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Are the gates open at Lavon dam? #13914693 03/08/21 05:01 AM
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Has anyone been out that can confirm this?

Re: Are the gates open at Lavon dam? [Re: SONFISH] #13915675 03/09/21 01:14 AM
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Yes


Re: Are the gates open at Lavon dam? [Re: SONFISH] #13915847 03/09/21 03:24 AM
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Went there on Saturday and saw 4 gates opened. Some people did catch big fish.

Re: Are the gates open at Lavon dam? [Re: SONFISH] #13919894 03/12/21 07:17 AM
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They're closed now

Re: Are the gates open at Lavon dam? [Re: stevolution] #13920816 03/13/21 01:44 AM
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Do you have a link to the website? How do I know if the gates are open? Assuming fishing is no bueno without them releasing water?

Re: Are the gates open at Lavon dam? [Re: Siberiacmac] #13920856 03/13/21 02:19 AM
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Originally Posted by Siberiacmac
Do you have a link to the website? How do I know if the gates are open? Assuming fishing is no bueno without them releasing water?


https://www.swf-wc.usace.army.mil/lavon/

This will tell you. Look at the “currently releasing” and when the gates are open here it will say 1,000-25,000 cfs.


You ain’t gonna catch any sittin’ on the couch.
Re: Are the gates open at Lavon dam? [Re: SONFISH] #13922499 03/14/21 05:50 PM
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Thanks! They don’t post a schedule though do they?

Re: Are the gates open at Lavon dam? [Re: SONFISH] #13922587 03/14/21 07:28 PM
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lavon doesn’t generate power so gates are only open when it’s appropriate to draw down the lake. Since it’s flood control that’s typically when the lake is high and after downstream control has subsided.

Re: Are the gates open at Lavon dam? [Re: SONFISH] #13923011 03/15/21 01:11 AM
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Did anyone go today?

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