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#11468133 - 03/10/16 09:36 AM Toledo Bend Water Level
JimmyP Offline
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Registered: 11/26/12
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Loc: Waxahachie, Texas
To give some comparison to water being released right now, more water is being let out of Toledo Bend than runs over Niagara Falls. Amazing amount of water. All 9 gates are open 22 feet.

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#11468170 - 03/10/16 09:45 AM Re: Toledo Bend Water Level [Re: JimmyP]
bassmanrudy Offline
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WOW!!!!!
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#11468177 - 03/10/16 09:49 AM Re: Toledo Bend Water Level [Re: JimmyP]
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That's incredible. Anyone know how long it took for some level of water clarity to return after last years heavy rains?
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#11468206 - 03/10/16 09:59 AM Re: Toledo Bend Water Level [Re: JimmyP]
RayBob Offline
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Without more significant rain backs of the creeks will be discolored for weeks. What muddies the creeks is runoff from clear cuts along the watercourses.

South end main lake stays pretty clean. When there were the great hydrilla beds in the 90's the south end rivaled some of the northern glacial lakes for clarity.
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#11468305 - 03/10/16 10:39 AM Re: Toledo Bend Water Level [Re: JimmyP]
Jaret Latta Offline
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It came up last year about this time. It will stabilize in a couple weeks.

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#11468359 - 03/10/16 10:59 AM Re: Toledo Bend Water Level [Re: JimmyP]
RedEar12 Offline
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Anybody got an idea on how it will fish this weekend. Have had a trip planned for months. Mid Lake is where we will be. We won't mind trailering south. Would Rayburn or Murvaul be better?

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#11468368 - 03/10/16 11:02 AM Re: Toledo Bend Water Level [Re: JimmyP]
Darold Gleason, T-bend Guide Offline
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I'd stay home for a few days if I was everyone. It's very serious out there right now. No need to risk anything at this point.
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#11468377 - 03/10/16 11:08 AM Re: Toledo Bend Water Level [Re: JimmyP]
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We've had a trip planned there for a year, headed that way Sunday morning, wondering if we need to stay in west Texas.

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#11468392 - 03/10/16 11:13 AM Re: Toledo Bend Water Level [Re: JimmyP]
BMCD Offline
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Here there is alot of flooding going on.

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#11468396 - 03/10/16 11:16 AM Re: Toledo Bend Water Level [Re: JimmyP]
cad830 Offline
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Registered: 02/23/08
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quote=JimmyP]To give some comparison to water being released right now, more water is being let out of Toledo Bend than runs over Niagara Falls. Amazing amount of water. All 9 gates are open 22 feet.[/quote]

Niagra on average almost releases 4 million cubic feet a minute, currently Toledo is releasing 207644 CFS that's 12,458,640 cubic feet a minute. scared
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#11468403 - 03/10/16 11:18 AM Re: Toledo Bend Water Level [Re: cad830]
Jaret Latta Offline
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Originally Posted By: cad830
quote=JimmyP]To give some comparison to water being released right now, more water is being let out of Toledo Bend than runs over Niagara Falls. Amazing amount of water. All 9 gates are open 22 feet.


Niagra on average almost releases 4 million cubic feet a minute, currently Toledo is releasing 207644 CFS that's 12,458,640 cubic feet a minute. scared [/quote]


Thats about 93,197,389 gallons per minute...

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#11468405 - 03/10/16 11:19 AM Re: Toledo Bend Water Level [Re: JimmyP]
Kidde Offline
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Registered: 02/15/16
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I'm headed down there in the morning. I'm just going to bring an extra lifejacket.

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#11468408 - 03/10/16 11:20 AM Re: Toledo Bend Water Level [Re: Darold Gleason, T-bend Guide]
Jaret Latta Offline
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Originally Posted By: Darold Gleason, T-bend Guide
I'd stay home for a few days if I was everyone. It's very serious out there right now. No need to risk anything at this point.


Going to be lots of floaters too

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#11468457 - 03/10/16 11:39 AM Re: Toledo Bend Water Level [Re: RedEar12]
elkhunter7x6 Offline
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Registered: 01/20/07
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Loc: panola county
Originally Posted By: RedEar12
Anybody got an idea on how it will fish this weekend. Have had a trip planned for months. Mid Lake is where we will be. We won't mind trailering south. Would Rayburn or Murvaul be better?


I wouldn't bother with Murvaul right now it is flooded as well.

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#11468500 - 03/10/16 11:52 AM Re: Toledo Bend Water Level [Re: JimmyP]
Jaret Latta Offline
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Loc: Austin, Tx/Nacogdoches, Tx
Being a Corps lake, Rayburn can be fished with water up. It was much higher than this in April last year.

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