Update 2017-03-17: Yes, there’s plenty of water and the weather forecast is fine.
Bring the usual personal flotation device, boat paddles, food, drinking water, warm clothes, and first aid kit. There is no good place to take out before the end point, so be prepared to paddle all day. With lunch, swim stops, and bon-bons, of course.
When: 7AM Saturday, March 18th, 2017
Put In: Fargo Ramp
GPS: 30.68297, -82.56105
Take Out: Roline Launch
Duration: 10 hours
Free: This outing is Free! And we recommend you support the work of WWALS by becoming a WWALS member today!
Shuttle Distance: 15 miles one way
Shuttle duration: 1 hour
Paddle Distance: 19 miles
Paddle Duration: 9 hours (possibly shorter depending on river flow)
Gage: US 441 @ Fargo, GA, which on December 25th 2016 was at 91.11 feet or zero flow, with flood at 104 feet. There should be plenty of water in March.
Host and Contact: Phil Hubbard
Backup: in case of high or low water is Billy’s Lake in the Okefenokee Swamp near Fargo, GA; same day and time.
For more outings and events as they are posted, see the WWALS calendar.
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