The Dallas metroplex is home to Lake Lewisville, Lake Ray Hubbard, and Lake Ray Roberts where the idea of Boatbound was hatched. With plenty of beaches to pull your boat up on and picnic, the perfect family day on the water awaits. An eager fisherman will be looking to catch as big of a catfish as possible for bragging rights and if you don’t want to cook your own catch, be sure to check out one of the many restaurants by the lake.<br>
Only a few minutes away from Downtown Dallas, Rockwall Harbor combines shopping, dining, and entertainment activities all in one location. With many different dining experiences available suitable for all tastes, from chocolate lovers, to fine dining upscale restaurants, no matter the crowd there is something for you. Alternatively, browse the shops or hit up the movie theatre. Rockwall Harbor provides beautiful views over Lake Ray Hubbard and is the perfect location for a fun day out.
If you want to catch a catfish then Lavon Lake is the destination for you. Many people have high levels of success at the lake with significant numbers of catfish being caught year round. Try your hand at noodling, a form of fishing using only your bare hands and see if you are able to catch one of the catfish lying beneath the waters. With a bit of technique, you can easily bring home supper for many nights to come.
Everybody knows how exhilarating water skiing is, speeding along up to 30 miles per an hour across the water makes the hairs stand up on the back of your neck. Young and old enjoy the experience, and it makes for a fast-paced day when in Dallas on your vacation. Fortunately, for those who have never tried to waterski before, there are many operators offering beginners lessons in the Dallas area. No need to bring your own equipment as it is usually provided.
After hitting the water during the day to try your luck at fishing, you will probably have quite the appetite. Fortunately, surrounding Lake Ray Hubbard are a variety of restaurants suited to all tastes. Tucker’s Grill & Taqueria provides street food style tacos combined with a family owned restaurant experience. For something different, head to Sake Bomb Thai & Japanese Cuisine for amazing sushi made fresh to your order.
Pontoons are one of the best ways to enjoy the water. With slides to let you splash down, and plenty of space for large groups. They are perfect to enjoy the weather and most importantly relax. On Lewisville Lake many operators rent out pontoons for half and full day rentals. Some are more focused on comfort, with luxury seats, whereas others are focused on size for large groups and slides for fun. Whatever your group needs, they can easily be catered to so you can have a fun day out on the water.