b'Bonner CountyBOATINGRegulationsNO-WAKE ZONE:A designated area where the operation of watercraft must be accomplished at not more than five (5) miles per hour, nor with more than a six inch (6) wake, whichever is greater.Priest Lake & Upper Priest LakeWithin two hundred (200) feet from any shoreline, dock, pier, bridges, other structure or any person in the water.Within one hundred (100) feet of any other vessel, the speed of which shall not exceed fifteen (15) miles per hour.Within fifty (50) feet of any other vessel.ThorofareAt no time shall any person operate any water going craft of any size or description in such a manner or at such speed as to create any wake upon the Thorofare connecting Priest Lake and Upper Priest Lake.AGE REQUIREMENT FOR MOTORBOATS including personal watercraft (PWC):It shall be unlawful to operate or to allow the operation of a motor-driven watercraft by a person under the age of ten (10) except under direct adult supervision.The age restriction provided for shall apply to the operation of personal watercraft.It shall be unlawful to operate or to allow someone to operate a motor-driven watercraft when the operator is between the ages of ten (10) to fourteen (14) without adult SUPERVISION unless the vessel is powered by a motor rated at ten (10) horsepower or less. BOAT NOISE:All vessels shall meet requirements for engine and hull noise when operating on the waters in Idaho. They shall be equipped with an effective, permanently installed muffling system which cannot be bypassed. (67-7038 (5) No person shall operate, or give permission for the operation of, any motorboat on the waters of the state of Idaho that is equipped with an altered muffler or a muffler cutout, bypass or other device.) Commonly called Captains Choice, Silent Choice etc. Vessels built before January 1, 1995 shall not exceed 90dB (A) using the stationary test, and those built after that date shall not exceed 88dB.MILFOIL AWARENESS:Eurasian Milfoil is an increasing problem in the waterways of Bonner County, please inspect your vessel & trailer and remove any weeds during launching and recovery.INSPECTION STATIONS: All major entrances into the Gem State have an inspection station, from the north to the south and east to west. Not only are they trying to stop invasive marine life, but also invasive weeds and other plants.15'