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PINOAK CREEK (COLORADO COUNTY)
PINOAK CREEK (Colorado County). Pinoak Creek rises beside Alternate U.S. Highway 90 in Rock Island in southern Colorado County (at 29°31' N, 96°35' W) and flows southeast for 16½ miles to its mouth on Bucksnag Creek, six miles southwest of Garwood (at 29°23' N, 96°29' W). Throughout its course it flows through flat and poorly drained, fine sandy loams used primarily for the production of rice and as pasture for cattle. The stream is the boundary between the Garwood North oilfield on the west and the Mustang oilfield on the east. Shortly before entering Bucksnag Creek it is dammed to form Engstrom Lake, which provides irrigation water for rice growing. The vegetation along the stream is a sparse mixture of oaks, willows, and sycamores. The rice fields adjacent to the creek provide some of the best waterfowl hunting in the area.
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