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Benbroook #13226671 07/27/19 02:32 AM
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Thinking about heading to Benbrook in the morning. Are there any hazards I need to be aware of? Also, where’s the best place to launch?

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Re: Benbroook [Re: Blayne Wallace] #13226696 07/27/19 02:55 AM
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Only one ramp open, Benbrook Marina off 377. Lots of stumps and trees are starting to show now as the water is dropping. Mid lake is fine to run, just be careful on east and south east side. Been really crowded last two weekends.


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Free ramp is open also in Longhorn. Gonna go there cause im tired or the craters driving into the marina.....

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Originally Posted by Chasin Hogs
Free ramp is open also in Longhorn. Gonna go there cause im tired or the craters driving into the marina.....

2nd this on marina. It’s ridiculous

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Many years ago it was pretty bad, I take it they never fixed the craters... I am talking like 15 years ago when I lived in Benbrook and fished it weekly.

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The marina is an absolute disaster, I assume it's some lease arrangement, it cant possibly make any money to speak of so nothing is going to get fixed. It's an eyesore and should be put out of its misery.

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I think the other issue with the parking lot is everytime it floods, makes it worse. I know they have tried to make it better by filling in the holes with gravel, but it will flood and wash that way. You'd think in the summer months they'd make enough money to some what make it better, but guess not.

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With all the new homes on the east/southeast side of the lake now, I wish someone would open rocky creek marina back up!!! The crappie barge too! Could be a very nice area kinda like twin points on EM if someone put the money into it and ran it with pride and professionalism.

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Re: Benbroook [Re: Blayne Wallace] #13227500 07/28/19 09:27 AM
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I forgot the free one doesnt open till 730. Why is mustang still closed?

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Originally Posted by Chasin Hogs
I forgot the free one doesnt open till 730. Why is mustang still closed?



still pretty high I thought


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Re: Benbroook [Re: Blayne Wallace] #13227543 07/28/19 12:03 PM
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Lake is 2 foot low...

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thats crazy maybe that is why the fishing is so bad right now.... but mustang is a pretty flat area so idk


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Lake drops too much in the summer for a marina to stay in business. A few years ago there was talk of a deep water marina being built where the pier is. They were going to have to build a break water partition to protect it. If that ever happened then it could probably make it, if it could survive the floods.

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where is longhorn ?

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