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#5886696 - 08/19/15 08:56 PM LSC: Oasis on the Brazos
B_Rod Offline
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Hot days in August are nothing new, but we finally figured out a great solution...kayak fishing on a cool running river. Here are some pics of a recent trip down the middle Brazos during one scorching Sunday a few weeks ago. The see more pics and read a little about our float, click here: LSC: An Oasis in August










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#5886760 - 08/19/15 09:24 PM Re: LSC: Oasis on the Brazos [Re: B_Rod]
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Awesome
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#5886988 - 08/20/15 05:15 AM Re: LSC: Oasis on the Brazos [Re: B_Rod]
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That is a very cool way to spend a hot day, neat pictures, thanks for sharing up
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#5887014 - 08/20/15 06:26 AM Re: LSC: Oasis on the Brazos [Re: B_Rod]
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Great pics and story. Thanks for sharing. up
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#5887029 - 08/20/15 06:44 AM Re: LSC: Oasis on the Brazos [Re: Pitchfork Predator]
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Originally Posted By: Pitchfork Predator
Great pics and story. Thanks for sharing. up


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#5887124 - 08/20/15 08:12 AM Re: LSC: Oasis on the Brazos [Re: B_Rod]
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Nice pics. Pretty part of the river there. It stays brown around here
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#5887126 - 08/20/15 08:16 AM Re: LSC: Oasis on the Brazos [Re: B_Rod]
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#5887215 - 08/20/15 09:04 AM Re: LSC: Oasis on the Brazos [Re: B_Rod]
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#5887699 - 08/20/15 01:48 PM Re: LSC: Oasis on the Brazos [Re: B_Rod]
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Very nice!!! Where did you put in and extract? My brothers and I have been wanting to make a Brazos River trip for a few years now. I'd like to do one with a few over night camping spots. Thanks!!!
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#5888186 - 08/20/15 07:06 PM Re: LSC: Oasis on the Brazos [Re: B_Rod]
B_Rod Offline
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Chad...we put in below Whitney dam and took out at Dick's on Hwy 2114. There is a $6 per person fee to take out there. Dicks is on the right just before the hwy bridge.

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#5888188 - 08/20/15 07:07 PM Re: LSC: Oasis on the Brazos [Re: B_Rod]
B_Rod Offline
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Thanks everyone for the kind comments...

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#5888352 - 08/20/15 08:51 PM Re: LSC: Oasis on the Brazos [Re: B_Rod]
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Loc: Abilene or on the road...
cheers
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#5889511 - 08/21/15 03:22 PM Re: LSC: Oasis on the Brazos [Re: B_Rod]
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Once got caught on the river there float fishing and had to spend about an hour under those bluffs holding on for dear life as a summer thunderstorm pounded the area with hail!! Caught a BUNCH of fish and had an insane amount of fun.
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#5890952 - 08/22/15 06:30 PM Re: LSC: Oasis on the Brazos [Re: ChadTRG42]
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Registered: 04/09/09
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Loc: Central Texas
Chad that launch from Dick's just below Whitney dam is anywhere from a 9-hour float to a Nantucket sleigh ride depending on the release. A nice overnight float is from Highway 7 bridge to Highbank. The only downside is I wouldn't leave a vehicle at either place, oh and you'll have to portage at the Falls (it's just a high water crossing. You'll pull out, walk 15 feet, and put back in). You'll need to have someone in a "hover pattern" waiting to pick you up at Highbank. You can camp on the gravel bars all along that stretch. I grew up along that stretch of the Brazos and can probably arrange a launch, a safe spot to leave your truck(s) at Mom's house in Pleasant Grove, and a pickup at Highbank. Just holler at me and we'll set it up.
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#5892605 - 08/23/15 09:35 PM Re: LSC: Oasis on the Brazos [Re: B_Rod]
barnez Offline


Registered: 02/27/09
Posts: 895
Loc: NETX
Awesome pics, hard to beat to Texas

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