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Kayaking in Wisconsin- Do I need a license?

Did you know that Wisconsin doesn’t actually have boating licenses? Instead, the Department of Natural Resources issues what’s called a boating safety certification card, similar to a driver’s license. It’s required for “any operator of a motorboat or personal watercraft,” according to the DNR. The permit is required for operators born in or after 1989; those born before 1989 are not required to have a permit. No license is required for operating canoes, kayaks or sailboats without motors.

Kayaking in Wisconsin- Do I need a license?

Did you know that Wisconsin doesn’t actually have boating licenses? Instead, the Department of Natural Resources issues what’s called a boating safety certification card, similar to a driver’s license. It’s required for “any operator of a motorboat or personal watercraft,” according to the DNR. The permit is required for operators born in or after 1989;…

FISHING SEASONS IN WISCONSIN

Opening day for Wisconsin fishing is traditionally the first Saturday in May. Season dates often vary by species and waterbody. Check The Guide To Hook And Line Fishing Season Dates, 2024-2025, for specifics of where you plan to fish. 2024-2025 FISHING SEASON DATES (Effective Date: April 1, 2024; Dates Inclusive) Early Inland Trout (catch and release) January 6 (5 a.m.) – May 3 General Inland Trout May 4 (5 a.m.) – Oct. 15 General Inland Fishing May 4 – March 2, 2025 Largemouth Bass Northern Zone Harvest May 4 – March 2, 2025 Smallmouth Bass Northern Zone Harvest June 15 – March 2, 2025 Large And Smallmouth Bass Southern Zone Harvest May 4 – March 2, 2025 Large And Smallmouth Bass Catch And Release At all other times of the year. Musky Northern Zone Harvest May 25 – Dec. 31 Musky Southern Zone…

A few rules to remember and share:

Lac La Belle is owned by the state of Wisconsin and is for use by everyone. It is the responsibility of the boat operator to know boating safety rules while operating their watercraft on Lac La Belle and Okauchee lake. All boating rules can be found at https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/topic/Boat. Please know your life jacket requirements. All vessels…

Adding to our pontoon-fleet!

We welcome our newest Lady of Nobility to our fleet of Pontoon Boats. Our Baroness Brighton features a powerful 115hp 4-Stroke Yamaha motor and will be dedicated to serving rentals on Lac La Belle. She is fitted with a skiing pole- ideal for knee boarding and tubing but also for excursions with the splash-pad/lily pad….

Long Term Rentals

Wisconsin’s Lake Country Area has become synecious for boating and watersports. However it has also become a increasingly popular area for people to vacation and rent a house on either Pewaukee Lake, Lac La Belle or Okauchee. Access to restaurants, shopping as well as direct access to a lake greatly increases the odds of creating…

Eating out on Lake Okauchee

Okauchee Lake remains such a popular boating destination for a number of reasons; however the restaurants which are located along the the lakeshore remain on of the most popular reason. Weather you are celebrating a birthday of a friend, hosting a bachelorette party or just taking the family out to spend a day in the…

How does a Boat Club Work?

You may not feel completely ready to choose a boat even after shopping around, you might need to wait to pull the trigger because of economic factors, or maybe you just think easing your way into the boating lifestyle is a smart move—whatever the reason, Golden Boat Club offers an excellent alternative to buying a…

Top 8 Things to Do in Okauchee Lake, WI

Tucked away in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, Okauchee Lake is a hidden gem that combines natural beauty with a variety of recreational opportunities. Whether you’re a local or visiting for the first time, you’ll be delighted by the multitude of activities and experiences that Okauchee Lake has to offer. 1. Rent a Boat for the Day…

Turn Your Hobby Into Something More With Our Exclusive Boat Club

Boating is a beloved pastime for many individuals and families, but it can also be an expensive and time-consuming activity. From the cost of purchasing a boat to the ongoing maintenance and upkeep, the fees can quickly add up. However, with a membership to Golden Boat Club, you don’t have to worry about any of…

Key Traits of a Seasoned Boat Tour Guide

Have you ever embarked on a boat tour and felt captivated by the knowledge, charisma, and expertise of the tour guide? A seasoned boat tour guide possesses certain key traits that make them stand out from the crowd. They go beyond simply showcasing the sights and imparting facts; they create an unforgettable experience for their…

A Comprehensive Detail On Queen Esther Rentals

If you’re looking for a memorable experience on the water, look no further than the “Queen Esther” pontoon boat rental. This exceptional boat offers a range of features and amenities that will make your time on the lake truly enjoyable. With its powerful 60HP motor and lifting strakes, the Queen Esther is perfect for tubing