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mikerudamann
06-13-2012, 07:19 PM
Anyone on the forum ski/wakeboard at Allatoona? I have a 2001 Outback DD. Looking for partners to slalom ski mainly. I would also like to possibly get into wakeboarding/wakesurfing. The Atlanta WaterSki Club is on the lake also. Thinking about joining.

Thoughts? Comments?

Also pretty close to Carter's Lake as well.

Cigars n scotch
06-13-2012, 08:06 PM
Check the moomba forums also if you haven't already because there's a bunch of folks that ride Sinclair, allatoona, Lanier. I think they have a get together coming up. GA is happening it seems.

mikerudamann
06-13-2012, 08:19 PM
Where should I check on the forum specifically? Hope that's not a stupid question. Been browsing through the site for the last couple of hours.

KG's Supra24
06-13-2012, 08:43 PM
I think cns (sorry, already forgot name from name thread, lol) had a "special" cigar today. he probably thought this was supra forum.

He is right, there is a pretty good group from that area. This thread will probably be fine ... Give them a minute to respond.

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wolfeman131
06-13-2012, 08:52 PM
folks that frequent Allatoona include ksmith & kata.

lot more out on Lanier including E4NASH, waterbulldawg, thunderman

here is some info on a group event down on Sinclair that I'm hosting July 14th

http://www.moomba.com/msgboard/showthread.php?18076-2012-Skier-s-Choice-Sinclair-Jam-July-14-in-Milledgeville-GA

WaterBullDawg1980
06-13-2012, 09:43 PM
lot more out on Lanier including E4NASH, waterbulldawg, thunderman

You raaaaaaannng??? (In my best Lurch voice)

Cigars n scotch
06-13-2012, 09:54 PM
I think cns (sorry, already forgot name from name thread, lol) had a "special" cigar today. he probably thought this was supra forum.

He is right, there is a pretty good group from that area. This thread will probably be fine ... Give them a minute to respond.

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Hahaha that is just hilarious, what an ass I am. For whatever reason I thought this was the supra forum, maybe tapatalk messed up or something. Sorry to confuse you OP. the gang chimed in so your good.


Thanks KG!

KG's Supra24
06-13-2012, 10:41 PM
maybe tapatalk messed up or something.

Yea ... That's probably it :p



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kaneboats
06-13-2012, 11:42 PM
I don't know what he's been smoking or drinking but I want me some.

E4NASH
06-14-2012, 12:07 AM
Yep yep! Lanier is where it's at!

Haven't made it over to Allatoona yet. I'm pretty much right smack in between both.


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WaterBullDawg1980
06-14-2012, 12:40 AM
E-You must be on the way east part of Canton. My buddy lives basically in downtown Canton and he is less than 6 miles from where he puts in on Allatoona. Seems like it would be so much closer for you.

E4NASH
06-14-2012, 09:19 AM
Yeah, we are on the East side of Canton. About 10 minutes East of 575 out HWY 20.


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KSmith
06-14-2012, 03:11 PM
Anyone on the forum ski/wakeboard at Allatoona? I have a 2001 Outback DD. Looking for partners to slalom ski mainly. I would also like to possibly get into wakeboarding/wakesurfing. The Atlanta WaterSki Club is on the lake also. Thinking about joining.

Thoughts? Comments?

Also pretty close to Carter's Lake as well.

Hey Mike! The Atlanat Ski Club would be a great place for you to meet and hang with die hard slalom skiers. They have their own dock and launch. They are about 1/2 from my house. There is a shallow area of the lake they have their course set up on and for the most part people respect the signage they have set out for no wakes, unless you're running the course.

As for wakeboarding/wakesurfing, hanging out in a cove swimming, and (dare I say it) some tubing we are all in for that LOL.

We have a blue & white 2010 OBV. We launch at Blockhouse. If we are boarding we usually head right from the launch, which is the way towards the ski club too, otherwise we head left for better coves and such... if you see us out then flag us down. I haven't done any boarding this year really, having issues with my knee... I was going to surf the other night but had ballast pump issues... we may try to get some riding in early this weekend, if not we'll be out in a cove swimming and relaxing

mikerudamann
06-14-2012, 08:11 PM
I put in up by the dam in Bartow county. I use both Stamp Creek and Gatewood. I have no problem with hitting the water at dawn or shortly thereafter on the weekends. During the week I can be on the water no later than 5pm on most days. Who wants to hit it?

E4NASH
06-14-2012, 09:54 PM
I think I know where Stamp creek is. Is that on HWY 20? We are going to hit Allatoona on Saturday I think. Haven't been there before. We keep the boat on Lanier so we are always over there. I live in Canton, where is the best ramp for us to use that won't be a long ride to good water? I have no idea where anything is over there...

Cap'n are you going to be out on Saturday?


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KSmith
06-15-2012, 09:00 AM
I think I know where Stamp creek is. Is that on HWY 20? We are going to hit Allatoona on Saturday I think. Haven't been there before. We keep the boat on Lanier so we are always over there. I live in Canton, where is the best ramp for us to use that won't be a long ride to good water? I have no idea where anything is over there...

Cap'n are you going to be out on Saturday?

Yes (Upper) Stamp Creek is off 20. You have a ton of options to launch. In the pdf in the link below your end of the lake is around points 10, 11, 13. MIke is launching around points 1 ,2, 3. I launch at point 39. So you are pretty much at the polar opposite end of the lake from where I run. I wander from say point 43 up and around the horn to point 24. Only on long rides do we wander further towards Canton.

No, I am not going to be out Saturday. Planning on trying to get out Sunday AM. I wanted to go out Saturday AM and meet up with some of our neighbors who are camping at McKinney with their new boat, but I have to go car shopping. THe insurance company declared my car totaled from the wreck and we have to return the rental car by Monday evening, so I need to get a new car. NEW is not accurate, it will have to be USED but new to me. Anyway...

http://www.allatoonalake.org/resources/allatoona-lake-map-1.pdf

E4NASH
06-15-2012, 08:49 PM
We'll be putting in at Cherokee Mills around 10/1030.

If any of you see us out there tomorrow flag us down.


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mikerudamann
06-15-2012, 11:01 PM
Got a quick run in this evening at Clear Creek. Going out tomorrow around noon. My buddy has Mobius LSV. This new Connelly is one fast ski. Still adjusting to the dual bindings.

KSmith
06-18-2012, 12:47 PM
Well we did get out Sunday. Got one attempted WakeSki session, just the start really, wife tried to snap me in half...
After purging water from my lungs I unfolded my sore, aching, cramped and battered self then drug my sorry bones back into the boat... Found a cove to ancor is and swam. Didn't take long for the lake to turn into a mad house. Every idget within 5 counties were on the lake I think... made for some interesting maneuvering... Place was crawling with Lake Lice too... couldn't swing a dead carp without hittin' a couple of 'em... Didn't see any Moomba brothers out. Around 2:30 went and had lunch at the marina and then slow cruise back to the boat launch and home... Maybe not the best day but good enough for me ;-)

E4NASH
06-18-2012, 04:57 PM
Well we did get out Sunday. Got one attempted WakeSki session, just the start really, wife tried to snap me in half...
After purging water from my lungs I unfolded my sore, aching, cramped and battered self then drug my sorry bones back into the boat... Found a cove to ancor is and swam. Didn't take long for the lake to turn into a mad house. Every idget within 5 counties were on the lake I think... made for some interesting maneuvering... Place was crawling with Lake Lice too... couldn't swing a dead carp without hittin' a couple of 'em... Didn't see any Moomba brothers out. Around 2:30 went and had lunch at the marina and then slow cruise back to the boat launch and home... Maybe not the best day but good enough for me ;-)

We were out there. I think we were anchored up in a place called Illinois cove. We crusied for a bit before we got there. That lake was REALLY busy. I saw several Moombas and Supras out there. Couldn't find a place to do anything until about 5:00. Went toward the north End of the lake past where we put in and tried to do some surfing. Had my first negative experience with Jet Ski's (Lake Lice). While I was surfing about 6 of them came right up behind me and were jumping our wake. They DESTROYED the one spot of calm water we could find all day not to mention were pretty close behind me. I'd fall off and then we'd wait for a while to see if they would leave. They looked like they were leaving so I'd get back up and then they came right back. They were like a school of Sharks looking for food! I've ridden jetski's since I was about 8 years old and I have NEVER done anything like what I saw on Saturday. Granted there are those riders out there that are idiots but I've never really had a problem with them until then and have always thought that people were just whining about them taking "Their" nice water. Well, Saturday they were bad and I can see how they can get that reputation. I was PISSED! I don't have a problem with the water part especially if there is plenty of it because everyone has a right to ride and hanve responsible fun but what did bother me was how close they came to us, how many there were, and the fact that they couldn't take a hint especially after we yelled at them for being so close. Idiots!

Overall we had a good time but I think we will stick to the East side and stay on Lanier.

KSmith
06-18-2012, 05:14 PM
Where on Lainer have you been going? Is it less crowded?

E4NASH
06-18-2012, 05:46 PM
We put in over at 6 Mile at Charleston Park off of 369/Browns Bridge Rd. Lanier is a much bigger lake but because it's bigger there are more spots to find good water...at least for us. We never have a problem finding a place to surf. We don't wakeboard very often but that may change soon. Allatoona just seemed congested because there are some narrow spots and there was a lot of traffic. To us Lanier is just nicer...


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mikerudamann
06-21-2012, 12:00 PM
I went to Lake Acworth yesterday with some guys from the AWSC. Had a great time and a couple of good crashes as well. Looks like I'm going to join the club.

KSmith
06-21-2012, 12:20 PM
I went to Lake Acworth yesterday with some guys from the AWSC. Had a great time and a couple of good crashes as well. Looks like I'm going to join the club.

Way cool mike! What does your boat look like again? I'll keep an eye out for you. The wife and I are going to go out tonight, didn't make it last night.

mikerudamann
06-22-2012, 12:49 PM
I have a 2001 Outback DD. It's red and white with limo tinted windshield. Hopefully we are going out today. We'll probably be in Clear Creek which is not far from where I launch at Gatewood. Is your Outback set up with the ballast system?

FamilyMatters
07-16-2012, 11:24 PM
I was on Allatoona Sunday after my Daughters Marine Family day. We tried to head out to the main lake and it was like the ocean, complete with ocean liners. Cabin Cruisers. We retreated back into Lake Acworth and taught a few of her marine buddies to wakeboard. We had Jet Skiers Coming up close on us too but with 7 Angry Marines waving them off they didn't stay long. Even in the back of lake acworth it was wild. There had to have been 10 boats and 5 Jet Skis. There was an Xstar teaching someone to Wakeboard and I had to carefully guard the nose of the outback from that! I'm headed back to West Point where we dodge the occasional Bass Boat, and Jet Skiers won't get within pistol range!

Peace
Darren