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#11465549 - 03/09/16 09:00 AM How Much Rain did You Get?
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Registered: 01/23/13
Posts: 6481
Loc: Grandview, TX
Ok folks, I know the lakes in our area have been full (thankfully) and the spawn is almost upon us. Crappie are staged and/or moving into creeks. Now this week long rain even appears to have been substantial in amount and may affect the spawn (it already has in my area), at least if yesterday's fishing skunk is any testament.

So how much rain did you get? Please feel free to share any additional info, such as nearby lake, town, changes in water that you feel is relevant to the rain event that we are having.

I just checked my rain gauge and I only show 3 inches, so far...however, three tanks are running water over, the ditches are swollen and water in the creeks at both Aquilla and Navarro Mills are muddy rising...

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#11465552 - 03/09/16 09:01 AM Re: How Much Rain did You Get? [Re: crapicat]
crapicat Online   content
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Registered: 01/23/13
Posts: 6481
Loc: Grandview, TX
Oh Yea, I forgot to add, that we have missed the heavier rains that have basically slid off to our northwest or southeast of my house.

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#11465557 - 03/09/16 09:04 AM Re: How Much Rain did You Get? [Re: crapicat]
banker-always fishing Online   content
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 43756
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Just over 2" and fixing to get hammered again! Dark clouds and thunder are in the area! taz
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#11465566 - 03/09/16 09:07 AM Re: How Much Rain did You Get? [Re: crapicat]
sandbasscamp Offline
Angler

Registered: 01/11/11
Posts: 275
Loc: Lake Palestine
Palestine.
I have a 6 inch rain gauge. It was full. Half the rain prob. Didn't get in the gauge. It was a blow. Palestine will never clear up. Most fish seemed to go straight to the grass . Clearest water was the 1st 6 inches.

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#11465589 - 03/09/16 09:14 AM Re: How Much Rain did You Get? [Re: crapicat]
Timberking Offline
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Registered: 12/23/14
Posts: 169
Loc: Marshall
6" when I left at 5:30 between Marshall and LOP

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#11465615 - 03/09/16 09:27 AM Re: How Much Rain did You Get? [Re: crapicat]
tds Online   content
Angler

Registered: 09/02/09
Posts: 312
Loc: fairfield
8 inches 5 miles north of Fairfield

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#11465759 - 03/09/16 10:29 AM Re: How Much Rain did You Get? [Re: crapicat]
Laker One Online   content
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 11939
Loc: San Antonio TX
2.25" Northeast side of San Antonio. We dodged a bullet for sure.

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#11465837 - 03/09/16 11:10 AM Re: How Much Rain did You Get? [Re: crapicat]
Slewfoot Online   content
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Registered: 03/27/02
Posts: 2845
Loc: E Texas
emptied 5" out the gauge here between Fork and Palestine but it only holds 5" so not sure how much we had actually. More on the way. Trying to stop a roof leak at the moment! bang

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#11465985 - 03/09/16 12:09 PM Re: How Much Rain did You Get? [Re: crapicat]
Ruffneck2000 Offline
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Registered: 05/10/13
Posts: 1263
Loc: tx
there goes the spawn!
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#11466007 - 03/09/16 12:18 PM Re: How Much Rain did You Get? [Re: crapicat]
tboxfish Offline
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Registered: 12/08/07
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4 1/10" in my gauge when I emptied it mid-morning today
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#11466031 - 03/09/16 12:32 PM Re: How Much Rain did You Get? [Re: crapicat]
kodys'papa Offline
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Registered: 07/19/05
Posts: 17714
Loc: Tawakoni/Mogote, CO.
Almost 5 here already, lake is already up a foot
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#11466121 - 03/09/16 01:10 PM Re: How Much Rain did You Get? [Re: crapicat]
THarris22 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 02/11/15
Posts: 182
Loc: HENDERSON,TX
5+ Here in south Rusk county. I don't think I can get to my place at Fork right now. A lot of road closers.

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#11466199 - 03/09/16 01:42 PM Re: How Much Rain did You Get? [Re: crapicat]
Gamblinman Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/26/02
Posts: 3434
Loc: Yantis, TX
5.12" so far here in Yantis.

Gman

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#11466223 - 03/09/16 01:50 PM Re: How Much Rain did You Get? [Re: crapicat]
Jignpig65 Offline
Angler

Registered: 09/27/15
Posts: 401
Loc: Paris Texas
2 and 2/10 in Cooper yesterday at 430. Hard rain in Paris this morning, I'll update measurements later.

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#11466279 - 03/09/16 02:12 PM Re: How Much Rain did You Get? [Re: crapicat]
bush hog Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/12/13
Posts: 2551
Loc: Beckville, TX
I don't know. My gauge only goes to 5 inches and it's running over.

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