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Welcome!
You can get a fishing license at any Academy sports store, just ask at the register.
The tackle depends on what you are comfortable with and what you are fishing for. I mainly fish plastics on drop shot and am learning the texas rig. Very rarely do I catch on moving baits.
There are lots of good spots around the Austin area. Lady bird lake is a favorite. There also might be one closer to where you are staying. You can search google maps for lakes/bodies of water and then search on the forums under the black bass fishing reports and bank fishing reports to see how people like the different spots.

Good luck!
 

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You aren't required to have a hard net as far as I know. You could also buy a cheap one once you are here if you prefer.

I'd say bring what you are the most comfortable with bait wise and if you need anything after you arrive you can buy it and ship it home if you want instead of brining it in the luggage.

I'm personally most comfortable with soft plastic, I rarely catch on hard baits, but I think I just need more experience.
 
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