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#4097955 - 10/29/09 04:37 PM Boat Lane on Welsh? (SEE PIC)
Jersey Dan Offline
Guido

Registered: 01/01/07
Posts: 6426
Loc: your sisters house
Can you please tell me how much further I can run down the lake than what is shown in the below pic? My only time there, I remember seeing plenty of telephone poles sticking up about 6 inches in the middle of the main lake heading towards the dam...



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#4098030 - 10/29/09 04:48 PM Re: Boat Lane on Welsh? (SEE PIC) [Re: Jersey Dan]
Brant King. Offline
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Registered: 01/14/04
Posts: 5186
Loc: Porter TX
Depends on how big a boy you are? You can run all the way to the inlet if your brave enough.

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#4098051 - 10/29/09 04:51 PM Re: Boat Lane on Welsh? (SEE PIC) [Re: Brant King.]
Jersey Dan Offline
Guido

Registered: 01/01/07
Posts: 6426
Loc: your sisters house
Maybe in the other boat, I can't do the Legend like that.

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#4098060 - 10/29/09 04:52 PM Re: Boat Lane on Welsh? (SEE PIC) [Re: Brant King.]
ZX225(Radio) Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/09/07
Posts: 2325
Loc: Plano, TX
I run all the way down to the Dam. Just watch for the stumps that are above the water. I run my GPS trail all the time.

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#4098088 - 10/29/09 04:55 PM Re: Boat Lane on Welsh? (SEE PIC) [Re: ZX225(Radio)]
bogey♂ Offline
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Registered: 02/21/08
Posts: 15517
Loc: plano
Dan, I was there in Jan. and ran all the way down to the dam and was just fine. I was also following a much faster boat than mine.
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#4098092 - 10/29/09 04:55 PM Re: Boat Lane on Welsh? (SEE PIC) [Re: ZX225(Radio)]
Jersey Dan Offline
Guido

Registered: 01/01/07
Posts: 6426
Loc: your sisters house
Yea the problem is that the lake is about 3 feet high right now. If it was normal level, are you saying the only stumps too worry about are the visible ones?

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#4098118 - 10/29/09 05:00 PM Re: Boat Lane on Welsh? (SEE PIC) [Re: Jersey Dan]
ZX225(Radio) Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/09/07
Posts: 2325
Loc: Plano, TX
Thats hard to say. I can say that I have never hit one at normal pool.I hope I never hit one. I have all the stumps at normal pool marked on my GPS.

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#4098141 - 10/29/09 05:02 PM Re: Boat Lane on Welsh? (SEE PIC) [Re: Jersey Dan]
2manyrangers Offline
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Registered: 10/28/07
Posts: 459
Loc: McKinney
There are about 8 to worry about between ramp and dam. If you hug the bank till you get to the cooling towers you will be fine. There is an island that is underwater by the power lines that that has 5 or 6 but if you pay attention you will be fine! No fish on that end of the lake though! smile
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#4098161 - 10/29/09 05:05 PM Re: Boat Lane on Welsh? (SEE PIC) [Re: ZX225(Radio)]
Donegonefishin Offline
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Registered: 03/01/08
Posts: 873
Loc: Argyle, Texas
If it is up 3ft then the ones that are usually visible will be at the perfect depth to take out a lower unit. I would stop where you have it marked and idle to the dam. It is only about 5 to 10 minutes at idle from there.

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#4098239 - 10/29/09 05:15 PM Re: Boat Lane on Welsh? (SEE PIC) [Re: Donegonefishin]
2manyrangers Offline
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Registered: 10/28/07
Posts: 459
Loc: McKinney
Most of the stumps are floaters, they will stay a little above the surface even with the higher lake levels.
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#4098247 - 10/29/09 05:16 PM Re: Boat Lane on Welsh? (SEE PIC) [Re: 2manyrangers]
timmha Offline
Angler

Registered: 03/12/09
Posts: 493
Loc: Stephenville tx
yea that end stinks

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#4098367 - 10/29/09 05:42 PM Re: Boat Lane on Welsh? (SEE PIC) [Re: timmha]
Smash-Tech Custom Baits Offline
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Registered: 12/23/03
Posts: 2710
Loc: Pittsburg TX
Be very careful the first time you run it if you haven't been in a while or after a big rain. Lots of the stumps are floaters and they mover around from time to time.
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#4098381 - 10/29/09 05:44 PM Re: Boat Lane on Welsh? (SEE PIC) [Re: Smash-Tech Custom Baits]
Jersey Dan Offline
Guido

Registered: 01/01/07
Posts: 6426
Loc: your sisters house
Thanks. So is my red route even safe at this point? Should I just idle around the lake?

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#4098412 - 10/29/09 05:51 PM Re: Boat Lane on Welsh? (SEE PIC) [Re: Jersey Dan]
Smash-Tech Custom Baits Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 12/23/03
Posts: 2710
Loc: Pittsburg TX
I would get a little closer to that last point where the highlines are. lots of stumps out in the middle of the lake in front of the cooling towers. Past the point there are a few stumps on the left that I stay right of and go between them and the last two stumps you can see on your right with rebar on them and you're good once you get past that. I would take it easy the first time through with all the rain we are getting right now and would probably idle before daylight in the area of the cooling towers.


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#4098483 - 10/29/09 06:07 PM Re: Boat Lane on Welsh? (SEE PIC) [Re: Smash-Tech Custom Baits]
Dale Griffin Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/21/09
Posts: 1252
Loc: Del Rio / Lake Amistad
Such a small lake on that end wouldn't hurt to slow down.
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