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Using seagulls to read water conditions

I learned a new lesson in reading the water Saturday morning while paddling across the mouth of the Snohomish river in Possession Sound.

I knew the water got pretty shallow at low tide in this area, its marked as a shoal on the charts but If I had been paying attention to the seagulls I would have changed my route a lot sooner.

Ummmm......they were standing up in the middle of the bay....I paddled till I couldn't, poled till I couldn't, pushed with my hands till the boat stopped then got out and walked.

This time I was really glad to be paddling alone. :)

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