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#10843566 - 05/14/15 08:56 AM No Wake buoys?
ForkFarmer Offline
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Registered: 05/13/15
Posts: 6
How many lakes do you fish (and/or have noticed) have "No Wake" zones posted at Marinas/Landings/Swim areas, etc? My question is: Why are there no such buoys at Lake Fork?

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#10845712 - 05/15/15 01:18 AM Re: No Wake buoys? [Re: ForkFarmer]
I Got Worms Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 08/17/08
Posts: 107
Loc: Lake Ray Hubbard
I wondered the same thing. I only noticed no wake painted on a bridge.

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#10845728 - 05/15/15 02:44 AM Re: No Wake buoys? [Re: ForkFarmer]
BCJC82 Offline
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Registered: 03/01/09
Posts: 172
Loc: Emory, Tx
They have them by the public boat ramps I use out here. 515/17 and 154.

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#10845825 - 05/15/15 06:57 AM Re: No Wake buoys? [Re: ForkFarmer]
BrianTx01 Offline
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Registered: 04/13/09
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Loc: Fort Worth
You should probably ask this question in the bass section. My guess is they where there at one time and broke off during past floods.
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#10845827 - 05/15/15 06:59 AM Re: No Wake buoys? [Re: ForkFarmer]
BrianTx01 Offline
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On a slightly different topic, I wonder why more big blues are not caught at Fork? I know the record is more than 70#.
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#10856095 - 05/19/15 04:00 PM Re: No Wake buoys? [Re: ForkFarmer]
Eric BBQMAN Offline
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Registered: 08/29/14
Posts: 66
Loc: Winnsboro, tx
I fish Fork all the time with fresh cut shad and bream. I have caught one 4 lb blue in 4 years and it was on liver. It's usually a channel that wins the catfish classic. It blows my mind.

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#10856139 - 05/19/15 04:21 PM Re: No Wake buoys? [Re: ForkFarmer]
teenfisherman Offline
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Registered: 07/29/09
Posts: 1739
Loc: Lubbock
I don't think I've ever fished a lake without a no wake buoy haha
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#10856678 - 05/19/15 08:01 PM Re: No Wake buoys? [Re: ForkFarmer]
TGalyon1 Offline
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Registered: 06/07/01
Posts: 406
By code of Federal Reg any bridge, boat ramp or dock by definition is a no wake area. Could not find my rules of the road from coast guard class so not sure what else is included in no wake zone. They do not have to be buoyed off for a game warden to enforce it.
The state of Texas under clean water act has adopted the Fed rules of road. So this will cover all bodies of water open to the public in Texas.

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#10856840 - 05/19/15 08:38 PM Re: No Wake buoys? [Re: BrianTx01]
stubby77 Offline
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Registered: 02/03/13
Posts: 3076
They were never stocked in fork is what I here.
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