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#10838502 - 05/12/15 01:14 PM RC gates are OPEN!
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Registered: 05/17/02
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Loc: Teague, Texas
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#10838924 - 05/12/15 03:36 PM Re: RC gates are OPEN! [Re: SLABXPRESS]
Keith Speer Offline
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Registered: 12/21/07
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Loc: Frost, Tx
Were all 24 gates open?????????
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#10838967 - 05/12/15 03:51 PM Re: RC gates are OPEN! [Re: SLABXPRESS]
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#10839065 - 05/12/15 04:34 PM Re: RC gates are OPEN! [Re: SLABXPRESS]
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Registered: 05/17/02
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Yes sir Keith!
And they weren't just cracked either, they're letting out a good flow. wink
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#10839199 - 05/12/15 05:49 PM Re: RC gates are OPEN! [Re: SLABXPRESS]
dwmoore Offline
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Registered: 10/23/07
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Loc: teague,tx
Just talked to my bud he fished Rc sat 34 crappie -boat load of sand bas and hybrids-7.5 bass not a bad day.He said it was a 45 min wait to unload your boat Parkin lot was overfull.Darrell
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#10839399 - 05/12/15 07:28 PM Re: RC gates are OPEN! [Re: SLABXPRESS]
Bud B Offline
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Wow, never thought I'd see that this year.
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#10839479 - 05/12/15 07:57 PM Re: RC gates are OPEN! [Re: Bud B]
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Originally Posted By: Bud B
Wow, never thought I'd see that this year.


Agreed
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#10839560 - 05/12/15 08:23 PM Re: RC gates are OPEN! [Re: SLABXPRESS]
JWfish Offline
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Registered: 02/09/14
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Just like the Good old days! I wish the knuckle heads with Tarrant County Water District would open the fishing piers back open to fishing. It used to be when they had 3 or less gates open, you could fish on the metal piers. You could throw along the swift water side and catch HUGE hybrids, limits of sand bass and on the calm size, we jigged up crappie so big, they looked like footballs. At the end of the pier you could even throw out to the 488 bridge pylons and let your jigs swwep bt the walls. With a good rod, big cats and gars were landed. Anybody remember that? Total waste of a fishery now, and I cuss Tarrant County Water EVERY time I pass behind the dam.

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#10839611 - 05/12/15 08:39 PM Re: RC gates are OPEN! [Re: SLABXPRESS]
Moose364 Offline
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Registered: 05/19/09
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Loc: East Texas
Wow thats awesome wonder if they are doing it because of lake Athens Dam breech
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#10840023 - 05/12/15 10:39 PM Re: RC gates are OPEN! [Re: Moose364]
Mesquite Mark Offline
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Registered: 09/01/10
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Loc: Mesquite,Tx and Lake Fork
Originally Posted By: Moose364
Wow thats awesome wonder if they are doing it because of lake Athens Dam breech
It's not the Lake Athens dam. "voluntary evacuation following a dam breach at Athens Fish and Game Club Lake near Lake Athens."
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#10840043 - 05/12/15 10:54 PM Re: RC gates are OPEN! [Re: SLABXPRESS]
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Nice pic!
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#10840472 - 05/13/15 08:41 AM Re: RC gates are OPEN! [Re: SLABXPRESS]
Terek Offline
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Registered: 07/22/07
Posts: 169
What lake "RC" is this and where it locates at?

Thanks

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#10840492 - 05/13/15 08:48 AM Re: RC gates are OPEN! [Re: SLABXPRESS]
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Registered: 05/17/02
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Loc: Teague, Texas
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#10840494 - 05/13/15 08:49 AM Re: RC gates are OPEN! [Re: JWfish]
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Registered: 04/04/11
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Originally Posted By: JWfish
Just like the Good old days! I wish the knuckle heads with Tarrant County Water District would open the fishing piers back open to fishing. It used to be when they had 3 or less gates open, you could fish on the metal piers. You could throw along the swift water side and catch HUGE hybrids, limits of sand bass and on the calm size, we jigged up crappie so big, they looked like footballs. At the end of the pier you could even throw out to the 488 bridge pylons and let your jigs swwep bt the walls. With a good rod, big cats and gars were landed. Anybody remember that? Total waste of a fishery now, and I cuss Tarrant County Water EVERY time I pass behind the dam.



Hardly the TRWD guys fault. They got tired of cleaning up everyone's trash. I don't blame them.

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#10840547 - 05/13/15 09:14 AM Re: RC gates are OPEN! [Re: JWfish]
Timg972 Offline
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Registered: 10/27/12
Posts: 34
I remember fishing off the pier right there. Because the wall was so high from the water, we had to make something to lift the large fish up the side of the wall. So we had a small laundry basket that we lowered with a rope and we had to lift the fish up enough to get the basket under it so we could bring it up. I don't know who is responsible for closing it, but it was a great place to bring kids fishing. I have kids of my own now and I wish I could bring them out there. I wonder why they closed it? Who was officially responsible for closing it, and why? If they closed it because people were trashing it, that's a shame. Punish everyone for the actions of a few people... Instead of finding a solution, just shut it down for everyone?
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