GLOC Shootout Returns July 13-16

GLOC Shootout Returns July 13-16

The performance boating world will again be focused on Grand Lake when the 3rd Annual GLOC Performance Boat Shootout returns this July 13th through the 16th, 2017. Grand Lake is lucky to host an event like the GLOC Shootout, which attracts participants, sponsors and...
3 Reasons To Love Fall Boating At Grand Lake

3 Reasons To Love Fall Boating At Grand Lake

If you just love being on the lake, you need to be sure to make the most of the fall boating season on Grand Lake. Don’t get me wrong…we all love the fun summer season on Grand with hot days and warm nights, raft-outs and parties every weekend and all the...
Importance Of Life Jackets Stressed By GRDA

Importance Of Life Jackets Stressed By GRDA

It’s not a new message, but one that people need to hear every time they visit area lakes and rivers. Last week, during a special press conference at the Grand River Dam Authority Engineering and Technology Center (ETC) in Tulsa, the GRDA Police Department continued...
Boating Safety And Rules This July 4th Weekend

Boating Safety And Rules This July 4th Weekend

GRDA Police encouraging safe outings on the lakes and river during July 4 holiday Whether your holiday weekend plans take you to the waters of Grand Lake, Lake Hudson or the Illinois River, the Grand River Dam Authority Police Department is encouraging you to boat...
GLOC Shootout Returns To Grove July 7 – 10

GLOC Shootout Returns To Grove July 7 – 10

Are you ready for more boats, more fun and more SPEED? Then make plans now to be at Grand Lake July 7th through the 10th for the return of ‘Speed Week’ on Grand Lake and the 2016 GLOC Shootout presented by Grand Lake Casino. Other major event sponsors include...
Preventing The Station Wagon Effect And CO Poisoning

Preventing The Station Wagon Effect And CO Poisoning

With boating season rapidly approaching, the Grand River Dam Authority Police Department is once again sharing information about carbon monoxide (CO), the “station wagon” effect and the possible dangers it can present to boaters at Grand Lake. “It is certainly...
Boating Tips – Doubling The Line

Boating Tips – Doubling The Line

Doubling a line can be very helpful when you are leaving a dock at Grand Lake. It allows everyone to be onboard when leaving rather than having a crew member un-cleat the dock line and jump on board. To double the line when docking, attach the loop end of the dock...
75 Summers of Boating At Grand Lake

75 Summers of Boating At Grand Lake

With the 2015 Labor Day holiday now in the rear view mirror and the most popular portion of the boating season winding down (although many consider Autumn the very best time for boating) Grand Lake has now officially given lake enthusiasts 75 straight summers of...
Boating Tips – Who Has The Right-Of-Way?

Boating Tips – Who Has The Right-Of-Way?

When two powerboats are on an intersecting course at Grand lake, as in crossing, the boat on starboard side (right) has the right of way. It is called the stand-on vessel and the other is the give-way vessel and must alter course. It is preferable whenever possible to...