Lake Juliette, Dames Ferry Question...

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Talon
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Lake Juliette, Dames Ferry Question...

Hey guys! I went over to Dames Ferry today to practice on my board, no wind so I was just gonna try and improve my balance, a LONG story. Anyway, when I turned off the highway into the park I turned left again instead of going down to the boat ramp. The gate going into the campling area was locked with Ga Power Co keyed locks, not a combination lock. My question is was I at the right place? Is there anyway to get permission to use that gate? I checked all the gated off the highway up to the Holly Grove Park turn but no luck. I ended up going to Holly Grove for a few minutes but there were to many people fishing. Can anybody help me out ? Thanks in advance.

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You are at the right spot. The first gate on the left is where the windsurfers launch -- every year local windsurfers get the combo to get in (if you look closely there is a combination lock that opens the gate along with a key lock). This year though, the person we used to get the combo from has retired. I think we will be able to get it back, but we may have to sign waivers and submit a copy of a driver's license. There have been several times when I have launched from the boat ramp, so it can be done. I think the day you went there was probably a fishing tournament. Did you by chance see any other windsurfers out there?

I am in Hatteras this week, so I won't know till I get back whether my contact was able to get the combo. I'll let you know next week.

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Hey. Thanks for the info! I didn't see any other windsurfers on the lake Monday. I think you were right about the fishing tournament. The conbination lock has been removed. Both of the locks on the gate were key locks. One was marked Ga Power, and I think the second one was also. Thanks!

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I have been told we (us windsurfers) have gotten the combo to the lock (if you look closely one of those locks is a combo lock, not a key lock). Talon, check your private messages -- I'll send it to you.

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