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Holding the line guide service

Holding the line guide service

Holding the line guide service

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Holding The Line Guide Service - based in Salado, Texas, in pursuit of the game fish of Texas

White Bass, Largemouth Bass, Hybrid Stripers, Black Bass, Sand Bass, Crappie

Focusing on Stillhouse Hollow Lake, Belton Lake, and Lake Georgetown

Fly fishing and light tackle

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Fishing Guide

Belton Lake

Stillhouse Hollow Lake

Bob Maindelle


White Bass & Hybrid Striped Bass

Specializing in Catch & Release



Holiday Inn ExpressSalado


Phone: 254-947-4004

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Since Bed and Breakfasts are not for everyone, Rebecca and I also visited this newer hotel property (built Dec. 2006) on the extreme north end of Salado at I-35 Exit 286. When in industry, I traveled several days each month and always appreciated the predictability of Holiday Inn Express. Each is very like the other, so you know what to expect. This property features a free continental breakfast 6:30-9:30a M-F and 7-10a on the weekends, a pool, an exercise room, free wired and wireless internet connections, a 75 seat conference center, and easy access to the Interstate. If you are "trailering", this property has ample parking/turnaround room.

La Quinta Inn and Suites Belton


Phone: 254-939-2772

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This property is located at Exit 292 right off of Interstate 35 between Belton and Salado on the west side of the Interstate. There is a really good local steakhouse called the Oxbow located just a few steps out the door (no vehicle required). The Bell County Expo Center is also located within walking distance and is home to all manner of events ranging from trade shows to concerts to rodeos."

Staying here puts you within 10 mile of any boatramp we would launch from.


Comfort Suites Killeen & Fort Hood


Phone: 254-634-5560

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Located less than 15 minutes from our local airport and our local lakes, this property is on the more recently developed south side of Killeen, right off the US Highway 190 frontage road.

All rooms come equipped with refrigerators, microwaves, flat-screen televisions, irons, ironing boards, coffee makers and hair dryers.

Super 8 Harker Heights


Phone: 254-698-6900

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Located less than 20 minutes from our local airport and our local lakes, this property is right on the US Highway 190 frontage road putting you within 10 miles of any boatramp we would launch from.

This property is located directly across the highway from our areas newest shopping development called Heights Market Center which features Dick's Sporting Good, Target, and restaurants too numerous to mention.