Originally Posted by ShoalFinder
Enigma, ... There is a secondary ICW inlet on the north side of Tampa channel that also takes you to Boca Ciega Bay the long way. Or you can transit the Tampa channel to get to St. Petersburg municipal marina and draft is no issue here.
Or were you talking about going south toward Bradenton and Sarasota?
Yeah, my question was unclear. South; ordinarily, one doesn't head North in Winter...
Channels that are often used by commerce are usually maintained. Something about paying big in taxes, and lobbyist clout...
Boca Ceiga was once a relaxed place to be. Plus, remember the old Isla del Sol?