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Dave B

EP Lakes, Riley/Lotus

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How are the ramps on these lakes? The options are a 20' new heavy Skeeter or a old 14' Lund, both towed by 4x4 so that isnt a problem.

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I've never launched at Lotus so I can't speak to that, but you can get your skeeter in at Riley. Our Fire Dept launches a 20' Lake Assualt on the Riley launch. You'll be fine there.

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Both seem to be pretty good but I've seen some funny things from the wakeboard dudes trying to load their boats :-)

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The Lotus launch is pretty nice you can get your 20' in no problem, I was there a week ago or so and the water was low so that made it tricky w/ my 2x2... also there is a dock on lotus where as riley doesn't have one...

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We were out on Riley on Saturday evening. Launch was fine, they did have a dock. Fishing was OK, not great. Handful of bass, 1 decent pike, 1 keeper walleye (released) and a crappie.

Great lake, great weather, nice night.

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