Fishing

You Should Have Seen the One that Got Away
Boy are you in luck. There are skads and oodles of places to go wet a line at the fishing spots we have identified in the Hill Country. Of course you know about all the state parks and, don’t get us wrong, even though they can be really good for fishing there are many other places that are out there as well. For example, at the right time of year you can have a blast and land your limit simply by going to some of the river crossings and to the private ranches that allow fishing. We also have provided you with references to our favorite bait stores. For you anglers with those fine looking bass boats, we have provided information regarding the areas that have boat ramps. Let us know if you are lucky enough to land Silver Dollar Doc, Old Tom, their progeny, or any of the other famous fish in the Hill Country. Also, don’t forget about the spring White Bass run up near Colorado Bend State Park.

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Bandera City Park

  Located in downtown Bandera, this is a sweet 77-acre city park with an impoundment located on the magnificent Medina River that is ideal for swimming or floating. The park appears on some of the top ten lists of swimming holes, but you should know that this spot is best visited before it gets too […]

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Bandera Roadside Park I

Superb parking and access to the water are available at this swimming hole, but swimming conditions are of course dependent on the water levels at this crossing of the Medina River. When the water is up this can be a real good place to go for a swim to take a break from the summer […]

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Barefoot Camp

This camp is on a privately owned ranch with miles and miles of Colorado River frontage just east of Bend off of FM 580.  With all that frontage you should be able to find some nice swimming holes and camping areas.  There is plenty of space for primitive camping (no water/no electricity).  Many times you will be […]

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Bastrop State Park

IN CASE YOU HAVE NOT HEARD, APPROXIMATLEY HALF OF THE PARK SUSTAINED FIRE DAMAGE IN THE LABOR DAY FIRE THAT TOOK PLACE NEAR BASTROP.  CHECK WITH THE PARK OFFICE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.  OK, OK, so this park isn’t in the Hill Country. We know all about that, but we had to include it because it […]

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Beachcomber

This Lake Buchanan campground primarily is designed for RVs, but a few tent campsites also are available. The primary activities at this park are lounging, sunning, swimming and watching the Golden Girls and the Price is Right in RVs. If you want to come out to the lake but you don’t want to drive the […]

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Benson Crossing

This shallow area is located at one of the crossings of County Road 1340 and the Guadalupe River west of Hunt. Nice spot to go wading or wade fishing and perhaps to do some birding. Parking and access to water are OK and this is a real nice drive outside of Kerrville to boot. You […]

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Big Oak River Camp

This is a very nice campground located on the fabulous spring-fed, crystal clear Nueces River in the sprawling Nueces Canyon and it offers oak tree-shaded camping, swimming, fishing and tubing opportunities. One of the best things about this location is that the campsites are either right on or very close to the beautiful river (when […]

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Black Rock Park

This 25-acre LCRA Park is located on Lake Buchanan and it features a campground and a nice sandy beach with easy access to the water. You can also float or fish here and there is a boat ramp located next door at the Llano County Park, which does not charge a fee. Pets kept on […]

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Blanco State Park

This is a relatively small but beautiful tree shaded 105-acre state park on the banks of the beautiful Blanco River smack dab right inside the town of Blanco. The river bed is limestone, hence the name of the river. This place is a great swimming hole to visit to escape the relentless Texas heat and […]

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Boerne City Lake Park

This is one of those relatively small lakes that is a great place to go swimming because no motorized boats are allowed on the water. This also is a good place to go fishing and they have hiking trails and a butterfly garden. They also have a bird watching blind for you to use. Exit […]

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