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Old 05-06-2007, 07:04 PM
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Default Top Gun at Houghton Lake, MI

Just curious if the owner of a Top Gun sitting in front of a cottage on M55 in Prudenville happens to be a board member. The boat is white with some red graphics.
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Isn't Houghton a pretty shallow lake for a big offshore?
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It might be Heaths dads boat, sorry but I don't know his screen name here, and the only other Cig T/G up there was sold a few years ago..........................
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Isn't Houghton a pretty shallow lake for a big offshore?

Houghton is pretty much like st. Clair.......shallow (10-12 ft avg depth) but big enough to run a "big dog"
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Isn't Houghton a pretty shallow lake for a big offshore?
We used to put a 38' Scarab in there all the time.
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What ramp did you use to put that big of a boat in????
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I have ran houghton lake about a dozen times in past 8 years when the dnr was turning away boaters at higgins (lake was full ),the west launch was barely 2 feet deep going out,really wouldn't want to run a labbed prop,almost had to walk boat out,Smitty
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I have ran houghton lake about a dozen times in past 8 years when the dnr was turning away boaters at higgins (lake was full ),the west launch was barely 2 feet deep going out,really wouldn't want to run a labbed prop,almost had to walk boat out,Smitty
Pretty much my impression when I travelled by there several years ago.
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No doubt it is a shallow lake especially later in the summer.
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Born and raised on HL. Average depth is 8 feet last I knew, with the deepest point being the north east corner. West bay is ok to play in, but it still gets weedy fast.

Stay on Higgins Lake, much deeper!
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