Indian Pass boat ramp

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    Indian Pass boat ramp

    Is it free to launch there?

    Are there restrictions on time of use. Like, can I launch at 8pm do a little bird watching and leave at 2am?

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    Yep, you can do that, but it sure is hard to see them at night!

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    Depends what "birds" you are watching. ;)

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    Quote Originally Posted by capt ron View Post
    Yep, you can do that, but it sure is hard to see them at night!
    Free launch?

    With a 10 knot south wind, does it get very rough in the pass heading over to St Vincent. We'll be in a 18' aluminum boat with shallow sides and shallow draft.

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    FREE LAUNCH.

    IN A SMALL BOAT, WITH AN OUTGOING/INCOMING TIDE, YOU'D BETTER MIND YOUR P & Q'S LAUNCHING, CROSSING, AND RECOVERING.
    OD

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    I believe OD has pics of every ramp twixt West Bay and St Marks. ;)
    "What a sad commentary on our society that people can't listen or read and process the information simply as it is presented. Instead, too many hear or read based on what they want/don't want to accept based on their own biases."

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    That's a fact Ferris!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Dog View Post


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    FREE LAUNCH.

    IN A SMALL BOAT, WITH AN OUTGOING/INCOMING TIDE, YOU'D BETTER MIND YOUR P & Q'S LAUNCHING, CROSSING, AND RECOVERING.
    OD
    OD speaks the truth...that ramp has a CURRENT when the wind is right.

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    I always heard that Indian Pass was a tough place to launch, but that ramp looks great. I'm assuming it must be the pass itself that's bad? I can see where it could get nasty in such a narrow pass with so much shallow area.

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    just man-up is all it takes

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