Pine Island hammocks

Low tide 8:03AM.  Predicted winds SW 15-20 knots; 20 knots later.

I arrive at the Romain Retreat landing at 10AM, and the breeze is solid already. A commercial fisherman is steaming in through Anderson Creek, and I recognize the homemade roof as a crabber I have seen the past two years in McClellanville. He turns north and heads up the ICW. I am off about 10:20AM, and the tide has been coming in for a couple of hours. My plan is to reach out in the southwest breeze against the tide Continue reading