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#11437319 - 02/24/16 07:37 PM Lake Fork Flood Gates
JWRid Offline
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Registered: 04/07/11
Posts: 660
Loc: Arlington, TX
With Fork being a few inches above pool have are the gates open once again?

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#11437426 - 02/24/16 08:12 PM Re: Lake Fork Flood Gates [Re: JWRid]
Hitch Offline
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Registered: 10/30/06
Posts: 2064
Loc: Caddo Mills, Tx
Drove back there today and they are closed.

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#11437474 - 02/24/16 08:33 PM Re: Lake Fork Flood Gates [Re: JWRid]
cajunbass Offline
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Registered: 09/01/06
Posts: 373
Loc: dallas,tx
Waiting til early Saturday morning to dump it.

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#11437486 - 02/24/16 08:38 PM Re: Lake Fork Flood Gates [Re: cajunbass]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
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Originally Posted By: cajunbass
Waiting til early Saturday morning to dump it.
roflmao
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#11437523 - 02/24/16 08:48 PM Re: Lake Fork Flood Gates [Re: JWRid]
BarryH Offline
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Registered: 03/03/10
Posts: 527
Loc: Lake Fork, Texas
GENERALLY SPEAKING, they don't open the gates unless the lake gets 6" high and then, they hold it open until it is 6" low. There are exceptions but this seems to be the basic pattern.

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#11437562 - 02/24/16 08:59 PM Re: Lake Fork Flood Gates [Re: JWRid]
fouzman Online   content
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Registered: 01/20/09
Posts: 45522
Loc: Houston, TX
The folks at the SRA sponsor select individuals and family in every bass tournament held on Lake Fork. Gates are opened and closed by these SRA relatives to correspond with ideal feeding times during each derby, according to solunar tables.

Now how preposterous did all of that sound?

SRA opens and closes "floodgates" according to preset tolerances. I've heard from several 'reputable' minner vendors that SRA's intentions are nefarious and dastardly.

All that talk means Doodley Squat. In my personal experience, SRA does its level best to balance public, recreational opportunities with their legal responsibility to maintain water resources.
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#11437604 - 02/24/16 09:09 PM Re: Lake Fork Flood Gates [Re: JWRid]
LakeForkLodge Offline
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Registered: 06/27/09
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Loc: Lake Fork, Texas
SRA is required by law to release water in excess of pool.
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#11437671 - 02/24/16 09:34 PM Re: Lake Fork Flood Gates [Re: LakeForkLodge]
RedSkeeter Offline
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Originally Posted By: LakeForkLodge
SRA is required by law to release water in excess of pool.

Huuuummmmm, that's odd, in 2009 they kept it a foot high for almost a year.(imo waiting to fill the pipeline) I built a dock in june of 2010 and the water went south for 4 yrs after that.. Just my luck, however, we've been blessed lately... banana
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#11437676 - 02/24/16 09:35 PM Re: Lake Fork Flood Gates [Re: JWRid]
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Posts: 51073
Loc: Highway 1
Heck the level has been falling for years. It rarely is not falling to some degree.
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#11437684 - 02/24/16 09:37 PM Re: Lake Fork Flood Gates [Re: cajunbass]
JIM SR. Online   sick
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Loc: NRH/Fork ! GET THE NET
Originally Posted By: cajunbass
Waiting til early Saturday morning to dump it.


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#11437759 - 02/24/16 09:54 PM Re: Lake Fork Flood Gates [Re: RedSkeeter]
LakeForkLodge Offline
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Registered: 06/27/09
Posts: 1500
Loc: Lake Fork, Texas
Originally Posted By: RedSkeeter
Originally Posted By: LakeForkLodge
SRA is required by law to release water in excess of pool.

Huuuummmmm, that's odd, in 2009 they kept it a foot high for almost a year. I built a dock in june of 2010 and the water went south for 4 yrs after that.. Just my luck, however, we've been blessed lately... banana


You know how laws are, there are extenuating circumstances. Other lakes coming on board in the system, other lakes in the system needing water, drought, excessive rain, reservoir maintenance, etc. The fact is there is no random, devious, property owner, fish/biologically, politically correct, touchy/feely basis for the SRA to release or collect water in Lake Fork. The reason this lake was built was for water conservation.
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#11437773 - 02/24/16 09:57 PM Re: Lake Fork Flood Gates [Re: JWRid]
LakeForkLodge Offline
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Loc: Lake Fork, Texas
Oh. Forgot my emoji.


banana
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#11438881 - 02/25/16 12:45 PM Re: Lake Fork Flood Gates [Re: JWRid]
SkeeterRonnie Offline
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Registered: 02/25/03
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Loc: Campbell, TX
Heard they are opening a pipeline and its dropping 7' tonight! Drop it like its hot! roflmao
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#11439042 - 02/25/16 01:55 PM Re: Lake Fork Flood Gates [Re: JWRid]
Outdoor Therapy Offline
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Registered: 06/26/06
Posts: 3509
Loc: Royse City, Texas
The SRA has announced that in light of the Bass Champs tournament this Saturday, the gates will remain closed until 2/28/2016.
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#11439092 - 02/25/16 02:10 PM Re: Lake Fork Flood Gates [Re: JWRid]
fouzman Online   content
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Registered: 01/20/09
Posts: 45522
Loc: Houston, TX
Yeah, right. They had them wide open during the last TTBC. SRA isn't opening nor closing the Fork gates for any tournament. Ever.
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