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Old 07-13-2009
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Originally Posted by MtHopeBay View Post
I don't see many lobster buoys in the video. You should see Yaquina Bay when all the recreational crabbers are planting their crab traps! I'm pretty sure that they aren't supposed to be dropping them in the navigational channel but they do. I'm just a 24' sailboat so they don't bother me.
Yeah, this was further out in Mus. Bay...not as thick there. But, get closer to Friendship Harbor, where this guy went, and it gets interesting.

This gives an idea...and even this isn't as thick as some places.

Same w/the navigable boundaries.
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