From UpNorthlive:

Party at Torch Lake
Party at Torch Lake

 

KALKASKA COUNTY, Mi (WPBN/WGTU)– A non-profit organization filed a complaint Tuesday in an effort to stop sandbar parties on Torch Lake.

The organization, called the Torch Lake Protection Alliance (TLPA), filed the complaint in Kalkaska County.

TPLA stated in a press release that they are “seeking a permanent injunction against all future sandbar bashes because they are a private and public nuisance and are held without legally-required permits under the Inland Lakes and Streams Act (ILSA), the Marine Safety Act (MSA), and Clearwater Township Ordinances.”

In order to prevent future parties, TPLA is asking the court not to issue those permits.

We wish our fellow partiers up north good luck!

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18 COMMENTS

  1. They make it sound like a event like a concert or some stupid shit it’s just ppl gathering no one is making money off it but the local businesses and I agree some ppl are slobs ect and ticket those ppl and the trespassers but as far as the rest of the bitching it’s one weekend a year they are complaining about and it’s been going on forever also I think they should sue themselves for promoting this party because that is all this publicity is doing

  2. They make it sound like a event like a concert or some stupid shit it’s just ppl gathering no one is making money off it but the local businesses and I agree some ppl are slobs ect and ticket those ppl and the trespassers but as far as the rest of the bitching it’s one weekend a year they are complaining about and it’s been going on forever also I think they should sue themselves for promoting this party because that is all this publicity is doing

  3. This is exactly what it is because I read the private report I have family there people get way too drunk and Reckless during that time on the lake the garbage is crazy and out of control a few guys every year get way too drunk and do something stupid and the people around the lake are sick of it I’ve always enjoyed the parties and they’ve been fun but it’s people that go out there and get completely ridiculous that ruined it for everybody

  4. This is exactly what it is because I read the private report I have family there people get way too drunk and Reckless during that time on the lake the garbage is crazy and out of control a few guys every year get way too drunk and do something stupid and the people around the lake are sick of it I’ve always enjoyed the parties and they’ve been fun but it’s people that go out there and get completely ridiculous that ruined it for everybody

  5. It’s not the boaters that create the problems, it’s the walk-in refugees from the surrounding area who come on to the sandbar via excess from private property land owners. They carry in all their food and alcohol and leave it behind. The property owners and police need to cut off the walk-in traffic from the road! The boating community on Torch Lake should not be the focus of the efforts, instead concentrate on the walk-in refugees and rift-raft.

  6. It’s not the boaters that create the problems, it’s the walk-in refugees from the surrounding area who come on to the sandbar via excess from private property land owners. They carry in all their food and alcohol and leave it behind. The property owners and police need to cut off the walk-in traffic from the road! The boating community on Torch Lake should not be the focus of the efforts, instead concentrate on the walk-in refugees and rift-raft.

  7. like i have said for years, they need to control the punks that walk out from shore with all of their crap, then when they leave they leave it on the sand bar. Block off the access or charge $20 per head. That would pay for extra police and clean up. Also no parking on Crystal Beach rd.would help.

  8. like i have said for years, they need to control the punks that walk out from shore with all of their crap, then when they leave they leave it on the sand bar. Block off the access or charge $20 per head. That would pay for extra police and clean up. Also no parking on Crystal Beach rd.would help.

  9. Y’all trippin. Torch Lake is my lake. I own Torch Lake, i own Sand Point, i own the Sand Bar, i own alot of stuff and i’ll tell you what goes or doesn’t go. So you can run and tell THAT, homeboy.

  10. Y’all trippin. Torch Lake is my lake. I own Torch Lake, i own Sand Point, i own the Sand Bar, i own alot of stuff and i’ll tell you what goes or doesn’t go. So you can run and tell THAT, homeboy.

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