can get glass.. then we get out when everyone else shows up... we hit up every wed after work.. we love it at that time... Im sure Ill be right there with you soon...

where do you usually ride?
Old    Jeff Burnside (outbackls)      Join Date: May 2004       06-04-2007, 7:34 AM Reply   
We went out on Memorial day and found the traffic to be much less than in previous years and we were out again this past Saturday and I could not believe we could ride until 1:00 in the afternoon with hardly any other traffic. So far it looks like Metro Detroit is feeling the gas price and people are staying home.
Old    shane (auto)      Join Date: Aug 2002       06-04-2007, 7:46 AM Reply   
Not seeing a reduction in the home of the 30k millionaire

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