Watercraft

SPECIAL LOCAL WATERCRAFT CONTROLS - SCHOOLCRAFT COUNTY

CHAIN OF LAKES AREA (CHANNELS) - WC-77-97-001 - Slow-no wake speed.

On the waters of the channel connecting Corner Lake and Deep Lake as well as part of the channel connecting Deep Lake to Straits lake beginning at the point where the power line crosses the channel to the point where the water level deepens to 3 feet, all within section 31, town 44 north, range 18 west, Inwood township, Schoolcraft 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. February 2, 1998

COLWELL LAKE - R281.777.1 - Hours for high-speed boating and water skiing.

1. On the waters of Colwell lake, township of Inwood, county of Schoolcraft, 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. November 14, 1968

DODGE LAKE AND ISLAND LAKE - R281.777.4 - Hours for high-speed boating and water skiing.

4. On the waters of Dodge lake and Island lake, sections 14, 15, and 23, T43N, R16W, Hiawatha township, Schoolcraft 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. March 9, 1981

FOX RIVER AND TRIBUTARIES - WC-77-90-001 - Motorboats prohibited.

On the waters of the Fox river and tributaries located within Germfask township, Schoolcraft county, motorboats are prohibited.

History: Eff. May 23, 1990

FOX RIVER AND TRIBUTARIES - WC-77-90-003 - Motorboats prohibited.

On the waters of the Fox river mainstream and its tributaries located within Seney township, Schoolcraft county, motorboats are prohibited.

History: Eff. February 19, 1991

FOX RIVER, EAST BRANCH - R281.777.3 - Slow--no wake speed.

3. On the waters of the east branch of the Fox river, from the east line of section 24, town 46 north, range 13 west, upstream to the mouth of Cold creek, section 15, town 46 north, range 13 west, Seney township, Schoolcraft county, it is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to exceed a slow--no wake speed.

History: Eff. January 23, 1973

FOX RIVER, EAST BRANCH - WC-77-90-002 - Slow--no wake speed.

On the waters of the east branch of the Fox river, located within Germfask township, Schoolcraft county, it is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to:

(a) Exceed a slow--no wake speed.

(b) Operate a vessel with larger than a 5 horsepower motor.

History: Eff. May 23, 1990

FOX RIVER, EAST BRANCH - WC-77-90-004 - Watercraft prohibited.

On the waters of the east branch of the Fox river and its tributaries upstream of the mouth of Cold creek, section 24, T46N, R13W, Seney township, Schoolcraft county, watercraft is prohibited.

History: Eff. February 19, 1991

FOX RIVER, EAST BRANCH AND TRIBUTARIES - WC-77-90-005 - Slow--no wake and motorboat size limitations.

On the waters of the east branch of the Fox river, downstream of the mouth of the Cold creek, section 24, T46N, R13W, it is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to:

(a) Exceed a slow--no wake speed.

(b) Operate a vessel with larger than a 5 horsepower motor.

History: Eff. February 19, 1991

INDIAN RIVER, PORTION NEAR INDIAN LAKE - R281.777.2 - Speed restriction.

2. On that portion of the Indian river commencing at Indian lake, thence downstream in a southeasterly direction 3,300 feet more or less to the west, north-south section line of section 35, town 42 north, range 16 west, township of Hiawatha, county of Schoolcraft, state of Michigan, no operator of any motorboat shall exceed a slow--no wake speed.

History: Eff. February 14, 1969