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Boating question

Post By: fishgutz      Posted: 8/7/2020 8:54:51 AM     Points: 131    
I had a question about wakeless lakes(North Delaney). Can I take my Tracker with 60horsepower on the lake as long as i only use my minkota trolling motor and not the big motor? I know what wakeless means and i read through the colorado boating regulations book however it doesn't really specify if I can.
Thanks for any help!
 Reply by: SGM      Posted: Aug. 7, 9:57:57 AM     Points: 14065    
Yes you can take your boat and use the electric or the 60 as long as you just putt around with it.
 Reply by: Fishful Thinker      Posted: Aug. 7, 10:23:44 AM     Points: 11381    
In Colorado wakeless is legally 5mph OR a wave that does not break over into white water, whichever is LESS.

Some boats can go 5mph legally without breaking a wave, others roll a wake at that speed so they cannot go 5mph legally.

A wakeless designation, by itself, does not restrict motor power types...that is a separate rule. CL


 Reply by: Ajax5240      Posted: Aug. 7, 10:45:40 AM     Points: 30103    
If you cannot use the gas engine, typically the regs for the lake will say “electric motors only”
 Reply by: Hawaiian Punch      Posted: Aug. 7, 11:07:14 AM     Points: 8060    
All three above reply's are correct . . . .your gas motor is OK as long as you don't go too fast.
 Reply by: fishgutz      Posted: Aug. 7, 6:26:12 PM     Points: 131    
Thanks guys!!!