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Mark McGarrah with trophy Devils River Largemouth Bass

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Friday December 16, 2016; Full day trip with Robert Beck and his nephew Allen produced several huge Guadalupe Trout on nymphs.  The weather was overcast with fog and light mist in the morning.  The weather dried out in the afternoon and temps reached the 60 degree F. range.  The hot fly of the day was the Prince nymph again.  The Canyon Lake Dam release was 400 cfs and the water was relatively clear with a chalky green tint.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Sunday December 18, 2016; we rescheduled the trips we had booked for today because the temps were unseasonably cold with morning temps in the teens F.  All of our clients were glad they didn't have to fish in the cold weather with 20 mph winds.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 400 cfs with light green/chalky color and good visibility.  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 Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions: Monday December 19, 2016; Private fly fishing lesson at New Braunfels produced two new fly fishers.  The Canyon Lake Dam release was 400 cfs with clear water and chalky green tint.  The weather was cool in the morning so we scheduled our activities later in the day.  Sara and her friend Harriet were good students and caught on quickly.  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 Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday December 20. 2016; Private fly fishing lesson with Judy and Trish from Austin Texas produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was nice with temps in the 70's F.  The sun was shining and the water in the Guadalupe River was relatively clear.  We didn't wet a line for long but we did hook a 13 inch Rainbow Trout.  The release from Canyon Lake was 400 cfs.  Expedition Outfitters offers guide fly fishing trips in the Texas Hill Country near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas. 

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday December 21, 2016; Full day six mile float with John Cadran and his beautiful wife Rose produced numerous hefty rainbows and a new fly fisher.  It was Rose's first time to fly cast and she did great!  She kept a positive attitude and followed instructions exactly.  She managed to catch and release two nice Guadalupe Trout.  John was an experienced fly fisher and landed several nice rainbows too.  The release from Canyon Lake was 400 cfs with relatively clear water conditions and a chalky green stain.  The weather was beautiful with temps in the 60's F. and clear blue skies.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly casting lessons, instruction and guided rafting float trips on the Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions: Friday December 23. 2016; morning fly fishing lesson with Mike Pedrotti and his girl Brenda Newlin produced two new fly fly fishers.  They are smart people and listened carefully to the instructions and were easy to coach.  The weather was a little raw with temps in the mid 50's F. and fog and some drizzle.  All of us had good rain gear and it was not a problem.  The release from Canyon Lake into the Guadalupe River was 300 cfs with clear water conditions.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near San Antonio, Austin and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Saturday December 24, 2016; "Christmas Eve," Morning fly fishing lesson with Frank and Frieda from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  They were smart people and followed instructions exactly.  The weather was overcast with foggy conditions.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 300 cubic feet per second.  The water was clear with a chalky green tint.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near San Antonio, Austin and New Braunfels Texas. 

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report: Sunday December 25, 2016;  Evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed a husband and wife "couple" fishing.  The weather was nice with temps in the 70's and low 80's F.  The skies were partly cloudy with Guadalupe River flow at 300 cfs and clear water conditions with light green stain.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the spring fed rivers near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides River Conditions and Fishing Report:  Monday December 26, 2016; morning fly fishing lesson with Matilda and Jean produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was overcast with temps in the 70's and 80's F.  The Canyon dam release was 300 cfs with clear water conditions and olive green tint.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near New Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Tuesday December 27, 2016; private fly fishing lesson this morning with Will Smith and Grace Hempstead produced two new fly fishers.  The morning was overcast with fog and light drizzle.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 300 cfs with clear water conditions and light green tint.  Will and Grace listened carefully and were great fly fishing students.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing float trips on the spring fed Texas Hill Country streams near San Antonio, New Braunfels and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday December 28, 2016:Canyon Lake Dam release was 300 cfs with relatively clear water with chalky green stain.  Kerry Howell and Bill Cason from Austin Texas joined Expedition Outfitters guide Kevin Stubbs for a six mile float on the Guadalupe River.  The weather started out foggy but quickly cleared to reveal a beautifully mild winter day with high temps around 80 degrees F.  The bite was good with multiple hard fighting rainbow trout.  Some of the fish were hogs approaching the four pound class.  There were lots of fishermen on the water but it didn't seem crowded with the flow rate we had.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fishing trips, fly fishing lessons and corporate team building activities on the rivers near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated, friday December 30,2016; half day morning trip with Randy and his brother Bryan produced several hard fighting Guadalupe trout.  The weather was cool with temps in the mid 50's F.  The release from Canyon lake Dam was 300 cfs with relatively clear water stained chalky green.  Our best fly of the day was the venerable "Prince Nymph."  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 Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Saturday December 31,  2016;  Full day six mile float with Bill Cason and his buddy Dennis produced some football sized Guadalupe trout.  The weather started out with overcast and light rain and temps in the high 50's F.  Later in the day the weather cleared and temps reached the mid 70's F.  The flow form Canyon Lake was 300 cfs with light green chalky stained water.  The go to fly of the day was the venerable prince nymph with a trico dropper.  Expedition Outfitters conducts fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Sunday January 1, 2017; morning fly fishing lesson with Beau and Virginia from Austin Texas produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was mild with comfortable temps in the 60's F.  Canyon Lake Dam release was 300 cfs with relatively clear water conditions.  There was a nice Trico hatch about mid morning but very few fish were rising to eat these tasty bugs.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the spring fed rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels 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 Guides Report and River Conditions: Monday January 2, 2017; six mile full day float with Bob Anderson and his son Luke from Austin produced many hard fighting Guadalupe Rainbow Trout.  The weather was great with clear blue skies and temps in the 60's and 70's F.  The release from Canyon Lake was 300 cfs with relatively clear water with a chalky green tint.  Our favorite fly was the Prince Nymph.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided 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:  January 4, 2017; morning private fly fishing lesson with Tim Barthole and his lady Gretchen produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was cool with temps in the high 40's F.  It was not uncomfortable though.  Tim and Gretchen were smart people and listened carefully to the instructor and caught on quickly.  The Guadalupe River flow was 300 cubic feet per second.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing guide 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 January 6, 2017; Canyon Dam release 300 cfs with clear water conditions.  We rescheduled the trips we had planned today because of adverse conditions.  The guides and the clients agreed that it's no fun to be miserable.  Temps barely approached 32 degrees F. after a morning low in the high 20's F.   Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near San Antonio, Austin and New Braufels Texas.

Guadalupe  Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions: Monday January 9, 2017; Full day six mile float produced too many Guadalupe Rainbow to count.  Tony and Ted joined us from Ohio and North Carolina respectively.  Luckily for the guide these guys were expert fly fishers.  The weather was beautiful with temps in the 50- 70 degrees F. range.  The flow was 307 cfs with relatively clear conditions but stained chalky green.  The best fly of the day was the "Nymph formerly known as Prince,"...No joke!  Expedition Outfitters holds fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near San Antonio, Austin, and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday January 10, 2017; private fly fishing lesson with Jake and Scott from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  These guys listened carefully and caught on quickly.  The weather was beautiful with temps in the mid 70's F.  The Canyon Dam release was 300 cfs with chalky green stained water.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the spring fed Hill Country Rivers near San Antonio, Austin and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Thursday January 12, 2017; private fly fishing lesson with Brian Holbert and his lovely wife Amanda produced two new fly fishers.  These two were sharp and listened to the guide/instructor.  They are ready to fish right now so look out.  The weather was nice with partly cloudy skies and temps in the 70's F.  The release from Canyon Lake was 300 cfs with relatively clear water conditions.  There was a mayfly hatch but the wind quickly blew them into the next county.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips in the Texas Hill Country.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Friday January 13, 2107; we rescheduled our morning trip we had planned because of early morning thunderstorms.  The weather turned out fine in the afternoon and we had a good private fly fishing lesson with Jeane and Jane from Austin.  They caught on quickly and was an easy session with partly cloudy skies and temps in the low 70's F.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 256 cfs with relatively clear water conditions.  Oh yea, there was a nice mayfly hatch today with BWO's and Trico's coming off.  

 
Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Saturday January 14, 2017; six mile float with Robert James from Houston showed that fish don't bite all of the time.  Our angler was a great fly fisherman but the fish were not cooperating.  We managed to land a couple of nice rainbows but the day was tough.  The flow from Canyon Lake was 235 cfs with clear water conditions.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New
Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Monday January 16, 2017; half day trip with Russ Wallace and his son in law Sam produced many fat Guadalupe Trout.  The weather was nice with comfortable temps in the 70's F.  The Canyon Dam release was 235 cfs with relatively clear conditions.  The best fly of the day was the fly formerly known as Prince.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated January 18, 2017; we rescheduled our trips from this morning because of lightning and flash flood conditions.  Turns out, it wasn't a big deal but it's better to err on the side of safety instead of waving a lightning rod in a thunderstorm.  The release from Canyon Lake was increased to 400 cfs and the evening was clearing with a beautiful sunset.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Hill Country Rivers near Austin San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:Thursday January 19, 2107; morning fly fishing lesson with Bill and Rachel from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  They were smart people and listened carefully.  The weather was overcast but temps were comfortable in the 60's F.  The Canyon Lake Dam release was increased to 600 cfs with clear water conditions.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the spring fed Texas Hill Country Rivers near San Antonio, New Braunfels and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Friday January 20, 2017; Canyon lake Dam release was increased to 600 cfs today to bleed off excess water from recent rains.  Canyon Lake is at 910 msl, which is about a foot above the conservation pool.  When the lake level is above 909 msl the US Army Corps of Engineers controls releases and below 909 msl The Guadalupe Blanco River Authority controls releases.  Gigi and Carol from Austin joined us for a fun fly fishing lesson today.  They were sharp ladies and caught on quickly.  The weather was nice with high temps in the low 70's F.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Saturday January 21. 2017; Bill Coon and his brother Tom joined us for a six mile float from Rio downstream.  We caught and released several nice Guadalupe trout.  Several jumped and tail walked across the water's surface.  The hot fly of the day was a caddis emerger dropped under a girdle bug.  The flow was 600 cfs and there were several nice rapids.  The day was beautiful with temps in the 70's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  January 23, 2017; Samantha Dandridge and her buddy Simone joined us from Austin for a private fly fishing lesson on the banks of the Guadalupe River in New Braunfels.  The weather was beautiful with temps in the hgh 70's F.  The release from Canyon Lake was 600 cfs with clear water conditions.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Bunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Thursday January 26, 2017; half day morning float with Jeremy Compton and his buddy Honas produced several fat, hard fighting Guadalupe trout.  We had to chase many of them with the boat to prevent break offs even with 3X tippet!  The flow from Canyon Lake was 600 cfs making several nice rapids in places and boosting the catching.  The weather was perfect with clear blue skies and high temps in the mid 60's F.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing report and River Conditions:  Friday January 27, 2017;  half day morning trip with Robert Abdon of MD Anderson Cancer Hospital in Houston yielded quite a few fat Guadalupe Trout.  The largest approached 5 lbs and we had to chase her with the boat to keep from breaking off.  Mind you...we were using 3x fluoro and it barely got the job done.  The weather was overcast with temps in the high 40's and low 50's F.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 600 cfs with relatively clear water stained green and a bit chalky.  Our best fly of the day was an egg pattern.  

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Saturday January 28, 2017; half day morning trip with Matt Hendrickson from Austin produced several explosive hookups with rainbows and a hard fight with a Red Horse on nymphs.  The flow was 600 cfs Coming from Canyon Lake and the day was beautiful with temps in the high 40's and mid 50's F.  There was a nice Trico hatch and the water was relatively clear with a chalky green stain.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the spring fed Texas Hill Country Rivers.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions: Sunday January 29, 2017; six mile float with Bailey Harris and her Dad produced two new fly fishers.  We caught and released several nice Guadalupe Trout and we lost some really good ones too.  The day was beautiful with clear blue skies and comfortable temps.  Canyon Lake release was 600 cfs with relatively clear water stained green with a chalky tint.  We had good success with drowned Trico Spinners and standard nymph patterns as attractors. 

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Monday January 30, 2017; private morning fly fishing lesson with Meagan and Rusty from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  They were sharp and listened to the guide carefully.  Their attention to details paid off.  The release from Canyon lake was 600 cfs with relatively clear water conditions.  The weather was wonderful with temps in the high 70's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday January 31, 2017 morning private fly fishing lesson with Carol and Lisa produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was a little foggy with overcast skies.  The Guadalupe River was flowing at 600 cfs with relatively clear water conditions.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the spring fed Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and new Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Thursday February 2, 2017; two hour private fly fishing and casting lesson with Diane and Will produced two new fly fishers.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was reduced to 300 cfs from 600 cfs.  The water was clear with a light green tint.  The weather was great with comfortable temps in the 50's, 60's and 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 Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday February 7, 2017; morning fly fishing lesson with Grace and Don from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was warm with partly cloudy skies and clear water conditions.  The release from Canyon Lake was 300 cfs.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday February 8, 2017;  Canyon Lake Dam flow was reduced to bare minimums to allow a US Army Corps of Engineers inspection on the dam.  The release was resumed to normal flows after the exercise.  The weather today was beautiful with clear blue skies and temps in the mid 80's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing trips near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River conditions:  Friday February 10, 2017.  Canyon Lake release was 320 cfs with relatively clear water conditions:  The weather was beautiful with clear blu skies and temps in the 70's and 80's F.  Dave joined Expedition Outfitters guide Kevin Stubbs fora two hour private fly fishing lesson at Rio Guadalupe Resort.  He listened to the instructor and executed the instructions perfectly.  This is rarely done but really appreciated!  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the spring fed Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Saturday February 11, 2017; half day trip with Mike and his lovely wife Linda from Houston produced several nice Guadalupe River rainbow trout.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 300 cfs with relatively clear water with a green chalky tint.  There was a prolific mayfly hatch and there were caddis coming off too.  The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies in the afternoon.  This was Linda's first time and she did great.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips in the Texas Hill Country near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Sunday February 12, 2017; private fly fishing lesson with Leticia and Anna from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  These ladies were sharp and caught on quickly.  The weather was nice with temps in the 70's F. with partly cloudy skies.  The release from Canyon lake was 300 cfs and the water was pretty clear with a chalky green stain.  There was a nice Trico and BWO hatch about mid morning with a few caddis observed this evening.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the spring fed Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Monday February 13, 2017; Canyon Lake dam release was 317 cfs with relatively clear water conditions with chalky green stain.  Delila and Mary Jean from Austin joined us for a private fly fishing lesson.  The weather this morning was overcast with temps in the high 60's F.  These ladies were smart and caught on quickly.  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:  Tuesday February 14, 2017;  Expedition Outfitters guide Kevin Stubbs hosted long time friends and clients Kerry Howell and Bill Cason from Austin for a six mile float.  The day started out with rain showers so we postponed our start time to 9:30 am.  Turns out that was a good call.  We hooked quite a few fish on the float with nymphs.  There was several good periods of Mayfly hatch activity.  The wind was gusting to 30 mph so it didn't seem like a continuous hatch but the wind could have dispersed the little bugs.  The release from Canyon Lake was 300 cfs with relatively clear water conditions despite overnight rains.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Thursday February 16, 2017; Canyon Dam release was 320 cfs with marginally clear water with a chalky green tint.  The day was beautiful with clear blue skies and temps in the mid 60's F.  Brittney Skye and her buddy Aurora Snow joined us for a stream side private fly fishing lesson.  These ladies took charge and performed flawlessly!  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Friday February 17, 2017; Canyon Lake Dam release was 400 cfs with clear water conditions.  Sharon and her son Jake joined us for a six mile float from Rio downstream.  The weather was nice with temps in the 60's and 70's F with partly cloudy skies.  There was a prolific BWO and Trico hatch but very few fish rising.  The catching was pretty slow but Jake managed to land a huge Guadalupe Rainbow on an egg pattern and we hooked a few others.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Saturday February 18, 2017; Guadalupe River flow downstream of Canyon Lake was 400 cfs.  The weather was beautiful with high temps in the lower 80's F.  Alan Birney, his Dad Dave and his son Gareth joined Expedition Outfitters guide Kevin Stubbs for six mile float.  There were prolific mayfly hatches and quite a few anglers on the water too because of GRTU Trout Fest.  Even though it seemed crowded, we managed to land several nice Guadalupe Trout.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Monday February 20. 2017; Canyon Lake Dam release was 586 cfs.  Overnight rains dropped several inches of rain in a short period last night.  There were several creeks flowing in with chocolate brown water.  We rescheduled our trips today because of the adverse conditions and I'm glad we did.  The afternoon turned out nice with clear skies and comfortable temps in the 70's F but the river was still off colored.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips in the Texas Hill Country.

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Tuesday February 21, 2017; morning fly fishing lesson with Denise Edwards and her buddy Ginger produced two new fly fishers.  These ladies were sharp and listened carefully to the guide.  It was a pleasure giving them fly fishing lessons.  The release was from Canyon Lake Dam was 586 cfs with relatively clear water conditions.  The weather was perfect with partly cloudy skies and temps in ht e 70's F.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday February 22, 2017; morning fly fishing lesson with Amanda Fisher produced a new fly fisher.  The weather was perfect with clear blue skies and temps in the mid 80's F.  The Canyon Lake Dam release was increased from 600 cfs to 1,200 cfs to bleed off a little flood water from the other day.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels areas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Thursday February 23, 2017; Russ McCarthy and his buddy Allen joined us for a six mile float on the Guadalupe River.  The best fly of the day was the San Juan worm.  We caught and released several nice Guadalupe Trout.  The weather was great with clear blue skies and comfortable temps in the mid to high 80's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Friday February 24, 2017; six mile float with Sean Thayer and his boys from Kansas produced some nice Guadalupe Trout with Sean kicking Cooper's butt and Bryce too!  The hot fly of the day was the Rs-2 and girdle bugs.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 1056 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies and temps in the mid 80's F.  Expedition Outfitters offer fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides River Conditions and Fishing Report:  Saturday February 25, 2017; Canyon Lake Dam release was 417 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies and temps in the high 50's and 60's F.  Aileen Wang joined Expedition Outfitters guide Kevin Stubbs for a two hour private fly fishing lesson on the banks of the Guadalupe River at the Rio Guadalupe Resort.  Aileen was sharp and caught on quickly throwing tight, sharp, loops.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing raft trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Sunday February 26, 2017; Six mile float with Ron and his lovely wife from Seattle produced several nice Guadalupe Rainbow trout.  The best fly of the day was the drowned Trico Spinner.  The flow was 200 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was perfect with clear blue skies and comfortable temps in the mid 70's F.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Monday February 27, 2017, Private fly fishing lesson with Oscar and Remy Smith produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies and comfortable temps in the 70's and 80's F.  The Guadalupe River flow was increased to 1,100 cfs to bleed off some flood water.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday February 28, 2017; Canyon Lake Dam release was 1,058 cfs with clear water conditions.  Oscar Fuentes and his lovely wife Daisey joined us for a private fly fishing lesson.  The weather was warm and comfortable with temps in the lower 80's F.  These people listened carefully to the guide and executed the instructions perfectly.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New BraunfelsTexas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and and Fly Fishing Conditions on the Guadalupe River For Wednesday March 1, 2017:  The flow from Canyon Lake Dam was 1053 cfs with relatively clear water conditions.  The weather was perfect with clear blue skies and temps in the 70's F.  Rebecca and her buddy Lisa joined us for a private fly fishing lesson.  These ladies were smart and listened carefully to the guide.  They were casting tight loops in no time!  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Thursday March 2, 2017; Canyon Lake Dam release was 1050 cfs with clear water conditions and chalky green tint.  The weather was perfect with morning temps in the high 40's F and evening temps in the high 60's.  Carolyn Bundy and Aimee Smith from Austin joined us for a two hour private fly fishing lesson.  These ladies were very astute and caught on quickly.  We saw a couple of Osprey hunting fish while we were there and it was fantastic to see them swoop down and grab unsuspecting victims on the shallow margins of the river.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near San Antonio, Austin and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Friday March 3, 2017; Canyon Lake Dam release was 1050 cfs with clear water conditions.  Dan Smith and Fred Gonzales joined us for a private fly fishing lesson on the banks of the Guadalupe River at New Braunfels Texas.  The weather was nice with temps in the mid 60's F. with clear blue skies.  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 Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Saturday March 4, 2017; Canyon Lake Dam release was 1050 cfs with clear water conditions and the daytime high was 58 degrees F.  We had several trips scheduled today but we decided to cancel because of high flows and constant rainy conditions. It turned out to be the right thing to do.  Why go out there, be miserable and not catch fish?  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Sunday March 5, 2017; morning private fly fishing lesson with Linda and Mark produced two new fly fishers.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 1050 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was perfect with clear blue skies and temps in the low 70's F.  These two were smart and listened carefully to the guide.  There was a nice Trico hatch but the flow was too big to key on dries.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers.

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:  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 Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday June 7, 2017; Canyon Lake release was 177 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was beautiful with partly cloudy skies and temps in the high 60's F. to mid 80's F.  There was a modest BWO and Trico hatch this morning with no fish feeding on the surface.  Dale and his buddy Coy joined Expedition Outfitters guide Kevin Stubbs for a half day trip on the Guadalupe River.  We hooked several nice fish with one rainbow in the 5lb class jumping and throwing the hook.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions: Updated Thursday June 8, 2017; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Jamie and Fred from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The day was beautiful with clear blue skies and temps in the 70's to low 80's F. before noon.  There was a nice mayfly hatch early on but it was over by 9:30 am.  There were only sunfish and minnows rising to the bugs.  The release rate from Canyon Lake was 170 cfs with clear water conditions.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Friday June 9, 2017; half day morning trip with Rob Jennings from the Henley township produced a good time for sure.  We hooked several hard fighting Guadalupe trout on nymphs fished deep.  The release from Canyon Lake was 160 cfs with clear water conditions and water temps in the low 60's F.  Our best fly of the day was the lowly Girdle Bug.  The conditions were great with very few tubers or other people on the Guadalupe River.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Saturday June 10, 2017; flow from Canyon Lake was 160 cfs with clear water conditions.  There was a very light mayfly hatch that lasted until 9:00 am.   Private fly fishing lesson with Rob and Jane produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was great with clear blue skies and temps in the mid 70's-high 80's F.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin Texas, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Sunday June 11, 2017; two hour fly fishing lesson with Jill and Jim Conrad produced two new fly fishers.  They were great students and listened carefully to the instructor.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 160 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was nice with clear blue skies and temps in the high 80's and 90's F.  There was a nice mayfly hatch early on but it subsided an hour later.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Monday June 12, 2017; Canyon Lake Dam release was 160 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies and temps in the high 70's F.  Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Gilbert and Rhonda yielded two new fly fishers.  We started with stream side casting lessons, learned a couple of knots and we talked about presentation.  There was hardly anyone on the river.  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 June 13, 2017; private fly fishing lesson with Tom and Regina produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was perfect with clear blue skies and temps in the mid 70's F.  The release from Canyon Lake was 160 cfs with clear water conditions.  The temp flowing from the tailrace was 62 degrees F.  There was a nice BWO and Trico hatch early on but it subsided about 8:00 am.  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:  Wednesday June 14, 2017; private fly fishing lesson with Jill and John from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 140 cfs with clear water conditions.  There was a light mayfly hatch this morning but it did not last long.  The weather was beautiful with partly cloudy skies and comfortable temps in the low 80's F.  There were no rising fish that we saw but they were certainly feeding below the surface.  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:  Thursday June 15, 2017; Canyon Lake Dam release was 160 cfs with clear water conditions.  Half day morning trip in the warmwater section produced several nice smallmouth, and largemouth bass.  The best fly of the day was a chartreuse clouser minnow.  The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies and temps in the 70's to high 80's F.  Wilbur and Edna joined us from Austin and they were good fly casters.  We only saw a couple of tubers on our 3 mile float.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing 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:  Friday June 16, 2017; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Matt and Katrina produced two new fly fishers.   The release from Canyon Lake was 135 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was beautiful with partly cloudy skies and morning temps in the 70's and low 80's F.  There weren't any tubers out on our stretch this morning.  There was a light BWO and Trico hatch and no fish seen rising.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions: Saturday June 17, 2017; half day guided trip in the warmwater section near Gruene produced several nice Guadalupe bass and a couple of Rio Grande Cichlids on streamers.  The flow was about 200 cfs with Canyon Lake releasing about 130 cfs and creeks and springs adding the rest. The weather was nice with partly cloudy skies and temps in the mid 70's to low 90's F.  We didn't encounter any tubers until we were pulling out around noon.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction on the spring fed Hill Country Rivers near San Antonio, New Braunfels and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions: Sunday June 18, 2017; half day guided trip in the warmwater section near New Braunfels produced several nice Guadalupe Bass and some nice sunfish too.  The release from Canyon Lake was 130 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was nice with clear blue skis and temp in the mid 70's to lower 90's F.  The best fly of the day was a chartreuse closer minnow.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction on the spring fed Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Monday June 19, 2017 half day morning trip in the warmwater section produced several nice bass and numerous sunfish.  Our best fly was the black popper with yellow rubber legs.  The release rate from Canyon lake Dam was 160 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was beautiful with partly cloudy skies and temps in the low 80's F.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing lessons, guided trips and classes in the Texas Hill Country near New Braunfels, San Antonio, and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday June 20, 2017; half day fly fishing instructional/guide trip produced two new fly fishers and several nice Guadalupe Bass.  The release from Canyon Lake was 130 cfs with clear water conditions.  We did a 3 mile float in the warm water section and our best fly was the yellow popper with white rubber legs.  The weather was beautiful with cool morning temps in the low 70's and afternoon temps in the low 90's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips in the New Braunfels Texas area.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday June 21, 2017; Canyon Lake Dam release was 130 cfs with clear water conditions.  Half day morning trip with Jake Gonta from Wimberly produced a new fly fisher.  The morning bite was slow but Jake managed to catch and release a few nice fish.  We were running a topwater pattern with a dropper.  We encountered about 10 tubers but they didn't get in the way of our fishing.  The weather was nice with north winds and clear blue skies.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers in the Austin, New Braunfels and San Antonio areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Thursday June 22, 2017; private fly fishing lesson with Fred and Lisa from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The release Canyon Lake was 130 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was nice with clear blue skies and temps in the low 80's F.  There was a light mayfly hatch with BWO's and Tricos in the morning.  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 Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Friday June 23, 2017; private fly fishing lesson with Miguel and Debi from Killeen was successful with Miguel catching on real quick and doing a great job.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 117 cfs with relatively clear conditions.  The weather was nice early but it became really hot about noon after our lesson.  The heat is supposed to subside tomorrow with a cool front moving through.  A cool front in late June?  We'll take it and enjoy it!  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons and instruction near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Saturday June 24, 2017; private fly fishing lesson and half day float on the lower Guadalupe in New Braunfels produced some nice Guadalupe Bass and feisty sunfish too.  The weather was perfect with cool temps from a mid summer cold front that dropped us 25 degrees F. from yesterday.  We encountered no tubers in the early morning hours but we saw a few around noon time.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 117 cfs with clear water conditions.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Sunday June 25, 2017; Jim Pappas joined us for a two hour private fly fishing lesson.  Canyon Lake Dam release was 116 cfs with clear water conditions.  The temperature emerging from the tailrace was 64 degrees F.  The was a light mayfly hatch with a few small fish rising.  The weather was nice with cool temps in the 70's F. and partly cloudy skies.  There were no tubers in the morning to speak of.  Jim was sharp and caught on quickly.  He was throwing tight loops in no time.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips in the New Braunfels area, and San Antonio Texas too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Monday June 26, 2017; half day fly fishing guide trip in the warmwater section in New Braunfels Texas produced several hard fighting bass and many feisty sunfish.  The weather was nice with partly cloudy skies and temps in the mid 80's F.  The best fly of the day was the Prince Nymph.  The release rate from Canyon Lake Dam was 116 cfs with clear water conditions;  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday June 27, 2017; Canyon Lake Dam release was 117 cfs with murky conditions downstream near New Braunfels.  Rupal Shah and his father in law "Nino" joined us for a half day guide trip/fly fishing lesson.  The guys caught on to the lesson and we floated and fished about three river miles after that.  The action was pretty slow but we managed to land a few bass and sunfish.  We didn't encounter many people on our trip.  The weather was nice with partly cloudy skies and temps in the low 80's F.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction on the spring fed rivers near New Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday June 28, 2017; Canyon Dam release was 117 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was nice with partly cloudy skies and temps in the low 70's to mid 80's F.  There was a light mayfly hatch with some BWO's and Tricos coming off.  We had the pleasure of hosting Juan and Susan from Austin.  We did a half day morning float in the Guadalupe in New Braunfels.  There were no tubers until we finished our float.  We didn't catch a lot of fish but we landed some big bass and several chunky sunfish.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the spring fed Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Thursday June 29, 2017; private fly fishing lesson with Tim and Greg from San Antonio produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was great with partly cloudy skies and temps in the high 70's and high 80's F.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 117 cfs with clear water.  There was a small Mayfly hatch this morning but it subsided quickly.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing classes, 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:  Friday June 30, 2017; half day morning trip with Kerry Phillips and his brother Brad produced several nice rainbow trout and a couple of smallmouth bass on nymphs.  The flow from Canyon Lake was 150 cfs with clear water conditions.  There was nobody else on the water when we got started early.  There was no visible hatch but we managed to entice them with a worm pattern and prince nymph.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing classes, 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: Saturday July 1, 2017; Canyon Lake Dam release was 150 cfs with clear water conditions.  There was a small Trico and BWO hatch this morning but it did not last long.  There were lots of people here for the 4th and we postponed all of our bookings because of the crowds.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing classes, 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:  Sunday July 2. 2017; Canyon Dam release was 150 cfs with clear water conditions.  We postponed our guide trips until the holiday crowd subsides.  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:  Monday July 3, 2017; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Charlene and Michael produced two new fly fishers.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 150 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was beautiful with partly cloudy skies and temps in the mid 70's to high 80's F.  There were quite a few other people on the water but we weren't feeling crowded at all.  Expedition Outfitters has fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday July 4th, 2017; we postponed our trips until the crowds subsided.  The release from Canyon Lake was 150 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was great with partly cloudy skies and temps in the 80's and low 90's F.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday July 5, 2017; half day morning trip with Mike Sykes and lovely lady Kasey produced several nice hook ups.  The release from Canyon Lake was 150 cfs with clear water conditions.  Almost everyone went home from the holiday and we had the river to ourselves.  The weather was nice with partly cloudy skies and comfortable temps.  Our best fly of the day was the "Bitch Creek Nymph."  We dropped it below a big popper and it worked well.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing 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 July 6, 2017; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Ted and Martha from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was nice with partly cloudy skies and temps in the high 70's F.  The release from Canyon Lake was 114 cfs with clear water conditions.  There were no tubers in the morning or other people whatsoever.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Saturday July 8, 2017; Canyon Lake Dam release was 113 cfs with clear water conditions.  Fred and Sally Morgan from Austin joined us for a two hour private fly fishing lesson.  The weather was nice with clear blue skies and temps in the high 70's F. this morning.  We avoided the crowds by meeting at Rio at the fourth crossing.  There was a light BWO and Trico hatch from about 7:00 am to 7:45.  It completely subsided after that.  Expedition Outfitters provide fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction on the spring fed Hill Country rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Monday July 10, 2017; Canyon Lake Dam release was 117 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was nice with clear blue skies and temps in the high 70's early on.  Of course, the temps topped out in the 90's later on.  Two hour private fly fishing class and lesson with Stacy and Linda produced two new fly fishers.  These ladies were sharp and listened carefully to the instructor.  There was no one else on the water while we were out in the morning.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near San Antonio, New Braunfels and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday July 11, 2017; Canyon Lake Dam release was 117 cfs with clear water conditions.  Half day guided trip with Jenna Jameson and Courtney Blue produced two new fly fishers.  These ladies were smart and listed carefully to the guide/instructor.  The weather was nice with partly cloudy skies and temps in the low 80's F. this morning.  After our lesson we did a three mile float in the New Braunfels section and caught several nice Guadalupe Bass and many colorful sunfish on poppers and streamers.  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:  Thursday July 13, 2017; half day morning float and fly fishing lesson with Jody from Montgomery County produced a new fly fisher and some hard fighting fish.  It was crazy because he hooked and landed a carp in knee deep water and it jumped about three feet into the air!  The guide has never seen that before.  There very few other people on the water and the weather was beautiful with clear blue skies and morning temps in the high 70's F.  Of course by noon we were pushing 90 degrees F.  Canyon Lake Dam release was 117 cfs with clear water conditions.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Fishing Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Friday July 14, 2017; Canyon Lake Dam release was 113 cfs with clear water conditions.  The water temp at the tailrace was 62 degrees F.  Today the Compton boys from Georgetown joined us for a private fly fishing lesson and short fishing float.  The guys caught on really well but the bite was slow.  They were putting the flies in the right places but we only had a few takers.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing lessons on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Sunday July 16, 2017; Canyon Lake Dam release was 103 cfs with clear water conditions.  Steven and Rachel joined us for a two hour private fly fishing lesson.  The weather was great with clear blue skies and warm temps.   There was a small mayfly hatch with BWO's and Trico's coming off.  Our students were smart and followed directions perfectly.  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 Conditions:  Monday July 17, 2017; half day fly fishing trip in New Braunfels produced two new fly fishers and several hard fighting bass.  The weather was great with clear blue skies and temps in the high 70's, 80's and low 90's F.  Our best fly was the Chernobyl Squirrel.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 107 cfs with clear water conditions.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, classes and instruction near Austin San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Tuesday July 18, 2017; half day instructional trip with Jay Jones form Austin and his buddy Kelli from San Francisco produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was nice with clear blue skies and nobody else on our part of the river.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 107 cfs with clear water conditions.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near San Antonio, Austin and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday July 19, 2017; Reagan and his brother Grayson joined us for an instructional fly fishing trip on the Guadalupe River.  We were targeting warmwater species with a popper/dropper fly arrangement.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 103 cfs with clear water conditions.  The guys were sharp and caught on quickly.  We didn't see any one else on the river and it was beautiful weather with temps in the 80's and low 90's F.  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:  Thursday July 20, 2017; Canyon Lake Dam release was 107 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was nice with clear blue skies and temps in the high 70's to high 80's F.  We hosted a two hour private fly fishing lesson with Frank and Jan from Austin.  They were smart and followed directions perfectly.  There was no one else on our part of the Guadalupe River.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons 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:  Friday July 21, 2017; two hour fly fishing lesson with Jess and Robert produced two new fly fishers.  The release from Canyon Lake was 103 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was nice with morning temps in the high 70's and 80's F.  There were a few other people on the river but they didn't arrive until after 11:00 am.  We started with casting lessons, knot tying and techniques on reading the water.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Saturday July 22. 2017; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Jordan and Sarah produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was nice with clear blue skies and warm temps.  Canyon Lake Dam release was 103 cfs with clear water conditions.  There was a light mayfly hatch this morning but it ended after about an hour.  We saw some small bass and minnows rising for the little bugs.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing 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:  Sunday July 23, 2017; two hour fly fishing lesson/class with Tiffany and Susan from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 103 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was on the warm side in the morning but a mid summer cool front approached us and dropped temps about 20 degrees.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing guides on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near San Antonio, Austin and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions: Monday July 24, 2017; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Bert and Lisa produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was nice with clear blue skies and warm, comfortable temps on the 80's F.  The release from Canyon Lake was 103 cfs with clear water conditions.  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:  Tuesday July 25, 2017; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Elayne and Rodney from Austin Texas produced two new fly fishers.  The morning was beautiful with clear blue skies and temps in the comfortable range.  The Canyon Lake Dam release was 103 cfs with clear water conditions.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing instruction on the spring fed Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday July 26 2017; Canyon Lake Dam release was 103 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was nice with partly cloudy skies and warm temperatures.  Roger and Aileen joined us for a half day morning trip on the stretch in New Braunfels.  We didn't see any tubers until we got off the water around noon.  We caught and released some small bass and several brightly colored sunfish.  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 Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Thursday July 27, 2018.  Canyon Lake Dam release was 107 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies and temps in the morning in the high 70's rising to 89 degrees F.  Fred and Wilma joined us for a half day trip on the Guadalupe River in the New Braunfels area.  We caught and released several nice bass and sunfish on topwaters and streamers too.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide 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 July 28, 2017; half day morning trip in the warmwater section near New Braunfels produced several nice Guadalupe Bass and many brightly colored sunfish.  There were no tubers in the morning and we got off the river before they showed.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 103 cfs with clear water conditions.  Jared and Lisa joined us from Austin for a guide trip/fly fishing lesson.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction 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 July 29. 2017; Canyon Lake Dam release was 103 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was nice early in the morning but it got uncomfortably warm in the afternoon.  Right now we're just doing half day morning trips getting off the water by noon in the shade.  We had a private fly fishing lesson this morning with Rachel and Tom from Austin.  They were both smart and caught on quickly.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.









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