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Joe Pool Britton Park Question #13576002 05/30/20 12:13 AM
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Can you get to the main lake from Britton park ramp without idling/any channel buoys?

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Re: Joe Pool Britton Park Question [Re: texasfisherman1] #13576076 05/30/20 01:45 AM
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Not without good insurance that I know of.the if you dont see it it isn't there rule might work tho


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Re: Joe Pool Britton Park Question [Re: bradnitro175] #13576082 05/30/20 01:52 AM
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Re: Joe Pool Britton Park Question [Re: texasfisherman1] #13576163 05/30/20 03:00 AM
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Heck I don’t feel safe from Britton Park nearly all the way to the Lake Ridge Parkway bridge. Years ago it was easy. You could see the channel through the timber and channel/boat lane was marked with buoys. Not sure I’d trust those old buoys now.

Re: Joe Pool Britton Park Question [Re: 361V] #13576172 05/30/20 03:20 AM
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Originally Posted by 361V
Heck I don’t feel safe from Britton Park nearly all the way to the Lake Ridge Parkway bridge. Years ago it was easy. You could see the channel through the timber and channel/boat lane was marked with buoys. Not sure I’d trust those old buoys now.


Yea, I saw buoys on Navionics but I can't see them going over Lake Ridge bridge. How much idle time would you say to get to that bridge?

Re: Joe Pool Britton Park Question [Re: 361V] #13576201 05/30/20 04:00 AM
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Originally Posted by 361V
Heck I don’t feel safe from Britton Park nearly all the way to the Lake Ridge Parkway bridge. Years ago it was easy. You could see the channel through the timber and channel/boat lane was marked with buoys. Not sure I’d trust those old buoys now.


I don't go that way much but it's safe from Loyd Park to the bridge as long as you don't venture off into the trees on the south side. There was a nut in an 80K wakeboard boat turning circles right out in front of the main point where you turn south. He wasn't more than 20-30 yds off shore. That's 2 FOW right there. Had kids tubing behind him. One of them falls off could break their neck. Pool has more idiots in one place than almost any place on earth. Picked up floating beer cans. Fishing was good, but putting up with the idiots takes something out of you.

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I would say close to 15 minutes idle time from Britton park to bridge.

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Heck I don’t feel safe from Britton Park nearly all the way to the Lake Ridge Parkway bridge. Years ago it was easy. You could see the channel through the timber and channel/boat lane was marked with buoys. Not sure I’d trust those old buoys now.


I don't go that way much but it's safe from Loyd Park to the bridge as long as you don't venture off into the trees on the south side. There was a nut in an 80K wakeboard boat turning circles right out in front of the main point where you turn south. He wasn't more than 20-30 yds off shore. That's 2 FOW right there. Had kids tubing behind him. One of them falls off could break their neck. Pool has more idiots in one place than almost any place on earth. Picked up floating beer cans. Fishing was good, but putting up with the idiots takes something out of you.



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Re: Joe Pool Britton Park Question [Re: texasfisherman1] #13576923 05/31/20 01:50 AM
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You can use Google Earth to find the safe run to where the old buoy system picks up on Navionics. I've run from the ramp to the bridge several times since they closed Loyd Park.


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Re: Joe Pool Britton Park Question [Re: texasfisherman1] #13577269 05/31/20 03:34 PM
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I have not been up there in a long time but used to run all the way from Britton to the bridge. There used to be a lot more standing timber. If your mapping shows the boat lane and the lake is close to full you are probably ok.

I still run a couple miles past the bridge in the spring to fish some of the feeders and a flat on the west side. Have yet to hit anything.

Re: Joe Pool Britton Park Question [Re: texasfisherman1] #13577505 05/31/20 08:22 PM
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Thanks for the info

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