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#11546454 - 04/16/16 12:52 PM DFW Area, Next Weekend
Lane H. Offline
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Registered: 03/10/15
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Loc: Odessa
I'll be in Dallas visiting the fam next weekend, and would like to get some wetwading/tenkara in. Are there any good wadeable rivers or creeks within an hour or so drive of the city? I'll be on the northeast side of Dallas, if that helps.
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#11546481 - 04/16/16 01:07 PM Re: DFW Area, Next Weekend [Re: Lane H.]
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Not trying to rain on your parade but with all of this rain coming this week, all the creeks and rivers will most likely be flooded.
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#11546605 - 04/16/16 02:32 PM Re: DFW Area, Next Weekend [Re: Lane H.]
Lane H. Offline
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My rule with Texas weather is wait until I see it before I let it ruin my plans. Too many times I've called off a potential trip because it was going to rain only to be stuck at home on a sunny, perfect day cursing the name "weatherman."
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#11547027 - 04/16/16 07:02 PM Re: DFW Area, Next Weekend [Re: Lane H.]
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A little further out but Beaver's Bend has outstanding tenkara water.
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#11547589 - 04/17/16 12:20 AM Re: DFW Area, Next Weekend [Re: Lloyd5]
Lane H. Offline
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Registered: 03/10/15
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Loc: Odessa
Originally Posted By: Lloyd5
A little further out but Beaver's Bend has outstanding tenkara water.


It's on my list of places to visit when it's too damn hot this summer, but 3+ hours away from my in-laws' place might be a tall order for a single day trip.

Or is it?
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#11547592 - 04/17/16 12:24 AM Re: DFW Area, Next Weekend [Re: Lane H.]
Lane H. Offline
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Registered: 03/10/15
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Loc: Odessa
White Rock Creek is just down the street, along a hiking/jogging trail. Assuming it's not flooded out, would it be fishable?
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#11547703 - 04/17/16 06:40 AM Re: DFW Area, Next Weekend [Re: Lane H.]
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I can understand that but this is about as for sure as it gets. Heavy rain is moving in as I type.
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#11547874 - 04/17/16 09:16 AM Re: DFW Area, Next Weekend [Re: Lane H.]
j_hirn2 Offline
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Registered: 01/21/04
Posts: 111
Loc: Mansfield, TX
The bank fishing section has some topics on creeks and other places to fish in Dallas. I've seen some mentions of White Rock in that section. I live in the Tarrant county section of DFW so I don't have any first hand info for you.

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