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#11655753 - 06/08/16 08:17 PM Lake Buchanan - Hazards Running Lake
TomG Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 06/15/08
Posts: 82
Loc: San Antonio, TX
Have never fished Buchanan, are there any hazards at whatever the lake level currently is when you are running the lake? If I have Navionics should I be okay staying towards the channel area? Thanks!
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#11655798 - 06/08/16 08:38 PM Re: Lake Buchanan - Hazards Running Lake [Re: TomG]
Bullet20XrD Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/27/07
Posts: 1715
The main thing to watch out for on that lake is rock piles, points, and humps that extend far out into the lake. As long as you stay in the channel areas with your navionics and navigate humps and points with wide berths, you should be fine. It gets a little more tricky up past Garrett island and Tow. Fish were biting a few weeks back. Good luck.
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#11656707 - 06/09/16 09:51 AM Re: Lake Buchanan - Hazards Running Lake [Re: TomG]
R.J.E. Offline
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Registered: 05/10/11
Posts: 683
Fished the lower end Tuesday, water was pretty muddy, there was small pieces of wood floating in the water but nothing big. I would use caution running up river or anywhere past Garrett Island. Fishing was slow, caught 9 with three keepers on Yum black and blue craw, hope this helps.

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#11656721 - 06/09/16 09:56 AM Re: Lake Buchanan - Hazards Running Lake [Re: TomG]
TomG Offline
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Registered: 06/15/08
Posts: 82
Loc: San Antonio, TX
Thanks, RJE. So I would be okay running anywhere up to that island without knowing the lake? If you need to use caution after that I won't go any further then since I am unfamiliar.
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#11656731 - 06/09/16 10:01 AM Re: Lake Buchanan - Hazards Running Lake [Re: TomG]
BrandoA Offline
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Registered: 06/09/11
Posts: 2810
Loc: Marble Falls
Stay in the Channel and you will be good. Biggest danger is debris right now.

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