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Old July 16th 04, 04:19 AM
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Default Disappointment

"Wayne.B" wrote in message
On 15 Jul 2004 20:12:02 GMT, (Gould 0738) wrote:
80 degreee water?!

Good grief.

The *air* seldom gets that hot in any "proper" climate. :-)


80 degrees ain't nuttin. I was out for a quick spin on the
Caloosahatchie River before dinner and the water temperature was 93
degrees about a 1/4 mile from the house. Unfortunately that's also a
reflection of the air temperature this time of year. They don't call
it the tropics for no reason, and yes, engine cooling does become an

Hopefully I will be retired by this time next year and cruising Maine
and the Cape Cod area on our new (to us) Grand Banks 49.

Beautiful boat Wayne. I always liked the lines of Grand Banks.

Did you notice a decrease in the water quality on the river today? I heard
they did another "big dump" from Lake O.

Fishing should suck for awhile again...and it's only a matter of time before
the red tide blooms. People at SW Florida Water Mgmt. District ought to be