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Member since: March 2010
Explore. Dream. Discover.

Q. If you could be teleported to any lake in the country, which one would you choose?
A. Flathead Lake in Montana is the first one that comes to my mind.
Q. Hotel or Campground?
A. Campground will always be my 1st choice!
Q. Are there any specific activities that you enjoy at the lake?
A. Nothing special, I do enjoy hiking and of course the time spent with my family...
Q. Any words of advice for the fellow lake enthusiasts?
A. Explore. Dream. Discover.

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Flathead Lake is a large, narrow glacial lake near Glacier National Park. It’s about 30 miles long and, at its widest point, 15 miles wide. It has a 160-mile shoreline and depths of up to 300 feet. Both Flathead and Swan River feed into Flathead Lake, which is known for its beautiful scenery and good fishing.

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Replied by Aryell
I don't have much of a problem with it as long as they're having fun. It may not be the real camping experience, but who are we to say is right and wrong? If they so desire to play video games while c
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I've seen it all too much, kids fishing, catching and then killing the fish for fun. Kids these days think anything is funny. I mean, at least eat the fish, don't kill it. I just feel like it's showin
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Depends, I will often bring my own food and sometimes I'd have a day where I'd just want to survive the way we all did back in hunter/gatherer days. I love to hunt and fish so I plan on making a weeke
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I did a little Google search and found out that Gray's Lake, in Des Moines, Iowa is the smallest not only in the US but the world. Found it on here: answer. Pretty cool that it's a US
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Well I am not really a hunter, but much of my family are scattered around the US, and most of them seem to prefer either Wisconsin or Michigan, especially since both seem to have decently sized wooded

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