Watercraft

SPECIAL LOCAL WATERCRAFT CONTROLS - GOGEBIC COUNTY

IMP LAKE - R281.727.1 - High-speed boating and water skiing prohibited.

1. On the waters of Imp lake, township of Watersmeet, county of Gogebic, state of Michigan, no operator of any motorboat shall:

(a) Operate such motorboat at high speed, which means a speed at or above which a motorboat reaches a planing condition.

(b) Have in tow, or otherwise assist in the propulsion of, a person on water skis, water sled, surfboard, or other similar contrivance.

History: Eff. May 15, 1967

SYLVANIA RECREATION AREA LAKES - R281.727.2 - Motorboats prohibited.

2. On the waters of the following lakes in the Sylvania recreation area, town 44 north, range 39 west; town 44 north, range 40 west; and town 44 north, range 41 west, township of Watersmeet, county of Gogebic, state of Michigan: Banks lake, Clark lake, Corey lake, Cub lake, Daisy lake, Deer Island lake, Dorothy lake, Dream lake, East Bear lake, Elsie lake, Fisher lake, Florence lake, Germain lake, Glimmerglass lake, Golden Silence lake, Hay lake, Helen lake, High lake, Honey lake, Jay lake, Johnston Springs lake, Katherine lake, Kerr lake, Lilius lake, Lois lake, Loon lake, Louise lake, Marsh lake, Moss lake, Mountain lake, Snap Jack lake, Trapper lake, West Bear lake, and Whitefish lake, and those other unnamed lakes located in town 44 north, range 40 west; sections 13 and 24, town 44 north, range 41 west, and those parts of sections 6, 7, 18, 19, and 30, town 44 north, range 39 west, lying west of United States forest road no. 112, no person shall operate any vessel propelled by machinery.

History: Eff. November 3, 1970

MARION LAKE - WC-27-90-001 - Hours for high-speed boating and water skiing hours.

On the waters of Marion lake, sections 29, 30, 31, and 32, T45N, R38W, Watersmeet township, Gogebic county, it is unlawful between the hours of 5:30 p.m. and 9:00 a.m. C.S.T. of the following day to:

(a) Operate a vessel at high speed. High-speed boating is defined to mean a speed at or above which a motorboat reaches a planing position.

(b) Have in tow, or otherwise assist in the propulsion of, a person on water skis, a water sled, kite, surfboard, or other similar contrivance.

History: Eff. December 7, 1994