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#8338445 - 12/14/12 08:42 PM Is Ray Hubbard a power plant?
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Is Ray Hubbard a power plant? If so do they run it?
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#8338455 - 12/14/12 08:45 PM Re: Is Ray Hubbard a power plant? [Re: 1214]
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Yes and yes.

But the water volume in the lake is to great to receive the same benefits like Monticello used to or Welsh.
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#8338462 - 12/14/12 08:48 PM Re: Is Ray Hubbard a power plant? [Re: 1214]
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Do you know if it's already pumping out water or do they just run it on a few very cold days a year?
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#8338472 - 12/14/12 08:50 PM Re: Is Ray Hubbard a power plant? [Re: 1214]
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It rarely runs, if the demand is high or other front line plants are down, they will utilize the plant. And when they do the discharge is minimal
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#8338485 - 12/14/12 08:53 PM Re: Is Ray Hubbard a power plant? [Re: 1214]
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There are a lot of on demand power plant lakes in north Texas
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#8338505 - 12/14/12 08:57 PM Re: Is Ray Hubbard a power plant? [Re: 1214]
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What's the closest warm water power plant lake to Irving?
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#8338557 - 12/14/12 09:10 PM Re: Is Ray Hubbard a power plant? [Re: 1214]
JustWingem Offline
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Originally Posted By: 1214
What's the closest warm water power plant lake to Irving?


Squaw Creek would be my guess but it has been years! I remember fishing North Lake in Irving
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#8338912 - 12/14/12 11:32 PM Re: Is Ray Hubbard a power plant? [Re: 1214]
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Cool thanks
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#8338940 - 12/14/12 11:43 PM Re: Is Ray Hubbard a power plant? [Re: JustWingem]
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Originally Posted By: JustWingem
Originally Posted By: 1214
What's the closest warm water power plant lake to Irving?


Squaw Creek would be my guess but it has been years! I remember fishing North Lake in Irving

North Lake has been fenced off for about 15 years. Its probably become a snake infested mud hole by now.
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#8339082 - 12/15/12 03:38 AM Re: Is Ray Hubbard a power plant? [Re: 1214]
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Originally Posted By: 1214
Is Ray Hubbard a power plant? If so do they run it?
Sometimes it is.

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#8339190 - 12/15/12 06:37 AM Re: Is Ray Hubbard a power plant? [Re: JustWingem]
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Originally Posted By: JustWingem
Originally Posted By: 1214
What's the closest warm water power plant lake to Irving?


Squaw Creek would be my guess but it has been years! I remember fishing North Lake in Irving


I used to Duck Hunt on it. Fished it many times, it used to be on the other side of Beltline also. They filled that part in around mid 80's
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#8339193 - 12/15/12 06:39 AM Re: Is Ray Hubbard a power plant? [Re: lakeforkfisherman]
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Originally Posted By: lakeforkfisherman
Originally Posted By: JustWingem
Originally Posted By: 1214
What's the closest warm water power plant lake to Irving?


Squaw Creek would be my guess but it has been years! I remember fishing North Lake in Irving

North Lake has been fenced off for about 15 years. Its probably become a snake infested mud hole by now.


NorthLake actually has some very steep drop off close to the bank. Back when it was open to the public drowning was common out there for bank swimmers.

I have heard report of people sneaking at night on Northlake in the summer time and fishing out of tubes....
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#8339229 - 12/15/12 07:00 AM Re: Is Ray Hubbard a power plant? [Re: 1214]
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. . .people definitely still sneak into North Lake to fish.

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#8339451 - 12/15/12 08:25 AM Re: Is Ray Hubbard a power plant? [Re: 1214]
HEAVY SACK (aka Crankinstein) Offline
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Registered: 09/18/05
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Originally Posted By: 1214
Is Ray Hubbard a power plant? If so do they run it?


There's a power plant on Hubbard but it only runs as a backup to provide power in high usage periods. In other words, very seldom.

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#8339466 - 12/15/12 08:33 AM Re: Is Ray Hubbard a power plant? [Re: 1214]
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You should drive by northlake, its all dirt now with just the lake sitting there, it will be filled in soon to build tons of apartments. The power plant itself has been imploded.
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