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#10846612 - 05/15/15 12:05 PM *Update* Lake Athens
Athens Guide Svc Offline
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Registered: 12/16/14
Posts: 40
Loc: Lake Athens, Texas
Per AMWA "Lake Athens is still closed with NO known date for re-opening". For information about the lake, contact Athens Municipal Water Authority.
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#10846619 - 05/15/15 12:08 PM Re: *Update* Lake Athens [Re: Athens Guide Svc]
Frank the Tank Online   content
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Registered: 02/27/13
Posts: 19381
Loc: Rockwall & a lake somewhere
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#10846635 - 05/15/15 12:16 PM Re: *Update* Lake Athens [Re: Athens Guide Svc]
Bugzout10 Offline
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Registered: 06/23/13
Posts: 4014
Loc: Weatherford Tx
I would like to be their the day it opens the fish might forget what a lure looks like

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#10846672 - 05/15/15 12:37 PM Re: *Update* Lake Athens [Re: Bugzout10]
happycampr Offline
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Registered: 04/01/12
Posts: 94
Originally Posted By: Bugzout10
I would like to be their the day it opens the fish might forget what a lure looks like


That's what we all thought around here about Lavon... sure hasn't panned out that way! Easier to catch a rock than a crappie out there now is what they been saying. Sure hope they get Athens back open in two weeks, had it penciled in on the calendar.

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#10846676 - 05/15/15 12:39 PM Re: *Update* Lake Athens [Re: Athens Guide Svc]
TXBeerHunter Offline
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Registered: 05/01/10
Posts: 360
Well its only 1.4 ft high, so figure they are going to get some more rain in the next few days, but hopefully it comes down a foot or so in the next week or two.
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#10846716 - 05/15/15 12:55 PM Re: *Update* Lake Athens [Re: Athens Guide Svc]
Jaret Latta Online   content
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Registered: 01/06/07
Posts: 6402
Loc: Austin, Tx/Nacogdoches, Tx
Great time of the year for the post spawners to take a break

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#10847117 - 05/15/15 03:45 PM Re: *Update* Lake Athens [Re: Athens Guide Svc]
SS7 Offline
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Registered: 07/07/14
Posts: 41
Loc: Athens, Tx
Saw a guy pull in with his boat about 11:00 am, I hope he did not drive to far, but most locals know the lake is closed.

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#10847240 - 05/15/15 04:32 PM Re: *Update* Lake Athens [Re: Athens Guide Svc]
Nutman Offline
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Registered: 11/01/13
Posts: 2634
Loc: Athens, TX
don't have a clue as to why it is still closed.
was there yesterday & today and the water has dropped and there should be no floaters with the wind blowing in the same direction for 3 days.
I guess they just don't want boat wakes pushing water up into people's back doors.
I sure know some good rocks and "decorations" that could be holding fish.
Guess I'll be fishing Palestine in the morning


Edited by Nutman (05/15/15 04:33 PM)
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#10847288 - 05/15/15 04:58 PM Re: *Update* Lake Athens [Re: Athens Guide Svc]
Flippin-Out Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/25/15
Posts: 1642
Loc: Magnolia, TX
I'm used to the SE Texas reservoirs that have huge fluctuations. We don't blink an eye at 1.4' high! We've fished back in the forest at times when the lakes were really up. Was it really necessary to close the lake to all traffic at that level?

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#10847310 - 05/15/15 05:15 PM Re: *Update* Lake Athens [Re: Athens Guide Svc]
emorydog Online   content
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Registered: 12/17/03
Posts: 2469
Loc: dallas,tx
It is likely to preserve docks and walkways of which many under water. Boat wakes roll under them and knock boards loose and end up as floaters on the lake. Might be another week if the rain keeps up.
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