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#12673376 - 03/14/18 10:48 PM Twin Buttes Sharelunker. 13.40
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Registered: 03/04/13
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Little lake was awesome growing up. Caught my first DD from the shore in 1994.

Congrats to the angler.

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#12673400 - 03/14/18 11:14 PM Re: Twin Buttes Sharelunker. 13.40 [Re: BWG]
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awesome can't wait to see some pics of the fish

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#12673451 - 03/15/18 12:32 AM Re: Twin Buttes Sharelunker. 13.40 [Re: BWG]
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#12673487 - 03/15/18 05:14 AM Re: Twin Buttes Sharelunker. 13.40 [Re: BWG]
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Twin Buttes is my local lake and a fish this size doesn't surprise me at all. I know of a 11 and a few 9's taken last year and so far this year the fishing has been extraordinary. The few times I've been out since January I've hauled in close to two dozen between 5 and 7 pounds. Not bad for an old dried up mud hole.

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#12673499 - 03/15/18 05:56 AM Re: Twin Buttes Sharelunker. 13.40 [Re: BWG]
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Crazy how these west Texas lakes get a little water and they explode. Good to see

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#12673501 - 03/15/18 05:57 AM Re: Twin Buttes Sharelunker. 13.40 [Re: BWG]
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Wow, isn't that lake is 41+ feet low??
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#12673531 - 03/15/18 06:36 AM Re: Twin Buttes Sharelunker. 13.40 [Re: Doug R.]
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Originally Posted By: Doug R.
Wow, isn't that lake is 41+ feet low??


42' as of last week. About 9' lower then this time last year and the deepest part of the lake is 18' or so. Our paved ramp has been dry since last last spring. Out low water ramp is too shallow for anything larger then a jon boat. Now were launching off the shoreline just east of the ramps. A still have a few more feet before it really becomes challenging.

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#12673534 - 03/15/18 06:42 AM Re: Twin Buttes Sharelunker. 13.40 [Re: tmd11111]
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Originally Posted By: tmd11111
Originally Posted By: Doug R.
Wow, isn't that lake is 41+ feet low??


42' as of last week. About 9' lower then this time last year and the deepest part of the lake is 18' or so. Our paved ramp has been dry since last last spring. Out low water ramp is too shallow for anything larger then a jon boat. Now were launching off the shoreline just east of the ramps. A still have a few more feet before it really becomes challenging.



So how big (acres) is the actual lake now??
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#12673541 - 03/15/18 06:49 AM Re: Twin Buttes Sharelunker. 13.40 [Re: tmd11111]
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Originally Posted By: tmd11111
Twin Buttes is my local lake and a fish this size doesn't surprise me at all. I know of a 11 and a few 9's taken last year and so far this year the fishing has been extraordinary. The few times I've been out since January I've hauled in close to two dozen between 5 and 7 pounds. Not bad for an old dried up mud hole.


RIP Twin Buttes
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#12673555 - 03/15/18 07:07 AM Re: Twin Buttes Sharelunker. 13.40 [Re: BWG]
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From the Texas water data site-
Date
3-15-18
Percent Full
6.8
Mean Water Level(ft)
1,898.36
Reservoir Storage(acre-ft)
16,208
Conservation Storage(acre-ft)
12,459
Conservation Capacity(acre-ft)
182,454
Surface Are(acres
1,255


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#12673662 - 03/15/18 08:08 AM Re: Twin Buttes Sharelunker. 13.40 [Re: BWG]
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Full pool it's a little over 9k acres and now it's like 1200 acres, wow if there are any fish left in it thy shouldn't be too hard to find for sure!
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#12673684 - 03/15/18 08:18 AM Re: Twin Buttes Sharelunker. 13.40 [Re: BWG]
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About two and a half years ago Twin Buttes was so low that they had to put pumps in to push water down stream to lake Nasworthy which is supposed to be a constant level lake. Nasworthy itself was so low that the ramps were unusable. Then a miracle of god happened and we got some serious rainfall and within weeks Buttes water level rose about 15'. All the rain that pretty much everyone east of us received a few weeks ago to fill all of your lakes never traveled west far enough to give us anything measurable. If this pattern continues we will be close to that same situation by years end.

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#12673935 - 03/15/18 10:10 AM Re: Twin Buttes Sharelunker. 13.40 [Re: BWG]
tmd11111 Online   content
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Oh great. That 13 pounder made the local paper. Everybody and their cousin with a snoopy rod is going to invade our mudhole.

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#12673945 - 03/15/18 10:18 AM Re: Twin Buttes Sharelunker. 13.40 [Re: tmd11111]
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Originally Posted By: tmd11111
Twin Buttes is my local lake and a fish this size doesn't surprise me at all. I know of a 11 and a few 9's taken last year and so far this year the fishing has been extraordinary. The few times I've been out since January I've hauled in close to two dozen between 5 and 7 pounds. Not bad for an old dried up mud hole.


This type of post does the same thing as the paper.
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#12673982 - 03/15/18 10:33 AM Re: Twin Buttes Sharelunker. 13.40 [Re: BWG]
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Thats why if someone says they saw me catch a big one in my local little Lake my response is ( it was a Carp ) wink

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