Troupville to Spook Bridge, Withlacoochee River, 2019-02-0203

Update 2019-02-02: Delayed a day until Sunday morning.

Water levels look good, so unless it rains, looks like Saturday morning we will paddle Little River from Troupville Boat Ramp, then the Withlacoochee River to Spook Bridge. We will probably encounter deadfalls and shoals, so bring a rope and be prepared.

That’s right, Spook Bridge, thanks to The Langdale Company, which has arranged for us to take out just below the bridge.

[Access and river, 14:47:36, 30.78981, -83.45175]
Access and river, 14:47:36, 30.7898100, -83.4517500

This is not public access. Langdale is making it available to WWALS for this February outing and for Paddle Georgia in June 2019. This takeout, while still up a steep riverbank, is much easier than climbing up those loose highway abutment rocks between the US 84 highway bridges. So I hope everyone will thank The Langdale Company.

See previous post for outing details.

Upstream Gauge: GA 122 at Little River (Hahira) USGS 02318380:
Highest safe 11 feet, 144 NAVD. Lowest boatable 4.25 feet, 137 NAVD.

GA 122 at Little River (Hahira) USGS 02318380 Gauge

Downstream Gauge: US 84 (Quitman) USGS 02318500:
Highest safe 10.5 feet, 94 NAVD. Lowest boatable 2.0 feet, 85.5 NAVD.

US 84 (Quitman) USGS 02318500 Gauge

 -jsq, John S. Quarterman, Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®

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