Knik is getting close

tjm

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I drove by last night and there was ice from the shore to about 20 feet out...and the water is really low.

Maybe the tide brought some ice back in, push that junk out of your way and get in there :)
 

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I launched at the glen hwy bridge today and went up to Friday creek with no problems, glacier would be doable. Water is very skinny and launching at the old glen looks like a no go with a heavier boat. It's a good time to GPS the channel for later when the water goes up. Found a whole connex container in a side channel between the tailrace and the main channel, ***! The launch is steep and retrieval was a bit tricky.
 

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I was wondering who was the other truck and trailer at the launch. What was with that guy taking apart his motor home in front of the launch.....

The connex has been there ever since I can remember. Always wondered how it got there.




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The guy at the launch was a character for sure and he had no shortage of bizarre questions and commentary . He was changing his tire when we left and still changing the same tire when we returned 4 hours later!!
 

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Knik is getting close

Apparently when I got to the launch he switched his focus from the flat tire to the motorhome toilet which he decided his best workspace was outside. I'm have seen some strange things at knik, maybe now the only real shocker out there would be spotting Sasquatch in the flesh and blood.
 

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Better get a pic quick, it is usually under water :)
 

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I launched at the glen hwy bridge today and went up to Friday creek with no problems, glacier would be doable. Water is very skinny and launching at the old glen looks like a no go with a heavier boat. It's a good time to GPS the channel for later when the water goes up. Found a whole connex container in a side channel between the tailrace and the main channel, ***! The launch is steep and retrieval was a bit tricky.

Connex has been there for several years.
Sometimes in late silver season it's visible.
About a mile below the tail race.

knik connex1.JPG
 

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Launch is steep and water is pretty low but all very doeable. Launched and goofed of a while today.
Next saturday going to make glacier run if anyone is interested?
Mike
 
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