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Old 11-11-2009, 09:31 PM
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Default What warm state has the best freshwater boating?

New York taxes and weather are getting old. Starting to think of alternatives. Wondering where there are large freshwater lakes elsewhere. I love lake Ontario but its getting a little cool now. Perhaps Meade or Havasu. Not crazy about super crowded boating either.
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No crowds at mead and powell. Powell is a incredible lake. You can get lost, in a good way. Havasu is not so large.
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Lots of lakes in Texas and the boating season can run from April to November.
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Dude we have that season up in Maine. You guys got to learn to tuffen up a little bit!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Lots of lakes in Texas and the boating season can run from April to November.
Lots of Lakes in Texas...This weekend we will be out on Lake Conroe...highs in the 80's Fri-Sun lows on the 60's at night. Lake Travis, Texhoma,. and many more...come on down for some Texas hospitality...
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Good thread.

Lake Norman here in Charlotte has to be up there too. Very close to a major city (less than 15 miles from downtown). Not near as big as some of the lakes mentioned here and the season might not be as long as Texas.

Lots of mid-westerns here!!!
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You would be surprised by all the freshwater lakes/rivers in Fl. The St. johns River is very long and WILD! And there is Lake Ockachobee, (sp?) alsoThere alot of lakes in central fl. but obviosly, the Fl coastal boating is some of the best in the world! I grew up boating on Lake Ontario, (Port Bay) at my grandparent's place, beautiful boating, but the water temp, even in the summer, would be too cold now for these old bones!
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georgia is cheap fun and near florida
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You would be surprised by all the freshwater lakes/rivers in Fl. The St. johns River is very long and WILD! And there is Lake Ockachobee, (sp?) alsoThere alot of lakes in central fl. but obviosly, the Fl coastal boating is some of the best in the world! I grew up boating on Lake Ontario, (Port Bay) at my grandparent's place, beautiful boating, but the water temp, even in the summer, would be too cold now for these old bones!
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I'll take you up on it but can't find work in FL!
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