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#7340639 - 03/27/12 09:32 AM Somerville Spillway
Peterpan Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 02/10/07
Posts: 111
Hi, do y'all know if the water is still being released there? I was planning to target some whites over the spillway. The only reason is that I love the way they fight in deeper holes with some current going on.
Has anyone been there recently?
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#7340680 - 03/27/12 09:44 AM Re: Somerville Spillway [Re: Peterpan]
monsterfireworks Offline
Angler

Registered: 01/08/07
Posts: 276
Loc: central texas
Currently Releasing
826 cfs

http://www.swf-wc.usace.army.mil/somerville/

Is this peterpan from texaskayakfisherman?


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#7340710 - 03/27/12 09:55 AM Re: Somerville Spillway [Re: Peterpan]
Peterpan Offline
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Registered: 02/10/07
Posts: 111
Yes, that's me!

Thanks for the info monsterfireworks!


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#7341419 - 03/27/12 12:17 PM Re: Somerville Spillway [Re: Peterpan]
Spec Chaser Offline
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Registered: 05/11/07
Posts: 54
Loc: Katy, TX
The action should be picking up now since they opened up the gates more. The hybrids should start coming down if not already.


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#7342256 - 03/27/12 03:21 PM Re: Somerville Spillway [Re: Peterpan]
Peterpan Offline
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Registered: 02/10/07
Posts: 111
Gotta try there one of these days. It is just too much debris on the bottom that most of the time I hook a hybrid or buffalo I end up loosing it if I am fishing for whites...


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#7342263 - 03/27/12 03:23 PM Re: Somerville Spillway [Re: monsterfireworks]
Peterpan Offline
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Registered: 02/10/07
Posts: 111
If I am not wrong, 826 cfs is awfully lotsa water!


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#7347865 - 03/28/12 07:20 PM Re: Somerville Spillway [Re: Peterpan]
Spec Chaser Offline
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Registered: 05/11/07
Posts: 54
Loc: Katy, TX
I think we're going to either try the spillway or Overlook Park this weekend. We brought the kids up to Rocky Creek Park a couple of weeks ago, and my 7 yr old daughter managed to land her first gaspago on her own and nothing else. We decided to move to Overlook and at first we were catching 1 or 2 white bass every 5-10 minutes which is fairly slow, and around 11:00 or so the white bass showed up in force. All the kids were catching them one after another. They were hitting everything we were throwing out. We were catching 2 at a time on about every cast on tandem rigs. My father caught a nice 7 pound hybrid, and we ended up leaving around 12:45pm with 130 white bass with 3 adults and 4 kids.


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#11223132 - 11/13/15 11:54 PM Re: Somerville Spillway [Re: Peterpan]
ag_angler Offline
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Registered: 10/15/09
Posts: 68
Loc: Sugar Land
2099 CFS now

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#11227464 - 11/16/15 03:06 PM Re: Somerville Spillway [Re: Peterpan]
hook-line&sinker Offline
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Registered: 01/02/03
Posts: 8992
Loc: Bryan, Texas
WOW talk about resurrection.. this post is from March 2012! but just like then the COE is releasing water see: http://www.swf-wc.usace.army.mil/reports/fish.htm
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#11232163 - 11/18/15 07:19 PM Re: Somerville Spillway [Re: Peterpan]
Cats_N_Crappie Offline
Angler

Registered: 04/18/09
Posts: 456
Loc: College Station
Anybody been out since the cold front?

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#11247222 - 11/26/15 08:14 PM Re: Somerville Spillway [Re: Peterpan]
hook-line&sinker Offline
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Registered: 01/02/03
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Loc: Bryan, Texas
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#11250186 - 11/28/15 01:36 PM Re: Somerville Spillway [Re: Peterpan]
J-Moe Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/04/14
Posts: 2608
Loc: Brenham, TX
Excellent Video Ben,

Creeks looked good. I'll bet this latest cold front starts to push some bait up into the creeks. I might have to try walking into Nails or Irwin Bridge soon.

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