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#7002730 - 12/19/17 12:38 PM lodging Johnson City Lodging
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I am probably putting the cart before the horse on this. We have applied for a Texas Youth Hunting Program Hunt in Blanco County in early February. They have not picked the hunters yet but we are trying to do a little pre-planing and a lot of praying. If he is selected the plan is to drive down Friday 2/2/2018. If we leave at noon we can be at Johnson City around 8:00 -10:00. Then leave early to mid morning heading out to the ranch.

Any one know of a cheap place to stay? I am even interested in a tent camp space where we can sleep in the Suburban!!!
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#7002931 - 12/19/17 02:30 PM Re: lodging Johnson City Lodging [Re: rdhibbs]
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Blanco state park. Very nice. Good places to eat in town too.
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#7002937 - 12/19/17 02:34 PM Re: lodging Johnson City Lodging [Re: rdhibbs]
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You may not have time but they stock rainbow trout in the river. Might take a couple of light spinning outfits, just in case.
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#7002939 - 12/19/17 02:35 PM Re: lodging Johnson City Lodging [Re: rdhibbs]
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Pedernales State Park isn't too far from Johnson City. Depending on where the actually hunting property is, Dripping Springs or Blanco might be another possibility
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#7002949 - 12/19/17 02:42 PM Re: lodging Johnson City Lodging [Re: rdhibbs]
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^^^Yep. Lots of beautiful state parks nearby. Pedernales falls is especially nice.
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#7003042 - 12/19/17 03:36 PM Re: lodging Johnson City Lodging [Re: rdhibbs]
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Thanks Guys, If selected we will be at the Bamburger Preserve Ranch. If I take him out of school at noon he is counted present for the day, and he is already missing on Friday. This will be a fast hard trip, but a State Park might be just what we need.
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#7003152 - 12/19/17 04:49 PM Re: lodging Johnson City Lodging [Re: rdhibbs]
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Looking at google earth I can reroute through Blanco, stay at the Blanco State Park, take the canoe and let him fish Thursday evening / Friday Morning and be withing 15 miles of the ranch. I will be closer to the ranch and only add 5 miles to the trip.

Thank you guys sounds like a fantastic trip for a 14 year old.
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