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#11464895 - 03/08/16 09:07 PM Running Granbury
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Registered: 07/20/10
Posts: 126
Loc: Keller, TX
Taking in-law and son for some bass fishing this weekend. Plan to put in at Rough Creek ramp.

Only fished the lake once... 7 years ago and only ran from Rough Creek to the Dam.

Wondering if anyone has any pointers on running from RC back up towards the river... how far can you safely run?

Appreciate any input

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#11464918 - 03/08/16 09:13 PM Re: Running Granbury [Re: wishn4fishn]
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whatsaweighin

Registered: 05/18/07
Posts: 18032
Loc: Aledo
Stay on the bouys and you can run all the way I'm sure. I was up a mile or so south of log jam last week. That said with the amount of flow that's gonna come down the Brazos after this rain I'd stay south.

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#11464919 - 03/08/16 09:14 PM Re: Running Granbury [Re: wishn4fishn]
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Registered: 11/27/13
Posts: 1617
Loc: Cleburne Tx
With all this rain i'd watch out for debris in the water


Edited by JMac-D (03/08/16 09:14 PM)

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#11464935 - 03/08/16 09:20 PM Re: Running Granbury [Re: JMac-D]
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Registered: 03/17/04
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Loc: Granbury, TX
Originally Posted By: JMac-D
With all this rain i'd watch out for debris in the water


Following the bouys you can run all the way to the river easily but there will be floaters after all this rain so be very careful!! Some floaters can be 1/2 a grown tree! scared
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#11465035 - 03/08/16 09:59 PM Re: Running Granbury [Re: wishn4fishn]
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Registered: 06/09/08
Posts: 1797
Loc: The Great State of Texas
Lots of floaters and trash in the water with all this rain , got to have your head on a swivel , have seen really big sections of trees in the water .

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#11465426 - 03/09/16 08:19 AM Re: Running Granbury [Re: wishn4fishn]
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Registered: 01/14/12
Posts: 201
Loc: Granbury
Mud hole
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#11465451 - 03/09/16 08:27 AM Re: Running Granbury [Re: wishn4fishn]
Chris Borden Offline
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Registered: 03/23/10
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Loc: Granbury
It will be chocolate milk for weeks. If you don't know the lake well stay close to the bouys north of business 377. South of business 377 to port riglea you done have to hug the bouys. From port riglea to decordova stay close to the bouys. Hope this helps.

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#11465494 - 03/09/16 08:42 AM Re: Running Granbury [Re: wishn4fishn]
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Registered: 12/11/04
Posts: 25541
Loc: Weatherford
This sucks, I was heading down there this weekend for the first time this year. Don't really want to go if its a mudhole (which I am sure it is)
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#11465714 - 03/09/16 10:09 AM Re: Running Granbury [Re: wishn4fishn]
Kyle_N07 Offline
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Registered: 03/30/07
Posts: 438
Loc: Lake Granbury
Muddy for sure as B.R.A is probably to continue letting water out of PK till water levels are at or just below full pool. If you are still going to fish Granbury this weekend...
I would try to find backs of creeks that still have some run off to them and canals as far away from main lake since they seem to stay less muddy. Then chatterbaits,squarebils, spinnerbaits, and T-rigged craw baits fished slooowwww and right in/on cover. Don't be afraid to cast in same spot over and over smile

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#11465773 - 03/09/16 10:35 AM Re: Running Granbury [Re: wishn4fishn]
Bugzout10 Offline
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Registered: 06/23/13
Posts: 4080
Loc: Weatherford Tx
Last year I seen a floater that made me [censored] my pants a few weeks after big rains be careful

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#11466071 - 03/09/16 12:54 PM Re: Running Granbury [Re: wishn4fishn]
Blueflake Offline
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Registered: 02/11/03
Posts: 474
Loc: Cleburne/Rio Vista
According to the information I can find on the www, the gates on PK, Granbury and Whitney are all still basically close
http://www.swf-wc.usace.army.mil/reports/fish.htm
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#11466164 - 03/09/16 01:31 PM Re: Running Granbury [Re: wishn4fishn]
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Registered: 06/04/08
Posts: 8214
Loc: Ft WorthTexas
Go South and head towards De Cordova fish peep

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#11466369 - 03/09/16 02:58 PM Re: Running Granbury [Re: wishn4fishn]
starclan Offline
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Registered: 09/02/14
Posts: 128
Loc: Granbury, TX
According to the BRA web site they are currently releasing 27,500 cfs from Granbury.

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#11466449 - 03/09/16 03:23 PM Re: Running Granbury [Re: wishn4fishn]
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Registered: 11/21/08
Posts: 4427
Loc: somervell county
I live on the Brazos River downstream from Granbury. Lots of water being released which means lots of water being released from PK. BRA rules: one drop in = one drop out. Never let your reservoir be completely or past full. Never save. :-)


Edited by 361V (03/09/16 03:24 PM)
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#11466456 - 03/09/16 03:25 PM Re: Running Granbury [Re: wishn4fishn]
Kyle_N07 Offline
Angler

Registered: 03/30/07
Posts: 438
Loc: Lake Granbury
Na, there are no fish in De Cordova. None in the cove or the creek all the way up to the Golf Course... cool

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