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Bayport marks the end of the line for those paddling the Weeki Wachee River. It's also a good starting point for exploring coastal Hernando County. Here the shallow marsh lined waterways and tiny mangrove islands teem with Redfish, trout and snook.

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 Date: 9/6/2008
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 Miles: 6.3Photos: 12 
(Bayport to Pine Island) Hank (tonto), Jerry (jandbrare) and I (admin) took a saltwater kayak trip from Bayport to Pine Island this morning. We discovered clean well kept parks, BayPort and Alfred Mckethan, along with a host of saltmarsh waterways just perfect for exploring.

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jandbrare on 9/6/2008 5:38pm
While sitting on the beach at Pine I. Park, a young man left his place near us and walked into the water. I watched him with binoculars and he walked all the way to Rock Island and onto the island. Later I spotted him walking back. The round trip is just over a mile. He was never more than thigh deep. When he returned, I asked him if he did that often. He replied, "Yes." I also saw families playing in the water 300 yards off shore. These waters truly deserve to be called the "flats."

Unknown on 9/6/2008 3:56pm
I echo paddlesolo. That's quick work. Got a laptop on the yak ? Wink
paddlesolo on 9/6/2008 3:29pm
Ed didn't waste any time getting this report on the 'wave! Way to go! Sounds like you fellows had a great time exploring the area.

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