Lake Havasu Marine Association

Next Meeting at Shugrue's

Guest Speaker

Doug Traub, President/CEO- CVB

  • Discussion on why visitors come to Havasu
  • Lake infrastructure needs
  • What Channel improvements are needed?

June 19th, at 6:00pm

Upcoming events calendar:

  • June 14 - 2nd Annual AZ State HS Fishing Championship Series
  • June 21-22 - Lake Havasu Open of Watercross (Championship PWC racing)
  • July 4 - Fireworks Over the Lake
Volunteers Needed
Our Volunteer Coordinators are responsible for our program management on the lake.
We thank them for their time and dedication to the Marine Association.
Feel free to call them directly if you would like to get involved.
  • Operations Coordinator - Dan Herron (928) 566-9414
  • Agency Coordinator- Craig Laser (949) 230-1238
  • Volunteers Coordinator- Stu Flamm (602) 568-5525
  • Buoy Coordinator- Gary Young (951) 840-0985
  • Coast Guard Liaison- Ron Buckholtz (909) 374-9664
  • Special Activities Coordinator - Wayne West (719) 332-5256
  • Fishing Coordinator - Jeff Dean (928) 715-2825
  • Buoy Coordinator 2 - Bill Mackie (619) 992-4807
  • Designated Captain Coordinator Dale Bowers (928) 486-5782
  • Grant Coordinator -Rich Miers (928) 486-0408
  • Mussel Coordinator-Dan Barry - Parker (928) 310-4228
Sticker a Mussel
Lake Havasu Report
Total for May
Running Total
# Trailers Stickered



From California



From other States



From Canada


Parker Strip Report
# Trailers Stickered
From California
From other States
From Canada

May 2014 represents the initial Parker Strip “sticker” numbers - since the focus of the campaign is on California RV Parks and Campgrounds, we expect the high percentage of boaters to have CA plates.

Starting June 1, we will be recording boat registration numbers, rather than trailer license plate numbers.

Interesting Fact: the LHMA “Sticker A Mussel” program has now “stickered” nearly 5,800 boats/trailers. If you were to line up these boats/trailers in a single line, end-to-end on the highway, they would stretch approximately 45 miles.

Trending: : Record 2014 Memorial weekend for Lake Havasu boat launches reported. Low water conditions and tighter mussel restrictions at California and Arizona lakes appear to be attracting more boaters to lower Colorado River boating destinations. 58% of all boaters had California plates, 10-12% higher than any of the previous 14 months recorded.


Service shops, boat dealerships, marinas, launch ramps and boat manufacturers in Havasu and Parker are now operating at near or full capacity as summer boating is in full swing. Service shops, dealerships and boat manufacturers are reporting that demand from boat owners for ‘local' (Havasu & Parker) boat storage is definitely on the rise as boaters find the lower Colorado River their best and most convenient recreational boating source due to low water level lakes throughout the Southwest.

Non-contaminated lakes and rivers are beginning to take notice that ‘wakesports boats' (especially with ballast systems) pose heighten AIS risk, primarily because bladders cannot be effectively emptied or decontaminated. Some private lakes are also requiring bladders to be sealed and not functional. Destruction/damage of docks and shoreline due to excessively large wakes also cited as a problem.

OUI arrests appear to be trending down so far in 2014 on Lake Havasu. More boaters seem to be conforming to the “Designated Operator” philosophy of at least one sober boat operator onboard at all times started by the LHMA several years ago.

Need a sticker? List of "stickerers" on our web site
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1642 McCulloch Blvd #173 • Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403
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