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Jul 20, 2022

Muskie in the Lake of the Ozarks? 180,000 boats on any given weekend?  Learn these interesting facts and so much more in this episode!

Kaylen has an information-packed interview with local Doug Beck on water safety at Lake of the Ozarks.   Doug shares valuable things to know for ALL boaters and anyone who wants to enjoy the lake this summer.

Did you know that driving an airplane and a car are both more simple than driving a boat? 

Doug is also a member of the Captain’s Association.  With over 90 members, you can find out all about it at their website,  

The Captains Association also awards two scholarships each year to aspiring students.  The LCTC (Lake Career and Technical Center) offers the Bob Morgan Scholarship which is awarded every to students going into the Marine industry. 

Steve Sutton Scholarship awards two $1,500 to support students wanting to acquire their captain’s license.  What an amazing way to pour into our next generation and our lake community. 

Did you know everyone born after 1984 is required to have a boaters license to operate watercraft on the lake, AND it gives you a discount on your insurance to get the National Safe Boating Council certificate! 

Lake of the Ozarks Water Safety Council hosts several programs each year for the safety of its residents and visitors. 

In May of 2022 Alex Otte, National President of MADD spoke at the Water Safety Seminar at Margaritaville.  See her story below.

Another program the Water Safety Council sponsors are the Life Jacket Loaner Station.

Located at Haha Tonka, Public Beach 1, and Public Beach 2 are life jackets to use or keep while you swim or boat or fish at Lake of the Ozarks.

Check out their website:  


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