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#10865752 - 05/23/15 09:14 AM Must You Fish?
don the angler Offline

Registered: 09/05/01
Posts: 5138
Loc: Dallas,Texas,USA
My three lakes (Grapevine, LL, & RR) are either closed or close to it with just 1 or 2 ramps marginally open. I could scramble and trailer the boat to a few of the lakes still open (Hubbard, Tawakoni, or Cedar Creek). I have decided to just wait until my lakes stabilize and park the boat for the duration. That could be a month or maybe two. I think I can handle it. My wife is recovering from a fractured arm and she keeps me busy granting her every wish. There are a few projects around the house that have needed attention that can be resolved. Anyway, have fun getting on the water and possibly landing a few fish. See you out here when conditions are back to normal.

Shoot Low, Boys, They're Ridin' Shetland Ponies!: Lewis Grizzard

#10865766 - 05/23/15 09:26 AM Re: Must You Fish? [Re: don the angler]
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 44081
Loc: Universal City Tx.
With all of this rain and storms we have be having, and more to follow that is not a bad idea. Also a good time to reorganize the tackle room! thumb

IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16

#10865793 - 05/23/15 09:44 AM Re: Must You Fish? [Re: don the angler]
PKfishin Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/28/12
Posts: 2807
Loc: Texas
Tawakoni is fishing really good right now. No sense staying home unless you really want to. Water looks like Hot chocolate with not enough cream in it but the fish are really biting.
John 21:3 Simon Peter saith unto them, I go a fishing. They say unto him, We also go with thee.

#10865897 - 05/23/15 10:27 AM Re: Must You Fish? [Re: don the angler]
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Registered: 10/11/12
Posts: 4043
Loc: Cash, Texas
Fish? well yes I need to go. I try to go several trips a week if possible with friends and really enjoy the company and just being out, I do not do well house bound. We fish year round in most all weather and I love it. As long as I still have my health I plan to push it to the limit and do so. I would be there right now if it was not for the forecast of bad storms. I try to help anyone I can as so many have helped me.
Fishing on Texoma

#10867163 - 05/23/15 08:52 PM Re: Must You Fish? [Re: don the angler]
Slick Head Offline

Registered: 08/10/13
Posts: 155
Loc: Rockwall TX
Well said Lenahorse!!

#10867260 - 05/23/15 09:26 PM Re: Must You Fish? [Re: don the angler]
DrWhiplash Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/08/13
Posts: 1448
Don just come on down to Hubbard and will take you out just leave your boat at home .....

#10867508 - 05/23/15 11:09 PM Re: Must You Fish? [Re: don the angler]
BrianTx01 Offline
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Registered: 04/13/09
Posts: 5837
Loc: Fort Worth
My heart is still yes
Fighting Texas Aggie Class of 2001
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#10867586 - 05/23/15 11:29 PM Re: Must You Fish? [Re: BrianTx01]
chrisc/striper express guide service Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/12/07
Posts: 2583
I MUST to survive this is really bad for us and it wont stop raining...flood gates are open and we are inches away from going over the spillway
Lake Texoma Striper Guide Chris Carey

#10867694 - 05/24/15 12:08 AM Re: Must You Fish? [Re: don the angler]
GetSlimed Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/05/14
Posts: 500
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
It's been 3 weeks and I'm going through withdrawals!

Enjoy the time off and take care of your wife. The fish will be waiting for your return!
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#10867840 - 05/24/15 05:53 AM Re: Must You Fish? [Re: don the angler]
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Perry Mason

Registered: 09/26/05
Posts: 21051
Loc: Lewisville
With as much water as we have & the lake levels rising, I figure that I can cast a line from my front door into the street and catch sandies swimming upstreet ... er, upstream.

Edited by Uncle Zeek (05/24/15 05:53 AM)
Edit Reason: typo
"Decency is not news; it is buried in the obituaries --but it is a force stronger than crime" ~ Robert A. Heinlein, 1952

I can't give legal advice yet, but this site may have some of the answers you need:

#10867879 - 05/24/15 06:54 AM Re: Must You Fish? [Re: don the angler]
Ruff n Redi Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 04/03/10
Posts: 577
Loc: Aledo, TX
I fished Ben Brook last Sunday. Water was at the top of the ramp. Son-in Law fished Monday afternoon and water was down a little. We decided to have a little family get together yesterday and went to Ben brook to fish. Water was half way up in the parking lot and you could not see the ramp. Took the boat home and went up to EM and tried to see if we could on it. Looked like you could, but with all the rain today, probably not.

#10867947 - 05/24/15 07:50 AM Re: Must You Fish? [Re: don the angler]
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Registered: 04/04/05
Posts: 7320
Loc: Richardson TX
Don, give us a holler whenever you want to fish hubbard. Gene was on vacation this week and he'd be happy to take ya fishing. FYI, Benp is looking for partner fir the tourney next week wink My team got 3 ppl, but if you can't find a ride, hop in mine smile

Speedy recovery prayers for your spousal unit and the withdrawals smile


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