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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 River Trout Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions: Monday February 25, 2019; We had multiple two hour fly fishing lessons and the participants learned a lot and caught on quickly.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 296 cfs with clear water conditions.  The day was nice with temps in the 60's F. with partly cloudy skies.  There was a massive Mayfly hatch with Tricos and BWO's coming off.  Although the fish weren't rising reliably it was possible to entice them with a Trico Spinner drowned under a worm.  The water temp was 52 degrees F at mile 10.5 below Canyon Lake Dam.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing report and River Conditions:  Wednesday February 27, 2019; David Roberts and his lovely daughter Beth joined us for a half day Guadalupe River float from Rio to Lazy L and L.  David was an expert fly fisher and Beth was following in his footsteps.  We caught and released several nice rainbow and brown trout.  The weather was great with temps in the 70's and almost reached 80 in the afternoon with clear blue skies.  Our best flies of the day were the Caddis emerger and the Prince nymph.  The water was clear and we did some sight casting but most of our fish were caught while dead drifting.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 280 cfs.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin.

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions for Friday March 1, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam release was 290 cfs with clear water conditions and water temps in the high 40's F.  The weather was cool with overcast conditions and very few insects hatching even though the conditions looked right.  Consequently, the bite was slow.  Even though, Chad Linahan and his nephew Wyatt landed some nice Guadalupe trout.  Other guides were struggling for the same reasons but I think we excelled because of fly selection.  The Prince Nymph and Zug Bugs made them eat.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near New Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Trout Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Saturday March 2. 2019; Private fly fishing lesson with David and his buddy from New Braunfels produced two new fly fishers.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 290 cfs with clear water conditions.  The water temp was in the low 50's F.  The air temp was in the mid 50's F. with overcast skies and light rain/fog.  We saw a nice BWO and Trico hatch with a few cream colored Caddis coming off too.  We only saw a couple of fish rising but with no regularity or pattern to the risers.  The guys learned the "pick up/ set down" cast, the "roll cast" and we learned "distance casting" too.  We went over knots, fly selection and reading the water.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, lessons and instruction on the Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Monday March 4, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam release was 294 cfs with clear water conditions with a water temp of 46 degrees F. at the third crossing.  The weather was overcast with high winds and temps in the mid 30's F.  As a result of the cold weather there wasn't any visible hatch of insects we could detect.  We rescheduled our trips because the weather was pretty miserable.  Better weather is expected by the weekend and we're looking forward to some good fishing trips.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes and lessons on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday March 6, 2019; half day morning two boat trip with Rob Mansfield, and his brother in law John and John's lovely daughter Katheryn produced several nice Guadalupe Trout on nymphs.  It was John and Katheryn's first time to fly fish and they excelled under the instruction of Chris Ruebusch who is an expert guide.  Rob was with guide Kevin Stubbs and did a great job hooking, fighting and releasing fish.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 298 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather this morning was clear blue skies with early morning temps in the low 30's F. but it quickly warmed to the mid 60's with partly cloudy skies.  We didn't see a big insect hatch but we saw a few Caddis and some slate grey Drakes coming off.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Thursday March 7, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam release was 450 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was moderate with morning temps in the mid 40's F and afternoon temps right at 70 F.  We did see a few caddis, Tricos and BWO's coming off but no great numbers.  Even so, there were very few fish rising to them and no regularity.  Whalen and Jessie from Austin joined us for a two hour private fly fishing lesson and they did great!  We learned the pick up set down cast, roll cast and distance casting too.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips. lessons and instruction on the Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Friday March 8, 2019; six mile float with Bob from Canada produced several nice Guadalupe River rainbow trout but we also did battle with a brown trout in the 6 lb class.  The winning fly of the day was the Nymph formerly known as Prince...really!  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 350 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was nice with early morning fog and temps in the high 50's F.  It warmed up to 70 degrees before out trip was over.  We did see a healthy Mayfly hatch with Trico's coming off.  We also saw quite a few Caddis but nothing rising to them.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near San Antonio, Austin and New Braunfels.

Guadalupe River Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Monday March 11, 2019; Trent Thompson and his lovely wife Amy joined us from Missouri.  They were accomplished fly casters and we caught and released too many Guadalupe Trout to count.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 350 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was cool with light rain and fog.  There were quite a few guide boats on the water but we did the best in numbers because of fly selection and angler's experience.  There were quite few Caddis and May Flies hatching.  Our best flies were the Zug Bug and Prince Nymph combination using 4x fluorocarbon as our tippet and leader with a strike indicator too.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Hill Country Rivers near San Antonio, Austin and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions: Thursday March 14, 2019; Greg Weiss and his son Griffin joined us for a half day afternoon float on the Guadalupe River starting at Rio and taking out at Lazy L and L.  The weather was nice with partly cloudy skies, north winds and temps in the 50's F.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 350 cfs with clear water conditions.  Luckily Greg and Griffin had a pretty good idea on what they were expected to do and their pre trip preparation helped them to catch and release several nice Guadalupe Rainbow Trout.  Our best fly combo was the Prince Nymph with a Zug Bug dropper.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, lessons and instruction 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 March 15, 2019; six mile float from Rio to Gilligan's with Andre Boute and Kohle from the Houston area produced quite a few Guadalupe trout.  The release from Canyon Lake was 350 cfs with clear water conditions.  The wasn't a huge fly hatch today but we got some nice fish while drifting nymph rigs.  The weather was unseasonably cool with morning temps in the low 40's F.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio, and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions: Monday, March 18, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam release was 350 cfs with clear water conditions.  Kyle Dunham and his lovely wife Britt joined us for a fly fishing lesson and half day raft float.  The weather was nice with a cool morning and partly cloudy skies.  The lesson with Kyle and Britt went well because they were quick learners.  There were a few Caddis, some light Cahills and about 11:00 am we saw a massive Trico hatch.  Luckily Britt saved the day with a huge Guadalupe trout that jumped and ran like crazy with the fish going under the boat too.  The fat female rainbow took a size 20 drowned Trio spinner.  Expedition Outfitters provides guide fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons and instruction on the Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New BraunfelsTexas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides near Austin and San Antonio Texas: Friday March 22, 2019; six mile float from Rio to Gilligans Island produced many nice Guadalupe Trout.  The best flies were the Prince Nymph with a Zug Bug Trailer.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 350 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was nice with morning temps in the high 50's and afternoon temps in the 70's F.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Thursday March 28, 2019 and Friday March 29, 2019; Two day fly fishing guide trip based out of Del Rio produced quite a few smallmouth bass on streamers and some largemouth too.  Patrick Mundlin and his dad Bob joined us for a fun filled float on the lower end near the confluence with Lake Amistad.  The weather was cool with morning temps in the 50's with early morning overcast skies.  The winds were from the southeast and pretty strong around 15-20 mph.  The river was in good shape with strong, healthy flows and clear water conditions.  The first day Bob landed an 18 inch smallie that bent his 6 weight rod in half and damn near broke it.  He and Patrick also landed some smaller bass while sight casting to larger ones (the smaller bass were faster and reached the fly first).  On day two the weather started out overcast but cleared by noon with beautiful blue skies and great fishing conditions.  We didn't get as many fish the second day but we got enough to pass the time and have fun.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions: Tuesday April 2nd and Wednesday April 3rd, 2019; Mark and Jeff joined us from up East in the DC area and were greeted by abnormally cold conditions for our area.  We were targeting largemouth and smallmouth bass on fly and conventional but we only managed to land a hand full of fish over a two day period.  The winds gusted to 30 mph both days from the Northeast with temps at 48 degrees F. on the first day and we started with mid 50's F. on the second day.  The skies were overcast the entire time until late Wednesday afternoon.  Our fishermen worked hard presenting flies and lures but the trip was one of our slowest ever.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, casting lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Friday April 5, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam release was 245 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was nice with morning temps in the high 50's F.  Kathleen and Robert joined Expedition Outfitters guide Kevin Stubbs for a two hour private fly fishing lesson on the Guadalupe River near the 3rd crossing.  There was a massive Mayfly hatch with BWO's and Tricos coming off.  There were also a few Caddis.  Even with all of the insect action there were very few fish rising.  The new fly fishers learned the "pick up set down cast", "roll cast" and "distance casting" techniques too.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions: Monday April 8, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam release was 250 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was nice with morning temps in the high 50's F.  Franz and Helga from Austin Texas joined us for a two hour private fly fishing lesson.  We provided all of the equipment and we did our lesson on the Guadalupe River near the 3rd crossing.  The students were smart and listened carefully to their instructor and excelled.  There were some early morning Mayflies coming off and a few Caddis.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes and instruction 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 April 9, 2019; Private fly fishing lesson with Will and Grace  from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The weather this morning was beautiful with temps in the mid 50's F.  The day quickly warmed to 89 degrees in the afternoon but it was a dry heat with winds from the northwest.  The river flow from Canyon Lake Dam was 250 cfs with clear water conditions.  There was a prolific BWO and Trico hatch this morning but very few fish were rising to the bugs.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, classes, and fly fishing lessons on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.

Guadalupe River Trout Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday April 10, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam release was 245 cfs with clear water conditions.  The wind today was from the South with gusts to 30 mph making conditions difficult.  Austin Gonzales and his buddy joined us from South of San Antonio for a private fly fishing lesson.  These guys were sharp and listened carefully to the instructor.  They were making 40 foot casts easily.  There was a massive Mayfly hatch this morning with BWO's and Tricos coming off.  We only saw a couple of fish rising sporadically but there were more feeding fish sub-surface on the drowned spinners.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions: Friday April 12, 2019; half day trip with Jim and Merry Ann Southwell produced two better fly fishers.  They have been fly fishing before and we improved on their skills.  We started out with distance casting then progressed to accuracy while paying attention to practical applications of both.  We also learned the roll cast and "pick up-set down cast."  The weather was nice with morning temps around 50 degrees F. but it quickly warmed to the low 70's.  There was a pretty good Trico hatch but Jim landed a great brown trout on a streamer fly.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 250 cfs with clear water conditions.  The water temps were in the mid 50's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Trout Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Sunday April 14, 2109; Six mile float from Rio to Gilligan's Island with Christy Kirk and Susan Block from Austin produced some good times.  The weather was awesome with morning temps in the high 40's F. with clear blue skies and moderate wind conditions.  There were a few Tricos and Caddis coming off early but the midges also had prolific hatches.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 254 cfs with clear water conditions.  We dead drifted nymphs and several nice hook ups with powerful fish but it was pretty slow all things considered.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Hill Country Rivers near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe River Trout Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Monday April 15, 2019; half day trip with first time fly fishers Jason and his lovely wife from the greater Houston area produced two new fly fishers.  The day started off cool with temps in the high 50's F. and clear blue skies.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 245 cfs with super clear water conditions.  The wind shifted from the north to the southwest and made for challenging casting conditions early in the going.  We began our trip with about an hour's worth of casting instruction on the land before we got into the raft to actually fish.  The two students listened carefully to the guide and were very easy to deal with.  We had a prolific Mayfly hatch with Tricos and BWO's coming off.  Even with the surface bug activity, very few fish were rising to take dries.  Our best moment was an explosive hook up with a five pound rainbow that slammed a streamer and jumped about three feet into the air.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons and instruction on the rivers and lakes near San Antonio, New Braunfels and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions: Tuesday April 16, 2019; private fly fishing lesson with Jane Watson, her friends Beth and Tom produced three new fly fishers.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 245 cfs with crystal clear water conditions.  The day started off overcast and windy and the wind only grew stronger as our lesson progressed.  It was very challenging but our students rose to the challenge with great casts punching the loop into the wind.  There was a prolific Mayfly hatch with millions of Tricos sailing by in the windy conditions.  We also saw a few Caddis coming off too.  The was one fisherman near us and we saw him catch several rainbow trout during our class and it was a great motivator.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on Canyon Lake, the Guadalupe River and other Texas Hill Country streams.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Trout Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday April 17, 2019; private fly fishing lesson with Freddy and Natalia produced two more fly fishers.  These people were smart and listened carefully to their guide.  The weather was nice with overcast skies and temps in the 70's F.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 245 cfs with crystal clear water conditions.  There was a nice Trico hatch and some Caddis too early in the morning but no fish rising that we saw.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels areas.

Guadalupe River Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated April 19, 2019; Six mile float with Stetson Rowles III and his lovely wife Maddie produced two new fly fishers and several nice Guadalupe River Rainbow Trout on Nymphs  The Girdle Bug and the Drowned Trico Spinner were our best flies.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 240 cfs with crystal clear water conditions (compared to normal).  There was a prolific Trico hatch which was also joined by some nice Caddis too.  Our new fly fishers were smart and listened carefully to the guide.  We saw a few other guide boats and some kayaks too but the river was not very crowded.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing lessons on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Monday April 22,2019, and Tuesday April 23, 2019; Two day Devils River fly fishing guide trip with Brian Kessler and his Dad Skipper form the greater Houston area produced too many smallmouth and largemouth bass to count.  The weather was overcast with strong southeast winds ahead of a front on Monday.  The bite was crazy with lots of medium sized smallies and some chunky largemouth bass.  Luckily for the guide these guys were expert fishermen.  Skipper could double haul and hit a moving target at 60 feet with 25 mph winds...impressive!  The second day the winds calmed a little but we still had the overcast and that seemed to help our catching too.  The flow was was strong with clear water conditions.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin , San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions: Thursday April 25 and Friday April 26, 2019, two day trip based out of Del Rio Texas with George Meriweather and his buddy Randall from Plainview Texas produced a good time with some nice fish being caught but no large sizes or numbers.  The wind was calm at times with clear water conditions and the fish were spooky.  When we had wind we could fish with the ripples disturbing the surface; otherwise it was tough and they looked you in the eye and said f-off.  The river was gorgeous with strong flows and clear conditions.  Expedition Outfitters provides guide fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions: Updated Wednesday May 1st and Thursday May 2nd; 2019.  Deluxe Devils River trip based out of the 5,400 acre ranch with Noble Doss and Andy White from Austin produced many good smallmouth and largemouth bass.  The weather was overcast with windy conditions but the water was clear and there were healthy flows.  We actually hooked the largest "largemouth bass" I've ever seen in pictures or video.  This fish was 10 lbs plus and pulled the 1,000 pound raft around (with people and gear).  It ate a crawfish pattern and threw the hook with a half body jump towards the raft after a heroic fight from our angler.  We caught and released many smallmouth and largemouth bass.  The evening after our second day of fishing produced violent thunderstorms and a flash flood that almost took some kayakers lives.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions for Sunday May 5, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam release was 385 cfs with clear water conditions.  The inflow to Canyon Lake was about 800 cfs and dropping.  The lake is only about 8 inches high but the US Army Corps of Engineers won't let it rise too high without bleeding some off.  We hosted a two hour private fly fishing lesson with Gretchen and Javier from Austin Texas.  They were smart and listened carefully to the guide /instructor.  The weather was nice with temps in the low 60's F. with partly cloudy skies and clear water in the Guadalupe River.  We had a massive Mayfly hatch with Trico's dominating the skies.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels, Texas.

Guadalupe River Trout Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions: Tuesday May 7, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam release was 780 cfs with cold, clear water conditions.  The weather was overcast with isolated thunderstorms and relatively cool temps in the mid 70's F.  Carla and Mabry joined us for a two hour private fly fishing lesson.  They came from Austin and braved the traffic!  These ladies were smart and listened carefully to the guide and learned to cast a fly rod in no time.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Wednesday May 8, 2019; two hour scouting session on the upper Guadalupe in our powerboat revealed incoming floodwaters.  We launched on the upper end of the lake and went upstream until we saw chocolate rapids headed our way.  The deluge was coming in at 10,000 cfs and climbing.  We hauled ass back to the boat ramp and put the boat on the trailer in between rain bands and headed home.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Thursday May 9, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam release was 780 cfs with clear water conditions.  The inflow to Canyon Lake was 9,000 cfs yesterday evening but it tapered down to 2,000 cfs by Thursday afternoon.  That being said, we're getting a bunch more rain above the lake and it should spike again by Friday morning.  In between showers we were able to do a quick scouting trip and landed several nice fish.  The water was a little off color but that helped us.  We saw some Caddis coming off with a few tiny Mayflies too.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Friday May 10, 2019; two hour scouting float with Tamara and Lisa produced a couple of nice Guadalupe Trout on nymphs.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was around 1,000 cfs with clear water conditions.  We saw a few Caddis coming off and some Mayflies too.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Saturday May 11, 2019.  We rescheduled our trips for today because of the threat of thunderstorms.  Turns out it was a good call with cold overcast and rainy skies with temps in the mid 50's F.  Canyon Lake Dam release was 780 cfs with about 1,300 cfs coming into the lake.  The weather was a sharp contrast to normal temps but greatly appreciated with cool temps.  We saw a few Caddis and some large Mayflies coming off in the afternoon.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction on the Hill Country Lakes and Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.  

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Trout Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions: Updated Sunday May 12, 2019; Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Matt and Thomas from Austin, Texas produced two improved fly fishers.  Both had some experience but we improved on their skills.  We went over the three basic casts and learned them too.  The release from Canyon Lake was 780 cfs with 1,000 cfs coming into the lake from the upper Guadalupe River.  The lake is two feet above the conservation pool and the US Army Corps of Engineers will begin flood releases tomorrow.  During our lesson we saw a massive Mayfly Hatch with BWO's and Trico's coming off.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing classes in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas areas.

Guadalupe River Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Tuesday May 14, 2019; Canyon Lake release was 1,600 cfs with green stained floodwater from a few days ago.  The lake is two feet above the conservation pool and the US Army Corps of Engineers is managing flood releases.  The river has nice whitewater rapids but it's flowing too fast to fish.  We usually cut off fishing floats above 1,200 cfs.  We switched our trips right now to Canyon Lake and we're picking up some nice stripers and black bass too.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country lakes, rivers and bays near Austin, San Antonio, New Braunfels and Matagorda Bay Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions: Wednesday May 15, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam flood releases continue with flows at 1,600 cfs with clear water conditions.  The lake is still 2 feet high and high releases will continue for a few more days.  The weather was nice today with calm winds and clear conditions on Canyon Lake.  We scouted for bass in our powerboat and did pretty well.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Thursday May 16, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam continues with flood releases at 1,600 cfs.  The water is clear and beautiful with really nice rapids.  The flow however is difficult to fish at.  We usually cut it off around 1,200 cfs for fishing.  The lake is still 2 feet high and the releases will continue for the next few days.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes and fly fishing instruction in the Austin Texas, San Antonio Texas and New Braunfels Texas areas.

Guadalupe River and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions: Friday, May 17, 2019; afternoon scouting trip on Canyon Lake revealed rough water conditions with winds over 20 mph.  The water was really clear and had a Caribbean look to it.  We fished several shallow shorelines next to drop offs and picked up a few largemouth and one smallie.  There were quite few boats for a weekday but not overwhelming at all.  On the river below Canyon Dam the release continues at 1,700 cfs with beautiful, cold, clear water being discharged.  This flow makes for a few nice rapids in places but it's difficult to fish.  Expedition Outfitters has guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing instruction and fly fishing lessons/classes on the Texas Hill Country rivers in the Austin Texas area, San Antonio Texas area, and the New Braunfels area.

Guadalupe River and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Conditions:  Saturday May 18, 2019; Canyon Dam Release was 1,710 cfs with clear water conditions.  The inflow was 800 cfs and dropping a little bit.  We cancelled our river trips today because the flow was a little high for fishing.  There was a fire department rescue on the river today but that's normal with high flows.  There were no noticeable hatches but we did see stripers busting bait this morning on the surface of Canyon Lake.  This behavior is long overdue because of cool water temps but that's changing.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on Canyon Lake, the Guadalupe and San Marcos Rivers and we provide fly fishing classes, fly fishing instruction, and fly fishing classes on the Hill country rivers and lakes in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas areas.









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