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#10799585 - 04/27/15 01:27 AM Fishing Tawakoni bridges after dark???????????
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Registered: 05/14/05
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Loc: Elev 482 ft 33.03 �N, 96.14 ...
Do any of you bank fishermen have an recent experience fishing the 276 or the 751 bridges on Tawakoni after dark?
My car is not running and I can borrow the daughter's car at night. I keep hearing wild tales about the meth heads
that gather after the sun goes down, and other tales about the hooligans that will try to rob a man fishing alone.
I don't have anyone to fish with and just wondering if it was safe or not.
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#10799599 - 04/27/15 03:03 AM Re: Fishing Tawakoni bridges after dark??????????? [Re: grandpa75672]
I love fishing Offline
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Registered: 04/09/12
Posts: 1769
Loc: Ft Worth, Tx
If you don't feel safe don't go by yourself. Lots of crazy meth heads was told. I Leave the lake as soon as the sun goes down. That is just me. We FFishermen are broke any way. Good luck
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#10800152 - 04/27/15 10:26 AM Re: Fishing Tawakoni bridges after dark??????????? [Re: grandpa75672]
moonriver Offline
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Registered: 08/15/09
Posts: 4829
Loc: Dallas, Texas
You can fish early morning, and catch the fish.
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#10800419 - 04/27/15 11:37 AM Re: Fishing Tawakoni bridges after dark??????????? [Re: grandpa75672]
HeavyLead Offline
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Registered: 01/18/14
Posts: 1006
Loc: Rowlett, Texas
Nobody would make up crazy stories to keep people away from their favorite spot, would they? smile

Seriously though, I would treat any place on North Texas lakes the same. Be careful out there, and consider not going alone at night!

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#10801246 - 04/27/15 04:08 PM Re: Fishing Tawakoni bridges after dark??????????? [Re: grandpa75672]
standalone Offline
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Registered: 12/06/09
Posts: 465
Loc: South of Oklahoma - North of M...
Pack a pistol, that's what I do.

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#10803657 - 04/28/15 11:56 AM Re: Fishing Tawakoni bridges after dark??????????? [Re: standalone]
banderapass1 Offline
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Registered: 02/27/12
Posts: 1395
Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: standalone
Pack a pistol, that's what I do.


Ive never had any problems but it only takes that one time..I always carry for that one time reason.
I was a police officer for too long.I have my real badge that says retired- but I don't take chances.
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#10804220 - 04/28/15 03:02 PM Re: Fishing Tawakoni bridges after dark??????????? [Re: grandpa75672]
BankAngler50 Offline
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Registered: 03/05/15
Posts: 702
N side of 2 mile bridge is family friendly fishing spots when weather warm up,
construction might mess up fishing a bit, anglers of all ages used to line up the shores at dusk to about 10 pm also. There is a small community of a few houses there, the old folks some come out and chat with you. Good people.
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#10806681 - 04/29/15 12:49 PM Re: Fishing Tawakoni bridges after dark??????????? [Re: grandpa75672]
spazm09 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/16/09
Posts: 1800
Loc: Dallas, Tx
I fish alone at night at least 30 times a year and have never had a problem. But as mentioned before it only takes once.

Bring a dog, that's enough to keep most people away lol

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#10813742 - 05/02/15 01:24 PM Re: Fishing Tawakoni bridges after dark??????????? [Re: grandpa75672]
Duckcreek Davy Offline
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Registered: 05/12/03
Posts: 8661
Loc: Wylie, TX. USA
Drive over to Fork and fish the 515. It's awesome. I usually go with my buddy Clarence. Most folks probably don't want to mess with him. thumb
I worry a lot more about my parked truck than I do myself fishing at night.
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