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#10836264 - 05/11/15 05:00 PM Bye bye water
Andrew Taylor Offline
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Well the gates are open on fork.. Just thought i would start a complaint forum lol
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#10836275 - 05/11/15 05:08 PM Re: Bye bye water [Re: Andrew Taylor]
Shingles Offline
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Originally Posted By: EtxBassFisher
Well the gates are open on fork.. Just thought i would start a complaint forum lol


It will be dry within 30 days better add the air bags to fill it back up.
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#10836278 - 05/11/15 05:10 PM Re: Bye bye water [Re: Andrew Taylor]
txmasterpo Offline
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I don't imagine they will let it be much over pool.....more rain for several days in forecast
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#10836281 - 05/11/15 05:12 PM Re: Bye bye water [Re: Andrew Taylor]
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Gates have been open on toledo and rayburn for months. Rayburn is still 3ft high

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#10836284 - 05/11/15 05:12 PM Re: Bye bye water [Re: txmasterpo]
Andrew Taylor Offline
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i know, but all 4 gates?? you would think it would suck it down quick
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#10836289 - 05/11/15 05:15 PM Re: Bye bye water [Re: Andrew Taylor]
manhunter Offline
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They are planning for the rain to come...
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#10836351 - 05/11/15 05:43 PM Re: Bye bye water [Re: Jaret Latta]
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Originally Posted By: Jaret Latta
Gates have been open on toledo and rayburn for months. Rayburn is still 3ft high


+1. I noticed they cut back on Rayburn. Probably due to rain down stream. I would think they have enough sense to keep the lakes at a level that will allow for some more rain but also high enough to compensate for summer evaporation that is coming. If they leave them a couple feet high summer will take the rest. Then again, they've been doing this for a long time so I'm sure they have a plan.

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#10836356 - 05/11/15 05:45 PM Re: Bye bye water [Re: the skipper]
Andrew Taylor Offline
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I agree too, they know what they are doing
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#10836376 - 05/11/15 05:52 PM Re: Bye bye water [Re: Andrew Taylor]
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Looks like its coming up still.

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#10836443 - 05/11/15 06:18 PM Re: Bye bye water [Re: Andrew Taylor]
AgSellers04 Offline
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Registered: 04/15/08
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If they don't keep those gates open they very well may have to close the ramps at Fork as well with all of the rain that is projected to come within the next week. If they did that I am pretty sure there would be rioting in the streets of Emory.


Edited by AgSellers04 (05/12/15 07:39 AM)
Edit Reason: There, their, they're
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#10836727 - 05/11/15 08:23 PM Re: Bye bye water [Re: AgSellers04]
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Originally Posted By: AgSellers04
If they don't keep those gates open they very well may have to close the ramps at Fork as well with all of the rain that is projected to come within the next week. If they did that I am pretty sure their would be rioting in the streets of Emory.


Nah ill just open the camp door, stand on the steps and start rippin em' with my fluke. I got a special spot by the rose bushes all stacked up with rock for that big gal to camp out!

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#10837123 - 05/11/15 10:35 PM Re: Bye bye water [Re: Andrew Taylor]
ForkFisher Offline
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Registered: 04/20/04
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Loc: Irving & Euless, TX
Wow I hate to join the people that complain on the forum so much but with it just a touch above full I think opening the gates is a bit premature. Even though it is suppose to rain the next week doesn't mean it will fore sure even hit around the lake. Much less that it will even be significant. I just hope it quits raining and I'm not sick so I can actually get to see it at full pool again. Why don't they just pump more for Dallas for now...

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#10837210 - 05/11/15 11:13 PM Re: Bye bye water [Re: AgSellers04]
BCJC82 Offline
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Registered: 03/01/09
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Loc: Emory, Tx
Originally Posted By: AgSellers04
If they don't keep those gates open they very well may have to close the ramps at Fork as well with all of the rain that is projected to come within the next week. If they did that I am pretty sure their would be rioting in the streets of Emory.


I have been at work for 5 weeks and I get home Thursday. If the ramps are shut down I will be the one leading the riots.

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#10837218 - 05/11/15 11:20 PM Re: Bye bye water [Re: Andrew Taylor]
Black Bass Blake Offline
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Loc: Texas, Ellis Co.
Easy come easy go. A lot of lakes will spend the rest of May and into June releasing water.
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#10837627 - 05/12/15 08:34 AM Re: Bye bye water [Re: Andrew Taylor]
snickers Offline
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You guys kill me.

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