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#10878152 - 05/28/15 10:49 AM Trinity River
djdoubl3j Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 10/09/10
Posts: 947
Loc: Austin, TX
I was looking for boat ramps south of Livingston the only one I could find was the one right behind the dam, could anyone point me in the direction on where to find locations. Also where to find the river water level my son and I are wanting to head out in 2weeks but with all the rain and flooding don't want to drive all the way if the water level is still crazy high. Thanks for any advice

Thanx,
JJ Maldonado

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#10878329 - 05/28/15 11:55 AM Re: Trinity River [Re: djdoubl3j]
jsinn01 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 12/28/06
Posts: 1235
Loc: Austin, TX
Looks like Livingston is a couple of feet above full pool right now. I'm not familiar enough with the lake to recommend a boat ramp.

http://livingston.uslakes.info/Level.asp

I'm supposed to fish there this weekend. If I go I'll let you know how I do, conditions, etc.

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#10878729 - 05/28/15 02:34 PM Re: Trinity River [Re: djdoubl3j]
thrashfish Offline
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Registered: 03/10/10
Posts: 604
Loc: Cleveland TX
There is a public ramp on US 59 between Shepard and Goodrich. It is about 10-12 miles south of the dam as the crow flies.

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#10879058 - 05/28/15 04:54 PM Re: Trinity River [Re: djdoubl3j]
jsinn01 Offline
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Registered: 12/28/06
Posts: 1235
Loc: Austin, TX
I just got off the phone with my fishing guide at Livingston. It's a no go this weekend. We were going to fish below the dam, but he says they're letting out crazy amounts of water right now.

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#10879355 - 05/28/15 07:09 PM Re: Trinity River [Re: djdoubl3j]
djdoubl3j Offline
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Registered: 10/09/10
Posts: 947
Loc: Austin, TX
I'm going the 8th & 9th just got the ok from the boss! If they are still releasing water would it still be a good idea to go? Thanx everyone for the info


Edited by djdoubl3j (05/29/15 04:42 AM)

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#10889156 - 06/01/15 11:26 PM Re: Trinity River [Re: djdoubl3j]
djdoubl3j Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 10/09/10
Posts: 947
Loc: Austin, TX
Anyone know how much water releasing from the dam would be to much current to safely be in?

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#10890095 - 06/02/15 12:29 PM Re: Trinity River [Re: djdoubl3j]
DAMFISHERMAN™ Offline
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Registered: 04/03/09
Posts: 4518
Loc: Las Colinas
They are letting out almost 69,000cfs...... anything over 40k below that dam can be pretty sketchy. It's definitely going to be some good fishing when they cut the water back.
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#10891456 - 06/02/15 09:34 PM Re: Trinity River [Re: djdoubl3j]
djdoubl3j Offline
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Registered: 10/09/10
Posts: 947
Loc: Austin, TX
Ok thanx DAMFISHERMAN! I have been trying to figure out what's normal and what's gonna be to much current

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#10893705 - 06/03/15 08:35 PM Re: Trinity River [Re: djdoubl3j]
BKT Offline
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Registered: 09/27/13
Posts: 1259
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