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Old 10-27-2011, 08:34 AM
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We are running from Miami to Key West next Sunday...

Any advice? Cool places to stop? Spots to watch out for?

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Old 10-27-2011, 08:56 AM
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As Ralph Martin told me back in the 80's, when I asked him the same thing:

"Keep America on your right."
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My 2 cents... There's a lot of crab pots with line and bouys attached. At the begining of the run everyone is pointing them out. Was confusing to have mulitple hands pointing them out. Some were pointing where they were others which direction to steer. So quickly I said to one passenger, you're the only one I want pointing and others just tell him if they see stuff floating. Was easy after that.
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Tons of places that are fun and even more places to watch out for. If you havent made the run then run Hawks channel and have a good GPS Have fun

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For the water color I was told

"Brown, brown run aground, green, green be real keen, Blue , blue boat on thru

Seriously get all the current charts some of the water gets skinny
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I am pretty sure we are running Hawks Channel...
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Does Hawks Channel have any major shallow spots??
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Know how to read your GPS or you will be buying props
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Follow someone else who knows what the hell they are doing & where they are going.
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