2017 Yacht Club Cup
 
September 30, 2017 - 9:00 a.m.

Thanks to Vernon Ritter the Event Sponsor

Entry Form HERE



Sponsorship Form HERE

 
Membership Appreciation Dinner

Saturday, September 30, 2017
6:00 p.m.
At the Marina Wharf

Special Appreciation for TROOPER MIKE GROEBER and his years of service to Lake Murray

LMYC will provide a Money Tree.  While not required, you can add to the tree at the dinner and/or bring something special for Officer Groeber. 

But at least be there and let's tell this guy thanks!!

Please RSVP here or see Jenny Rosenfelt the Event Sponsor.




 
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Poker Run Results
 
1st Place Deborah Villanueva Full House Kings over 10s
2nd Place Don Tucker Full House Queens over 4s
3rd Place Stuart Daniels Full House Jacks over 10s
50/50 Tom Hess $955
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CURRENT LAKE CONDITIONS
September 17, 2017


Water Level is 747.33'
Spillway is 750'

Lake Temperature 78F

Water Visibility 5' 11"

All Ramps Open
 
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New OHP Trooper on the Lake

Casey Hall is the new OHP Trooper for Lake Murray.

He began patrolling the Lake July 4 weekend.

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501 (c) (3)
LMYC just received its 501 (c) (3) Federal Tax non-profit status.

This means any donations (not dues) to the Club will qualify for tax deduction status.

Thanks to Terri Pinkston for her work here, this is quite an accomplishment.

Paperwork is being prepared to provide donors with proper documentation to achieve their tax deduction.
 
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2017 Events Calendar is Available

See the 'EVENTS' tab for the full calendar
 




 
CONGRATULATIONS!
Its a NEW Buoy
(actually 2)


2 New Buoys were deployed last week in Cove 53 and 54

This is the first new buoy deployments since 2010
New Lake Map with Buoy Locations

Download HERE
 
  Report a buoy problem
HERE


 

 
 
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Out with the Old - In with the New

The LMYC Buoy Team completed diving and tether repair on all LMYC Mooring Buoys this weekend and began the task of removing and replacing old failed buoys with new shiny ones and new numbers.

The remaining buoys will be refirbished with new numbers and replaced if bad over the remainder of the Summer.

Another BIG thanks to North Texas Marine for loaning us this beautiful camo work boat that has been so incredibly helpful working with the buoys.

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NEW MARINA ENTRANCE BUOYS AND LIGHTS

Marina Management and Personnel, Oklahoma Highway Patrol, and Lake Murray Yacht Club all came together last Friday to deploy 2 new Marina entrance LIGHTED Marker buoys.

LMYC donated much of the material, OHP helped to locate the markers in the correct location and Marina personnel and equipment set the new solar LED lights held in place with 300 lb anchors and new galvanized chain.

July 3 is a moonless night and we hope all will enjoy the new lighs as you return to the Marina after the fireworks show.

Thanks to everyone, Chad from the Marina, Officer Groeber from OHP, and the LMYC for this great improvement to our Marina.
Great Video of Lake Murray Marina and Tucker Tower
Published on Mar 6, 2016

This video was shot on March 5th, 2016. All video was shot with a DJI Phantom 3 Advanced quadcopter. The song is "Ocean Drive" by Duke Dumont.

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OHP Officer Mike Groeber demonstrates use of the new Side Scan Sonar to LYMC Board Members over the Memorial Day Weekend
OHP Officer Mike Groeber demonstrates use of the new Side Scan Sonar to LYMC Board Members over the Memorial Day Weekend.

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LMYC Procures Hummingbird 360 Side Scan Sonar for Oklahoma Highway Patrol to use for Search and Rescue at Lake Murray. 

Great news article on the Sonar on KTEN 5/27/15. 
Click HERE to view the video report.



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Buoy Restoration Under Way
Buoy Restoration Under Way
29 Dives - 20 Buoys With New Tethers
LMYC Members spent most of the weekend diving and restoring tethers on the lake's mooring buoys.  Scuba J made 29 dives inspecting tethers and anchor blocks and added new wire rope tethers to 20 buoys.  With only 5 more dives remaining, attention will now move to replacing damaged buoys, getting new numbers and reflectors in place, and hopefully anchoring some new buoys at approved locations.

A Big thanks to NORTH TEXAS MARINE OF GAINESVILLE for loaning their maintenance boat for the effort.  The job would have been almost impossible without that work boat.

 
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