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#10902725 - 06/08/15 09:30 AM Grapevine ramps open?
texas_lunkers Offline
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Registered: 12/05/13
Posts: 227
Loc: Eagle Mountain
I live 2 miles from eagle mountain which seems like its not going to reopen today. Im sick of marine creek and never been to grapevine. I know that water was high but is it worth fishing right now and are ramps open?

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#10902794 - 06/08/15 09:52 AM Re: Grapevine ramps open? [Re: texas_lunkers]
Josh Fulton Offline
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Registered: 08/07/10
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Loc: The Vine
I say it isn't but also haven't been since water was about normal pool! Silverlake marina is the only ramp and its 20 bucks
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#10902898 - 06/08/15 10:34 AM Re: Grapevine ramps open? [Re: texas_lunkers]
JoeFriday Offline
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Registered: 05/23/13
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Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Not sure if will impact Silverlake, but I just saw a news article that someone drowned there yesterday, and they were resuming recovery operations this morning.
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#10902938 - 06/08/15 10:49 AM Re: Grapevine ramps open? [Re: texas_lunkers]
Josh Fulton Offline
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Loc: The Vine
Ya that was out of twin and their operations setup is out of murrell park! I doubt it will affect silverlake but might want to give them a quick call
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#10903027 - 06/08/15 11:24 AM Re: Grapevine ramps open? [Re: texas_lunkers]
Rob Lay Offline
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Registered: 02/21/10
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Loc: Southlake, TX
sure Silver Lake is still open, was last week. $20. works fine, just single lane and only place to park boat is on ramp.

I think fishing has to be tough, water is way way back up in the trees. bait and fish breaking surface everywhere, but I think white bass. I would also check bubbles for catfish.
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#10903094 - 06/08/15 11:52 AM Re: Grapevine ramps open? [Re: texas_lunkers]
texas_lunkers Offline
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Registered: 12/05/13
Posts: 227
Loc: Eagle Mountain
Thanks guys but i called the lady at Eagle Mountain and she said the lake is reopening tomorrow so ill just wait it out. Id still like to get out and fish grapevine soon. Maybe catch a smallie

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#10903279 - 06/08/15 01:03 PM Re: Grapevine ramps open? [Re: Rob Lay]
PondFishin Offline
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Registered: 12/26/04
Posts: 251
Loc: North Dallas
Originally Posted By: Rob Lay

I think fishing has to be tough, water is way way back up in the trees. bait and fish breaking surface everywhere, but I think white bass. I would also check bubbles for catfish.

The only things I can catch are white bass and catfish. Been out 4 times in the last week... I've determined every last bass in the lake went over the spillway.

How many feet until the high water ramp at Murrel opens back up?

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#10903428 - 06/08/15 02:02 PM Re: Grapevine ramps open? [Re: texas_lunkers]
BrianTx01 Offline
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Registered: 04/13/09
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Loc: Fort Worth
The COE cut the release to just over 700 cfs, despite Elm Fork being several feet down. I am not sure if that includes what is going over the spillway or not. Looks like it is going to be a long time before Gvine comes down.
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#10903484 - 06/08/15 02:21 PM Re: Grapevine ramps open? [Re: texas_lunkers]
MikeW07 Offline
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Registered: 05/07/04
Posts: 281
Loc: Keller Texas
You know I was over at silver lake this weekend and wondered - since you are not actually launching in the marina but actually launching from the road to the marina - marina drive - does the marina have the right to charge anything - does the marina own or lease the road?

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#10903711 - 06/08/15 03:44 PM Re: Grapevine ramps open? [Re: BrianTx01]
Rob Lay Offline
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Registered: 02/21/10
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Loc: Southlake, TX
Originally Posted By: BrianTx01
The COE cut the release to just over 700 cfs, despite Elm Fork being several feet down. I am not sure if that includes what is going over the spillway or not. Looks like it is going to be a long time before Gvine comes down.


my interpretation is they have had gates closed since before it went over spillway. the cfs is what has been going over spillway, since only about half foot over spillway now, it is down to about 700 cfs. it will be interesting to see how much they open the gates when it stops going over the spillway.
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#10904158 - 06/08/15 07:02 PM Re: Grapevine ramps open? [Re: texas_lunkers]
timwins31 Offline
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Registered: 02/04/11
Posts: 5545
Loc: DFW
IMO - if you don't really know the lake, don't go. It's a tough lake on a normal day, right now it'd just be a cr@p shoot. The lake is as spread out as it has ever been and the water color is still horrible too.

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#10904641 - 06/08/15 10:38 PM Re: Grapevine ramps open? [Re: texas_lunkers]
Josh Fulton Offline
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Registered: 08/07/10
Posts: 1553
Loc: The Vine
I bet you it will be the last to drain in the metroplex! Wouldn't doubt if it was still 15ft high in October! I hope that's not the case
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