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 Post subject: FL - Cockroach Bay
PostPosted: Sun Apr 04, 2010 9:32 am 
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Just south of Tampa and Ruskin is a very nice place to Kayak, Cockroach Bay. It got the unusual name from early settlers who call the horseshoe crabs in the bay "cockroaches". There is a lot of flat, shallow water around the mangrove islands which keeps the power boats out of the area for the most part. The fishing and sightseeing are excellent. You will see manatee, dolphin, pelicans, bald eagle and much more. Check it out on google earth.
Just got a outback and this has been a good place to break it in.

 Post subject: Re: FL - Cockroach Bay
PostPosted: Wed May 05, 2010 2:57 pm 
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Location: Plant City, Fl.
Welcome Halw;

We have 2 outbacks and now waiting on our new Tandem Island it shipped friday. We are around the same area as you and have been to Cockroach bay. It a great place to explore and fish. Another place in that area is Bishop Harbor,just south of Cockroach Bay. It also has some gerat flats to explore and fish.

Again Welcome 8)

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