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#10976005 - 07/14/15 10:24 AM Hill Country Vacation
J-Moe Offline
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Registered: 04/04/14
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Loc: Brenham, TX
I'm planning a family vacation next month. With all the rain I'm not real sure where to head. I would like to rent an air conditioned cabin for a few days. Something near a lake, creek or river. I usually enjoy fishing for panfish with a fly rod. I'm looking mainly for something in the central Texas area but not limited to that. From that point I can research other attractions and family activities in the local area. We mainly just enjoy relaxing, cooking out, hiking, fishing and swimming for a few days anyway.

All suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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#10976103 - 07/14/15 10:54 AM Re: Hill Country Vacation [Re: J-Moe]
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Try Bluegill Lakes Cabins near Athens. Athens is not that far from the hill country.They have some huge bluegills in large ponds. The cabins are air conditioned and comfortable. Click for their web page.
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#10976143 - 07/14/15 11:11 AM Re: Hill Country Vacation [Re: Smithaven]
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Originally Posted By: Smithaven
Try Bluegill Lakes Cabins near Athens. Athens is not that far from the hill country.They have some huge bluegills in large ponds. The cabins are air conditioned and comfortable. Click for their web page.





Plus #1 on the Bluegill Cabins! I have never been but plan on making a trip there next year. coolio Also if you are leaving the state I would give the "TNPondManager" a Call and fish some of his ponds! thumb
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#10978837 - 07/15/15 02:49 PM Re: Hill Country Vacation [Re: J-Moe]
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Thanks Chuck and Smithaven

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#10978968 - 07/15/15 03:38 PM Re: Hill Country Vacation [Re: J-Moe]
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Athens is not that far from the hill country

Just what do you consider far?!?!

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#10979624 - 07/15/15 08:49 PM Re: Hill Country Vacation [Re: PondFish]
J-Moe Offline
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Originally Posted By: PondFish
Athens is not that far from the hill country

Just what do you consider far?!?!


I was hoping to stay within about a 4 to 6 hour drive. We didn't want to stray to far away from home on this trip.

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#10979636 - 07/15/15 08:53 PM Re: Hill Country Vacation [Re: J-Moe]
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Two places you may want to Google. Inks Lake State Park and the Perdernales State Park. Great bank areas with some nice fish. Also good areas for the fly rod.

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#10980057 - 07/16/15 05:57 AM Re: Hill Country Vacation [Re: J-Moe]
Smithaven Online   content
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Originally Posted By: J-Moe
I was hoping to stay within about a 4 to 6 hour drive. We didn't want to stray to far away from home on this trip.


Google shows 2 hours and 52 minutes from Brenham to Athens. Add a few minutes for in-city and finding the ponds and you are still under four hours.

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#10980089 - 07/16/15 06:39 AM Re: Hill Country Vacation [Re: Smithaven]
J-Moe Offline
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Originally Posted By: Smithaven
Originally Posted By: J-Moe
I was hoping to stay within about a 4 to 6 hour drive. We didn't want to stray to far away from home on this trip.


Google shows 2 hours and 52 minutes from Brenham to Athens. Add a few minutes for in-city and finding the ponds and you are still under four hours.


Thanks

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#10980093 - 07/16/15 06:41 AM Re: Hill Country Vacation [Re: Laker One]
J-Moe Offline
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Originally Posted By: Laker One
Two places you may want to Google. Inks Lake State Park and the Perdernales State Park. Great bank areas with some nice fish. Also good areas for the fly rod.


Thanks, I will check it out. Someone else send me a note of some cabins around the Perdernales.

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#10980512 - 07/16/15 09:47 AM Re: Hill Country Vacation [Re: J-Moe]
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Originally Posted By: J-Moe
Originally Posted By: Laker One
Two places you may want to Google. Inks Lake State Park and the Perdernales State Park. Great bank areas with some nice fish. Also good areas for the fly rod.


Thanks, I will check it out. Fitz sent me a note of some cabins around the Perdernales.


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