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Topic Title: Chicago buoy back up
Topic Summary: Lake Michigan rideable in town, fullsuits on
Created On: 09/23/2021 12:50 PM
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 09/23/2021 12:50 PM
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CurtisEflush

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 09/23/2021 01:34 PM
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StirfryMcflurry

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user name checks out

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 09/24/2021 03:40 AM
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bluestreak

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So that would be 16 foot Chicago
 09/24/2021 04:08 AM
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equipeola

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Watched a favorite un'name'd spot Firing close to as good as he gets !

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 09/24/2021 04:42 AM
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johnnyboy

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Looks like two to three Venice Florida as a tropical storm passes. But hey, waves in freshwater means surfing in the Midwest.

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 09/24/2021 05:04 AM
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Cole

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I bet there are some wind protected hideyholes that some stoked bastard has all to himself.

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 09/24/2021 05:21 AM
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johnnyboy

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And I bet he swears on certain days it the best wave in the world. He would show you the spot but he would then be forced to kill you.

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 09/24/2021 06:47 AM
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surfsail

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Currently up closer to the NW corner of the main (lower) Mi peninsula on Lake MI.. Saw lots of spots that I had been keeping an eye on break that I had never seen, one ~5 minutes from the casa.. Was hoping for strong NW winds => cleaner but smaller conditions (caught past June), but this sesh was N/NE winds. Finding a spot with waves and hiding from the wind is always the main issue.. Most lakefront is private property with limited access => surf guerrilla.. Lots of spots that for years have been sand over rocks are now all cobblestone rocks making getting out real tricky. Water still relatively warm (upper 60's) but wetsuits def required because of the the wind chill.. Went out in onshores anyway, close to OH, drifty but had fun anyway.. Stoke level up checking multiple potential spots.. Back to CFL in ~2 weeks..

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Edited: 09/24/2021 at 06:54 AM by surfsail
 09/24/2021 10:50 AM
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johnnyboy

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Good for you for trying to make it work. A surfer surfs.

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 09/24/2021 11:31 AM
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stokedpanda

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I almost moved to IN for work and honestly was impressed by the surf potential, glad I didnt but looked fun!

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 09/26/2021 05:45 AM
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SurfCaster

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I love watching non-surfers get worked

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 09/26/2021 09:21 AM
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Cole

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Originally posted by: SurfCaster

I love watching non-surfers get worked


Head to RC's and see it live.





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