Fargo to Roline, Suwannee River, 2017-03-18

Update 2017-03-17: Yes, there’s plenty of water and the weather forecast is fine.

A long downstream paddle on the historic Suwannee River from Georgia into Florida. Fargo Launch @ US 441, Suwannee River In the winter-spring rainy season the water should be high and fast.

Bring the usual personal flotation device, boat paddles, food, drinking water, warm clothes, and first aid kit. There is no good place to take out before the end point, so be prepared to paddle all day. With lunch, swim stops, and bon-bons, of course.

When: 7AM Saturday, March 18th, 2017

Put In: Fargo Ramp

GPS: 30.68297, -82.56105

Take Out: Roline Launch

Duration: 10 hours

Event: facebook, meetup

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Fargo Launch @ US 441, Suwannee River

Shuttle Distance: 15 miles one way

Shuttle duration: 1 hour

Paddle Distance: 19 miles

Paddle Duration: 9 hours (possibly shorter depending on river flow)

Gage: US 441 @ Fargo, GA, which on December 25th 2016 was at 91.11 feet or zero flow, with flood at 104 feet. There should be plenty of water in March.

Host and Contact: Phil Hubbard

Backup: in case of high or low water is Billy’s Lake in the Okefenokee Swamp near Fargo, GA; same day and time.

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