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Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and Fly Fishing Conditions near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas:  Thursday August 14, 2014; Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Ashley Long was very successful with a couple of fish being hooked during our practice fly fishing lesson.  The weather was great with morning temps in the mid 60's F.  The preferred fly was a yellow popper with white rubber legs.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, guided trips, fly fishing lessons in the New Braunfels Texas area.

Guadalupe River Fy Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Friday August 15, 2014 Fly Fishing Guide Report for the Guadalupe River at the third crossing on River Road showed no tubers or fishermen in the morning.  The temperatures were pleasant in the mid 70's F.  There was a pretty light BWO and Trico hatch.  We saw a few sunfish rising for the fallen spinners though.  Immature bass were sipping dry flies too.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes and fly fishing instruction near Austin Texas, New Braunfels Texas and San Antonio Texas all year long.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide near New Braunfels Texas, San Antonio Texas and Austin Texas:  Saturday August 16, 2014 Half day Guadalupe River fly fishing guide trip/fly fishing lesson produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was nice with temps in the mid 70's F in the morning.  We didn't encounter any other people on the river until 10:00 am.  The favorite fly was the giant Prince Nymph.  We caught and released several brightly colored sunfish and small bass.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction near New Braunfels Texas, San Antonio Texas and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions in the New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas areas:  Sunday August 17, 2014; two hour private fly fishing lesson for Ray Railey and his lady Jill produced two new fly fishers.  The early morning temps were in the mid 70's F. with partly cloudy skies.  We started out with riverside casting lessons, went over fly selection, presentation and learned a couple of knots.  After that, we fished a little while and landed a couple of nice little Guadalupe Bass and a couple of sunfish.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Fly Fishing  River Report and Current Conditions at New Braunfels Texas area:  Monday August 18, 2014; two hour private fly fishing lesson on the Guadalupe River in the New Braunfels area made two new fly fishers.  We started out with casting lessons, reading the water, knot tying, fly selection and general overview.  The weather was great in the morning with temps in the mid 70's F.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, fly fishing lessons, and gives fly fishing instruction in the Austin and San Antonio Texas area.

New Braunfels Fly Fishing Guide Guadalupe Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday August 19, 2014; Private fly fishing lesson at New Braunfels at the Guadalupe River produced two new fly fishers.  We started with stream side casting lessons, learned a couple of knots, and went over fly selection.  After that, we talked about reading the water for fish position.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes, and fly fishing instruction at New Braunfels and the San Antonio and Austin Texas area.

New Braunfels Texas Guadalupe River Fishing Guide Report and Fly Fishing Conditions near San Antonio and Austin Texas:  Wednesday August 20, 2014; two hour private fly fishing lesson and instruction made two new fly fishers.  Ashley Gordon and her buddy Mike joined us from Austin Texas.  They caught on pretty quick making the instructors job easier.  We started off with stream side casting lessons, and learned a couple of knots, we also learned fly selection and presentation.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas areas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and Fly Fishing Conditions near New Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio Texas.  Friday August 22, 2014; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Jeff Williams produced another new fly fisher.  Jeff caught on fast and was casting like a pro in about 30 minutes.  Luckily, he didn't have any bait casting or spinning rod experience, he was a clean slate.  There were no tubers or kayakers on our section of the river.  We had the whole stretch to ourselves.  The weather was nice this morning with temps in the 70's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guided trips, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction in the Texas Hill Country.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and Fly Fishing Conditions: Updated Saturday August 23, 2014; Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Stephen Sample from Austin produced a new fly fisher.  Stephen caught on pretty fast executing instructions properly.  He was dead drifting dry flies in preparation for a Montana fly fishing trip.  The weather was pleasant with temps in the mid 70's F.  Don't forget to mend Stephen on your presentation.  Expedition Outfitters gives fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin vicinities.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and Fly Fishing Conditions:  Updated August 24, 2014.  Half day fly fishing trip/lesson with Kurt, Garrett and Marshall from Austin introduced everyone to fly fishing.  Unfortunately, the fly action sucked so we converted to casting soft plastics with spinning rods and picked up several sunfish and smallmouth bass.  The weather was nice early on and rose to 90 degrees by 2:00 pm.  Expedition Outfitters has fly fishing classes, lessons and fly fishing instruction in the New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas areas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and Fly Fishing Conditions:  Updated Monday August 25, 2014; evening scouting trip at the fourth crossing near Rio Guadalupe Resort produced two nice rainbow trout in the 16 inch class.  The winning fly was the San Juan worm.  We dead drifted it behind a stonefly nymph.  The weather was hot in the upper 90's but the water was cold and relatively clear.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday August 26, 2014; Two hour fly fishing lesson with Tamara Radcliff and her buddy Mike produced two new fly fishers.  We started out with stream side casting lessons, knot tying, fly selection and general overview.  After that, we fished the area and hooked up with a couple of feisty Guadalupe bass and several sunfish.  The weather was cool in the morning with temps in the low 70's F.  Expedition Outfitters has fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin areas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and Fly Fishing Report for the lower Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake:  Updated Wednesday August 27, 2014; Two hour fly fishing lesson at Cypress Bend Park produced two new fly fishers.  We caught and released several sunfish and small bass during our fly fishing instructional class.  We started with stream side casting lessons, knot tying, fly selection and general overview.  The morning was cool with temps in the low 70's F.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near New Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Thursday August 28, 2014; Two hour private fly fishing lesson/instructional wade trip with Ashley Reid and her boyfriend produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was nice with temps in the mid 70's F. We started with stream side casting lessons, knot tying and a general fly fishing overview.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the Austin, New Braunfels, and San Antonio Texas areas. 

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and Fly Fishing conditions:  Friday August 29, 2014;  Our half day trip started with stream side casting lessons, knot tying, fly selection and general overview of the sport in the Central Texas, Hill Country area.  After that, we got into the raft and floated/fished about three river miles.  The best fly was the red popper with white rubber leggs...go figure.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, lessons, and instruction in the San Antonio, New Braunfels and Austin Texas areas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Summary:  Saturday, August 30, 2014; early morning scouting trip at the third crossing on Guadalupe River Road below Canyon Lake yielded several sunfish and Guadalupe Bass on poppers.  There was no one else out, until afternoon.  The Labor Day crowds are pretty subdued this year with very little activity other than a Life Flight Air Ambulance evacuation of an unfortunate swimmer who dove into shallow water and suffered C-spine injuries.  It's nice to know multi-million dollar technology and trained medical professionals are available to save our ass in the event we get injured.  The weather was nice with early morning temps in the low 70's F. and evening temps in the low 90's F.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing River Report and River Conditions:  Sunday August 31, 2014; evening scouting report at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed very few straggler tourists on tubes.  Most of the Houstonites are headed home to beat the crowds on the highway.  We have the river and lake back to ourselves for another 9 months.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and current fly fishing conditions:  updated Labor Day Monday September 1, 2014.  Morning fly fishing trip/lesson produced two new fly fishers.  We used poppers and streamers to seduce Guadalupe Bass and many brightly colored sunfish.  The flow was adequate and conducive to good fishing conditions. Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips, lessons and instruction in the New Braunfels and San Antonio and Austin Texas areas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday, September 2, 2014; evening scouting trip at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no tourists whatsoever.  There were however, a few evening rain showers spawned by a low pressure system in the Gulf of Mexico.  The weather was pleasantly cool with air from the downdrafts of small thunderstorms.  Oh yea, we had some good action on little yellow poppers in the oxygenated riffles.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and Fly Fishing Conditions:  Wednesday September 3, 2014; half day morning trip with Kent Tralfagner and his gal Victoria produced two new fly fishers.  We started out with stream side casting lessons, knot tying, fly selection and general overview of the sport.  After that, we got into the raft and floated about three river miles putting our new skills to work.  Wish you were with us!

Fly Fishing Guides near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas.  Fishing Report for Thursday September 4, 2014; Half day morning float with Phil Noel from Albuquerque, New Mexico was very pleasant because Phil is an expert fly fisher with years of experience.  We caught and released too many fish to count.  It doesn't always happen like this...The day was mostly cool and overcast with temps in the 70's and High 80's F.  We were lucky to get off the water before a small rainshower hit.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing instruction, lessons and classes in the New Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio Texas areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and River Report near New Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio Texas: Updated Friday September 5, 2014; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Less Johnson produced a new fly fisher.  We started with stream side casting lessons, knot tying and general overview.  The weather was great with temps in the 80's F. and partly sunny skies.  Oh yea, the best fly results were obtained with a red popper and yellow rubber legs.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes, and fly fishing instruction in the Texas Hill Country near New Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas:  Saturday September 6, 2014; Two hour fly fishing lesson with Amy Trudeau and her buddy from New Orleans produced two new newby fly fishers.  We started with stream side casting lessons, learned some knots and we learned to read the water.  The weather was pleasant with temps in the high 80's F. with partly cloudy skies.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, lessons and fly fishing instruction in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas areas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and Fly Fishing Conditions:  Sunday September 7, 2014.  Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Bill Cockjoseph and his lovely wife Katrina produced two new fly fishers.  We started with stream side casting lessons, knot tying, reading the water, and general fly fishing overview.  The weather was cool in the 70's and 80's F. with light early morning rain showers.  Expedition Outfitters has fly fishing guided trips, classes, lessons and instruction in the Canyon Lake, New Braunfels and Austin/San Antonio Texas areas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and Fly Fishing Conditions:  Updated Monday September 8, 2014; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Edie Gourmet produced a new fly fisher.  She caught on fast.  The weather was nice with early morning temps in the low 70's F.  The red popper was the winning fly.  There was no one else on the water.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing  classes, lessons and instruction in the Canyon Lake area, New Braunfels area, and the Austin and San Antonio Texas areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Updated Tuesday September 9, 2014; two hour private fly fishing lesson in the New Braunfels area produced a new fly fisher.  Tina Minks did a fantastic job of following instructions.  She will make a great fly fisher!  We started with stream side casting instruction, knot tying and fly selection.  After that we followed through with a little fishing.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday September 10, 2014; Two hour morning private fly fishing lesson with Leslie Smith produced a new fly fisher.  We started with stream side casting lessons, knot tying and general overview.  We were in the New Braunfels Texas section of the Guadalupe River.  Our go to fly was the red popper with white rubber legs.  Expedition Outfitters has Fly Fishing Classes, Lessons and Instruction in the New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas areas.

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Mark McGarrah with trophy Devils River Largemouth Bass

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and Fly Fishing Conditions:  Thursday September 11, 2014; Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Leslie Goldmeir produced a new fly fisher.  We started with stream side casting lessons, knot tying and general overview.  We actually caught and released a couple of fish on our lesson.  The weather was beautiful with early morning temps in the 70's and evening temps in the low 90's F.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and Fly Fishing Conditions:  Updated Friday September 12, 2014; half day morning trip with Brad and his hot girlfriend Stacy produced quite a few sunfish and several smallmouth and largemouth bass.  Nothing was very big, but they fought for their lives.  They didn't know we were going to release them back into the river unharmed.  The weather was nice with temps in the 70's to low 90's.  Expedition Outfitters offers Guadalupe River Guided Fly Fishing trips and Fly Fishing lessons, instruction and classes near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report  and River Report: September 13, 2014; two hour fly fishing lesson with Leslie Stamford and her guest Wanda produced two new fly fishers.  We started with stream side casting lessons, knot tying, fly selection and general overview.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Sunday September 14, 2014, Two hour fly fishing lesson with Tamara and her friend Morgan produced two new fly fishers.  We started with stream side casting lessons, knot tying, fly selection and general overview.  The weather was great with cool morning temps and afternoon highs in the 70's F.  Expedition Outfitters has fly fishing lessons, classes and instruction and guided fly fishing trips in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels areas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and Fly Fishing Conditions:  Updated Monday, September 15, 2014; Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Tamara and her friend Mary produced two new fly fishers.  We started with stream side casting lessons. knot tying and general overview of the sport.  The weather was great with temps in the 70's and 80's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe River Fishing Guides Report and Fly Fishing Conditions: Updated Tuesday September 16, 2014.  Scouting report at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no anglers, tubers, or other people.  The Osprey "Fish Eagles" did arrive on their migration from the north.  They squeeled and chirped at us to announce their presence.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips and teaches fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in New Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio Texas.

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated  Thursday September 18, 2014; two hour fly fishing lesson with Leslie Zumwalt and her friend Stacey from Oregon produced two new fly fishers. We started with stream side casting lessons, knot tying and fly selection.  The ladies caught on quickly landing several small bass and sunfish.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing lessons, classes and instruction in the New Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio Texas areas.

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Friday September 19, 2014;  Half day morning fly fishing guide trip near New Braunfels Texas produced some small fish and the overall bite was slow.  We had approaching thunderstorms with low pressure.  Old time clients and friends Cliff Mycoskie and John Newbern joined Expedition Outfitters guide Kevin Stubbs for a three mile float on the Guadalupe River.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Saturday September 20, 2014; Two hour private fly fishing lesson in New Braunfels on the Guadalupe River produced two new fly fishermen.  Walt and Todd came from Austin to get away from the "rat race" and experience nature and wildlife firsthand.  We started with stream side casting lessons, knot tying, and ended with on the job training by catching a couple of small Guadalupe Bass.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, lessons, and gives instruction in the new Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio Texas areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Sunday September 21, 2014; Fly fishing scouting trip at the third crossing below Canyon Lake on River Road revealed no tourists or fishermen.  There was a prolific PMD hatch in the morning following rain showers from yesterday.  The bugs were thick and a few small sunfish and baby bass were rising to sip them.  The morning started with fog, but it burned off by 8:00 am.  The rest of the day was partly cloudy skies with low 90's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons and instruction in the New Braunfels area near Austin and San Antonio Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Monday September 22, 2014; Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Misty Haven produced a new fly fisher.  We started with stream side casting lessons, knot tying and general overview.  After that, we fished a little while landing several small bass and sunfish.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, and instruction in the New Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio Texas areas.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guide Trip and River Conditions:  Wednesday September 24, 2014.  The first day of a two day and three night trip at Sycamore Canyon Ranch produced too many bass to count.  The weather was perfect with cool mornings and warm afternoons.  Rick and Cameron Pratt from Port Aransas were our guests.  They were expert fisher people.  They could read the water and they were good casters too!  Expedition Outfitters offers guided Devils River Fishing Trips.

Devils River Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Thursday September 25, 2014; Our second day of Devils River fishing produced quite a few bass and several slab-sided sunfish.  The weather was perfect for Rick and Cameron Pratt from Port Aransas.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing lessons, classes and guides fly fishing trips in the Hill Country Rivers near New Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Sunday September 28, 2014; morning scouting trip at the third crossing on Guadalupe River Road below Canyon Lake revealed a prolific PMD and Trico hatch.  The weather was cool in the low 60's F. with fog and quickly clearing skies.  There were no fishermen or tubers.  It's a little late in the season for tubers, but it's comforting to know they are gone.  Adios Mal Amigos!

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Monday September 29, 2014; Half day fly fishing float/fly fishing lesson produced a new fly fisher.  Geroge Jones from Austin joined Guadalupe Fishing Guide Kevin Stubbs for a fun rafting trip on the Guadalupe River near New Braunfels Texas.  George caught on quickly making the fly fishing instructor's job easy.  We caught and released several small bass and a couple of colorful sunfish on bead head olive buggers.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing lessons, gives fly fishing instruction and guides fly fishing trips on Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, New Braunfels and San Antonio Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and Fly Fishing Conditions:  Tuesday September 30, 2014; evening scouting trip at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed one fisherman taking advantage of the beautiful evening and solitude.  The morning temps started out in the low 60's F and topped out at 90 degrees F in the afternoon.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons, instruction and guided trips in the New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas areas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday October 1, 2014; half day fly fishing guide trip/fly fishing lesson on the Guadalupe River near New Braunfels  revealed a great student and fly fisher.  Brent Knox joined Expedition Outfitters guide Kevin Stubbs for a great fly fishing excursion on the Guadalupe River for a fun filled morning.  We started with stream side casting lessons, fly selection and general overview.  After that, we floated and fished our way down stream putting our new skills to work.  We caught and released several nice Guadalupe bass and many brightly colored sunfish.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, lessons, and hosts guided fly fishing trips in the Texas Hill Country.









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