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Open Waters - Sandhills

CALAMUS RESERVOIR (8 miles northwest of Burwell, Garfield and Loup Cos.)
Speed in excess of 5 mph is prohibited and speed of all vessels must be reduced so wash and wake will cause no discomfort, hazard, injury, or damage to persons, vessels or property within the following areas: All that portion of the upper end of the reservoir west of the buoy line west of the Nunda Shoal Public Use Area. The public launching/docking site at the Nunda Shoal Public Use Area. The public launching and docking site at the Homestead Knolls Public Use Area.

COTTONWOOD LAKE (1 mile southeast of Merriman, Cherry Co.)

GOOSE LAKE (25 miles south of O'Neill, Holt Co.)

LAKE ERICSON (NEED Directions, Ericson, Wheeler Co.)
Speed in excess of 5 mph is prohibited. Speed of all vessels must be reduced so the wash and wake will cause no discomfort, hazard, injury, or damage to persons, vessels or property.

LONG LAKE (20 miles southwest of Johnstown, Brown Co.)
Motorboats may be used only for fishing. Speed in excess of 5 mph is prohibited and speed of all vessels must be reduced so the wash and wake will cause no discomfort, hazard, injury, or damage to persons, vessels or property.

MERRITT RESERVOIR (25 miles southwest of Valentine, Cherry Co.)
No person or persons shall operate or manipulate water skis, surfboards or similar devices and the speed of all vessels must be reduced so the wash and wake will cause no discomfort, hazard, injury, or damage to persons, vessels or property within the areas marked by buoys in: Boardman Creek area, Powderhorn Arm Snake Arm area. Motorboat travel through the island channel in the Powderhorn Arm shall be one-way from north to south.

RAT LAKE (NEED Directions, Cherry Co.)
Motorboats may be used only for fishing. Speed in excess of 5 mph is prohibited and speed of all vessels must be reduced so the wash and wake will cause no discomfort, hazard, injury, or damage to persons, vessels or property.

SHELL LAKE (NEED Directions, Cherry Co.)
Motorboats may be used only for fishing. Speed in excess of 5 mph is prohibited and speed of all vessels must be reduced so the wash and wake will cause no discomfort, hazard, injury, or damage to persons, vessels or property.

SPALDING LAKE (NEED Directions, Spalding in Greeley Co.)
Speed in excess of 5 mph is prohibited and speed of all vessels must be reduced so the wash and wake will cause no discomfort, hazard, injury, or damage to persons, vessels or property.

SHERMAN RESERVOIR (4 miles east of Loup City, Sherman Co.)

WILLOW LAKE B.C. WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA (17 miles south, 11.5 miles west of Ainsworth, Brown Co.) Speed in excess of 5 mph is prohibited. Speed of all vessels must be reduced so the wash and wake will cause no discomfort, hazard, injury, or damage to persons, vessels or property. end footer


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