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Mar 19, 2016 - Lake Tawakoni, Wills Point, TX

Coming in to Lake Tawakoni we noticed some of the streams and rivers were high. So when we were driving on F.M. 47 to the lake we passed in front of the dam. Wow! They had all the spillways open and spewing out huge amounts of water. Later we learned that this lake, part of the Sabine River drainage is a full 2 feet above it's normal levels. This, after being flooded 10 days ago when hit by 18 inches of rain in two days. And the RV park is still suffering but open on a limited basis. They aren't taking reservations and part of the park is...

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Jun 24, 2006 - Canton I-20 RV Park

SATURDAY, JUNE 24 Before leaving Athens I visited the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center on the banks of Lake Athens to see their 300,000 gallons of aquaria. The highlight for me was the dive show after an introductory video. A diver feeds the fish and discusses the various species, using an intercom system. After the show we were treated to a tram ride around the grounds to see the fish ponds ranging is size from a quarter acre to two acres in size. The Center specializes in bass fish. Another short journey (41 miles) took me from Athens...

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