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Old 10-11-2011
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We had perfect conditions for a sail on Merrymeeting Bay last Saturday. It is very shallow and our Marshall catboat can make it way up the bay on a flooding tide. Timing is everything! We reached the upper part of the bay just as the tide started out and had a good breeze to push us back to the mouth of the Cathance River. Sometimes we hit sand bars with the cb if we push our time. We spotted a curious double raft of geese on our way back and had no choice but to sail directly at them. We realized it was a large set of decoys as we breezed past. Oops! Three hundred yards beyond the decoys we tacked into the river and the shooting started. We were not hit. Yikes!

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