The other day we had extremely high tides due to the summer equinox. When we get high tides the marshes flood and the result of ' nature's filter system' is it flushes out the old. The old dead marsh grass forms rafts that float with the tide. When I was paddling these rafts look like dark icebergs floating bye so I decided to check them out. One huge weed raft was 2-3 ft thick. I decided to paddle up on it and realized I was able to stand on the Weed Raft. Pretty cool being supported by clumps of weed floating at a 3 to 4 knot tide drift.
Wonder if Native Americans did this in their day utilizing these rafts for transportation ?