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. ;)
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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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