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#11881804 - 10/15/16 10:33 AM Advice for Navigating through Twak Timber
FishWrangler2 Offline

Registered: 03/31/16
Posts: 86
Out on Twak trying to catch sandies, hybrids/striper. Any advice on navigating through all the flooded timber? Been having to deal with it for the past hour eek

#11881818 - 10/15/16 10:46 AM Re: Advice for Navigating through Twak Timber [Re: FishWrangler2]
FishinTime Offline

Registered: 11/22/08
Posts: 151
Loc: Duncanville
Was told there's 5000 acres of treetops in the middle, be very very careful. Here's the best map I've found but I think it's close but not gospel.


#11881846 - 10/15/16 11:15 AM Re: Advice for Navigating through Twak Timber [Re: FishWrangler2]
lenahorse Offline
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Registered: 10/11/12
Posts: 3732
Loc: Cash, Texas
Through the timber yes there is a trail but we do not do it, I don't know anyone who does. The trees are just starting to be visible again, all I can say is to go with somebody a few times who knows the lake is the best way. Several years ago my best friend and I were fishing a Saturday which we about never do and they were having a bass tournament we saw 2 boats sunk and 1-2 more run aground. There are some bad areas to avoid. Be careful.
Fishing is so good now you don't need to go there anyway.

Edited by lenahorse (10/15/16 11:16 AM)
Fishing on Texoma

#11882080 - 10/15/16 04:31 PM Re: Advice for Navigating through Twak Timber [Re: FishWrangler2]
acfatcat Offline

Registered: 08/11/09
Posts: 247
I run the lanes and never had issues.

#11882236 - 10/15/16 06:55 PM Re: Advice for Navigating through Twak Timber [Re: FishWrangler2]
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Registered: 02/04/04
Posts: 8668
Loc: Lake Tawakoni, Tx
Best advice is to stay away from the timber. It's really dangerous right now since it's only inches out of the water or inches below the water.

I watched three bass boats run 60+ through the timber. Looks like one guy really hit a stump hard..
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#11882290 - 10/15/16 07:35 PM Re: Advice for Navigating through Twak Timber [Re: Salsa®]
TCK73 Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/26/15
Posts: 2067
Loc: Jack County
Stay away I say. I have been on a few trips with a certain guide there, and he always points out when someone is running in the wrong places and shakes his head. I take his advice, pay attention, ask questions, and run my boat where I know it is clear. There are a lot of places there I have not been and would like to check out someday, it will be at an idle when I do.

#11882784 - 10/16/16 07:47 AM Re: Advice for Navigating through Twak Timber [Re: FishWrangler2]
SuperDuck Offline
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Registered: 10/01/04
Posts: 6478
Loc: Mesquite TX
I did not know there was timber in Lake Tawakoni..........Ahhhhh stay out of the trees. Fish the edges, runN the timber = boat damage. Lots of spots to fish and catch!


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