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#11004232 - 07/27/15 09:29 PM Honey Hole Wheeler Branch
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#11004896 - 07/28/15 08:41 AM Re: Honey Hole Wheeler Branch [Re: Mark Jones]
361V Offline
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Registered: 11/21/08
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Y'all stay out of my yard! :-)
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#11005225 - 07/28/15 10:52 AM Re: Honey Hole Wheeler Branch [Re: Mark Jones]
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Registered: 06/02/10
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Loc: Weatherford
Bill will ruin any fishing hole you thought was a secret! eek

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#11005540 - 07/28/15 12:38 PM Re: Honey Hole Wheeler Branch [Re: Mark Jones]
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Registered: 09/05/14
Posts: 159
Loc: Irving
I think we will have our company tournament there next weekend, 40-45 boats, should be lots of fun.
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#11005562 - 07/28/15 12:47 PM Re: Honey Hole Wheeler Branch [Re: Mark Jones]
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Registered: 04/27/10
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Loc: Big sandy, Tx.
^^^^^ LOL!!

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#11005570 - 07/28/15 12:50 PM Re: Honey Hole Wheeler Branch [Re: Mark Jones]
Brad R Offline
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Registered: 03/09/15
Posts: 792
Loc: Texas
Gosh, I hope Drummond1 is . . . joking.

But, if the show attracts some new blood out there, the lake rules allow only 15 trailered boats on the water at a time. Not sure if it is enforced, or not, and I have never seen more than about a half dozen bass boats and maybe the same number of small crafts (kayaks, jon boats, etc.) at one time.

There weren't more than 5 of us on the water in various vessels last Saturday, at least until I left around 1PM and no big boats I recall at all. 102 weather will do that!

*** Mark, I am almost certain Bill was out there twice. I don't know when the fishing parts were filmed, but I was out on the water when Bill interviewed David Gunter, one of the people who run the park. What gives on that? I know Bill usually gets it all in the can, as he says, in one shooting.

Of course, he tore it up as he almost always does.

Brad

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#11005589 - 07/28/15 01:02 PM Re: Honey Hole Wheeler Branch [Re: Mark Jones]
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Registered: 10/28/13
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Loc: Plano, TX
I wouldn't worry too much, given it's right by Squaw and there are a half dozen other big water lakes most of us have to pass to drive to it... but for a kayak/pond boat, that place is paradise.

Most others won't bother with an idle only lake like that, they have to fire up the 200 horses for at least a little bit each hour on the water to be truly happy fishing (and a lot of days, I'm one of them!)

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#11005761 - 07/28/15 02:14 PM Re: Honey Hole Wheeler Branch [Re: Mark Jones]
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Registered: 02/08/10
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We go in a big boat almost once a week. Fishing is always good. Won't be anymore.

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#11005799 - 07/28/15 02:32 PM Re: Honey Hole Wheeler Branch [Re: Ban-D]
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Originally Posted By: Ban-D
We go in a big boat almost once a week. Fishing is always good. Won't be anymore.


Why is that?
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#11005812 - 07/28/15 02:41 PM Re: Honey Hole Wheeler Branch [Re: Ban-D]
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Registered: 02/26/10
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Loc: Plano, TX
Originally Posted By: Ban-D
We go in a big boat almost once a week. Fishing is always good. Won't be anymore.

Yeah I'm sure its really going to be over fished at a 15 boat maximum.
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#11005853 - 07/28/15 02:59 PM Re: Honey Hole Wheeler Branch [Re: Brad R]
Mark Jones Online   content
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Registered: 10/18/11
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Originally Posted By: Brad R
Gosh, I hope Drummond1 is . . . joking.

But, if the show attracts some new blood out there, the lake rules allow only 15 trailered boats on the water at a time. Not sure if it is enforced, or not, and I have never seen more than about a half dozen bass boats and maybe the same number of small crafts (kayaks, jon boats, etc.) at one time.

There weren't more than 5 of us on the water in various vessels last Saturday, at least until I left around 1PM and no big boats I recall at all. 102 weather will do that!

*** Mark, I am almost certain Bill was out there twice. I don't know when the fishing parts were filmed, but I was out on the water when Bill interviewed David Gunter, one of the people who run the park. What gives on that? I know Bill usually gets it all in the can, as he says, in one shooting.

Of course, he tore it up as he almost always does.

Brad


Bill and Dirk made a trip out in the Tracker 195 to make a show and had to cut the trip short so they came back in the Nitro. They've made a couple of extra trips in the last month trying to get shows ahead of Bills trip to Canada.

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#11005944 - 07/28/15 03:34 PM Re: Honey Hole Wheeler Branch [Re: Mark Jones]
Nathan "Bull" Montgomery Online   content
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Registered: 02/23/11
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Loc: Fort Worth, Tx.
I dont think this will affect the amount of traffic this lake sees much. Hours are limited, its expensive to launch a big boat, big boats are trolling motor only, and the 15 boat maximum also comes into play.


Edited by Nathan "Bull" Montgomery (07/28/15 03:35 PM)

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#11005972 - 07/28/15 03:45 PM Re: Honey Hole Wheeler Branch [Re: Mark Jones]
Brad R Offline
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Registered: 03/09/15
Posts: 792
Loc: Texas
Nah! A 15 boat limit, higher than average fees for non-residents, a no motor lake, small at 160 or so acres, near a really superior fishing lake (Squaw over the winter months, for sure).

I think it might see some increased interest . . . but fleeting, then back to its normal seasonal trends.

With its clear water, some of the best in North Texas for sure, it is a superb lake for the kayaks/canoes/bass busters and so forth. Lots of fun! David, John and their wives are great out there running the place.

Brad

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#11006024 - 07/28/15 04:15 PM Re: Honey Hole Wheeler Branch [Re: Mark Jones]
buton Offline
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Registered: 05/28/10
Posts: 1368
Loc: Cypress,Tx
Bill makes fishing there really easy... and it is NOT lol...

depends on the day, i saw the video of bass jumping and hunting for fish. the days i where there, the fish where not doing that lol.

is a hit or miss like any other lake.
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#11006098 - 07/28/15 04:59 PM Re: Honey Hole Wheeler Branch [Re: Mark Jones]
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Registered: 09/05/14
Posts: 159
Loc: Irving
Yes, I was joking about the 40-45 boat tournament,,,
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