I was one of the people who received a ticket last October and I believe I was the one who warned you and your group.
I never responded to the ranger after he posted regarding my friends post on the buzz. Frankly, he did not budge regarding his stance on the ticket. There were no signs and no real information on the subject that we were able to find. It is sad that the rangers job is more to harass than to help people.
On a side note, I noticed a post last year on vandalism at the Lodore TO. My thought is, they fined me and my friend each $125, $that's 250 total. They should put that money to good use and buy a $200 trail cam that will snap photos of the vehicles going in to steal boaters gear.