Full scale retreat

Ever drive the wrong way down a one-way street,
only to realize your mistake and quickly turn around?

Gator Hook Strand looking northeast toward Loop Road

This particular case took about 20 miles.

It’s a flow-direction-in-reverse flight up Gator Hook Strand, filmed at the height of the summer wet season in mid September.

Do waters ever retreat in the swamp?

If by retreat you mean “drop down,” then yes: the winter dry season is upon us. Swamp stage has dropped a good half foot since September and stopped dead in its tracks.

Or phrased another way, the sheetflow season is over.

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