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#11920639 - 11/06/16 11:26 PM Sheldon Lake question
dk2429 Online   content
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Registered: 03/28/16
Posts: 77
Loc: Pearland, TX
I'm wondering if the ramp on Sheldon Lake in Houston is usable. I have a 22ft bay boat and wanting to bass fish here. I know it's not everyday you would see this size of a boat in a small lake like this but after reading about the bass fishing here I'm willing to give it a try. I'm just curious if this ramp will get a 22ft boat in and out safely. If not then I can find somebody with a flat bottom and a trolling motor


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#11921432 - 11/07/16 12:25 PM Re: Sheldon Lake question [Re: dk2429]
mark.tpt Offline
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Registered: 04/26/16
Posts: 62
It's a pretty terrible ramp, but it will work. I've been on that lake in my brother's 22' bay boat, and it worked just fine.

That said, there is a lot of floating vegetation on the lake, and when the wind is out of the north or east, it collects at the ramp. No problem for an outboard, but a giant mess on your trailer!

Also, once you lauch, maintain idle speed and have someone watching ahead for stumps.

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#11924264 - 11/08/16 09:15 PM Re: Sheldon Lake question [Re: dk2429]
kevine80 Online   content
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Registered: 11/20/15
Posts: 292
Loc: humble texas
its the strangest boat ramp youll ever see
a boat that big will be a handfull --so much vegetation with a north wind that your trailer will look like swamp thing !

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#11924269 - 11/08/16 09:16 PM Re: Sheldon Lake question [Re: dk2429]
kevine80 Online   content
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Registered: 11/20/15
Posts: 292
Loc: humble texas
click on my name and read some past posts regarding sheldon --maybe get some ideas --have fun !

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