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08-15-2016, 07:35 AM
Might be taking our 14ft fibreglass boat on stave this week.
Looking for tips, warnings, things to see etc.
08-15-2016, 08:04 AM
Car topper or legit boat?
Awesome lake with many thing to see
need to respect it though, can turn nasty fast
Take it slow if going through the dead heads
A stop at boaters beach across from the mud flats is a must
The discharge tunnels half way up the main lake on west side is a gooder
08-15-2016, 08:24 AM
Legit boat with 70hp
08-15-2016, 05:35 PM
Lake is down quite abit, stay in the channel on the way up(whats left of the bouys)Two rope swings on the lake to see, powerhouse is neat just nice views everywhere
08-15-2016, 08:29 PM
Bring a spare prop lol
08-16-2016, 09:24 AM
Water is draining fast...I just stopped for a minute to have a last swim and looked over and a stup was just sticking out of the water where I have never seen it before. ....good thing I stopped
08-17-2016, 09:40 AM
Thanks. Always have a spare prop haha
id say an aluminum jet boat is the safest boat for stave. I literally hit a stump almost every second time I go in my little 12 foot. follow the buoys till u get to the main part of the lake. the colors and placement of the buoys don't really make sense so I usually just stay close to them
08-27-2016, 07:19 PM
Stave is a terrible lake full of lots of deadly hazards.I would go elsewhere. I knew a guy who boated there once , he had a terrible time and almost didn't make it back.
did he have a pontoon boat full of sweet vintage Hondas and drunk guys?
08-27-2016, 07:37 PM
why yes i think he did. you know him to eh? lol
08-27-2016, 10:22 PM
I hear he likes to party
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