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By Gage5602
#2283143
I hav read the past forums from 10+ years ago I have heard that it is good redfishing I was wondering if any of. You had any advice on wading fort anhuac. Plastics or bait. Down on the end of the road . Channel side of trinity river side how far can I wade all I'm looking for is a few slots 1 of two would make it worth it for me I know there a lot of fisherman that have fish this area for along Time suggestions are appreciate god bless and always Tightlines. :dance:
#2283193
Let me suggest that you re-think your plans.

First, I know people have waded into the bay there, but I have heard that there are large rocks and rip rap, making for a tough wade. If you want to wade that bay, wade out from McCollum Park. Google it. Easier in and out and harder bottom.

Second, the water there has been uber-fresh for months, if not more than a year. There is simply no salinity in that area with all the rains we have had so your chances are likely no bueno. In early January, three of us kayak fished an area that has always produced for us in the winter, that is much closer to the gulf, and none of us had a bite all day.

Third, that area is crawling with NTSB investigators staging out of Fort Anahuac for the Atlas Airplane crash, so you might not even be able to access that area.
#2283208
Thanks for the info shoffer just trying to fish some new areas and get out of my comfort zone its been a tough but rewarding winter for fishing Galveston bay complex. many of big slot reds and trout over 20 inches but alot of skunks and 1 to 2 fish days after we had that big rain the whole upper bay has been fresh that cargo plane crashed in a weird spot near the discharge so tragic. ill be out there after them soon and always Tight lines.
#2283210
That area still holds reds and flatties, but it has been 100% fresh for like 3 years in a row -- this caused a lot of changes:
- carp milling over shallows instead of reds
- a lot of previously muddy areas are now hard packed sand
- very muddy fresh water -- like real terrible Trinity water with zero visibility (could be better in winter, I dunno)
- reds are very white and aren't aggressive at all, hard to entice them with artificials
- there are big trout in deeper water, guides catch them around old wells, but it is an exhausting grind to get a bite...

I've scouted that area few times over last 3 years and every time it was real hard to get anything.
#2283250
What will happen to the debris from the airplane crash? Is there typically a plan to pick it all up and haul it off? I would guess Amazon or whatever entity owned and operated the aircraft bears responsibility for the clean up, but I have no idea how that all plays out and what type of enforcement mechanism is involved. That plane was likely fully loaded out with a total weight of ~400,000 pounds less the fuel weight of 160,000 pounds. 120 tons of twisted aluminum and other metals and composites plus the cargo remain out in the bay. I can’t imagine it just will be left in place.
#2283254
I wonder what the cost for clean up will be? I remember reading about 4 trucks that got washed into the Pecos river during a flood and TPWD and the insurance companies fought over who was responsible for removal and TPWD won the fight. It was a difficult area to access and some of the trucks were buried under gravel and dirt so cost was extensive. If I remember right, it was like $22000 to remove each truck for a total of $88,000. I'm sure an airplane and cargo scattered over several acres of muddy marsh will be quite a bit more.
#2283256
imaoldmanyoungsalt wrote:I wonder what the cost for clean up will be? I remember reading about 4 trucks that got washed into the Pecos river during a flood and TPWD and the insurance companies fought over who was responsible for removal and TPWD won the fight. It was a difficult area to access and some of the trucks were buried under gravel and dirt so cost was extensive. If I remember right, it was like $22000 to remove each truck for a total of $88,000. I'm sure an airplane and cargo scattered over several acres of muddy marsh will be quite a bit more.


here's a link to the truck story
http://lonestarchronicles.com/pecos-riv ... he-trucks/
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