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Hill county trip #14503045 10/12/22 06:21 PM
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Fished the Nueces River this weekend with a lot of small bass and sunfish. Put the Moonshine rival in 5wt with a Reddington Zero to use on the stretch of river. Did lose a good bass due to user error, let it get deep in an undercut bank with a lot of current. Managed to get the Rio Grande Cichlid knocked of the fly rod list. A mini red fish on crack was the ticket. Both in olive and tan worked better than the combination fly. But hard to tell the olive/tan one I had on me is bling in a bass's lip.

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Great report and photos. Wonderful diversity of species. Congratulations on the Rio. thumb

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I still want to bag a Rio on fly one of these days. Congratulations! Caught a lot of them as a kid on frozen shrimp but have yet to catch one fly fishing. The hill country is such a magical place. Looks like you had it going your way. I like that set up.


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Originally Posted by Capt. Mac
I still want to bag a Rio on fly one of these days. Congratulations! Caught a lot of them as a kid on frozen shrimp but have yet to catch one fly fishing. The hill country is such a magical place. Looks like you had it going your way. I like that set up.





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Awsome trip and pics! Iā€™m riding with Capt. Mac. Got close few times never been able to hook up on the rios:(


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