Ramp Update Saturday 8-6-11

We have not been on the lake in a few weeks because of the heat and the fact that we didn’t like the condition of the boat ramps on Whitney Lake.  Suffering a major case of fishin’ withdrawal, we made a trip down this morning to take one more look at the ramps.  GREAT NEWS!!!!   […]

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Sisters Diner

If you fish Cedron Creek Park, McCown Valley Park or Juniper Cove and need a breakfast or lunch coming from or going to the lake, the place we love the best is Sisters Diner off 1713 behind a strip mall.  If you like great home cookin’, this is the place.  Servings are plentiful, served with […]

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Whitney Dam renovation project

According to an article in today’s Reporter from Hillsboro, the Whitney dam renovation project run by the Corps of Engineers is running ahead of schedule.   According to this information the project will be completed by October rather than the rumored February, 2012 date. http://hillsbororeporter.com/completion-of-work-on-whitney-dam-near-p13822-54.htm We were down there last week looking at the work in progress […]

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Fishing in the Heat… a tip

Here is a tip for fishing in the extreme heat…. Use treated hand towels applied to the back of your neck to cool you down. Treatment: Purchase 2 oz bottles of  aromatic ammonia from the drug store and some Florida Water Cologne (www.lanman-and-kemp.com). Take a lunch cooler and fill it half full of ice ( […]

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Ramp Update 7-28-2011

We checked on the Lofers Bend ramps again today.  The Day Use Area ramp is still open.  We watched a ski boat come in from the lake and load to its trailer.  The boater said he had no problem, but that the water was shallow going out of the ramp area to the lake and […]

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Bosque Resort Restaurant

We made a road trip to Whitney today and while down there stopped in again at the Bosque Resort Restaurant and Bar.  This the second time we had eaten there.  The first trip was on the advice a local when we asked where we could get the best burger nearby. Bosque Resort was the first […]

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Hello! From armadilla

We are new to this blogging stuff, but we are going to give it a try.  We fish Whitney Lake as the Corps of Engineers calls it.. The State of Texas calls it Lake Whitney….  doesn’t matter, its a great fishing hole.  We have fished down there since the mid 1990’s and we like it. […]

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