Sandbars can be deadly on rivers or the ocean.

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willcfish
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Sandbars can be deadly on rivers or the ocean.

Post by willcfish » Thu Apr 11, 2013 5:39 pm

The curl created by the current along the outer edge can break off under your weigt dumping you into deep moving water unexpectedly. I have many case history's of this happening. Also on the Mississippi River true stories of people walking on huge sandbars having the bar between them and shore sink away and fill with water. One fellow told me in his area they have people disappear on them never to be found again. Sounds like a quick sand or sink hole situation, neither one is good.
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Re: Sandbars can be deadly on rivers or the ocean.

Post by Todd » Fri Apr 12, 2013 7:25 pm

You must not be from around these parts.
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Re: Sandbars can be deadly on rivers or the ocean.

Post by willcfish » Sat Apr 27, 2013 7:27 am

No, my daughter lives in Florida and we spend winter there.
It is good to know if someone comes North to visit.
I remember my wife telling of going to Florida as a girl an no one told them about snakes or alligators.

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