FORT WORTH, Texas - In an effort to combat nuisance levels of non-native aquatic vegetation at B. A. Steinhagen Lake in Jasper and Tyler Counties, the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, in coordination with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, plans a summer drawdown of the lake. The normal elevation for the lake is 82.5' above mean sea level. The schedule for the summer 2006 drawdown is as follows: - May 10-20, draw lake down to elevation 76' above m sl. - May 20-July 31, lake will remain at elevation 76' above m sl. - August 1-September 15, draw lake down below elevation 60' above m sl. - September 15-30, begin bringing lake back up to full pool. This is an excerpt from a story on KJAS radios website. http://news.mywebpal.com/news_tool_...pnpID=974&NewsID=717717&CategoryID=18335&on=1 Last time they did this that I was aware of it dropped the rivers down to the main channels out in the middle of the river bed. Concentrates the heck out of the fish in the river (they gotta stay in the water but there's less of it) Just thought some of you might find this some interesting info.