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Old     (extremeisaac)      Join Date: Aug 2005       05-15-2008, 3:02 PM Reply   

99 effin degrees out here, I have a half day off work and I cant even take the boat out!!!

Old     (rvh3)      Join Date: Jul 2003       05-15-2008, 4:03 PM Reply   
That's plenty of time to get to the Delta!
Old     (extremeisaac)      Join Date: Aug 2005       05-15-2008, 4:08 PM Reply   
not in 580 traffic..
Old     (goride)      Join Date: Mar 2007       05-15-2008, 4:15 PM Reply   
exit hacienda, take dublin blvd down to tassajara and turn left. Turn rt on highland rd and if you follow it rt itll dump you rt onto vasco rd and you wont have to touch 580. Cuts 30mins off the commute.
Old     (westsidarider)      Join Date: Feb 2003       05-15-2008, 4:28 PM Reply   
no more tips please. because of this ban the delta is going to be slammed. im pretty mad myself.
Old     (steezyshots)      Join Date: Feb 2008       05-15-2008, 4:32 PM Reply   
callen i think rossi and i may head your way with the pulldozer to get some rail action... I'll hit you up if we are down there this weekend.
Old     (extremeisaac)      Join Date: Aug 2005       05-15-2008, 4:37 PM Reply   
no kidding goride.. Good tip

Ya I imagine the delta is going to be going off this weekend being that all us city boys will be headed out that way

(Message edited by extremeisaac on May 15, 2008)
Old     (baschralper)      Join Date: Dec 2001       05-15-2008, 4:44 PM Reply   
I would imagine the popular spots like Vics will be an absolute zoo this weekend, huh?
Old     (ord27)      Join Date: Oct 2005       05-15-2008, 4:50 PM Reply   
I haven't been keeping up
what lakes are banned out there and why?
Old     (extremeisaac)      Join Date: Aug 2005       05-15-2008, 4:54 PM Reply   
all santa clara county lakes for some mussels that have not been sited or found.. they put a temp ban on boating in SC county reseviors untill they can come up with a plan on how to check for the mussels
Old     (ord27)      Join Date: Oct 2005       05-15-2008, 6:56 PM Reply   
thanks for the reply
Old     (cyrus)      Join Date: Jan 2007       05-15-2008, 7:03 PM Reply   
The news advised the park rangers are going to check the boats. Appox 10 min per boat for check in.
Old     (extremeisaac)      Join Date: Aug 2005       05-15-2008, 10:28 PM Reply   
when? are the parks now allowing boats? or still banned untill the 23rd
Old     (jgmaher)      Join Date: Oct 2007       05-16-2008, 9:56 PM Reply   
The ban really blows, especially for riders in those areas. The truth of the matter is, from what I've heard at least, that these "mussels" are a real problem. Supposedly they spread like wildfire and can ruin boats and natural wildlife. Aren't they from somewhere in Asia? All it takes is one boat with them on it to drop into a different lake and contaminate that one too. But, like I said, this is all just what I heard. Can anyone verify? Hopefully they can resolve this soon.
Old     (dadthedriver)      Join Date: Jul 2004       05-16-2008, 10:53 PM Reply   
History of the Quagga/Zebra Mussels
• Arrived from Europe in the 1980s
• Spread to many eastern waterways, rivers and lakes
• Quagga found in Lake Mead in Arizona on Jan. 6, 2007, and later throughout Lake Mead’s lower basin
• Quagga found in Lakes Mojave and Havasu in the Colorado River Jan. 17, 2007
• Quagga found summer 2007 in the Colorado River Aqueduct System
• Quagga recently found in San Diego County in San Vicente Reservoir, Lake Murray Reservoir, Lower
Otay Reservoir, Lake Dixon, and Miramar Reservoir and in Riverside County in Lake Skinner and Lake
• Zebra mussels found in San Justo Reservoir, San Benito County, Jan. 2008

U.S. Congressional researchers estimated that an infestation of the zebra mussel in the Great Lakes area
cost the power industry $3.1 billion in the 1993-1999 period, with an economic impact on industries, businesses,
and communities of more than $5 billion.
In California, spread of the mussels threatens water delivery systems, hydroelectric facilities, agriculture,
recreational boating and fishing, and the environment in general
Old     (liquidmx)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-19-2008, 10:09 AM Reply   
Any updates on this?
Old     (norcalbordr)      Join Date: Feb 2006       05-19-2008, 10:31 AM Reply   
yeah, that sucks that the delta will be more busy because of this. A bunch of people who aren't familiar with the Delta all at once = bad news and even more crowded water
Old     (liquidmx)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-19-2008, 11:41 AM Reply   
Update: According to the two emails I got this is just temporary as it should be open for most of the season. See attached link. creation%252C%2520Department%2520of%2520%2528DEP%2 529&contentId=8562ec18084e9110VgnVCMP230004adc4a92 ____&cpsextcurrchannel=1
Old     (monkey)      Join Date: Oct 2002       05-19-2008, 3:03 PM Reply   
I find it more than a little ironic that running your boat in salt water is now the easiest way to save your engine after using it in fresh water It used to be the other way around. It also helps you get through the checkpoints coming back California with your boat if you tell them you run in salt water at home.
Old     (wakeboardertj)      Join Date: May 2005       05-19-2008, 3:07 PM Reply   
the local private lake my buddy has a boat on just got put in a ban because of some bacteria/virus in the water that i was just in yesterday
Old     (wakegrl2109)      Join Date: Jul 2004       05-20-2008, 5:30 PM Reply   
PLUS I would call any lakes you might be going to in Nor Cal. Some lakes are banning boats on their lakes if they are registered in Santa Clara County. I know New Hogan is one of them and have heard of a couple others as well. It would suck to go up boating and not be able to go. THank god mines not registered down there anymore. Moved Just in time
Old     (sangerlover)      Join Date: Sep 2005       05-21-2008, 7:21 PM Reply   
Anderson is back in business on Friday the 23rd with an inspection of $7.00. Hopefully the "A holes" will not show.


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