Spotlight Hobbies

There actually are a lot of big lakes in Texas due to dams for power, water supply, and recreation. There are a lot of boaters and a need for some patrolling for reckless behavior. I am not sure if this size boat is still in service. Most are closer to the
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ski-runabout, pontoon deck, and bass boats that predominate on Texas lakes (although there are some larger ones and hydroplane drag racers, etc). I think that big Texas DPS patrol boat was an experiment that did not last too long. The fish and game folks patrol to enforce rules for fishing licensing and limits, too.

Some holidays the traffic on the lakes gets pretty congested and a bit dangerous with booze and "look at me" behavior. Usually folks are pretty friendly and laid back just having a good time, though.

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