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Old    CMC X Stars (02wakesettervlx)      Join Date: Jun 2001       09-05-2008, 6:42 AM Reply   
Anyone have to fight conditions Labor Day?

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Old    Nathan Zirbel (zirb3l)      Join Date: Jan 2008       09-05-2008, 7:03 AM Reply   
not at 6 in the morning, but around like 1030 it was just about suicide!
Old    Cliff (ord27)      Join Date: Oct 2005       09-05-2008, 7:28 AM Reply   
wow! that looks great!
we hauled the boat out to the lake house on Palestine
normally there is very little boat traffic on holidays
that theory held up this holiday too

however
the hurricane didn't bring rain until after we left, but the wind was nasty
ruined most of the good water....even early in the morning

back in Arlington on Wednesday, I was hoping to try the back roll again.
wind again! the 25 mph variety!

hopefully this Sunday and Wednesday will be good for some nice riding

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Old    Eubanks (eubanks01)      Join Date: Jun 2001       09-05-2008, 7:40 AM Reply   
Cliff - Where is your house there? We spent a week at Palestine at a house in Emerald Bay a couple of weeks ago.
Old    Cliff (ord27)      Join Date: Oct 2005       09-05-2008, 8:02 AM Reply   
we are south of Emerald bay
but we occasionally ride in the area around the marina just north of Emerald bay

mostly, if the conditions are good, we stay out by the dam

the house is in the Eastdale estates
Old    Jon (jon4pres)      Join Date: May 2004       09-05-2008, 8:04 AM Reply   
The only time we really had madness on the lake was on Sunday between 11-4. Other than that we had pretty decent water most of the weekend.
Old     (shredhead)      Join Date: Jun 2003       09-05-2008, 8:06 AM Reply   
We had really nice conditions in the midwest. My lake is really busy in the afternoon, but we had great water till 10 every morning.

Shawn: Is that your private lake? Is that the Mobil or Alcoa plant in the background? I will be at Alcoa Tuesday morning.
Old    CMC X Stars (02wakesettervlx)      Join Date: Jun 2001       09-05-2008, 8:40 AM Reply   
Yeah, it's our lake. I don't really know what plant that is in the background, I never really noticed it. If it's Mobil, it's pretty far away. We're on the north side of I-80, west of Minooka. To bad about Tuesday morning, I will be in LA, otherwise, I'd offer you a pull Tuesday afternoon.

Your fron Wayne? That's near Carol Stream, Elgin, etc right?
Old    Kelly (weskel)      Join Date: Jan 2007       09-05-2008, 8:42 AM Reply   
We were going to go out on Saturday, but Hurricane Gustav changed them plans.
Old    JDyer (dyer)      Join Date: Oct 2007       09-05-2008, 9:01 AM Reply   
We went up to Shasta. It was windy all weekend. The weather report said gusts to 40mph at times during the weekend. That proved true when our houseboat pulled up the stakes that secure it to shore. The wind didn't let up the entire weekend. The good part was that it was a north wind. We had the wind at our back the entire drive home. We made around 15.5mpg towing the boat on the way home to Sacramento in an expedition that only gets 19mpg at best without the boat. When your mpg is the only highlight it wasn't a great weekend.

We didn't see many boats out for being a holiday weekend. It probably had something to do with the constant whitecaps all weekend.
Old     (shredhead)      Join Date: Jun 2003       09-05-2008, 9:38 AM Reply   
Yes, Wayne is in that area. I do some riding on the Fox, but mostly on Lake James in Indiana. I'm heading there in 15 minutes.

I will keep a lookout for your lake. Do you still have lots for sale?
Old    Patrick Fort (pfort)      Join Date: Mar 2007       09-05-2008, 9:46 AM Reply   
Lake Broken Bow, Broken Bow,OK! Thurs-Sun Butta

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Old    Ian Brown (wakereviews)      Join Date: Sep 2006       09-05-2008, 10:20 AM Reply   
Saturday we had these conditions until 11am, then it all went to hell.

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Old    CMC X Stars (02wakesettervlx)      Join Date: Jun 2001       09-05-2008, 10:49 AM Reply   
Yes, there are still some lots for sale.
Old    Brad Webb (04outback)      Join Date: Jul 2007       09-05-2008, 4:08 PM Reply   
yeah,
Labor Day in Mississippi
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Old    Josh Wells (goatroper222000)      Join Date: Dec 2006       09-05-2008, 6:57 PM Reply   
patrick that is a sweet boat
Old    benj_t            09-05-2008, 8:29 PM Reply   
at tuckertown lake in north carolina it was pure glass all day long on labor day
Old    Patrick Fort (pfort)      Join Date: Mar 2007       09-06-2008, 5:33 AM Reply   
Josh, thanks. We sure like it!

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