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Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics Today, 01:28 PM
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Posted By Sika
Yeah well...some folks just like to look for a...

Yeah well...some folks just like to look for a reason to shoot something.


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Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics Today, 01:24 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By Sika
I didnít say chasing livestock Sent...

I didnít say chasing livestock



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Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 10:00 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,895
Posted By Sika
Looks like that house is a few years old. Has it...

Looks like that house is a few years old. Has it flooded before?
Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 08:29 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,847
Posted By Sika
E7 would sink his battleship

E7 would sink his battleship
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 09:32 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 24,617
Posted By Sika
I remember it very well. Some relatives had a...

I remember it very well. Some relatives had a lakehouse on Travis. It was way up high on a bluff and the water was up to the second story of their home. Still one of the craziest things I've ever...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics Yesterday, 08:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 909
Posted By Sika
7.5 and mid 140s. If he had better brows he'd...

7.5 and mid 140s.
If he had better brows he'd be 150, I think.
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 08:04 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 24,617
Posted By Sika
Could have been worse...there could be a boat on...

Could have been worse...there could be a boat on the back porch :eek:

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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 07:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,725
Posted By Sika
Actual truth: Buchanan Dam and Lake Buchanan...

Actual truth:

Buchanan Dam and Lake Buchanan primary purpose: Water supply, hydroelectric power
Inks Dam and Inks Lake primary purpose: Hydroelectric power
Wirtz Dam and Lake LBJ primary...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 06:09 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 24,617
Posted By Sika
Llano River Flooding

I was able to get to the house today and, amazingly, the flood did not get inside...but it got **** close. You can see the water damage to the door. A few inches of carpet just inside there was damp....
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 05:56 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 24,617
Posted By Sika
Do not question or criticize the decisions of the...

Do not question or criticize the decisions of the LCRA. :rolleyes:
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 12:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,725
Posted By Sika
Near big cities. Back when they were built, rural...

Near big cities. Back when they were built, rural towns and ranchers didn't matter.
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 12:39 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 24,617
Posted By Sika
That's awesome, glad you recovered your boat,...

That's awesome, glad you recovered your boat, safely! Not sure if it was real news but I saw on facebook someone went over Wirtz dam trying to start their boat. Supposedly he lived.
My parents said...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 11:50 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,725
Posted By Sika
Yeah after 911 things changed. They won't let...

Yeah after 911 things changed. They won't let people walk all over dams like they used to.

The boom days of dam building was done to conserve water. People saw all that water flowing downstream...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 11:16 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,725
Posted By Sika
Before the dams were there, it was just a river....

Before the dams were there, it was just a river. Flood control is not the primary purpose of those dams. The main purpose of the highland lakes is to provide drinking water, hydropower and...
Forum: Traditional Yesterday, 10:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,207
Posted By Sika
Whiplash weather changes arenít good for anybody....

Whiplash weather changes arenít good for anybody. We went from devastating drought to devastating floods in 2 months time. You canít survive without water, thatís for sure. But in some areas all this...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 09:23 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,895
Posted By Sika
More than 188 billion gallons of water has flowed...

More than 188 billion gallons of water has flowed into Lake Travis since Sunday. That is insane!
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 24,617
Posted By Sika
My parents watched dozens of boats go over Wirtz...

My parents watched dozens of boats go over Wirtz dam. I saw a few floating down LBJ when I stopped in to check on their property.

It's hard to believe but their home in HH was spared.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 24,617
Posted By Sika
Canít get through Kingsland. Lots of devastation...

Canít get through Kingsland. Lots of devastation everywhere.

I drove to llano to check on the river house but couldnít get to it. Still donít know if my parentsí lake house in Highland Haven is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 24,617
Posted By Sika
The news just reported that today's Llano river...

The news just reported that today's Llano river crest was 39.9 feet but it is expected to crest again tonight at 41 feet. If the house didn't flood this morning it certainly will tonight.

And...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,895
Posted By Sika
One cubic foot per second equals 448.8 gallons...

One cubic foot per second equals 448.8 gallons per minute. The Llano peaked at 275,000 cfs earlier today.
And two months ago the whole county was burning up from fires.
Mind blowing when you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,725
Posted By Sika
Harvey taught us that you can build your house...

Harvey taught us that you can build your house completely out of a flood plain and it can still flood.

People that build on constant level lakes have a similar expectation that their docks will...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,725
Posted By Sika
When I went to bed last night, I was getting...

When I went to bed last night, I was getting alerts that the river would crest at 35 feet, which is much higher than last week's crest of 24 feet but not high enough to flood our house. It would be...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By Sika
Lake elevations are measured in feet above mean...

Lake elevations are measured in feet above mean sea level.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 24,617
Posted By Sika
The Llano river near Mason is expected to crest...

The Llano river near Mason is expected to crest again at 36 feet this afternoon.
Someone earlier said their friend's cabin on the James River had 2' of water in it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,725
Posted By Sika
Last week, when the llano was expected to crest...

Last week, when the llano was expected to crest at 24 feet, the LCRA let a little water from LBJ in anticipation of the flood.
I donít know why that wasnít done again...unless no one saw it coming...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,725
Posted By Sika
What part of LBJ?

What part of LBJ?
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 24,617
Posted By Sika
I know, right? They did good last week when the...

I know, right? They did good last week when the Llano crested at 24 feet. They let a couple feet out of LBJ before the wall of water hit it.
I thought maybe they had learned from past mistakes.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 24,617
Posted By Sika
I wish they had gotten ahead of it and let a...

I wish they had gotten ahead of it and let a bunch of water out of LBJ yesterday and last night.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 24,617
Posted By Sika
It is still raining hard between Llano and...

It is still raining hard between Llano and Kingsland. It has not let up even for a minute since about 3 am Monday morning.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 24,617
Posted By Sika
So sorry :(

So sorry :(
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 24,617
Posted By Sika
I believe it has crested in Llano but it's still...

I believe it has crested in Llano but it's still raining. A second crest is not out of the question.

That slug of water that went through Llano is now entering lake LBJ and the dams cannot release...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 24,617
Posted By Sika
The 2900 bridge is how you get to hwy 71 from...

The 2900 bridge is how you get to hwy 71 from Kinglsand.

Last I heard the 1431 bridge was open but it could close soon.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 24,617
Posted By Sika
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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 24,617
Posted By Sika
My parents just bought a lake house in Highland...

My parents just bought a lake house in Highland Haven last Summer. They left their home a little while ago.

This is catastrophic.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 24,617
Posted By Sika
Holy **** the 2900 bridge is down!

Holy **** the 2900 bridge is down!
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 24,617
Posted By Sika
The caption says Llano but I think this is in...

The caption says Llano but I think this is in Kingsland.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 24,617
Posted By Sika
Sandy is currently experiencing moderate...

Sandy is currently experiencing moderate flooding. Currently at 14.8 feet. I saw where it is expected to crest at 17 feet.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 24,617
Posted By Sika
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 24,617
Posted By Sika
Llano River Flooding

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Llano bridge normal and one hour ago


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 24,617
Posted By Sika
Marble falls, Burnet, Llano schools are closed. ...

Marble falls, Burnet, Llano schools are closed.
2900 bridge in kingsland is closed.
Evacuations happening in Kingsland.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 24,617
Posted By Sika
The river has reached the bridge in town and it...

The river has reached the bridge in town and it is being closed.
Numerous other roads in the area are closed including 2323, 152, and HWY 29 at San Fernando creek,
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 24,617
Posted By Sika
Llano River Flooding

The record is 41.5 feet set in 1935.
Our river house may flood. Fortunately it is vacant.

Iím stuck at home because the low water crossing in my neighborhood is impassible.




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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 24,617
Posted By Sika
We may see a historic flood event on the llano. ...

We may see a historic flood event on the llano.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 24,617
Posted By Sika
Per the Llano Office of Emergency Management: ...

Per the Llano Office of Emergency Management:
Llano--
MANDATORY EVACUATIONS for all residents living within 1/4 mile of the North and South banks of the Llano River IMMEDIATELY.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,100
Posted By Sika
Itís easy to see where the most trophy deer are...

Itís easy to see where the most trophy deer are harvested in Texas.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 05:19 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 24,617
Posted By Sika
Itís getting really bad over here! ...

Itís getting really bad over here!



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Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 10-15-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 891
Posted By Sika
110-115

110-115
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-15-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,649
Posted By Sika
Good deer, congrats!

Good deer, congrats!
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 10-15-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 465
Posted By Sika
Can't see his face but based on the one picture...

Can't see his face but based on the one picture provided I'd say 5.5 and 118-120.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-15-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 9,792
Posted By Sika
This is a weird thread. That shot placement, even...

This is a weird thread. That shot placement, even with a dull broadhead, should have at the very least been in the guts. I don't think this is a broadhead problem but that shot placement should have...
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