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Gate in river

[Got it, 09:56:33, 30.6749427, -83.3941542]
Got it, 09:56:33, 30.6749427, -83.3941542

[Retrieving, 09:56:49, 30.6749427, -83.3941542]
Retrieving, 09:56:49, 30.6749427, -83.3941542

[On shore, 09:57:02, 30.6749427, -83.3941542]
On shore, 09:57:02, 30.6749427, -83.3941542

[Yep, it's a gate, 09:57:12, 30.6749427, -83.3941542]
Yep, it's a gate, 09:57:12, 30.6749427, -83.3941542

[Gate and boats, 09:57:23, 30.6749427, -83.3941542]
Gate and boats, 09:57:23, 30.6749427, -83.3941542

[Gate at pile, 09:57:56, 30.6749427, -83.3941542]
Gate at pile, 09:57:56, 30.6749427, -83.3941542

Tire fetch

[Elizabeth goes for the tire, 09:57:07, 30.6749427, -83.3941542]
Elizabeth goes for the tire, 09:57:07, 30.6749427, -83.3941542

[Elizabeth at the tire, 09:57:13, 30.6749427, -83.3941542]
Elizabeth at the tire, 09:57:13, 30.6749427, -83.3941542

[Elizabeth gets the tire, 09:57:15, 30.6749427, -83.3941542]
Elizabeth gets the tire, 09:57:15, 30.6749427, -83.3941542

[Tire on shore, 09:57:27, 30.6749427, -83.3941542]
Tire on shore, 09:57:27, 30.6749427, -83.3941542

[Rolling, 09:57:28, 30.6749427, -83.3941542]
Rolling, 09:57:28, 30.6749427, -83.3941542

[Lifting, 09:57:34, 30.6749427, -83.3941542]
Lifting, 09:57:34, 30.6749427, -83.3941542

[Tire at pile, 09:58:12, 30.6749427, -83.3941542]
Tire at pile, 09:58:12, 30.6749427, -83.3941542

[Elizabeth with tire, 09:58:16, 30.6749427, -83.3941542]
Elizabeth with tire, 09:58:16, 30.6749427, -83.3941542

[Yay, got tire, 09:58:17, 30.6749427, -83.3941542]
Yay, got tire, 09:58:17, 30.6749427, -83.3941542

Grafitti

[Grafitti up the ramp, 10:00:02, 30.6749430, -83.3941540]
Grafitti up the ramp, 10:00:02, 30.6749430, -83.3941540

Posthole

[Closeup posthole, 09:05:02, 30.6749427, -83.3941542]
Closeup posthole, 09:05:02, 30.6749427, -83.3941542

Boats

[Waiting on the shuttle, 10:03:49, 30.6749480, -83.3940620]
Waiting on the shuttle, 10:03:49, 30.6749480, -83.3940620

Relic

[Old barrel by the river, 10:26:47, 30.6749050, -83.3940670]
Old barrel by the river, 10:26:47, 30.6749050, -83.3940670

Rapids upstream

[Upstream from the Ramp, 10:46:39, 30.6747008, -83.3945503]
Upstream from the Ramp, 10:46:39, 30.6747008, -83.3945503

Side route

[Not that way, either, 10:54:45, 30.67512, -83.39485]
Not that way, either, 10:54:45, 30.6751200, -83.3948500

Straight route

[And not the, 10:54:48, 30.6752961, -83.3946601]
And not the, 10:54:48, 30.6752961, -83.3946601

[direct route, 10:54:49, 30.6752961, -83.3946601]
direct route, 10:54:49, 30.6752961, -83.3946601

Ready...

[Getting in boats, 11:42:23, 30.6747251, -83.3943914]
Getting in boats, 11:42:23, 30.6747251, -83.3943914

[Starting down, 11:42:29, 30.6747251, -83.3943914]
Starting down, 11:42:29, 30.6747251, -83.3943914

First shoals

[Sideways, 11:49:30, 30.6733697, -83.3930383]
Sideways, 11:49:30, 30.6733697, -83.3930383

[Sideways the other way, 11:49:45, 30.6733696, -83.3930382]
Sideways the other way, 11:49:45, 30.6733696, -83.3930382

[More coming, 11:50:06, 30.6733695, -83.3930381]
More coming, 11:50:06, 30.6733695, -83.3930381

Sunk Boat

[Sun Bass, 12:00:27, 30.67121, -83.39154]
Sun Bass, 12:00:27, 30.6712100, -83.3915400

Riverbank

[Wrested vegetation, 12:02:51, 30.6703860, -83.3923654]
Wrested vegetation, 12:02:51, 30.6703860, -83.3923654

Paddlers

[Many, considering the temperature, 12:03:08, 30.6703154, -83.3925964]
Many, considering the temperature, 12:03:08, 30.6703154, -83.3925964

Fish Weir?

[Watch out ahead, 12:18:11, 30.6675815, -83.3896929]
Watch out ahead, 12:18:11, 30.6675815, -83.3896929

[Hesitating behind, 12:18:30, 30.6675815, -83.3896928]
Hesitating behind, 12:18:30, 30.6675815, -83.3896928

[Not too difficult, 12:20:37, 30.6675815, -83.3896927]
Not too difficult, 12:20:37, 30.6675815, -83.3896927

[Luna the dog in canoe, 12:20:39, 30.6675815, -83.3896927]
Luna the dog in canoe, 12:20:39, 30.6675815, -83.3896927

[Left, right, 12:20:41, 30.6675815, -83.3896927]
Left, right, 12:20:41, 30.6675815, -83.3896927

River Bend Shoal

[Go left, 12:25:23, 30.66723, -83.38703]
Go left, 12:25:23, 30.6672300, -83.3870300

[Wait to see, 12:25:45, 30.66723, -83.38702]
Wait to see, 12:25:45, 30.6672300, -83.3870200

[Boats behind, 12:25:54, 30.66723, -83.387]
Boats behind, 12:25:54, 30.6672300, -83.3870000

Around River Bend Shoal

[Tom Potter walking, 12:28:16, 30.6672872, -83.3868560]
Tom Potter walking, 12:28:16, 30.6672872, -83.3868560

[Suzy Hall, 12:29:07, 30.6667855, -83.3863488]
Suzy Hall, 12:29:07, 30.6667855, -83.3863488

[More making it through, 12:29:11, 30.6667855, -83.3863488]
More making it through, 12:29:11, 30.6667855, -83.3863488

[Tom Potter boating, 12:29:58, 30.6667855, -83.3863488]
Tom Potter boating, 12:29:58, 30.6667855, -83.3863488

[Digging in, 12:30:01, 30.6667855, -83.3863488]
Digging in, 12:30:01, 30.6667855, -83.3863488

Fall colors

[Ahead, 12:47:49, 30.6627062, -83.3798810]
Ahead, 12:47:49, 30.6627062, -83.3798810

[Beside, 12:48:44, 30.6627062, -83.3798812]
Beside, 12:48:44, 30.6627062, -83.3798812

[Behind, 12:52:27, 30.66209, -83.37621]
Behind, 12:52:27, 30.6620900, -83.3762100

[Reflected, 12:52:32, 30.66209, -83.37621]
Reflected, 12:52:32, 30.6620900, -83.3762100

More fall colors

[Approaching, 13:04:26, 30.6584399, -83.3742626]
Approaching, 13:04:26, 30.6584399, -83.3742626

[Under, 13:04:27, 30.6584399, -83.3742626]
Under, 13:04:27, 30.6584399, -83.3742626

[From behind, 13:04:35, 30.6584398, -83.3742624]
From behind, 13:04:35, 30.6584398, -83.3742624

[Red and orange, 13:05:30, 30.6584397, -83.3742622]
Red and orange, 13:05:30, 30.6584397, -83.3742622

[Steve Shaw, 13:05:36, 30.6584396, -83.3742620]
Steve Shaw, 13:05:36, 30.6584396, -83.3742620

More rocks

[Sticking out from right bank, 13:09:44, 30.65677, -83.37105]
Sticking out from right bank, 13:09:44, 30.6567700, -83.3710500

[Calm behind, 13:09:50, 30.65677, -83.37108]
Calm behind, 13:09:50, 30.6567700, -83.3710800

[Corridor, 13:10:55, 30.65677, -83.37105]
Corridor, 13:10:55, 30.6567700, -83.3710500

[Very red, 13:11:44, 30.65677, -83.37105]
Very red, 13:11:44, 30.6567700, -83.3710500

Ibis

[White bird, 13:12:49, 30.65677, -83.37105]
White bird, 13:12:49, 30.6567700, -83.3710500

[Bird again, 13:12:55, 30.65677, -83.37105]
Bird again, 13:12:55, 30.6567700, -83.3710500

Banks

[Yellow sand, 13:12:53, 30.65677, -83.37105]
Yellow sand, 13:12:53, 30.6567700, -83.3710500

[Tire on bank, 13:13:03, 30.65677, -83.37105]
Tire on bank, 13:13:03, 30.6567700, -83.3710500

Cypress knees and rapids

[With boat, 13:17:00, 30.6568460, -83.3705540]
With boat, 13:17:00, 30.6568460, -83.3705540

[Boat going around, 13:17:17, 30.6568460, -83.3705540]
Boat going around, 13:17:17, 30.6568460, -83.3705540

[Rocks, 13:19:00, 30.6566488, -83.3705317]
Rocks, 13:19:00, 30.6566488, -83.3705317

[20191116 131949, 13:19:49, 30.6566488, -83.3705317]
20191116 131949, 13:19:49, 30.6566488, -83.3705317

[Waiting below, 13:19:01, 30.6566488, -83.3705317]
Waiting below, 13:19:01, 30.6566488, -83.3705317

[Go right, 13:19:23, 30.6566488, -83.3705317]
Go right, 13:19:23, 30.6566488, -83.3705317

[Are they coming? 13:19:51, 30.6566488, -83.3705317]
Are they coming? 13:19:51, 30.6566488, -83.3705317

[Looking back to left bank, 13:20:12, 30.6566490, -83.3705320]
Looking back to left bank, 13:20:12, 30.6566490, -83.3705320

Happy paddlers

[Maybe a bit chilly, 13:34:26, 30.65688, -83.36728]
Maybe a bit chilly, 13:34:26, 30.6568800, -83.3672800

Narrow

[Closing in, 13:43:19, 30.65805, -83.36261]
Closing in, 13:43:19, 30.6580500, -83.3626100

[And another boat, 13:43:22, 30.6355308, -83.3180211]
And another boat, 13:43:22, 30.6355308, -83.3180211

Tween Creeks Shoal

[Pulling off to the left, 13:54:37, 30.6562215, -83.3638093]
Pulling off to the left, 13:54:37, 30.6562215, -83.3638093

[Bloody Tom Potter, 14:04:15, 30.6557124, -83.3644773]
Bloody Tom Potter, 14:04:15, 30.6557124, -83.3644773

[A few more rocks, 14:04:21, 30.6557124, -83.3644773]
A few more rocks, 14:04:21, 30.6557124, -83.3644773

Tween shoal and creek

[Big rock, 14:07:44, 30.65503, -83.36465]
Big rock, 14:07:44, 30.6550300, -83.3646500

Clyatt Mill Creek

[Coming from the left, 14:11:41, 30.65392, -83.36352]
Coming from the left, 14:11:41, 30.6539200, -83.3635200

[Tannic acid colored sands, 14:12:15, 30.65374, -83.36268]
Tannic acid colored sands, 14:12:15, 30.6537400, -83.3626800

[Going up, 14:12:17, 30.65375, -83.36268]
Going up, 14:12:17, 30.6537500, -83.3626800

[Across, 14:12:43, 30.65374, -83.36267]
Across, 14:12:43, 30.6537400, -83.3626700

[Coming down fast, 14:14:35, 30.65374, -83.36268]
Coming down fast, 14:14:35, 30.6537400, -83.3626800

[Quite a stream, 14:14:43, 30.6539370, -83.3625670]
Quite a stream, 14:14:43, 30.6539370, -83.3625670

Clyatt Mill Creek

[Down the creek to the River, 14:14:48, 30.6539368, -83.3625671]
Down the creek to the River, 14:14:48, 30.6539368, -83.3625671

[Creek water meets river, 14:15:19, 30.6539368, -83.3625671]
Creek water meets river, 14:15:19, 30.6539368, -83.3625671

Riverside

[Onwards around the Bend, 14:17:21, 30.65323, -83.36196]
Onwards around the Bend, 14:17:21, 30.6532300, -83.3619600

[Private river entrance, 14:35:43, 30.64333, -83.36537]
Private river entrance, 14:35:43, 30.6433300, -83.3653700

[Limestone left, 14:35:46, 30.64332, -83.36502]
Limestone left, 14:35:46, 30.6433200, -83.3650200

Approaching McIntyre Spring

[In distance, 14:39:12, 30.6427900, -83.3658202]
In distance, 14:39:12, 30.6427900, -83.3658202

[Boats at spring, 14:39:46, 30.64227, -83.36608]
Boats at spring, 14:39:46, 30.6422700, -83.3660800

McIntyre Spring

[Boats in spring, 14:43:04, 30.64162, -83.36621]
Boats in spring, 14:43:04, 30.6416200, -83.3662100

[The famous log, 14:48:03, 30.64160, -83.36621]
The famous log, 14:48:03, 30.6416000, -83.3662100

[Spring from river, 14:54:51, 30.64160, -83.36620]
Spring from river, 14:54:51, 30.6416000, -83.3662000

Florida on the right

[House, 264 NE WEST PEPPERMINT TRL, 15:04:38, 30.6375392, -83.3577324]
House, 264 NE WEST PEPPERMINT TRL, 15:04:38, 30.6375392, -83.3577324

[Private ramp, 15:05:26, 30.6375391, -83.3577321]
Private ramp, 15:05:26, 30.6375391, -83.3577321

Last stretch

[Trestle in sight, 15:08:07, 30.63659, -83.35424]
Trestle in sight, 15:08:07, 30.6365900, -83.3542400

[Boats taking out, 15:13:15, 30.6365458, -83.3517060]
Boats taking out, 15:13:15, 30.6365458, -83.3517060

[The Trestle, 15:14:29, 30.63656, -83.35104]
The Trestle, 15:14:29, 30.6365600, -83.3510400

Ashore

[Trash in boat, 15:21:35, 30.6360850, -83.3504650]
Trash in boat, 15:21:35, 30.6360850, -83.3504650

[Rocks in other boat, 15:21:40, 30.6360850, -83.3504650]
Rocks in other boat, 15:21:40, 30.6360850, -83.3504650

Load 'em up

[Boats stacked up, 15:33:20, 30.63605, -83.35031]
Boats stacked up, 15:33:20, 30.6360500, -83.3503100

[More boats stacked, 15:36:23, 30.63605, -83.35032]
More boats stacked, 15:36:23, 30.6360500, -83.3503200