Wake boats are a growing trend in the boating industry, with about 10,000 sold across the country last year. (Laura Johnston, RocktheLake)

Want to surf Lake Erie? You can — when winter winds bring big waves.

Or you can buy a wake boat, to create the perfect 5-foot wave to surf on. Wake boats are transforming the world of water sports.

Read all about them on cleveland.com/rock-the-lake.