- Dec 28, 2009
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We are lucky they allow us to boat on the lakes at all...So, from when this thread was started.....does anyone know how much the lake has dropped???or is it the same..... like I said , there's only 4' of water to get out on the lake from the ramp....and what about the other ramps,... hemming way was closed when I was out last,... what about calville and temple...are there ramps open....
I've always thought that the people than run mead don't like boaters,.... it wouldn't put it past my thought that they might make mead available to only those with a slip...
Let's take Diamond Valley as an example. Created for the same reason all the CO dams were created. AG, human consumption and power. But, no flood control at DV to speak of.
Do they allow body to water contact at that lake? Fuck no. And no performance boating to speak of at all. It was sold as a a recreational area and I followed it's development closely as did a lot of SoCal boaters as well.
In the end, we got fucked. They changed their mind on it being a recreational like. Or most likely, They never intended it to be a recreational lake at all.
Then there is lake Cachuma. Same deal. Hetch Hetchey. Same deal. The water authority gives zero fucks about boaters. Regardless if they have a slip, or not.
In the 1920's , when they were planning out the CO river lakes, there wasn't a whole lot of performance boating going on...
A look back at more than eight decades of the boating industry It was 85 years ago this month that Boating Business was launched as “The Trade Journal of Boats and Motors.” The forerunner of Boating Industry was the first trade magazine for those in the industry — “the men whose bread and butter...
We are nothing but an annoyance to the water authority at best.