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HoCo gone Country


HoCo goes Country
Published on September 20, 2016

It has been really fun to see this new group of kids in High School want a "different" experience in lieu of the traditional homecoming festivities. We have hosted over 20 school groups in the last 24 months here at Mustang Ranch. They all have expressed a strong desire to escape the fast paced city, pressures of renting Limos, buying Mums that are as tall as their dates, expensive dinners no one is comfortable at and with. These kids are enjoying fishing, kayaking and playing horseshoes / washers here with their dates and friends. And in the evening cooking out on grills, then smores over a nice fire and cat fishing late into the night. The best part is they are not on any "schedule". They have no stress and do not have to be anywhere at anytime. We call that "country time" here at the ranch. Where kids can really be kids as we were and disconnect from the big city. The best part is they are experiencing a different side of "living" that most city folks have forgotten. These kids might very well be the generation that makes it "cool" again to be in the great outdoors.

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Mostly Sunny

Hi: 85

Saturday Night

Patchy Fog

Lo: 59


Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 88

Sunday Night

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Lo: 62


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Hi: 73

Monday Night


Lo: 49



Hi: 72

Tuesday Night


Lo: 48

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Water Level on 10/20: 401.06 (-1.94)

Lake Fork Fishing Report from TPWD (Oct. 17)

GOOD. Water stained; 77–82 degrees; 1.85’ low. Fall bass fishing is in full swing. Largemouth bass are fair on plastic worms, Alabama rigs, spinnerbaits, and topwaters. Lunker fisherman continue to work around 10–15 feet of depth. White and yellow bass are good on Alabama rigs. Crappie are fair on jigs and minnows in the stumps or man–made structures. Catfish are good on prepared bait and cut bait especially in the evenings.