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Tradinghouse Reservoir #13797086 12/07/20 12:53 PM
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Does anybody have any reports about tradinghouse house , and does it still produce hot water in the winter !
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Has anyone heard any reports about trading house and does it still produce warm water ? Thanks

Re: Tradinghouse Reservoir [Re: Rsbccs] #13797123 12/07/20 01:32 PM
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plant been shut down for a few yrs now

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I have a good friend who use to fish it quite a bit because he lives in the area. he says without any rain its very low and tough to fish


I didn't lose him at the boat. I shook him off cause I didn't want my hands to get "fishy"
Re: Tradinghouse Reservoir [Re: Rsbccs] #13797194 12/07/20 02:41 PM
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They took down the plant two years ago. I fished it last week and catch a few but nothing big. They are keeping it at a low leave but you can still fish the cattails along the bank. Both ramp have been improve and the county has added bath rooms at one ramp. All the drug addicts and drunks are gone because the sheriff dept. patrol all the parks now.

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Power plant has been closed for many years


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Re: Tradinghouse Reservoir [Re: Rsbccs] #13797228 12/07/20 03:11 PM
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LOL that plant has probably been closed for almost 20 years, they dynamited what was left in 2014. Rumor is its being kept low because of issue with the dam cracking but I've not verified this as true.

Re: Tradinghouse Reservoir [Re: harvey walker] #13797783 12/08/20 01:04 AM
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Originally Posted by harvey walker
They took down the plant two years ago. I fished it last week and catch a few but nothing big. They are keeping it at a low leave but you can still fish the cattails along the bank. Both ramp have been improve and the county has added bath rooms at one ramp. All the drug addicts and drunks are gone because the sheriff dept. patrol all the parks now.


Not doubting you word but, why would they spend money on a dead lake? I don't see any bathrooms on Google maps. There might be something over near the pavilion.


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Originally Posted by harvey walker
They took down the plant two years ago. I fished it last week and catch a few but nothing big. They are keeping it at a low leave but you can still fish the cattails along the bank. Both ramp have been improve and the county has added bath rooms at one ramp. All the drug addicts and drunks are gone because the sheriff dept. patrol all the parks now.


Not doubting you word but, why would they spend money on a dead lake? I don't see any bathrooms on Google maps. There might be something over near the pavilion. Who knows?


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Re: Tradinghouse Reservoir [Re: Rsbccs] #13798221 12/08/20 02:04 PM
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The county has control of all the parks now. They put in the improvement this past summer. All the roads are black top in all the parks. There is at less 4 parks around the lake so if you want to camp you can. I don't think any have water or electric hook up. They had to run off all the drug addicts and drunks which they did. The power company will not spend any money on the dam unless they build a new plant, that's why the water leave is kept down. It's not the bass lake it was years back but there is still some good fishing there. It's a good catfish and crappie lake and it has white bass also.

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Re: Tradinghouse Reservoir [Re: Rayzor] #13798238 12/08/20 02:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Rayzor
Originally Posted by harvey walker
They took down the plant two years ago. I fished it last week and catch a few but nothing big. They are keeping it at a low leave but you can still fish the cattails along the bank. Both ramp have been improve and the county has added bath rooms at one ramp. All the drug addicts and drunks are gone because the sheriff dept. patrol all the parks now.


Not doubting you word but, why would they spend money on a dead lake? I don't see any bathrooms on Google maps. There might be something over near the pavilion. Who knows?


What exactly do you think makes it a dead lake? Your comment makes no sense

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tceq said there is nothing wrong with the dam, luminant is just a bunch of idiots. tough lake to fish now since they keep it so low because there is no cover

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Originally Posted by Phoenix 920 Pro xp
tceq said there is nothing wrong with the dam, luminant is just a bunch of idiots. tough lake to fish now since they keep it so low because there is no cover


I always did very well until they drop it 4 feet over night last year, now it's hard to find big bass. The four I got the last time out were in the outlet and the biggest was 2 1/2lb.

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