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#8491685 - 01/23/13 04:07 PM Speed Limit on lakes????
TexasBassBuster Offline
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Registered: 02/15/11
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Loc: Grand Prairie, TX
Is there a such thing as a speed limit on a lake?

I had a buddy said he got a warning by game warden for speeding on Joe Pool.....
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#8491714 - 01/23/13 04:12 PM Re: Speed Limit on lakes???? [Re: TexasBassBuster]
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No, unless posted no wake. Just remember you are responsible for any damages caused by your wake.
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#8491723 - 01/23/13 04:13 PM Re: Speed Limit on lakes???? [Re: TexasBassBuster]
Lake Fork Guide Marc Mitchell Offline
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I do not think so in Texas unless specified at a certain location. I am pretty sure there is a speed limit in Florida.
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#8491728 - 01/23/13 04:15 PM Re: Speed Limit on lakes???? [Re: TexasBassBuster]
Tyler.Woods Offline
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The game wardens are going to start carrying radar guns this year!!!! Lol
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#8491741 - 01/23/13 04:18 PM Re: Speed Limit on lakes???? [Re: TexasBassBuster]
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Registered: 08/20/03
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Loc: Frisco, Texas
Originally Posted By: TexasBassBuster
Is there a such thing as a speed limit on a lake?

I had a buddy said he got a warning by game warden for speeding on Joe Pool.....


Really?

What determines the speed limit

I wonder during Monday thru Friday in the mornings and evening you have to observe School Zones on the lake

But seriously, Sounds like a Barney Fife Wannabe GW

Should of got his name and called his supervisor and informed him of this
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#8491750 - 01/23/13 04:19 PM Re: Speed Limit on lakes???? [Re: 2manyrangers]
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Originally Posted By: 2manyrangers
No, unless posted no wake. Just remember you are responsible for any damages caused by your wake.


Good luck on proving that in court
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#8491780 - 01/23/13 04:24 PM Re: Speed Limit on lakes???? [Re: TexasBassBuster]
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#8491807 - 01/23/13 04:32 PM Re: Speed Limit on lakes???? [Re: TexasBassBuster]
Dubee Offline
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Registered: 07/17/11
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Some lakes like Arlington have a speed limit. All others it is up to the GW if you are operating at a prudent speed for the conditions.

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#8491840 - 01/23/13 04:43 PM Re: Speed Limit on lakes???? [Re: TexasBassBuster]
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Registered: 06/12/03
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I have feared for years that the nanny state would look at boating and start to clamp down on speed limits and license to drive a boat. I hope it does not happen, but in these days of more and more government, it would never surprise me.
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#8491851 - 01/23/13 04:48 PM Re: Speed Limit on lakes???? [Re: TexasBassBuster]
texasbass1 Offline
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Registered: 02/12/05
Posts: 4380
Loc: The Colony, TX
If you watch Bass Champs, Calamont and his partner got a warning for going to fast before official sunrise. So they can stop you
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#8491895 - 01/23/13 04:58 PM Re: Speed Limit on lakes???? [Re: TexasBassBuster]
361V Online   content
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Registered: 11/21/08
Posts: 3164
Loc: somervell county
Yep. Lake Arlington has a posted speed of 25MPH. Arlington PD keeps lake officers on the water during higher traffic times...with radar! Actually the only one I've been on with an actualy speed limit. All others I've seen have just been posted "No Wake".
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#8491905 - 01/23/13 04:59 PM Re: Speed Limit on lakes???? [Re: TexasBassBuster]
kcb Offline
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Registered: 01/05/07
Posts: 831
Loc: Carrollton, TX
Been around the block a few times and haven't heard of speed limits on the lake except for "no wake zones". Private lake perhaps but on Texas public waters no. Never been to Lake Arlington.

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#8491982 - 01/23/13 05:18 PM Re: Speed Limit on lakes???? [Re: TexasBassBuster]
tsig2012 Offline
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Registered: 10/06/12
Posts: 316
Hmmm speed limit on lakes there goes half the fun

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#8492029 - 01/23/13 05:31 PM Re: Speed Limit on lakes???? [Re: TexasBassBuster]
Ryorgensen Offline
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Registered: 09/27/11
Posts: 1001
Loc: Good Ol East Texas
I was in a stroker boat on Rayburn that hit 98 ! He said he's been 105 by himself! Man talk about a speeding ticket! Then again....why even stop? Haha..jk
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#8492150 - 01/23/13 06:03 PM Re: Speed Limit on lakes???? [Re: TexasBassBuster]
Fishspanker Offline
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Loc: Island of Jeff (Humble)
Conroe has a "planeing speed" only limit 30 minutes after sunset to 30 minutes before sunrise.
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