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#11635339 - 05/30/16 12:03 PM Choke Canyon and Ivie Resevoir
jbguide Offline
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Registered: 01/28/08
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Loc: Pleasanton Tx
How much will they rise?

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#11635351 - 05/30/16 12:11 PM Re: Choke Canyon and Ivie Resevoir [Re: jbguide]
bigbass94 Offline
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I'm not sure about Ivie, but I don't think Choke will rise very much. I don't think it has rained in the right places for it. However, I haven't payed too much attention to the weather around Choke in the past few days, so I could be totally wrong.

But with that being said, it seems like any big storm we've had in the past few years that's been around Choke Canyon dissolves before it gets there; or it just misses it all together.

Until we get several huge storm systems to hit the right spots and some of the oil fracking dies down, poor ol' Choke will always be pretty sad to see and fish. It'll at least pale in comparison to what it was up until 2012.
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#11635505 - 05/30/16 01:42 PM Re: Choke Canyon and Ivie Resevoir [Re: jbguide]
grout-scout Offline
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Choke is the only lake that has actually dropped during this season. bang

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#11635568 - 05/30/16 02:22 PM Re: Choke Canyon and Ivie Resevoir [Re: jbguide]
jbguide Offline
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It's frustrating!!! I got a feeling all of this rain will end and Choke and Ivie will be in the same condition they were.

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#11635639 - 05/30/16 03:15 PM Re: Choke Canyon and Ivie Resevoir [Re: jbguide]
Clark3 Offline
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Loc: Lake fork/Fort Worth, TX
Choke won't rise a bit. I'm working right down the road from it. People joke about how small Ivies water shed is, chokes is a fraction of that. All the rain has been to far north west of choke for it to catch. It needs a terrential down poor 3-4" an hour near Tilden or fowlerton for choke to catch water

Ivie didn't catch much either both the concho and Colorado Are discharging close to normal CFS flow for their yearly average

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#11635911 - 05/30/16 06:11 PM Re: Choke Canyon and Ivie Resevoir [Re: jbguide]
grout-scout Offline
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You know, I recall the last time Choke filled and it wasn't because of a rainfall anywhere near it.

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#11635961 - 05/30/16 06:31 PM Re: Choke Canyon and Ivie Resevoir [Re: jbguide]
jbguide Offline
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It takes 15 plus inch of rain around Concan and Leaky area to do any real good. I did see it come up about 6 to 7 foot one time from water that came down Possum Creek. I'm guessing it will come up 3 feet from this water that is in the Frio this time.


Edited by jbguide (05/30/16 06:33 PM)

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#11636146 - 05/30/16 07:38 PM Re: Choke Canyon and Ivie Resevoir [Re: jbguide]
Clark3 Offline
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Yea that will help. But anytime north of 1604 south loop gets washed into the SA River and never makes it to choke so all this SA rain isn't doing it any good

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#11636745 - 05/31/16 06:25 AM Re: Choke Canyon and Ivie Resevoir [Re: jbguide]
elm creek Offline
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Ivie keep rising slowly, we are up a little over a foot since Friday

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#11637039 - 05/31/16 09:35 AM Re: Choke Canyon and Ivie Resevoir [Re: elm creek]
catslayer Offline
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Loc: Straight outa Johnson county.....
Originally Posted By: elm creek
Ivie keep rising slowly, we are up a little over a foot since Friday


keep it coming on ivie I say... if we can get storms that run from west off angleo and say on track east west through ballanger it could do some good.

if buttes would fill it wouldnt hurt my feeling, the trickle down would get the concho flowing really well
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#11637068 - 05/31/16 09:48 AM Re: Choke Canyon and Ivie Resevoir [Re: grout-scout]
Skeeter0524 Offline
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Originally Posted By: grout-scout
Choke is the only lake that has actually dropped during this season. bang


I wish that were true but Falcon just lost 12 feet of water over the last 3 months and that's with some rain in the area. Can't believe something really needed that much water. It was just starting to show signs of coming on strong again in a few years but now is one more release like that away from 40 feet low and dead water.


Edited by Skeeter0524 (05/31/16 09:51 AM)

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#11637275 - 05/31/16 10:55 AM Re: Choke Canyon and Ivie Resevoir [Re: jbguide]
BMCD Offline
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Seems like they are purposely holding choke at a certain level. I dunno.

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#11637580 - 05/31/16 12:33 PM Re: Choke Canyon and Ivie Resevoir [Re: BMCD]
bigbass94 Offline
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Loc: San Antonio, Texas
Originally Posted By: BMCD
Seems like they are purposely holding choke at a certain level. I dunno.



I've thought about that exact statement. I don't know if it's true or not, but I can't help but think about that a little bit. It seems like Choke will stay no lower than 23 feet, but no higher than 17 feet. I don't know, it's weird...
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#11638103 - 05/31/16 03:45 PM Re: Choke Canyon and Ivie Resevoir [Re: Skeeter0524]
grout-scout Offline
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Originally Posted By: Skeeter0524
Originally Posted By: grout-scout
Choke is the only lake that has actually dropped during this season. bang


I wish that were true but Falcon just lost 12 feet of water over the last 3 months and that's with some rain in the area. Can't believe something really needed that much water. It was just starting to show signs of coming on strong again in a few years but now is one more release like that away from 40 feet low and dead water.


Holy carp, I thought it was like 20'-28' low. Mexicos draining her again.

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#11638177 - 05/31/16 04:20 PM Re: Choke Canyon and Ivie Resevoir [Re: jbguide]
Razorback Offline
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Loc: Tyler, TX, USA
I have heard that they release water out of Choke to flood the estuaries toward the coast. The fact that it hasn't risen to speak of despite the last year and a half of rain is hard to explain otherwise.

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