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Lake Brownwood Spillway is still closed. The dam over-topped twice in the past several years. There is now an extremely dangerous overhang. They are continuing to assess the situation. They told me they aren't planning on closing it permanently. They did say they couldn't stop folks from canoeing or kayaking up to the site. There is city park downstream where you can put in. Under normal conditions I think you should be able to get withing 0.25 miles of the site with a few short portages.
My beautiful wife scheduled a three night stay at a cabin in a Thousand Trails campground near Lake Texoma. We were to arrive on Sunday and check out on Wednesday. So, I figured that, since I hadn't been fossil hunting in months, I would schedule a trip to central Texas to follow the Texoma trip. I set up a rendezvous point in Fairfield, Texas to meet my dad on that Wednesday, and head off toward Brownwood and Cisco, Texas. I figured that the fossil hunt would begin then. But that's not quite how things played out... My two oldest daughters and I met my wife and youngest daugh
A co-worked of mine has a deer lease near Bangs, Tx (just west of Brownwood). He says the lease is full of very large rocks that have fossils embedded in them and while out this past weekend, he found this item. He sent me a photo knowing I love hunting fossils but this is way out of my knowledge base. I have never been out to the Brownwood area to hunt fossils but after hearing about what he's seen, it's definitely on my list of places to hit now. Based on what I've learned, it appears the lease sits in the Thirfty and Graham formations but I cant say that with 100% certainty