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Old 08-07-2015, 05:12 PM
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Default Havasu people. Point me where I need to go.

So at the end of this month I am going to pick up a new to me 312 fastech from maxed out marine and tote it all the way back across the country to alabama. But before I make that incredibly long journey back home, I want to spend a few hours on havasu. So if you had one afternoon there, what is the absolute one spot you must see. This would be on the afternoon of August 28th (Friday). Thanks in advance.
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Topock Gorge
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Topock Gorge
That appears to be further north towards i40? Correct? Anyone else have any recommendations on the one spot I should check out?
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Lakes not all that big. From the ramp run down the lake to the dam, then back up the lake. Above Lake Havasu City stay to the california side. Enter the river itself, Sandbar will be on your right. Run up past 40 and on your left is Pirates Cove. Do not run up any farther as it is shallow and you need local knowledge. In the river itself stay in the middle it will be from 3 to 5 feet deep.
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The gorge is the ONE place you would not want to miss and in your new boat it won't take long to get there. From the south end of the lake to the entrance to the river north is under 20 miles, I can't remember the mileage to Pirates cove. I will have to agree with fossil fuel, run all the way down to the dam and then up to Pirates Cove, it would make a great day of boating and you won't miss anything.
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The gorge is the ONE place you would not want to miss and in your new boat it won't take long to get there. From the south end of the lake to the entrance to the river north is under 20 miles, I can't remember the mileage to Pirates cove. I will have to agree with fossil fuel, run all the way down to the dam and then up to Pirates Cove, it would make a great day of boating and you won't miss anything.
sounds super shallow? Is there a marked channel? Don't want to **** up and find bottom, and obviously I have no knowledge of this lake..
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also here is what I'm picking up. Has anyone seen this boat in person? Know anything about it?

http://www.powerboatlistings.com/view/37248
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sounds super shallow? Is there a marked channel? Don't want to **** up and find bottom, and obviously I have no knowledge of this lake..
It isn't that shallow, only the entrance to the river at the north end of the lake. At the river mouth going North, there is a small island in the middle, on the right (East) is sand buildup and you should avoid that area unless you know it. On the left side (West) there is a no wake zone, dredged path and it is marked through. It gets as shallow as 3-5 feet but if you stay in the middle it is not a problem. Once you get through the river it is probably between 7-10 feet depending on time and day. You will see all kinds of people running up and down the river, it really isn't as bad as it sounds. Google map the area to see, the bay on the South side of the island where London Bridge is Thompson bay, the North is Mesquite bay, at the top of that area where it narrows right next to Catfish bay is where I am talking about.

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I know nothing about that boat but I have seen that post before, nice.
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http://www.dbw.ca.gov/Pubs/DavistoPa...istoParker.pdf
This helps some with overview info against google maps, which I like better.
http://www.golakehavasu.com/
Has good info for what is going on in the area.
I am certain MaxedOutMarine will help you out as well.
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