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Ray hubbard/Lavon River #13581368 06/03/20 08:11 PM
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Where would the easiest launch point be to get access to the River in a kayak? Are there any potential launching areas in the River itself?

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Re: Ray hubbard/Lavon River [Re: clinton_c] #13581508 06/03/20 09:28 PM
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Somebody will need to confirm this but there is a little dirt that starts at Oak Road and Hwy 78 and parallels 78 to the bridge over the Trinity just below the Lavon dam. Can’t get much further up river than that. It would be a long paddle from the nearest ramp on Ray Hubbard. [Linked Image]
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Thanks its worth a look at some point

Re: Ray hubbard/Lavon River [Re: clinton_c] #13581587 06/03/20 10:53 PM
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The next bridge south is just about impossible to pass under unless Lavon has recently released a lot of water. Obviously wouldn’t mess with any of it with Lavon gates open.
You could theoretically launch from that road in the pic, but you wouldn’t get very far south before reaching an impassable area.


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Lots of guys unload at 78 and go down, if you find a log jam post here and I will go cut it out for you.

I haven't been up in a while but in the past I could get my 19 foot boat to 78

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You can get all the way to 78

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Re: Ray hubbard/Lavon River [Re: CCTX] #13582296 06/04/20 12:35 PM
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Originally Posted by CCTX
The next bridge south is just about impossible to pass under unless Lavon has recently released a lot of water. Obviously wouldn’t mess with any of it with Lavon gates open.
You could theoretically launch from that road in the pic, but you wouldn’t get very far south before reaching an impassable area.
Pretty sure “the next bridge south” of the 78 bridge is the 66 bridge over the lake. If they only make it that far they’ve done pretty good! laugh

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I put a yak in to the right of where that picture is once but you almost needed 4wd to get there that was atleast 5 years ago


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I hope it’s as big as you say it is Hop. Don’t wanna be disappointed

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