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#11779676 - 08/16/16 09:46 AM New Can of Worms
texasflycaster Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/18/08
Posts: 1593
Loc: Water
I am trying to figure out how to get to a "short list" of the "TOP 10" public freshwater locations to fly fish in Texas, and I bet you all can help. I figure we narrow it down here, then create one of those fancy "polls" to tighten it down a little more. So pick your tops (doesn't have to be 10) in one post reply, in order - #1 being favorite - all inside the State of Texas. Then, if this doesn't fall apart, maybe we can open a "New Can of Shrimp," and come up with a "Top 5" Texas saltwater fly fishing locations. If these lists already exists (and is fresh), somebody feel free to send me to it please!

Edited by texasflycaster (08/16/16 09:48 AM)
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#11779709 - 08/16/16 10:05 AM Re: New Can of Worms [Re: texasflycaster]
coolpix9 Offline

Registered: 04/03/14
Posts: 213
Loc: 2nd Largest State
My Number 1 is fishing inside the Bass Pro Shops. I would have thought it would get more pressure but I hardly ever see anyone else fishing there. My #2 is the Koi Ponds at the Ft.Worth Arboretum. JP

#11779759 - 08/16/16 10:40 AM Re: New Can of Worms [Re: texasflycaster]
rrhyne56 Offline

Registered: 02/16/01
Posts: 13225
Loc: McKinney TX USA
#1 Texoma
#2 Purtis Creek
#3 farm tanks
#4 Frio River
#5 Llano River
#6 lighted docks, Cedar Creek (any body of water with lighted docks I suppose) sandbass and hybrid action.
#7 wadable creeks

Edited by rrhyne56 (08/16/16 12:24 PM)
"have fun with this stuff"
in memory of Big Dale
RRhyne56, Flyfishing warden

#11779981 - 08/16/16 12:21 PM Re: New Can of Worms [Re: texasflycaster]
dfwflyfisher Offline

Registered: 02/26/07
Posts: 59
Richland College Pond
Trinity river underneath 30
Bachman lake
Orvis parking lot
The lagoon at the state fair of Texas
The pond in front of bass pro
The drainage ditch underneath high 5 in
Anywhere in the drainage below lavon above Ray Hubbard

#11780027 - 08/16/16 12:41 PM Re: New Can of Worms [Re: texasflycaster]
fwkid Offline

Registered: 04/19/05
Posts: 264
Loc: Fort Worth, TX

#11780302 - 08/16/16 02:48 PM Re: New Can of Worms [Re: texasflycaster]
Texjbq Offline

Registered: 02/10/15
Posts: 92
Loc: San Marcos, Tx
Guadalupe River
Devils River
Colorado River downstream of Austin
Llano River
Nueces River

Previous to the Memorial Day floods:
San Marcos & Blanco Rivers (the fishing's coming back, but slowly)

#11780310 - 08/16/16 02:54 PM Re: New Can of Worms [Re: texasflycaster]
Capt. Mac Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 02/06/13
Posts: 995
Loc: Sanger Tx.
Carp flats on Roberts
Elm Creek and Indian Creek in the spring
Moss lake in the summer
Knob Creek and Texoma in the fall

#11780354 - 08/16/16 03:21 PM Re: New Can of Worms [Re: texasflycaster]
Robert Hunter Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 06/14/10
Posts: 3891
Ok fine but 1-4 I'm not giving up as they are in the middle of the metro and people free so start at
5 with the Nolan enough said
6 below pk dam view is as good as the fishing
7 below Whitney during generation
8 below texoma after a flood and during generation
9 extensive private stretch of Colorado close to goldthwait especially if stripers get that far from buccanon and stopped at our dam
10 new addition the Sabine during the sandbassrun
Ok I know I realize now I am stripe fish seeker in Texas. Ask me about all states be a lot different lol.

#11780364 - 08/16/16 03:26 PM Re: New Can of Worms [Re: texasflycaster]
Robert Hunter Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 06/14/10
Posts: 3891
Ok I forgot 4 can get beat out by the guad for smallmouth and the striped fish!


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