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Lake for skiing/tubing?

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What are some good lakes around the metro to do some water skiing or tubing on? I heard lake minnetonka would be great for it. Are there any others closer to the Minneapolis area that are smaller and would work? If Minnetonka is the best choice, what part of the lake would work best and how would I find the public landings?

Thanks for the help

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Minnetonka would be the best choice. With the warm weather and lack of wind lately any lake with big open basins would work. Lakes in the city are electric motor only so tubing wouldn't be very fun.

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Minnetonka would be the best choice. With the warm weather and lack of wind lately any lake with big open basins would work. Lakes in the city are electric motor only so tubing wouldn't be very fun.

Ya I figured that. People would swim faster than my boat would move with an electric motor wink Is there any particular part of the lake or is it all pretty much the same. If it wasnt obvious already, I know nothing about the lakes down here. I mainly play up north.

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Any lake of decent size with a decent access should be good for tubing / skiing. Tonka is big and has several accesses to it, other than that I don't know why it would be any better or worse than any other lakes. One thing to pay attention to if you go on Tonka is the marker buoys, there's lot of channel markers, slow no wake markers, hazard markers, etc.

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I do quite a bit of wakeboarding and muskie fish on Tonka relatively often. Minnetonka is the last lake on earth I would want to do any wakeboarding/skiing on. Those 30-40ft cruisers kick up way too much wake for skiing to be any fun. It could be tapering off now that it is after Labor Day I don't know I am hoping to get out there Sunday to find out. So unless your willing to get up at the crack of dawn to beat the traffic I would pick another lake.

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What are some good lakes around the metro to do some water skiing or tubing on? I heard lake minnetonka would be great for it. Are there any others closer to the Minneapolis area that are smaller and would work? If Minnetonka is the best choice, what part of the lake would work best and how would I find the public landings?

Thanks for the help

Bryant Lake in Eden Prairie is nice for that. Very little traffic besides a couple wakeboard boats.

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I really dont think ther are any in Minnesota. May want to try Canada and if you dont like the north country Lake Mead in Nevada would a good choice. gringrin JK!!!!

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