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O.H. Ivie ramps #14181767 11/04/21 09:24 PM
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Which ramp at Ivie would be easier to load and unload Concho Park Marina or Elm Creek. I am 77 and plan on loading and unloading by my self.


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Re: O.H. Ivie ramps [Re: TxPanhandle] #14181771 11/04/21 09:28 PM
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You also have Padgett Park which is a lot less traffic

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As far as unloading by yourself, i dont think you would notice much difference between the two.
Concho would be protected more from a heavy south wind if that was to be a factor, it would also be better to put in if you were planning to fish up the rivers.
Elm Creek would be slightly more protected from a heavy north wind and would be better if you were fishing main lake.

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I'd choose Elm. Flatter area to beach a boat.


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Use the ramp next to the dock back up close enough to step from dock into your boat. Easy peasy

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Originally Posted by RedRaider3933
I'd choose Elm. Flatter area to beach a boat.


I went and gassed up at Concho and was going to launch there...but decided against it because the ramp looked like a steeper angle. I just got a 2wd so I wasnt liking that. Im sure its a tiny amount if anything....but i didnt like the looks of the Concho ramp...in my opinion

Re: O.H. Ivie ramps [Re: 9094] #14182302 11/05/21 01:57 PM
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Originally Posted by 9094
Use the ramp next to the dock back up close enough to step from dock into your boat. Easy peasy


Thanks for the information. That is how I launch at Amistad and makes it easy for a old man.


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Concho ramps are pretty steep. I’d go Elm unless you plan on fishing the upper end and don’t want to run the lake

Re: O.H. Ivie ramps [Re: TxPanhandle] #14182974 11/06/21 03:10 AM
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Elm for sure

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