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#11474133 - 03/12/16 10:50 PM Lavon dam
jeremyp123 Offline
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I know it was producing fish a while back but is that still the case? I am Trying to decide if I am gonna go battle the crowds in the morning or not.

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#11475380 - 03/13/16 08:18 PM Re: Lavon dam [Re: jeremyp123]
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It is not releasing at all right now, so I would say probably not.
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#11476308 - 03/14/16 10:52 AM Re: Lavon dam [Re: jeremyp123]
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wait a few days. They'll be opening up a few gates since Lavon is over 3ft high now.

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#11477133 - 03/14/16 04:24 PM Re: Lavon dam [Re: jeremyp123]
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Wait no more. They are releasing 4200cfs!

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#11477145 - 03/14/16 04:28 PM Re: Lavon dam [Re: jeremyp123]
Perry Offline
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Best to still wait a couple days after the gates are open in my opinion. Especially if you don't live close. I'm pretty sure that my favorite fish will be making their way up!!
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#11477184 - 03/14/16 04:41 PM Re: Lavon dam [Re: jeremyp123]
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What perry said.. Be patient
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#11482045 - 03/16/16 06:06 PM Re: Lavon dam [Re: jeremyp123]
Perry Offline
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Anyone been... I've had the itch but haven't really had the time this week?
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#11483671 - 03/17/16 01:32 PM Re: Lavon dam [Re: jeremyp123]
Perry Offline
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I went down this morning .. People catching a couple sandbass, buffalo,and drum.. It was actually a lot slower than I thought it would be.. Didn't see any hybrids caught or crappie but I'm sure they are in there somewhere.. I was only able to stay for hour or so.. Long enough to find out that I have a leak in my waders!!
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#11483717 - 03/17/16 01:50 PM Re: Lavon dam [Re: jeremyp123]
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I'm sure they are there. Front may have slowed them a bit. It's going to be pretty chilly for the next several days. Lows around 40 coming up.

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#11500595 - 03/25/16 10:08 AM Re: Lavon dam [Re: jeremyp123]
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Sounds like Lavon Dam River will be the ticket this weekend. Rowlett will be a mess from the bridge Construction, and Lavon Dam is releasing at 792cfs right now. I bet it's on and popping over there. Any reports of the hybrids showing up over there?

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#11500618 - 03/25/16 10:25 AM Re: Lavon dam [Re: LakeForkGroupie]
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Originally Posted By: LakeForkGroupie
Sounds like Lavon Dam River will be the ticket this weekend. Rowlett will be a mess from the bridge Construction, and Lavon Dam is releasing at 792cfs right now. I bet it's on and popping over there. Any reports of the hybrids showing up over there?



792cfs is bareley moving, so nothing can make it up to the dam from the lake. I don't know if there are there anymore, but before they really showed up in RC, most of the hybrid pics you've seen from the area have come from below the 78 spillway...don't believe everything you see here...

Lots of competition to cast in the prime spots there though.

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#11500689 - 03/25/16 11:02 AM Re: Lavon dam [Re: jeremyp123]
Ledeez Offline
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Yep.. No fish at the dam.. They are all at rowlett creek! Use 4 pd line! Anyways have a good Friday!
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#11500696 - 03/25/16 11:08 AM Re: Lavon dam [Re: Ledeez]
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Originally Posted By: Ledeez
Yep.. No fish at the dam.. They are all at rowlett creek! Use 4 pd line! Anyways have a good Friday!


LIES! We all know there are no fish at RC, just dirty diapers and toilet paper....
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#11500739 - 03/25/16 11:42 AM Re: Lavon dam [Re: HeavyLead]
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Originally Posted By: HeavyLead
Originally Posted By: LakeForkGroupie
Sounds like Lavon Dam River will be the ticket this weekend. Rowlett will be a mess from the bridge Construction, and Lavon Dam is releasing at 792cfs right now. I bet it's on and popping over there. Any reports of the hybrids showing up over there?



792cfs is bareley moving, so nothing can make it up to the dam from the lake. I don't know if there are there anymore, but before they really showed up in RC, most of the hybrid pics you've seen from the area have come from below the 78 spillway...don't believe everything you see here...

Lots of competition to cast in the prime spots there though.



I typically fish just below 78. 792 cfs, is about 7 times more flow than RC. I would think they would be all up and down the river there. I don't like fishing the turbid water. I assume it's like RC with lots of holes down the way. More flow and cleaner water. Sounds like better fishing.

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#11500752 - 03/25/16 11:51 AM Re: Lavon dam [Re: LakeForkGroupie]
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Yeah, it's way more flow that RC, just saying they can't make it up past the spillway at 78 to get to the main dam.

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