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Old 03-27-2007, 07:53 PM
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I am thinking of going on a trip to Lake Delevan, WI.

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Not very big. You would be better off on the Chain-O-Lakes. Alot more to do. Just dont bring your favorite props.
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bring youre fishing pole , lake geneva bigger and has alot of places to stop at cold water though
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I am thinking of going on a trip to Lake Delevan, WI.

How big is the lake?
Horsepower limit
speed limit
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good places to launch

1) extra props
2) more extra props
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Delavan is pretty small and can get VERY crowded. Lake Geneva has a speed limit...I'm pretty sure it's like 35 mph...but it's 7 miles long.
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I was staying on the lake for summer sales meetings a few summers back and took the Mastercraft up for the kids during the day and it was rough, colddddddddd, and not a lake for go-fasts. My mastercraft actually had the Corvette motor in it and I was told to be careful and watch my speeds.
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I would not bother. Go to Lake Michigan. The Chain is NO WAKE because of the high water and floating debris. I have watched telephone poles floating by.
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Thanks for all the info!
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Lake Gevena -- Daytime speed limit 45. Strictly enforced. Better have good mufflers, sound level strictly enforced.
I know years back it used to be 45 during the week, and 35 on the weekend. I got a speeding ticket on a wave runner there back in the 80's. Last time I'll ever go there.
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What about Lake Delevan though?
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