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Brazos above Whitney #14596076 01/13/23 05:01 PM
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Heading to Hamm creek area this evening-for the weekend. Any updates? I was there a few weeks ago and could not find bait fish. Are the stripers in the deeper holes along the bluffs?

Re: Brazos above Whitney [Re: mavsfan] #14597515 01/15/23 04:09 AM
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Yes, stripers are in the river. Saw tons of shad today in the main river channel stacked near the bottom

Re: Brazos above Whitney [Re: 44 Diesel] #14598018 01/15/23 09:23 PM
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Are the sandbass running yet?

Re: Brazos above Whitney [Re: mavsfan] #14598276 01/16/23 01:25 AM
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Well. Bank fishing was zero. We stay at Bee mountain.No shad in my throw net. We did get in boat and marked fish in channel but no takers. Spun the prop by hitting a rock. I'll try it again in 3 weeks.

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From my past experience, it's a little early.

Plus, there has to be river FLOW for a good run. I have no idea what the water level is, or the flow rate right now.


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Originally Posted by Big Hopper
From my past experience, it's a little early.

Plus, there has to be river FLOW for a good run. I have no idea what the water level is, or the flow rate right now.



waterdatafortexas.com , link by river basin

Re: Brazos above Whitney [Re: mavsfan] #14599838 01/17/23 01:14 PM
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So from waterdatafortexas.com , it says that Lake Whitney is 7ft. low, and Lake Granbury above it is 2.3ft. low.

Unless Granbury is releasing water, there won't be much flow.

In fact, all of the ramps like Hamm Creek are actually In The Lake . So things may be tough at the ramps. Make a call to Hamm Creek and they will tell you the condition of their ramp.


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Kimball Bend will give similar intel.

Re: Brazos above Whitney [Re: mavsfan] #14600084 01/17/23 04:24 PM
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Re: Brazos above Whitney [Re: mavsfan] #14601081 01/18/23 04:25 PM
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The USACE site shows how much water is being released among the other statistics. It is a much better site than the waterdata site. the USGS site is also good.

Re: Brazos above Whitney [Re: mavsfan] #14601770 01/19/23 12:08 PM
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Good to know !

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