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#11612739 - 05/19/16 01:26 PM Livingston or Conroe
jaw116 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 05/18/16
Posts: 69
Loc: Houston, TX
Looking to buy a boat and store it on either Livingston or Conroe. Both lakes are a short commute from me so distance is not a problem. If you were to choose one lake to store said boat on which lake would you pick and why?

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#11612863 - 05/19/16 02:24 PM Re: Livingston or Conroe [Re: jaw116]
Jefe Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/26/09
Posts: 2171
Loc: Houston TX
What is your primary use?
Bass- Conroe
Pleasure- toss up
White bass- Livingston
Crappie- toss up
"Security" in your investment- Conroe
Infrastructure and access to contractors- Conroe
More peace and Quiet- Livingston
On the north end of Conroe by Stowaway there is even a valet storage place if you are infrequent user.


Edited by Jefe (05/19/16 02:25 PM)

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#11612992 - 05/19/16 03:36 PM Re: Livingston or Conroe [Re: jaw116]
BMCD Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/01/02
Posts: 3721
Loc: Katy, Texas US
I'd choose Livingston. But I chase bass, Livingston fishes better for me, and your close to Rayburn and Toledo.

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#11613005 - 05/19/16 03:42 PM Re: Livingston or Conroe [Re: jaw116]
Craphacman Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 05/07/13
Posts: 19
Loc: Huffman, Texas
CONROE.

Lake Livingston and the Trinity River (US 287 to US 90) Fish Consumption Advisory

Blue catfish DO NOT EAT
Flathead catfish DO NOT EAT2 Freshwater drum DO NOT EAT
Gar (all species) DO NOT EAT
Smallmouth buffalo DO NOT EAT
Striped bass 1 meal/month
White bass 1 meal/month
1 A meal is four ounces of fish for women on childbearing age $ children < 12.
2 A meal is eight ounces of fish for women past childbearing age & Adult Men.

See the Lake Livingston and the Trinity River (US 287 to US 90) Fish Consumption Advisory.
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#11613216 - 05/19/16 05:08 PM Re: Livingston or Conroe [Re: jaw116]
kickingback Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 08/13/13
Posts: 889
Loc: Texas
Conroe is closer to more Houston lakes and the coast.
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#11613330 - 05/19/16 06:15 PM Re: Livingston or Conroe [Re: jaw116]
BMCD Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/01/02
Posts: 3721
Loc: Katy, Texas US
Fish consumption advisorys on most lakes.

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#11617631 - 05/22/16 07:16 AM Re: Livingston or Conroe [Re: jaw116]
jaw116 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 05/18/16
Posts: 69
Loc: Houston, TX
Thanks for the input. Bought a boat yesterday and will be storing it on Conroe. Looking forward to learning the lake!

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#11617945 - 05/22/16 10:14 AM Re: Livingston or Conroe [Re: jaw116]
Olhipi Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 07/14/14
Posts: 208
Loc: Dayton,Tx
You'd better be able to fish during the week because weekends on Conroe Suck for the True Angler . Good Luck!!!
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#11630517 - 05/27/16 12:37 PM Re: Livingston or Conroe [Re: jaw116]
curtisd Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/18/16
Posts: 37
Conroe is primarily bulkheaded and smaller. Lots of waves and chop, especially with the wind blowing. Lots of jet fleas and go fast boats during the warm months. I still go there but choose my battles when jumping cove to cove.
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#11631404 - 05/27/16 09:09 PM Re: Livingston or Conroe [Re: jaw116]
RHP Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 10/13/03
Posts: 1273
Loc: Magnolia, TX. USA
I fish Conroe but mostly week days because like curtisd said, it can an unpleasant weekend for fishermen. Fish Mon thru Friday mornings and you'll do fine. Our place is north of the 1097 bridge so we stay clear of the 105 area most days.

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#11631421 - 05/27/16 09:13 PM Re: Livingston or Conroe [Re: jaw116]
RodBreaker aka cwill Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/21/14
Posts: 2961
Loc: Lake Conroe Texas
I also live on Lake Conroe and fish it regularly on my days off. Have you already found a storage? If not PM me and I will let you know who I use. probably the cheapest on the lake by far
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