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#11470687 - 03/11/16 09:29 AM Toledo Bend Sets Records On Water Reliese and Level Dam Video Added!
Skip_48 Offline
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I have a few picture for you and know this morning they had the flood gates open 22' and I have never seen them at more than 9' which was last spring when we got so much rain. Also as of right now we have had 16'21" of rain in less than 48 hours.

Also will post a write up about this below pics.

Skip

Okay guys took this yesterday because the lake had already come up like a foot and I was showing it was back over my little deck next to my boat. Also notice how the wall comes up a little more than a foot still.


Then yesterday here are the pics and feel sure you can see the difference, LOL!







Edited by Skip_48 (03/11/16 12:38 PM)
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#11470708 - 03/11/16 09:35 AM Re: Toledo Bend Sets Records On Water Reliese and Level [Re: Skip_48]
Slewfoot Offline
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Thats insane!! Hard to fathom that much water. Prayers sent to the folks downstream...

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#11470716 - 03/11/16 09:39 AM Re: Toledo Bend Sets Records On Water Reliese and Level [Re: Skip_48]
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OMG With that release, that will flush things out. Folks living below in flood plain areas are in a mess most likely.
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#11470731 - 03/11/16 09:44 AM Re: Toledo Bend Sets Records On Water Reliese and Level [Re: Skip_48]
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Wow that is a whole lot of water. Hopefully it stabilizes.
Thanks for sharing and stay safe!
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#11470880 - 03/11/16 10:32 AM Re: Toledo Bend Sets Records On Water Reliese and Level [Re: Skip_48]
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I don't remember ever seeing the gates open more than 9' and that was last year when we had all that water. When I saw 22' open on all 9 gates, I knew the poor people South of here are really in for it as they have never seen the Sabine this high! Just think about the people just a short ways down like around Burkville as they are only like 10 miles from the dam. Now down in Deweyville they have like 2 days before it hits, but still they are in for it!

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#11471272 - 03/11/16 12:38 PM Re: Toledo Bend Sets Records On Water Reliese and Level [Re: Skip_48]
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#11471408 - 03/11/16 01:24 PM Re: Toledo Bend Sets Records On Water Reliese and Level [Re: Skip_48]
TroyKing Offline
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My my my!!! Thanks for sharing skip... I'll be down there Sunday through Wednesday fishing out of Pendleton.
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#11471428 - 03/11/16 01:31 PM Re: Toledo Bend Sets Records On Water Reliese and Level [Re: Skip_48]
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Well good luck TroyKing your gonna need it! Sorry this is happening right now. I was just ready for the crappie and that seems hard now. The big bass had been being caught almost every day and sometime more than one over 10 pounds.

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#11471570 - 03/11/16 02:34 PM Re: Toledo Bend Sets Records On Water Reliese and Level [Re: Skip_48]
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Hahaha!! well I may have to drop my standards then and go trash fishing...Whatever it takes to keep the kids fishing.
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#11471941 - 03/11/16 05:24 PM Re: Toledo Bend Sets Records On Water Reliese and Level [Re: Skip_48]
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Wonder if there will be any fish left in the lake!
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#11472139 - 03/11/16 07:28 PM Re: Toledo Bend Sets Records On Water Reliese and Level [Re: Skip_48]
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that's lot of water.
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#11472169 - 03/11/16 07:42 PM Re: Toledo Bend Sets Records On Water Reliese and Level [Re: Skip_48]
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#11472186 - 03/11/16 07:50 PM Re: Toledo Bend Sets Records On Water Reliese and Level [Re: TroyKing]
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Originally Posted By: TroyKing
Hahaha!! well I may have to drop my standards then and go trash fishing...Whatever it takes to keep the kids fishing.



Find you a little creek flowing in to the lake and catch some whiskered fish.

Chicken livers ain't that expensive.
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#11472296 - 03/11/16 08:42 PM Re: Toledo Bend Sets Records On Water Reliese and Level [Re: MrRoachie]
TroyKing Offline
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I know that's right!!
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#11472393 - 03/11/16 09:25 PM Re: Toledo Bend Sets Records On Water Reliese and Level [Re: Skip_48]
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That's crazy Skip. Hope those families downstream make it out ok.
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