Watercraft

SPECIAL LOCAL WATERCRAFT CONTROLS - MONTMORENCY COUNTY

AVERY LAKE - WC-60-91-001 -Hours for high-speed boating.

On the waters of Avery lake, sections 3, 4, and 9, T29N, R2W, Albert township, Montmorency county, it is unlawful, between the hours of 6:30 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. of the following day, to:

(a) Operate a vessel at high speed.

(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. May 11, 1991

CROOKED LAKE AND CROOKED CREEK - R281.760.12 - High-speed boating and water skiing prohibited.

12. On the waters of Crooked lake and Crooked creek, in sections 13, 23, 24, and 26, T30N, R2E, Briley township, Montmorency county, it is unlawful to:

(a) Operate a vessel at high speed.

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

History: Eff. January 22, 1976

ESS (S) LAKE - R281.760.2 - Hours for high-speed boating and water skiing.

2. On the waters of Ess (S) lake, sections 31 and 32, T32N, R4E, and sections 5 and 6, T31N, R4E, Montmorency and Hillman townships, Montmorency county, it is unlawful, between the hours of 6:30 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. of the following day, to:

(a) Operate such motorboat at high speed.

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

History: Eff. July 17, 1975

GEE LAKE - R281.760.9 - Slow--no wake speed.

9. On the waters of Gee lake, sections 18 and 19, town 29 north, range 1 east, Albert township, Montmorency county, it is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to exceed a slow--no wake speed. (See R281.769.6 for the regulation covering that part of Gee lake lying in Otsego county.)

History: Eff. July 14, 1973

GRASS LAKE - R281.760.10 - Slow--no wake speed.

10. On the waters of Grass lake, section 25, town 32 north, range 3 east, Montmorency township, Montmorency county, it is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to exceed a slow--no wake speed when within 2500 feet of the lake level control dam.

History: Eff. May 29, 1974

LITTLE WOLF LAKE - R281.760.1 - High-speed boating and water skiing hours.

1. On the waters of Little Wolf lake, township of Albert, county of Montmorency, 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. (See R281.768.3 for regulation covering the part of this lake lying in Oscoda county.)

History: Eff. May 15, 1968

RUSH LAKE - R281.760.6 - Rescinded: June 20, 1973.

Publisher's Note: This watercraft control was for Rush Lake (floodwater), Montmorency township, Montmorency county.

RUSH LAKE - R281.760.8 - Hours for high-speed boating and water skiing; slow--no wake speed.

8. On the waters of Rush lake, sections 31 and 32, town 32 north, range 3 east, Montmorency township, Montmorency county, it is unlawful:

(a) Between hours of 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 a.m. of the following day, to:

(i) Operate a vessel at high speed

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

(b) At anytime when within 150 feet of a shoreline, to exceed a slow--no wake speed, except when picking up or dropping off water skiers, so long as such operation is otherwise conducted with due regard for the safety of persons and property and in a line perpendicular to the shoreline insofar as it is reasonably possible.

History: Eff. June 20, 1973

THUNDER BAY RIVER, FROM RUSH LAKE TO DAM - R281.760.7 - High-speed boating and water skiing prohibited.

7. On the waters of the Thunder Bay river, sections 21, 28, 29, and 32, town 32 north, range 3 east, Montmorency township, Montmorency county, from Rush lake downstream to the dam in section 21, town 32 north, range 3 east, it is unlawful to:

(a) Operate a vessel at high speed.

(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. November 1, 1971

THUNDER BAY RIVER - R281.760.11 - High-speed boating and water skiing prohibited.

11. On the waters of Thunder Bay river in sections 11, 12, 13, and 14, T30N, R2E, Briley township, Montmorency county, it is unlawful to:

(a) Operate a vessel at high speed.

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

History: Eff. January 22, 1976