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Old 09-03-2002, 08:58 AM
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Cool Ft. Pierce to Ft. Myers Fl. boat trip?

Has anybody made this trip lately? Using the St Lucie canal, thru Lake Okochoubee(Sp?) over to Ft Myers. What are the locks, idle zones, water hazards like? Any info. would be greatly appreicated!
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Dean,

I hear it's a great trip...Here's all you need to know:
http://www.saj.usace.army.mil/recreation/

I've never done it, but want to sometime in the future.
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Oh ya, one of the most important things to know beforehand is to monitor very closely the operation of the locks!!!!!

They may, and often do, close them down for weeks or months at a time with no warning if the water levels need adjusting.

http://www.saj.usace.army.mil/conops...s/navbulln.htm
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BD,
Thanks very much! A friend of mine is going to try to make the trip here in the next couple of weeks. I would like to go sometime myself, just got to find the time.
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