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#11427344 - 02/20/16 04:09 PM whats the deal with dalrock at lake ray hubbard?
Metal Man Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/13/11
Posts: 1279
Loc: Seagoville
I went up there this past week to wet my line and the parks on both sides of the highway are fenced off. Looking online it says the land was sold. THAT SUCKS....
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#11427822 - 02/20/16 08:42 PM Re: whats the deal with dalrock at lake ray hubbard? [Re: Metal Man]
TarponFly Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 04/28/05
Posts: 8243
Loc: Dallas, TX
They're building a resort or apartments, or something. It is closed to Fishing permanently. It is now privately owned land.

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#11427896 - 02/20/16 09:14 PM Re: whats the deal with dalrock at lake ray hubbard? [Re: Metal Man]
KungFuJimmy Offline
Angler

Registered: 04/23/15
Posts: 359
Loc: Richardson, TX
i got news from my friend ray hubbard.he caught some hybrids next by the power pant.but have to early. whip
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#11428502 - 02/21/16 10:50 AM Re: whats the deal with dalrock at lake ray hubbard? [Re: Metal Man]
SpinFly Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 02/23/11
Posts: 627
Loc: Lake Ray Hubbard
Yeah the park was formerly owned by the City of Dallas. They sold it to City of Rowlett and it was re-zoned. North side became residential and will be sold to developers for SF homes, some MF homes. South side will be MF homes, hotel and small shop retail and restaurants.

Really disappointed in Rowlett city council. But tax dollars usually win over public use and park areas.
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#11428520 - 02/21/16 11:04 AM Re: whats the deal with dalrock at lake ray hubbard? [Re: Metal Man]
Mckinneycrappiecatcher Online   content
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Registered: 12/20/10
Posts: 3170
Loc: mckinney, tx
Sucks for the bank fisherman, that was a good spot.
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#11428542 - 02/21/16 11:16 AM Re: whats the deal with dalrock at lake ray hubbard? [Re: Metal Man]
BankAngler50 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/05/15
Posts: 702
One word Incompetence and Stupid, oh that's two words. Lol

It's inevitable that Dallas would sell the small patches of Dalrocks it's been planted seed by developers for years. They didn't try to manage park for public good i.e. health, because the big money lobby put a choke on budget, so they neglected parks and let it deteriorate, trashes, etc. ..

It's stupid because dallas gets very little money in tax formula as part of the deal. What Dallas citizens lost is a down grade in the quality of life. But people would never know because city had never try to develop parks but just neglected it for years, so to the residents nears Dalrock was just an eye sore. But a water front park in densely populated areas can improve quality of life thus the value of homes in the areas and attract potential employers to the areas surrounding the park.

But hey since when we have any competent city government in Dallas?
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#11428764 - 02/21/16 01:50 PM Re: whats the deal with dalrock at lake ray hubbard? [Re: Metal Man]
MrNovice Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/16/16
Posts: 1996
So instead, Dallas has been coming up with plans for the last couple years to turn the Trinity River into bike trails, parks, etc. It's unbelievable. "Let's spend millions to build new places that we know will get flooded over, instead of a couple thousand to keep the old ones we have nice looking!"
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#11429006 - 02/21/16 04:38 PM Re: whats the deal with dalrock at lake ray hubbard? [Re: Metal Man]
Fish Chaser Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 06/29/12
Posts: 825
Will the boat ramp there still be open?

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#11429752 - 02/21/16 10:28 PM Re: whats the deal with dalrock at lake ray hubbard? [Re: Metal Man]
MrNovice Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/16/16
Posts: 1996
Doubt it, it's private land now.
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#11429756 - 02/21/16 10:30 PM Re: whats the deal with dalrock at lake ray hubbard? [Re: Metal Man]
HeavyLead Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/18/14
Posts: 891
Loc: Rowlett, Texas
There is one ramp open now, and it will remain open as part of the deal.

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