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You can count on it...
The number "71" is the answer to which of the following questions:
A) What's par at the Canyon Lake Country Club
B) How many stories tall is Canyon Lake's lighthouse? 
C) How many duck-billed cranes live in Canyon Lake
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A
71 is par on Canyon Lake's 18 hole, 5,868-yard golf course


A Fishy Question
Which of the following is a fish that has been caught in Canyon Lake?
A) Bass   B) Betta Bluetail   C) Pinochle
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A
Bass...  if you didn't know this answer, you don't fish!


If you thought that was finny...
Which TWO of the following ARE Canyon Lake clubs?
A) Anglers B) Bassmasters C) Hook n' Sinkers
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A & B
The Anglers and Bassmasters 
are community-sprited clubs whose 
members enjoy and promote 
fishing in Canyon Lake



What can be seen passing through 
Canyon Lake's Main Causeway?
A) Tuna Boats B) Pleasure Boats C) The Sixth Fleet D) Parades
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Both "B" and "D" are correct!!
Pleasure boats pass through the causeway between the Main Lake and  East Bay, as do boats in Canyon Lake's fantastic boat parades.
(As for "A" : Canyon Lake's known for  terrific fishing - but so far no one's caught a tuna.  As for "C": Vessels in the Sixth Fleet exceed POA boat length restrictions, and would be cited  by the POA's "Marine Patrol" if they tried to pass through the causeway.)



Who Gives a Hoot?
What's another name for a Coot?
A) Montgomery Burns   B) Canyon Lake Warbler  C) Mud Hen 
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C
Mud Hen


They'll Getcha by the Caller
Canyon Lake "Twirlers" share a fondness for
A) Throwing Frisbees   B) Spinning Tops  C) Swinging Partners
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C
"Swing your partner and do-si-do"
The Canyon Lake Twirlers 
are always dancing up a storm


It's a bird... It's a plane...
At the March Field Air Museum (located north of Canyon Lake, just off the 215 Fwy near the Van Buren exit) which of the following would you NOT see?
A) USS Wisconsin (BB 64) 
B) Blackbird (SR-71) 
C) Flying Fortress (B-17) 
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A
The USS Wisconsin - a naval battleship - is not in the air museum

FOR COMPUTER USERS ONLY:
Multiple Choice... Who Said This?
"640 K ought to be enough for anybody."
A) Bill Gates  B) George Patton  C) Dolly Parton
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A
Bill Gates, 1981

Campy Question
How many campsites are in 
the Canyon Lake Campground?
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90


Queen of Clubs
Which of the following IS a Canyon Lake club?
A) Panhellenic Alumnae   B) Tante et Moi   C)  The Swan Singers
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A
Canyon Lake's Panhellenic Alumnae
is a club for alumnae of sororities affiliated with the 
National Panhellenic Conference

Canyon Lake Geography Quiz
Canyon Lake's new lake-side Lodge is located
at the end of what street?
A) Rue de Valley  B) Village Way  C) Canyon Club Drive
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Canyon Club Drive


 Canyon Lake History Quiz
Who, among the following, was the first mayor 
of a small California town...? 
A) Clint Eastwood  B) Bill Trembly C) Audie Murphy
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B
Bill Trembly was the
first mayor of Canyon Lake. 
(Clint Eastwood was once a mayor - of Carmel, California - but not the first; 
and war hero/actor Audie Murphy once owned a ranch near what is now Canyon Lake, 
but was never a mayor)

Lake Lovin' Words... 


Section I: by Fun people
~~~
"There is nothing - absolutely nothing - 
half so much worth doing 
as simply messing about in boats." 
    Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows
~~~
"If people concentrated on the really important things in life, 
there'd be a shortage of fishing poles." 
Doug Larson 
~~~
Section II:  by Serious people
~~~
"A lake is the landscape's most beautiful and expressive feature. 
It is earth's eye; looking into which 
       the beholder measures the depth of his own nature." 
       Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

 

 


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