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A Cheatsheet for Lake Somerville Boat Rentals

February 20th, 2015 by Pamela Murski

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It doesn’t get much better than a day on the water at Lake Somerville. This beautiful Texas lake is among the most beautiful recreation places in the entire state, offering the best in water sports and fishing. If you are traveling with your boat there are numerous boat launches around the lake where you can get it on the water. If you’re staying with us here at the Murski Homestead and didn’t bring a boat with you, there are some great place to get Lake Somerville boat rentals that will suit your needs. Whether you like to float lazily on the water or get up some real speed you’ll find the vessel to suit your needs right on the shores of this beautiful Texas lake.

Here are some of the best options for Lake Somerville boat rentals:

  1. The Lake Somerville State Park has two branches on the lake that offer boat rentals. Visitors can rent both kayaks and canoes, which includes paddles and life jackets, at the Nails Creek and Birch Creek State Parks. This is a great way to explore the timid waters of Lake Somerville, and an equally efficient way to get your daily exercise. If you’re visiting these state parks consider spending a day and doing some hiking on their thirteen miles of trails. Also available for rental are basketballs, volleyballs, and horseshoes, so bring a picnic and spend a day at the lake. If you decide you want to take on fishing, consider signing up for Angler Education at Birch Creek to learn the basics.
  2. The Big Creek Marina is a great place to stop and fuel up if you brought your own motor boat. You can also buy all varieties of the bait and tackle you might need if you’re heading out angling. If you are looking for a Lake Somerville boat rental you’ll find jet skis for rent by the hour here, which will give you a high powered and exhilarating tour of the lake.
  3. The Lake Somerville Marina is a similarly great place to launch your boat and stock up on tackle and snacks for a day on the water. You can also rent boat slips and jet skis here, or buy your fishing license. This floating Marina is also a relaxing place to kick back and enjoy the view or even do some fishing.

Whether you like to explore a lake by paddling or on the back of a buzzing jet ski, you’ll enjoy this unique Texas lake. These Lake Somerville boat rentals will set you up for a day of fun on the water, where you can explore its nearly 20 miles of square footage bordered by fresh-water swamps in many places, which turn into rolling grasslands and hardwood forests. This lake is the perfect destination for fishing and is stocked with bass and bluegill. In the warmer months, Lake Somerville is the perfect temperature for swimming and water sports. If you like getting tugged behind a boat don’t forget your water skis and wakeboards, and be sure to take full advantage of this often-calm lake to practice your tricks. Book your stay at the Murski Homestead in Brenham, Texas to complete you perfect lake getaway.

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