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Old 03-19-2012, 01:19 PM
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I can`t seem to get a definative answer about where I can launch. Apparently there is some form of discrimination about launching east of I95. Any one know or has launch or wants to meet for a ride and or bowfishing let me know. Anyone who just wants to bash airboats, not interested. Thanks
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Old 03-21-2012, 05:17 PM
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I dont know anything about the altamaha, but what kind of discrimination are you talking about. I dont know of any legal restrictions against airboats anywhere in georgia. Maybe Trey will chime in, he may know more about the situation.
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Old 03-23-2012, 05:35 AM
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The discrimination would be allowing other types of vessels and not one particular vessel
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Old 03-23-2012, 07:02 AM
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Agreed.

Without safety statistics that prove high risk, picking on one class of users is unAmerican and I would sure hope it to be illegal.

However, we could have a speed limit that applied to everyone.


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Old 03-23-2012, 07:58 PM
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Gonna call bullchit on that one, a boat is a boat is a boat. Regardless what its powered by. Some lakes have hp restrictions and some lakes do have airboat restrictions due to "waterfowl habitat" But I dont know of any of this in GA.
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Old 03-26-2012, 05:33 AM
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I hope your right, sir. Unfortunatly I can show you several such instances of discrimination just in Florida, the birth place of the airboat
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South Carolina rules say,not seaward of the fresh/salt line,and I think Georgia is the same.
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South Carolina rules say,not seaward of the fresh/salt line,and I think Georgia is the same.
SC and Ga have the same law, no Airboats in salt water. Never heard of any other restrictions in Ga though.
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SC and Ga have the same law, no Airboats in salt water. Never heard of any other restrictions in Ga though.

any chance you can provide a link to that law or regulation?
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Old 03-26-2012, 07:23 AM
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So would that mean you are not allowed to operate an airboat on the salt water? Thats even worse
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Old 03-26-2012, 07:25 AM
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Pretty much.
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can't i get in one little bash?
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Old 04-08-2012, 01:07 PM
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The altamaha is brakish close to the ocean, but if you launch at the park it's fresh water
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