Watercraft

SPECIAL LOCAL WATERCRAFT CONTROLS - IOSCO COUNTY

AU SABLE RIVER, LOWER PART - R281.735.3 - Slow--no wake speed.

3. On the waters of the AuSable river, section 3, 4, and 10, town 23 north, range 9 east, township of AuSable, and sections 33 and 34, town 24 north, range 9 east, township of Oscoda, county of Iosco, state of Michigan, from its mouth at Lake Huron upstream to the Detroit and Mackinaw railroad bridge, a distance of approximately 2½ miles, no operator of any motorboat shall exceed a slow--no wake speed, which means a very slow speed whereby the wake or wash created by the motorboat would be minimal.

History: Eff. August 14, 1970

AU SABLE RIVER - WC-35-88-001 - Slow--no wake speed.

It is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to exceed a slow--no wake speed on the waters of the AuSable river from the Detroit and Mackinac Railroad bridge upstream to Foote dam, all being located in sections 35 and 36, T24N, R8E, and sections 31, 32, and 33, T24N, R9E, charter township of Oscoda, Iosco county, state of Michigan.

History: Eff. October 20, 1988

LITTLE LONG LAKE - R281.735.2 - High-speed boating and water skiing hours.

2. On the waters of Little Long lake, section 5 and 8, town 23 north, range 5 east, township of Plainfield, county of Iosco, state of Michigan, no operator of any motorboat, during the period from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 a.m. of the following day, 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. February 16, 1970

LITTLE BASS LAKE - WC-35-97-001 - Slow-no wake speed.

On the waters of Little Bass Lake, section 12, town 23 north, range 5 east, Plainfield township, Iosco county, state of Michigan, it is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to exceed a slow-no wake speed.

The boundaries of the area described immediately above shall be marked with signs and with buoys. All buoys must be placed as provided in a permit issued by the Department of Natural Resources and be in conformance with the state Uniform Waterway Marking System.

History: Eff.May 14, 1997

PINE RIVER , ALCONA COUNTY LINE TO VAN ETTEN LAKE- R281.735.1 - Speed restriction.

1. On the waters of Pine river, township of Oscoda, county of Iosco, state of Michigan, from its point of entry at the Iosco-Alcona county line, thence southerly for a distance of approximately 1½ miles to its mouth at Van Etten lake, no operator of any vessel shall exceed a slow--no wake speed.

History: Eff. February 14, 1969

TAWAS RIVER IN TAWAS CITY AND AREA ADJACENT TO ITS MOUTH - R281.735.4 - Slow--no wake speed.

4. On the waters of the Tawas river, sections 25, 30, and 36, town 22 north, range 7 east, Tawas City, Iosco county, from the north city limits downstream and 300 feet in any direction from the mouth of the river in Tawas bay, it is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to exceed a slow--no wake speed.

History: Eff. November 1, 1971

TAWAS LAKE - R281.735.5 - Slow--no wake speed.

5. On the waters of the canals connected to Tawas lake and Tawas river in section 19, T22N, R8E, city of East Tawas, Iosco county, it is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to exceed a slow--no wake speed.

History: Eff. April 24, 1975