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#11315840 - 01/01/16 08:03 AM When the flood gates are open
bloo_rainger Offline
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Registered: 12/19/07
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Loc: Tarrant
How many 10 pound bass are lined up waiting to head down stream? Or is this not really a big problem?

#11316027 - 01/01/16 09:56 AM Re: When the flood gates are open [Re: bloo_rainger]
Lou r Pitcher Offline
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Just below Somerville spillway most years is normally only trashfish, and some catfish. After weeks of full open gates this wet lake-flooding year, flows were shut off during a Fall cloudy week and a major fish kill occurred. Of the thousands or tens of thousands of dead fish, mixed in were a decent number of black bass and a few for Somerville rare near 10 lb'ers. Seems the gates take out a fair sampling of all species and sizes caught swimming near the dam.


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