"Years back... don't ask me how many... they closed the West Lake access also. At that time some enterprising fellows opened a hole in the mangroves along the road to continue to access the lake. It might have been at that second culvert too,…"
"I would like to join y'all!
Although, I would much prefer something in ENP than Lox, but whatever y'all decide.
I started a trip to Craighead Pond with you guys back a few years ago, but I gave up about half way there. I was trying to pole…"
"Not down, but I did peek up from West Lake and it looked pretty bad. That last 100 yards across the embankment was always the worst 'cuz that is where the larger trees are. Up above that, in the maze might be possible but that last stretch will…"
"I was in the Park last weekend and took a look around.
While the road back to Mahogany Hammock is closed, there is so much water that it looks possible to paddle *east* from the turnoff and back into the pines.
If my plans hold, I'm heading…"
Has anyone paddled up the New River (east of Chokoloskee) since Irma?I have enjoyed camping on the mound during the coldest parts of winter, but I don't want to paddle over and find the creek is still impassable.See More
"I think it will be awhile before it will be safe to assume creeks are completely open, even after a good report.
I know that around Flamingo, some areas look like there has been about an 80% die off of the mangroves due to Irma. The trees are now…"
I tried to hang with y'all a few years back. I did a few trips, but in my wide tandem canoes that I use for flyfishing I just could not keep up.
I now own a light solo canoe that I picked up used and made some minor repairs to…"