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#11802094 - 08/29/16 06:16 AM South Llano State Park - Flyfishing
MBuen Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 03/31/10
Posts: 2
Loc: San Antonio, TX
First post on here, although I have been reading posts off and on for years. I finally got an opportunity to get in the water in Junction. I had fished telegraph crossing and Llano State Park about 15 years ago, and it had not changed too much. The water was still a little stained from recent rains, but the shallow areas were clean. I managed to land numerous small sunfish, small largemouth, and two Guadalupes. Fishing was slow most of the day, but as they say, "Even a bad day fishing is better than the best day ________."



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#11802112 - 08/29/16 06:31 AM Re: South Llano State Park - Flyfishing [Re: MBuen]
Laker One Offline
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Registered: 07/03/11
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Loc: San Antonio TX
Awesome post! Never fished that area before but it is on my bucket list! woot




welcome To the Bluegill section! Great place to post!


Edited by Laker One (08/29/16 06:34 AM)
Edit Reason: Welcome.

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#11802117 - 08/29/16 06:35 AM Re: South Llano State Park - Flyfishing [Re: MBuen]
Laker One Offline
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What weight fly rod were you using?

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#11802191 - 08/29/16 07:50 AM Re: South Llano State Park - Flyfishing [Re: MBuen]
banker-always fishing Online   content
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Registered: 07/12/10
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Nice post. I fished that area last month and really had to work hard for what I caught. Love the scenery and plan on fishing there some more. thumb



Side Note: welcome To the TFF! Glad to have you on board. Looking forward to reading more of your post. cheers
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#11806908 - 08/31/16 07:07 PM Re: South Llano State Park - Flyfishing [Re: Laker One]
MBuen Offline
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Registered: 03/31/10
Posts: 2
Loc: San Antonio, TX
Unfortunately, I was using a 5 wt rod and overpowered every fish. A 2 or 3 would have been much better.

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#11807344 - 09/01/16 05:22 AM Re: South Llano State Park - Flyfishing [Re: MBuen]
Laker One Offline
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Originally Posted By: MBuen
Unfortunately, I was using a 5 wt rod and overpowered every fish. A 2 or 3 would have been much better.





Thanks! I use a 3 wt on the sunfish! They are a blast to catch on the fly.

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#11807385 - 09/01/16 06:23 AM Re: South Llano State Park - Flyfishing [Re: MBuen]
Pop1655 Offline
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Registered: 11/18/08
Posts: 945
Loc: Texas Hill Country
That's cool.
This past year I picked up both a 2wt and a 3wt rig.
They make any day a fun day.
Besides being a LOT more fun when you have a fish on, I think they're a lot more enjoyable in between fish as well.
I highly recommend both!!!
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#11808404 - 09/01/16 05:38 PM Re: South Llano State Park - Flyfishing [Re: MBuen]
Gitter Done Offline
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Registered: 02/06/07
Posts: 9576
Loc: San Antonio Tx.
Good times. That water looks nice and clear!

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