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Old 06-25-2007, 03:02 PM
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Default Lake Minnetonka. Mn

Thinking of taking a trip to this lake and wondered if anyone has any information. Are there speed restrictions? Is this lake friendly to performance boaters?
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Tonka is where i do most of my boating. I have been there the last 3 Saturdays. There are 4 fun Bar/Restaurants on the lake and a popular raft-up spot called Big Island. There is a 40mph speed limit that I frequently disregard. I have gotten pulled over once for not slowing fast enough before a no wake zone, never for speeding. There are a good number of fountains, donzis, scarabs, bajas, and advantages out here with a couple cigs and nortechs, and a lot of cruisers, ski boats, and runabouts. If you need any more info, please let me know.

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Tonka is where i do most of my boating. I have been there the last 3 Saturdays. There are 4 fun Bar/Restaurants on the lake and a popular raft-up spot called Big Island. There is a 40mph speed limit that I frequently disregard. I have gotten pulled over once for not slowing fast enough before a no wake zone, never for speeding. There are a good number of fountains, donzis, scarabs, bajas, and advantages out here with a couple cigs and nortechs, and a lot of cruisers, ski boats, and runabouts. If you need any more info, please let me know.

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What nortech is on Minnetonka? thanks
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It's a great boating lake, I grew up on it.....launch ramps are a pain in my opinion.

Honk if you see a fat guy in a Magnum......
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What nortech is on Minnetonka? thanks
I havent seen it since last season, but it is a 50ft Nor-Tech V named Elixer
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It's a great boating lake, I grew up on it.....launch ramps are a pain in my opinion.

Honk if you see a fat guy in a Magnum......
Same goes for you... fat guy in a mini beak boat
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I havent seen it since last season, but it is a 50ft Nor-Tech V named Elixer
There is also a 36 Nor-tech Cat, don't know the name though......
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Save your time and come out to the St Croix
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Where you hang on the Croix? I'm usually poking around between Afton and the boomsite north of Stillwater in my old formula.
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Save your time and come out to the St Croix

I second that. Except for the no-wake zones, there is no speed limit on the St. Croix or the Mississippi Rivers. Lots of Bald Eagles out there, right now. Plus, Hudson, WI has lots of bars/restaurants.
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