California Delta Trivia; Bridges and Boats

California Delta Trivia; Bridges and Boats

Do you know what a Bascule Bridge is? A bascule is a type of drawbridge that uses a counterweight to balance the span of the bridge. Ricci’s Recipe running, on plane, southbound on the Middle River about to motor under a bascule while on the way to California Delta bass fishing fun

While operating a boat on the California Delta you are more than likely to encounter a bridge. Bass boat operators have it easy and almost always can pass underneath these engineering feats. The myriad of Delta passageways see all types of vessels. Many of the lower clearance Delta bridges have a mechanical means of clearing their span to allow larger boat traffic to pass.  

Remember, being safe while boating is no trivial matter.

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