Lake Flourence drying up.....

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Lake Flourence drying up.....

Postby pontoon outlaw » Sun Apr 16, 2017 7:14 pm

Camped out Friday...launched at Flourence....WATER or the lack of...is WAY down hasn't been this low in years....by the end of this week...there might be a small Trail of MUD to get to Lake Poinsette if we're lucky....damn to we need RAIN. :thumbleft: of course they say no Rain in sight.....just be aware.. if ya haven't launched outa there in a while...

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Re: Lake Flourence drying up.....

Postby mojoe » Sun Apr 16, 2017 10:33 pm

It was flowing backwards up here Friday. It is at what I call low water equilibrium.

Only thing that can drop it any more would be a steady south wind.... and the NOAA forecast is for a steady SE blow later in the week.

We will see.

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Re: Lake Flourence drying up.....

Postby terrible ted » Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:30 pm

I was there 2 week end ago boat would not start. will try this week end is it really that dry you can slide out the canal?

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Re: RE: Re: Lake Flourence drying up.....

Postby pontoon outlaw » Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:52 pm

terrible ted wrote:I was there 2 week end ago boat would not start. will try this week end is it really that dry you can slide out the canal?

The canal has 3 inches of water in it the lake is a mud hole going out not sticky yet the water in Poinsett is dropping so Florence canal fed can't keep up

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Re: Lake Flourence drying up.....

Postby terrible ted » Sat Apr 22, 2017 5:03 pm

Water https://www.facebook.com/ylonka.henriqu ... 4874322/is down in winder but I have seen it lower around the early 2000'S
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Re: Lake Flourence drying up.....

Postby kwanjangnihm » Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:16 pm

Ted a lot of us dont have facebook - links only work if you log into facebook :dontknow:
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Re: Lake Flourence drying up.....

Postby terrible ted » Sat Apr 22, 2017 8:36 pm

My wife took them not sure how to post them otherwise.

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Re: Lake Flourence drying up.....

Postby diamondback0320 » Sun Apr 23, 2017 2:01 am

nah no fb here!

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Re: Lake Flourence drying up.....

Postby diamondback0320 » Sun Apr 23, 2017 2:02 am

how'd the boat run ted?

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Re: Lake Flourence drying up.....

Postby terrible ted » Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:31 am

Ran fine it was warm. Put in a cabbage. Drove THRU THE LANDING. Then spun the truck around and backed down to the river.

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Re: Lake Flourence drying up.....

Postby pontoon outlaw » Sun Apr 23, 2017 5:38 pm

Flourence still has skinny water LOL!!! even with no Rain....yet!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Lake Flourence drying up.....

Postby HUTNFISN » Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:03 pm

Anybody been out to Lake Flourence after all this rain, just wondering if the water level is coming up at all?

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Re: Lake Flourence drying up.....

Postby OneBFC » Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:40 pm

Went out last weekend from 520 and went south to the camp on Dozer canal south of 192 and then back to 520.

I don't ride the areas around Florence enough to know by heart where all the trails are when they get grown over :)

Anyway, we found a trail head on the west side of Poinsette and pushed it all down on the way to camp McKinnie(sp?) and then rode the fence line on past Pontoon and then hooked back into Winder eventually.

It was dry for a considerable distance and cage high vegetation here and there. But, some skinny sections were also mixed in.

I took a peek at the Florence side and couldn't tell if the water was up enough to not have to beat your brains out coming that way or not. if I were to guess, by now, yes it's probably got some liquid in there.

Oak head was a parking lot though...mowed grass and all about 150 yards out from the trees! Maybe there's water in there now too...

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Re: Lake Flourence drying up.....

Postby 90chevy396 » Sat Jun 17, 2017 4:27 pm

There is water leaving Florence all the way to pointset at least a foot deep


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Re: Lake Flourence drying up.....

Postby JAMES » Sat Jun 17, 2017 5:14 pm

Water is fine out their a canoe could make it out been good for 2-3 weeks
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