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#12809888 - 06/29/18 05:57 AM Going to Lake Hawkins 1st time - hazourds ?
Ol'geezer Offline
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Registered: 07/15/14
Posts: 37
Loc: Sachse, Texas
I've heard about some rear or t-post sticking up that can damage your boat where they might be and how deep is the water above 2869 thanks for any info Monte

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#12809915 - 06/29/18 06:48 AM Re: Going to Lake Hawkins 1st time - hazourds ? [Re: Ol'geezer]
JRW341513 Offline
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Registered: 03/09/10
Posts: 216
Loc: Mineola, TX
Stay in the marked boat lane while running north\south (orange buoys). Main lake is fairly open but be careful. Any cove or north of bridge is idle only. There are t-posts in many stumps and most that I have seen are new since they drained the lake in the winter. Above the bridge, the deepest is 12-14 feet right past the bridge and then gradually comes up to around a couple of feet the further north you go.

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#12810604 - 06/29/18 02:51 PM Re: Going to Lake Hawkins 1st time - hazourds ? [Re: Ol'geezer]
GIG'EM AGGIES Offline
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Registered: 05/14/14
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Loc: texas
Rebar everywhere so be careful. Don't know what the lake level is now but they were going to draw it down the last time I was there. Here's what I found last time I was there.





Only an idiot would mark a stump with a piece of rebar. Good luck on your trip.
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#12812582 - 07/01/18 02:43 PM Re: Going to Lake Hawkins 1st time - hazourds ? [Re: Ol'geezer]
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Yeah i just got sick to my stomach seeing that!!!! Man some people are STUPID
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#12853762 - 08/04/18 08:26 PM Re: Going to Lake Hawkins 1st time - hazourds ? [Re: GIG'EM AGGIES]
Rayzor Offline
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Originally Posted By: GIG'EM AGGIES
Rebar everywhere so be careful. Don't know what the lake level is now but they were going to draw it down the last time I was there. Here's what I found last time I was there.





Only an idiot would mark a stump with a piece of rebar. Good luck on your trip.


I am not defending the people that do this but there is a reason that they do. Initially, they drive the rebar in and then put PVC pipe around it. Unfortunately, the PVC always somehow comes off and what you have left is a fiberglass boat can opener.
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