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Old 11-23-2004, 02:13 PM
Backwater Backwater is offline
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A couple of other items...


Having just returned from South Andros this week, I agree with all of the previously mentioned items. I can also add one item to the list that I am glad I brought and one that I wish I'd brought.

First, I am glad I brought my rain jacket. We didn't have rain any day I was there, but I still got soaked every morning on the way to the flats and every afternoon we returned...and when it gets rough, you'll be especially glad you brought it! I would say this is a "must have".

Second, I wish I brought some neoprene / waterproof socks. Something like SealSkinz, etc. I did a fair amount of wading on this trip and anything that can keep sand/gravel out of your wading boots would be worth bringing. I tried using tube socks and found that they don't dry out that fast and they don't really keep anything out.

I would have to especially agree to bring some sandels and maybe a very small amount of detergent. Bonefish "slime" is very hard to get out of your scrubs when it gets on you. It dries with a very heavy, flaky film. Sun gloves are a must have also, in addition to a hat that covers the tops of your ears...very painful to get burned there!

Hope that helps, good luck!

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