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Guadalupe River Guide Trip
Fly Fishing Guadalupe River
Tiffany Fluitt Yeates "owner" of Gruene Outfitters

Texas Monthly Publisher David Dunham at Dolan Falls, Devils River Fly Fishing
Texas Monthly Publisher David Dunham at Dolan Falls

Devils River Texas Fly Fishing Guide Service
Devils River Texas Fly Fishing Guide

Guadalupe Fishing Guide
Andrew with his Guadalupe Bass on Fly Fishing Guide Trip

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides and Fly Fishing Report
Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides and Fly Fishing Report

Guadalupe Fishing Guide
Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Near Austin San Antonio and New Brunfels Texas

Devils River Guided Fishing Trips
Nolan Ryan and Don Sanders with Expedition Outfitters

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions: Monday March 6, 2017; morning private fly fishing lesson with Delila and her buddy Samantha produced two new fly fishers.  These ladies were smart and listened carefully to the guide and executed everything perfectly.  The weather was nice with partly cloudy skies and comfortable temps in the 70's F.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 1050 cfs with clear water conditions.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and Fishing Conditions:  Tuesday March 7, 2017; private fly fishing lesson with Alicia and Sarah produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was overcast but pleasant with temps in the 70's F.  Canyon Lake Dam release was 1050 cfs with nice rapids in places.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips in the Texas Hill Country near San Antonio, New Braunfels and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions: Wednesday March 8, 2017;  Canyon Lake Dam release was 1050 cfs with clear water conditions and nice rapids in places.  Robbie, Jan and their son Ben, and Lexi joined us for an 8 mile float from Rio to Bezdeks.  The weather was perfect and we caught and released many hard fighting Guadalupe Trout.  We ere nymphing with long leaders and indicators.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Thursday March 9, 2017; evening fly fishing lesson with Angee and Mike produced two new fly fishers.  The flow from Canyon lake was reduced to 400 cfs.  The weather was beautiful with temps in the high 70's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River conditions:  Monday March 13. 2017; Canyon Lake Dam release was 400 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was overcast with light winds.  Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Diane and Rick from Austin Texas produced two new fly fishers.  Theses two were smart and listened carefully to the guide.  They caught on quickly and graduated to a more advanced lesson.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Saturday March 18, 2017; half day evening float trip on the warmwater section in New Braunfels failed to produce the desired results for bass fishing.  The water temps were a little cool with overcast skies and cool temps all week.  The flow was about 430 cfs with clear water conditions.  There were quite a few people on the water because of spring break.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the spring fed Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions: Friday March 24, 2017; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Yvonne and her buddy Chris produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies and temps in the mid 80's F.  The release from Canyon Lake was 411 cfs with clear water conditions.  GRTU stocked brown trout last week and we're getting some good action from them.  They are mainly slamming streamers and egg patterns dead drifted.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions: Tuesday March 28, 2017; Canyon Lake Dam release was 400 cfs with clear water conditions.  There was a nice Trico hatch with an occasional rising fish but we got our's on nymphs drifted in the deepest holes.  Our best fly was the Trico drowned spinner.  We also got a nice one on a San Jaun Worm.  Bob Roe and his lovely wife Linda joined us for a fun filled three mile float on the Guadalupe River.  They were new fly fishers but they managed to land several nice fish.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday March 30, 2017; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Jake and Jan from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 400 cfs with clear water conditions.  The water temp at mile 5.5 was 59 degrees F.  There was a prolific Trico hatch with an occasionally rising fish.  Even with a good hatch there was no regularity to the rises and fish seemed to just "pop up" in random places.  Nymphing with drowned spinners would be the most effective method to target these finicky fish.

Guadalupe River Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday April 4, 2017; morning half day guided fly fishing trip with John Ullrich, Matt, Evan and Jim from San Antonio produced a couple of nice rainbows, sunfish and huge carp.  The release from Canyon Lake was 400 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was perfect with clear blue skies and comfortable temps in the 70's and low 80's F.  There was a prolific Trico hatch and our flies were hard to single out for the fish because of the shear size of the Mayfly bio-mass.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Friday April 7, 2017; half day fly fishing lesson/guide trip with Elin and Leon from Austin produced two new fly fishers and a couple of nice Guadalupe Trout too.  The Canyon Lake release was 400 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was perfect with clear blue skies and temps in the low 70's F.  There was another prolific Trico hatch but we didn't see any fish rising to eat the bugs on the surface.  The fish were devouring the bugs beneath the surface though.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips in the Texas Hill Country near San Antonio and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday April 11, 2017; we cancelled all of our trips this morning because of severe weather conditions.  A slow moving cold front produced hail, lightning and heavy rain.  The Guadalupe River became flooded with chocolate runoff with  the steep terrain producing spectacular water falls off the limestone cliffs.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Friday April 21, 2017; morning half day float from Rio to Lazy L and L with Andrew Schroeder and his brother Dustin produced a couple of trophy Guadalupe Trout on nymph rigs.  The release from Canyon Lake was 440 cfs with clear water conditions.  There was a prolific Trico and BWO hatch and quite a few fish sipping dries in the skinny water.  The weather was perfect with slightly overcast skies and temps in the 70's and low 80's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near San Antonio, New Braunfels and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Updated Sunday April 23, 2017; half day morning trip on the Guadalupe River with Dr. Tony Middleton and his lady friend Stephanie produced a trophy Guadalupe Trout.  The weather was perfect with clear blu skies and temps in the low 70's F.  The release from Canyon Lake was 440 cfs with clear water conditions.  The winning fly of the day was the gold ribbed Hair's Ear!  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing classes. lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Monday April 24, 2017; private fly fishing lesson with Tyrone and Mindy produced two new fly fishers.  They ere both quick learners and listed carefully to the instructor.  The Canyon Lake Dam release was 440 cfs with clear water conditions.  There was a massive BWO and Trico hatch again with a handful of fish rising.  The weather was nice with clear blue skies, light winds and temps in the 70's F.  There were no tubers and very few fishermen out.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday April 25, 2017; evening scouting trip on the Guadalupe River produced several trout and fiesty sunfish too.  The flow was 440 cfs with clear water conditions from Canyon Lake.  The weather was nice with clear skies and temps in the 80's F.  Reggie and Blanca joined us for a three mile float.  There were no other people on a 3 mile float.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions: Wednesday April 26 and Thursday April 27, 2017; The wind blew at 45 mph from the north on Wednesday with difficult fly casting conditions.  It was difficult to row the raft too.  Even with difficult conditions we managed to catch a few fish.  The wind turned around on Thursday and blew 20-30 mph from the opposite direction or southeast.  We encountered quite a few kayakers who put the fish down ahead of us.  

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Private fly fishing lesson with Gretchen and Millie produced two new fly fishers.  These ladies were smart and listened to the instructor carefully.  The outflow from Canyon Lake was 200 cfs with clear water conditions.  There was a good BWO and Trico hatch with very few fish rising for dries.  The weather was a little windy but comfortable with temps in the low 70's F.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near San Antonio, New Braunfels and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday May 2, 2017; private fly fishing lesson with Jared and Whitney produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was great with clear blue skies and comfortable temps in the low 80's F.  The release rate from Canyon Lake was 200 cfs with clear water conditions.  There was a massive Caddis and Trico hatch this morning with very few rising fish.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction on the Central Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday May 3, 2017; Tricia and Angelina joined Expedition Outfitters guide Kevin Stubbs for a private fly fishing lesson.  The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies and temps in the 80's F.  The release from Canyon Lake was 200 cfs with clear water conditions.  There was a great Caddis hatch and Trico this morning and very few fish rising to the bugs.  This is normal for the Guadalupe River because there is so much food below the surface fish don't risk predation so they stay down.  Nymphing is the norm and if you want to catch Guadalupe Rainbows consistently you'll want to "Dead drift nymph patterns."  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels areas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions: Thursday May 4, 2017; private morning fly fishing lesson with Diane and Trey resulted in two new fly fishers being trained.  The release from Canyon lake Dam was 200 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies and temps in the mid 70's F.  There was a nice BWO and Trico hatch this morning with very few fish rising.  The successful fishers were dead drifting transitional patterns in the foam.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe River Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Friday May 5, 2017; half day morning float trip with Steve Fodo and his buddy Drew from Pennsylvania produced some violent hook ups with large Guadalupe Trout.  The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies and temps in the70's F.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 200 cfs with clear water conditions.  There was a nice Trico and Caddis hatch this morning with no fish rising.  Instead they were feeding below the surface.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Sunday May 7, 2017; Canyon Dam release was 200 cfs with creeks and springs adding a little more flow with clear water conditions and a olive green tint.  Dane and his father in law Neil joined us for a six mile float from Rio to Gilligan's Island.  Dane caught and released a giant rainbow in the six pound class that ran and jumped like crazy.  We were very lucky to land the fish because the fly was tied to 5X tippet.  The guys also caught and released another nice rainbow and a couple of nice bass including a genuine "Guadalupe Bass" and a smallmouth too.  The weather was perfect with clear blue skies and temps in the 70's F.  Our best fly was the drowned Trico Spinner.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Sunday May 14, 2017; Canyon Lake Dam release was 200 cfs with clear water conditions.  Mother's Day float trip with Nelle Warrinder and her family produced several nice Guadalupe Trout on nymphs.  The Hairs Ear pattern was our biggest producer.  The weather was beautiful with morning temps in the 50's F. and highs in the 80's F. too.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Monday May 15. 2017; Canyon Lake Dam release was 200 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was nice with clear blue skies and temps in the 70's F.  Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Chuey and Ronda from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  There was a prolific mayfly hatch but very few fish rising for the bugs.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday May 17, 2017; Martin Frey and his buddy Greg Crouch from Austin joined Expedition Outfitters guide Kevin Stubbs for a challenging trip on the river near the confluence with Lake Amistad.  The fish seemed to have lockjaw early but we landed a few smallmouth with clear weather conditions.  The flow was ideal with clear water conditions but the wind gave us challenges.  Tomorrow we're at it again on the Devils and we have good weather forecasted.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Thursday May 18, 2017; second day of a two guide trip on the lower Devils River produced a few more feisty smallmouth and a largemouth bass in the 5lb class. The guys did a little better today.  The temps were cool in the 70's and mid 80's F. but the wind gusted to 30 mph making for difficult conditions.  The water was really clear with multiple sight casting opportunities.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Friday May 19, 2017; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Grant and Katy from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The Canyon Lake Dam release was 171 cfs with clear water conditions.  There were good hatches of mayflies and Caddis today but very few fish rising as usual.  There is so much food below the surface so why risk contact with predators above...seems like Darwin himself had a hand in the process.  The weather was great with temps in the 70's and 80's F.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near San Antonio, Austin and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Saturday May 20, 2017; Severe thunderstorms forced us to reschedule our trips for today.  Lightning is too big a risk during thunderstorms.  The release from Canyon Lake was 170 cfs with clear water conditions.  We didn't get a lot of rain but better safe than sorry.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near San Antonio, New Braunfels and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe River Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Sunday May 21, 2017; Half day trip with Henry and Mike from San Antonio and Austin Texas produced a couple of fish landed.  We actually hooked some nice fish that were not put into the net.  The flow from Canyon Lake Dam was 170 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was beautiful with cloudy skies and temps in the 70's F.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near San Antonio, Austin and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Monday May 22, 2017; we cancelled our trips today because of dangerous weather conditions.  The rain doesn't kill people very often but the lightning does.  The release from Canyon Lake was 170 cfs with clear water conditions.  The temps were delightful with 73 degrees F. being our high today but we had some heavy rain showers.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday May 23, 2017; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Jeana and Will produced two new fly fishers.  It was very windy today making for difficult conditions.  The release from Canyon Lake was 170 cfs with clear water conditions.  Jeana and Will were smart people and listened to their guide carefully and exceeded expectations.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Coditions:  Wednesday May 24. 2017; Guadalupe River release from Canyon Lake was 185 cfs with clear water conditions.  Two hour fly fishing lesson with Al Haines and his buddy Rupert produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was perfect with clear blue skies and temps in the 70's F.  There was a nice Trico and BWO hatch but very few fish rising to the insects.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio  and Austin Texas.









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