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Poll: Fresh or Salt Water (180 member(s) have cast votes)

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  1. Fresh Water (125 votes [69.44%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 69.44%

  2. Salt Water (55 votes [30.56%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 30.56%

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#41 birdog

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Posted 06 July 2010 - 10:12 AM

I seriously doubt that your gonna convince me...

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Posted 06 July 2010 - 11:26 AM

I do miss the fresh (well if any river water in CT can be called fresh) water sometimes. But we have much more salt water available to play in.
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#43 ChrisR

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Posted 06 July 2010 - 08:05 PM

Great Pic Chris. Where was that taken?



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Posted 14 July 2010 - 08:32 AM

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I seriously doubt that your gonna convince me...


Ok how's this?

They are 94,710 sq miles in size, between 10 & 1300' deep, have sand like sugar, are as blue as the sky. If emptied, they would cover the entire 48 contiguous states in 9' of water.

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#45 Boat Amigo 3

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Posted 06 November 2010 - 08:58 AM

For me its fresh water -

No scary fish [sharks, etc.]
No jelly fish
Easy and interesting places to dock like restaurants
No waves
Do not need to deal with tides

I can think of more but I will let you do that.


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Posted 18 November 2010 - 05:54 PM

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I seriously doubt that your gonna convince me...


Ok how's this?

They are 94,710 sq miles in size, between 10 & 1300' deep, have sand like sugar, are as blue as the sky. If emptied, they would cover the entire 48 contiguous states in 9' of water.

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OMG... those photos are great !!! where is this??
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#47 sdillc

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Posted 29 November 2010 - 03:46 PM

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OMG... those photos are great !!! where is this??


All over Michigan, and specifically lakes Michigan, Superior, and Huron.
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Posted 10 January 2011 - 12:51 PM

All over Michigan, and specifically lakes Michigan, Superior, and Huron.


You need a wetsuit to get in that water?

I absolutely love the Choctawhatchee Bay and especially Crab island at the Destin pass until I get home and have to clean the boat. Boats are so much easier to maintain in fresh water and a dry climate. In the end though I think I would chose this area over any fresh water lake I have been too.

I have to say now that I have been educated on Bull Sharks I'm somewhat leary of getting in the water but I still do nonetheless maybe not at dawn and dusk anymore though :)
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Posted 10 January 2011 - 11:05 PM

I go both ways. Take her out to Catalina in the summer and winter and out to Lake Havasu, Mojave, and even Parker in the summer months. But I lean towards fresh water for the reason that I don't like great big white monsters (sharks).
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#50 Haryer

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Posted 17 February 2011 - 09:17 PM

AOverby- my best friends family has water delivered too. They seem to really like it. I never asked how cheap it was. Do you think you save money that way? If so, what is your guess on how much?

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Posted 18 February 2011 - 12:47 PM

Dive with sharks all the time they don 't bother you, just don't put blood in the water
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#52 Moe 2

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Posted 03 August 2011 - 09:38 PM

For me definately fresh water, love the Great Lakes in Ontario Canada. Great boating and lots to see and do.

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Posted 11 February 2012 - 03:19 PM

Got a new one - on my lake someone is putting in a Miniature Golf Course - can't get that in the ocean - so now we can ride in the boat to play miniature golf! Ha!!!
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Posted 12 February 2012 - 09:05 AM

I have done both all my life. I like the freedom of wide open spaces in salt water. Less regulations and people.
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Posted 15 February 2012 - 05:11 PM

Got a new one - on my lake someone is putting in a Miniature Golf Course - can't get that in the ocean - so now we can ride in the boat to play miniature golf! Ha!!!


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#56 Hatchman

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Posted 15 February 2012 - 06:42 PM

Freshwater is the best, especially Lake Gaston, super clean.
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#57 Gnomeally

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Posted 14 March 2012 - 09:21 PM

We do both. We love taking trips to Catalina Island, sometimes we make the trip to just havebreakfast on the island. Takes about an hour and a half to get there, get a half day mooring and enjoy a nice breakfast and a mamosa. Then we take a slow trip back home. Love watchiing the Dolphins.
We also enjoy just going out at night for Harbor Cruises with friends. Sometimes we go about 2 miles off shore, watch the sunset and enjoy a peaceful dinner.

On the other hand, we enjoy Lake Havasu and Lake mohave. 120 deg sun, 85deg water and 38 degree beer...

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#58 Boat Amigo 3

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 01:49 PM

Well - Fresh water is still in the lead by a large margin :thsmilie_water_119-1:
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Posted 19 April 2012 - 07:03 PM

I chose fresh since it's the way we use our boat.....but love the ocean on a cruise ship too.....and diving in warm salt water destinations is the BEST !!!!

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Posted 15 June 2012 - 04:21 PM

I go both ways. Take her out to Catalina in the summer and winter and out to Lake Havasu, Mojave, and even Parker in the summer months. But I lean towards fresh water for the reason that I don't like great big white monsters (sharks).
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Sounds like you make the same runs we make...
Let us know if you need a traveling companion for a Catlina trip. Sometimes we go over just for breakfast then come on home...

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