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Main Pass?

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Want to run Main out of Venice how is it now? Markers?
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Main Pass is very easy to navigate until you reach the mouth. I went down it once a few years ago and when I got near the end I could see vegetation growing in the middle of the mouth and took the last cut to the right, BIG MISTAKE. Took about an hour to move one mile over a sandbar and that included getting out of the boat at one time and pushing it. I realize that this post isn't very helpful, but I am also curious about a passable route to go East. You can always go out of Batiste Collette and then loop around to the South, it's long but safe. Good luck.
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Thanks. I had the same exact experience as you but has been maybe eight years. I was wondering if it was the pass or my poor choice to go right. I was just hoping to cut off the ten miles to get due east from the bottom. I didnt remember there being good channel markers and was curious if there had been any put in. Probably not if it is like most down there that are old and not extremely helpful because of silting.
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If you have a smaller boat (22 ft & under) take Dead Woman Pass or Flatboat Pass to the Main Pass rig area.
All I have heard about Main Pass is getting stuck. Same with Pass a Loutre' , you must go very frequently to know the safe routes. I have a camp on Pass A Loutre and its challenging for me to navigate it .
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