Boater Safety Classes On Cedar Creek Lake

With 2020 in the rear view mirror, we are on the brink of a new lake season. Last season was a banner year for boat sales, driven by COVID-19 travel restrictions. People across the country turned to their local lakes for recreation, which means that we can expect another busy year on Texas lakes.

With so many new boaters on the water, it's more important than ever to make sure you know boating safety inside and out. It's not just a suggestion, either. For anyone born on September 1, 1993 or after, it's the law. This is why Texas Parks and Wildlife administers Boating Safety classes, taught by various organizations and independent teachers. 

The About Boating Safely Course is an 7-hour course designed for new boaters, young boaters, hunters, fishermen, personal watercraft operators, and anyone who wants to learn more about recreational boating. Classes are from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on specific Saturdays in Tool, Texas. 

Expect to learn about:

  • Trailering your boat or personal watercraft
  • Rules of Navigation - who has the right of way?
  • Inland lakes boat operation, navigation, and piloting
  • Required Equipment - what you should carry on the water
  • Personal watercraft
  • Common Sense Boating

Boating Safety Courses on Cedar Creek Lake courses will held at the USCG Auxiliary Headquarters Building at 1908 Island Circle in Tool, Texas.

2021 Boating Course Dates

  • March 27, 2021
  • April 24, 2021
  • May 29, 2021
  • June 26, 2021
  • July 31, 2021
  • August 28, 2021
  • September 25, 2021

Prepare for another fun season on the water, and visit the Cedar Creek Lake Events Calendar for more information on each class.

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Wednesday Night


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Thursday Night

Mostly Clear

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Friday Night

Partly Cloudy

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Saturday Night

Mostly Clear

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Water Level on 10/23: 320.80 (-1.20)

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Fishing Report from TPWD (Oct. 20)

EXCELLENT. Water lightly stained; 72-75 degrees; 1.18 feet low. Largemouth bass are excellent biting on shad patterned crankbaits and shaky heads in the backs of the creeks and main lake brush piles. Sand bass main lake humps using silver slabs. Crappie are excellent in brush piles in 8-18 feet of water using minnows and jigs. Catfish and hybrid stripers are good over humps with cut or live shad.

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