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Fly Fishing Guadalupe River
Garrett Gordy with trophy Guadalupe Rainbow Trout

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guide Trip
Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guide Trip

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Monday December 22, 2014; Morning scouting trip at the 3rd crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed a decent Trico and PMD hatch.  The skies were overcast with temps in the mid 60's F.  We didn't see any fish gulping dries but they sure were eating emergers.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Tuesday December 23, 2014; float trip from Rio to Lazy L and L produced several nice Guadalupe Trout in one boat and only one fish landed in the other boat.  The takes were subtle and you had to meet the hook set with the strike.  The weather was pleasant except for high winds.  The most popular fly was the Prince Nymph.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday December 26,2014; evening scouting trip at the third crossing revealed some nice Guadalupe trout being caught and released on nymphs and tiny Caddis flies.  The weather was great with temps in the high 60's F. with partly cloudy skies.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Saturday December 27, 2014;  Today was cold, wet and rainy; so we rescheduled the trip we had planned.  The rain  was steady with cold north winds in the 25-30 mph range.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, guided trips, lessons and instruction in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Monday December 29, 2014, Full day float from Rio to Lazy L and L produced too many Guadalupe trout to count.  Luckily we had some experienced fisher people.  Bill Cason and Kerry Howell joined Expedition Outfitters guide Kevin Stubbs for a fun filled day.  The weather started off cold but warmed into the mid 60's F.  We wish you were here!  

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated  Tuesday December 30, 2014.  Full day trip with Jamie Whetzal and his bud Jim from San Antonio Texas produced some nice Guadalupe Trout and a nice Carp too.  The weather was foggy and overcast with temps in the 40's but it wasn't too bad.  Expedition Outfitters has fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the San Antonio, Austin, and New Braunfels Texas areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday December 31, 2014; evening scouting conditions at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed quite a few fishermen and fisherwomen.  The conditions were overcast and temps in the low 40's F.  It was pretty windy, but still fishable.  The successful fly patterns proved to be tiny nymphs fished under an indicator.  Caddis emergers, Prince Nymphs and Girdle bugs were used as attractors above a size 22 drowned Trico spinner.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, and fly fishing instruction in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Thursday January 1, 2015.  New Years Day was cold and wet on the Guadalupe River with temperatures hovering in the mid 30's F.   The skies were overcast but that didn't stop a few tough souls that had the luck to get a kitchen pass away from the family.  There were a few successful anglers using nymphs and streamers.  The popular patterns proved to be the San Juan worm, Caddis emerger and various small midge patterns.  Of course, the streamers were bugger variations. Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the Austin, New Braunfels and San Antonio Texas areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Friday January 2, 2015; Expedition Outfitters had a trip booked but we moved the trip to Saturday because the weather today sucked.  Temps hovered in the high 30's and low 40's F.  This temps weren't the problem...it was raining with dense fog too!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated  Saturday January 3, 2015;  Full day trip with James and Collin produced several nice Guadalupe Trout in the 2-5 lb range.  The water was murky and chocolate from last night's rain but we really lucked out.  The winning fly was the prince nymph!  The weather was beautiful with blue skies and temps in the mid 60's F. Expedition Outfitters guides fly fishing trips and gives fly fishing lessons, classes and instruction in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Sunday January 4, 2015;  half day trip with Scott and Christiane produced three nice Guadalupe Trout.  It was their first time to fly fish...and they did great.  The wind was strong from the north making casting difficult.  Even with strong winds, the day was beautiful with clear blue skies and high temps in the upper 50's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Monday January 5, 2015; evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed a few fishermen at the Action Angler access.  There were many smiles indicating success.  There were even a few fish taken on dries.  The evening was beautiful with clear skies and comfortable temperatures.  Expedition Outfitters guides fly fishing trips near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday January 6, 2014; evening scouting trip at the third crossing showed a few fly fishermen in the usual places.  The weather was very pleasant with clear blue skies and temps on th mid 60's F.  There was a small Caddis hatch but I didn't see any rising fish.  Expedition Outfitters guides fly fishing trips on the Guadalupe River near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.  We also offer fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the Texas Hill Country.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday January 7, 2015; Evening observations at the fourth crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake showed no fishermen whatsoever.  The evening was beautiful with clear blues skies and temps in the low 50's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons, and instruction in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas areas in the Hill Country.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Thursday January 8, 2015:  Evening scouting trip at the third crossing produced a couple of nice Guadalupe trout.  The winning fly combination was a bead head Prince Nymph with a black midge dropper.  The strikes are subtle, so an indicator is a must while nymphing.   Expedition Outfitters guides fly fishing trips on the Guadalupe River.  We also offer fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Friday January 9, 2015;  Evening scouting trip at the fourth crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake yielded several nice Guadalupe rainbow trout.  The Prince nymph was our attractor with an egg pattern dropper.  The key is using enough weight to get down to where the fish are.  The fish are generally in the moving water where it's too deep to see the bottom.  Be sure to use a strike indicator to alert you to the subtle bite.  When the trout tastes metal it will spit it out like Nolan Ryan used to be able to throw a baseball.  When the strike indicator starts to stop...set the hook.  Don't wait for it to go under...you might be too late.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, lessons and hosts guded fly fishing trips on the Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels, Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions: Updated Saturday January 10, 1015; Current conditions are ice fog with occasional ice pellets.  The temps are hovering right at 32 degrees F with dark overcast.  Despite the uncomfortable conditions there were a few hearty fly fishers on the Guadalupe River at the third crossing below Canyon Lake.  Expedition Outfitters cancelled and rescheduled the fly fishing trips we had booked.  The problem with this kind of weather...the fly line freezes in the guides.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Guadalupe River and other Hill Country streams.  Expedition Outfitters also teaches fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Anonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Sunday January 11, 2015; Evening scouting trip at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed several eager Guadalupe Trout.  The early part of the day was overcast with light rain, ice pellets and fog.  The evening turned out great with calm winds, clear skies and warmer temps.  The popular fly combination was the Prince with a midge dropper.  Don't forget to use a strike indicator.  The takes are very subtle.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction on the Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Monday January 12, 2015;  Scouting trip at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake showed moderate morning temps in the high 30's and 40's F.  The morning was foggy and still for the most part making it easier to approach fish in shallow water.  About noon the conditions changed with the arrival of a cold front.  The bite slowed to non-existent and we left the river to warm up.  Can you believe it, the Bitch Creek attractor and the San Juan worm were the winning flies. Expedition Outfitters has the best and most experienced Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Tuesday January 13, 2015.  Evening scouting trip at the third crossing showed nice conditions with temps in the high 50's F.  The skies were still overcast with calm winds.  The water was relatively clear with just enough current to get by.  Our successful fly was the "stone fly" pattern with an egg imitation dropper.  Be sure to use enough weight to get down.  A strike indicator is a must.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions: Wednesday January 14th, 2015 Observations at the third crossing showed a hand full of fishermen that had varying success.  The most popular fly of the day was the wolley bugger.  

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Thursday January 15, 2015; Expedition Outfitters guide Kevin Stubbs hosted Russ Blum and his buddy Dave from North Texas on a full day float from Rio to Lazy L and L.  The guys were pretty perceptive and caught on relatively fast because they were engineers analyzing every action.  We caught and rekleased several nice Guadalupe Trout and a huge Carp too.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated  Friday January 16, 2015; evening scouting trip at the fourth crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed a few successful wade fishermen fly fishing for Guadalupe Rainbow Trout.  The popular flies  of the day were the egg pattern dropped under a stone fly nymph.  The evening was beautiful with clear blue skies and temps in the 60's F.   

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Saturday January 17, 2015.  Observations at the third crossing showed quite a few successful fly fishermen.  The Prince Nymph was the most popular fly of the day.  The weather was beautiful with blue skies and temps in the 70's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Hill Country Rivers in Central and Southwest Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions: January 18, 2015; Half day scouting float with Garrett Gordy from Houston produced too many Guadalupe River rainbow trout to count.  The majority of the action was on a Prince Nymph dropped under a Bitch Creek Nymph...Go Figure.  The day was beautiful with clear blue skies and temps in the high 60's F.  Wish you were here!  Please see pictures below.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Monday January 19, 2015.  Evening scouting observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed quite a few fishermen.  The evening was very pleasant with blue skies and temps in the lower 70's F.  The popular fly of the day was the Pheasant tail nymph.  It was dropped below a Prince attractor or a Bitch Creek Nymph.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing instruction, classes and lessons near Austin Texas, San Antonio Texas, and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Tuesday January 20, 2015; morning observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed several fishermen arriving at dawn to see a gorgeous blue bird day.  The temps started out in the low 40's F. but we're headed toward a daytime high of 77 degrees F.  If today is like yesterday, we'll see a prolific Trico hatch.  The river is running clear and cold right now, don't forget your waders.  Expedition Outfitters has Trout Unlimited Endorsed Guides. serving you and the environment!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Thursday January 22, 2015;  evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed several dumbass guides and several dumb ass fishermen who neglected to monitor and watch the radar and conditions.  There were numerous fishermen caught in a severe thunderstorm becuase their guides did not pay attention to changing conditions.  We cut all of our trips short today because we saw the weather approaching.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday January 23, 2015; Due to heavy rains and steady temps in the high 30's F, we decided to reschedule the Guadalupe guide trips we had scheduled.  Once again, there were a few folks out with questionable judgement.  If one fell into the water and got wet, the situation becomes life threatening in these conditions.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the lower Guadalupe River and other Hill Country streams.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report  and River Conditions:  Saturday January 24 2105;  full day trip with Dave Kozel and his friends Mark and Nick produced too many Guadalupe Trout to count.  The day started out cold but warmed to comfortable conditions.  Please see pictures below.  The prince Nymph was the best fly.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday January 30, 2015;  evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake showed quite a few flyfishers taking advantage of reasonably mild conditions with partly cloudy skies and temps in the 60's F.  Reports indicated moderate to great success in landing and releasing Guadalupe River rainbow trout.  The Prince Nymph was one of the favorite fly patterns mentioned.  The Zug Bug was another successful pattern credited with catching many good trout.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, New Braunfels and San Antonio Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Sunday February 1, 2015; evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake showed a handful of fishers with a kitchen pass from their wives.  The crowd was reduced because of people preparing for the Stupid Bowl.  The evening was beautiful with temps in the mid 60's to mid 70's F.  Oh yea, the bite was reported to be pretty good with quite a few Guadalupe Trout being caught and released.  The popular fly of the day was the Bitch Creek Nymph.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides and River Report  Conditions:  Monday Feb. 2, 2015.  Evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed a small number of fly fishers.  The evening was a little overcast with temps topping out arond 49 degrees F. After talking to many different anglers the best fly for the day was the Bitch Creek Nymph.  Don't doubt me.  Or maybe it was the Biotch Creek Nymph.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated, Tuesday February 3, 2015.  Evening fly fishing report at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake showed several successful anglers.  The successful flies were the Bitch Creek, Zug Bug and Caddis emerger.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Saturday February 7, 2015; Full day float with Tim Gordy and his buddy Roy produced several hook ups with hard fighting Guadalupe trout.  The weather was spring like with skies clearing about 12:00 noon.  There were quite a few people on the water in kayaks, guide rafts etc.  The special fly of the day was the lowely Prince Nymph.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips on Texas Hill Country Rivers.  We also offer fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Monday February 9th, 2015.  Evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed only a couple of fishermen.  The day was beautiful with Spring like conditions of clear blue skies and temps in the low 80's F.  There were several nice Guadalupe Trout caught and released using nymph patterns according to the respondents.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Tuesday February 10, 2015.  Evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed a couple of successful fly fishermen.  The evening was beautiful with temps in the high 70's F.  The popular fly was the Elk Hair Caddis.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Saturday February 14, 2015.  Expedition Outfitters' guide Kevin Stubbs joined Matt and Kim for a Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Trip.  They were beginners, but they caught on fast.  Please see picture above.  The winning fly of the day was the Zug Bug.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Sunday February 15, 2015; evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed a handful of successful fishers.  There was a nice Trico hatch earlier in the day.  Fish were feeding on drowned spinners throughout the afternoon.  The day started out with light rain showers, but cleared toward evening with temps in the mid 60's F.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Monday February 16, 2015; evening scouting observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed several hearty fly fishers.  The weather was raw with cold winds and light rain.  The evening cleared  with blue skies and moderate winds.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio, and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides report and River Conditions:  Updated Tuesday February 17, 2105; evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake showed a couple of successful fishers.  The evening was beautiful with clear blue skies and temps in the mid 60's F.  The successful fly fishers reported the fly formerly known as Prince was the hands down favorite.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Wednesday February 18, 20115; evening observations at the third crossing below Canyon Lake showed only a couple of fly fishers.  They said they got a little top water action on a pretty light Caddis hatch.   The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies and temps in the mid 60's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Thursday February 19, 2015; Full day float with Shane and his brother Mark produced some nice, hard fighting Guadalupe Trout.  We went from Rio to Lazy L and L; about three river miles.  The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies and high temps in the low 70's F.  The Prince Nymph was the hot fly of the day.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes, and fly instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels, Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Friday February 20, 2015.   Two boat, three mile float with Jayme Sperring, his dad and brother etal produced quite a few hard fighting Guadalupe Trout.  The best fly of the day was the lowly Prince Nyph,  Rob landed a Guadalupe Rainbow trout in the 6-7 lb range on 5X tippet.  The day started out with gusty southeast winds but ended up in the high 70's F.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Saturday February 21, 2015; Guadalupe Trout fishing guide trip with Cameron Tyer and his buddy Danny yielded some hard fighting fish that were caught and released unharmed.  The special fly of the day was the Zug Bug.  The weather was spring like with temps approaching 80"s F.  There were partly cloudy skies and a moderate amount of fishermen out.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, classes and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions: Thursday February 26, 2015; evening observations at the third crossing over the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no fishermen.  The weather was fine but everybody must have other responsibilities.  There was no visible insect hatch.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips in the Texas Hill Country.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Saturday February 28, 2015; morning observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed my good friend, Chris Jackson from Action Angler saddling up on his raft for a frosty guide trip on the Guadalupe River.  The conditions are raw with cold, icy rain at 32 degrees F, although the forecast calls for 70 degrees F. two days from now.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing, classes, instruction and lessons near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels, Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Monday March 2, 2015; Greg Smith is hosted Paul Hanusa and one of his sons for a Guadalupe Trout fishing trip.  The day started out overcast with temps in the mid 40's F.  The forecast called for rain but it didn't happen.  The guys hooked several nice Guadalupe Trout on Nymphs and streamers.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes and instruction on the rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Devils River Fly Fishing Scouting Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday March 3, 2015; Whirlwind trip to Sycamore Canyon Ranch on the Devils revealed a beautiful river with no other humans whatsoever.  We did see Golden Eagles, Red Tailed Hawks, a Zone Tailed hawk and other beautiful birds including a Green Kingfisher too.  The weather was spring like ahead of an Arctic Front.  We didn't go to fish, we were doing some improvements at the ranch cabin.  We high tailed it before the freezing rain and sleet hit.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide trips and river conditions:  Updated Tuesday March 10, 2015; full day trip with Jim and his son Pat produced several nice Guadalupe trout in the 3-4 lb range but we also managed to land a 25 lb Long Nosed Gar on 6 lb tippet.  The pre-historic fish was huge and it almost kicked our ass!  The weather was pleasant with clear blue skies in the evening.  The Guadalupe River was up almost 50% overnight.  We had a good Trico  and BWO hatch.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Wednesday March 11, 2015; evening observations at the third crossing over the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no fishermen or women.  The evening was nice with temps in the low 60's F.  The river flow was up with recent rains and things are looking good!  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near San Antonio, Austin and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Thursday March 12, 2015; Private fly fishing lesson with Mark Ureste and his family from San Antonio produced four new fly fishers.  Everybody listened carefully and executed the instructions exactly.  The Ureste family purchased their equipment from the Tackle Box Outfitters in San Antonio and they got some top notch gear at a very fair price.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing instruction on the Hill Country Rivers in Central Texas.

Guadalupe River  Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday, March 13th, 2015; evening observations at the third crossing on River Road below Canyon Lake revealed only a couple of fishermen and women.  The popular fies of the day were a Caddis with a Zug Bug dropper.  Who could figure?  The evening was beautiful with clear blue skies and temps in the low 70's F.  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 Report and River Conditions:  Saturday March 14, 2015;  Full day guide trip with Erick Phillips and his son Michael from Austin yielded several Guadalupe Trout.  Michael caught and released his family's all time, biggest rainbow trout.  This fish was a male bruiser in the 6 lb class.  The fish fought like hell and we had to chase it with the raft.  During the battle, this huge trout went under the boat several times straining the rod, angler and tippet (5X) to the breaking point.  Michael landed the fish with a size 22 Trico "drowned spinner."  The weather was awesome with clear blue skies and temps in the mid 70's F.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Monday March 16, 2015; evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no fishers.  The weather closed in with light rain and fog.  The forecast calls for rain the next couple of days.  Hope so, we need it!  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 Report and River Conditions:  Updated Wednesday March 18, 2015; evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed two fishermen.  They said the winning fly was the Guadalupana designed by Lefty Ray Chapa.  The day was beautiful with temps in the mid 70's F. and clear blue skies.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Thursday March 19. 2015; evening observations at the third crossing over the Guadaupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no fishermen or fisherwomen.  Temps in the high 70's F. were enjoyed by all.  The skies were clear with puffy white clouds.  There was a nice Caddis, Trico and PMD hatch this evening but very few rising fish.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Friday March 20, 2015; evening observations at the third crossing over the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no fishermen.  The weather was tentative with thunderstorms on the way.  We welcome the rain because it recharges our aquifer and spring fed river.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes , fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Saturday March 21, 2015.  Evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no fishers.  The weather cleared from recent rains and the last part of the day was epic.  We cancelled our guide trips today because of non-stop rainy conditions.  Tomorrow should be great!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Sunday March 22, 2015; half day trip with Tom and Gary produced several nice Guadalupe trout.  The guys started out clueless and graduated to fly fishers.  The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies and temps in the mid 70's.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions: Updated Wednesday March 25, 2015; evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no fishermen or fisher women.  The evening was beautiful with partly cloudy skies and temps in the high 70's F.  There was a nice Caddis and Hexagenia hatch but we didn't see any rising fish.  The rainbows are probably feeding like crazy on the sucker spawn roe.  The Red Horse Sucker spawn is in full stride and the Guadalupe trout love the high protein food source.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips in the Texas Hill Country.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Sunday March 29, 2015.  Roxana Newton and her buddy joined Chris Ruebusch for a half day Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Lesson and short float trip.  Chris said they caught on quickly and managed to land and release a nice rainbow trout.  The weather was picture perfect with clear blue skies and temps in the mid 70's F.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Saturday April 11, 2015; evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no fishermen whatsoever.  There was a nice evening caddis hatch that caused a handful of fish to slash at the passing bugs.  The weather was overcast with mild temps in the high 60's F.  The water was relatively clear with a chalky green tint.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Sunday April 12, 2015; evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake showed no fishers.  The evening was beautiful with clearing skies  after morning fog and light rain.  There was a small caddis hatch, but we did not detect any rising fish.  The river flow was cold and pretty clear with chalky, light green tint.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers and Streams.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday April 15, 2015; evening observations at the third crossing below Canyon Lake revealed a lone fly fisher testing his skills and luck on the Guadalupe River.  There was a nice BWO and Trico hatch when the magical temperatures were reached.  We only saw a couple of rising fish.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday April 17, 2015; The weather forecasts were spot on with severe thunderstorms developing this evening.  We cancelled all of the trips we had scheduled in anticipation of the severe weather.  Turns out, it was a good call.  Lightning doesn't take many prisoners.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Sunday April 19, 2015; half day instructional trip with Marc and Nathan from Amarillo produced two skilled fly fishermen.  The technique was good but the bite sucked.  Marc saved our ass by landing a nice little largemouth and a smallmouth bass on a heavy streamer.  The day was beautiful with clear blue skies and temps in the 80's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions: Monday April 20, 2015; evening observations at the third crossing over the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no fishers.  The weather was perfect with clear blue skies and temps in the low 70's F.  We didn't see any rising fish even though there was a prolific Trico and BWO hatch.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday April 21, 2015; evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no fishers.  The evening was beautiful with clear blue skies and temps in the lower 70's F.  There was a nice Caddis hatch with a few slate grey Drakes.  Even with a few bugs on the surface, we did not see any rising fish.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near New Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday, April 22, 2015; evening scouting trip at the third crossing produced two nice Guadalupe River Rainbow Trout.  They both fell for a egg pattern drifted behind a Prince Nymph.  The Red Horse Suckers are still spawning and the trout are eating eggs.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near San Antonio, Austin and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions: Thursday April 23, 2015;  Morning scouting trip on the upper Guadalupe River above Canyon Lake revealed lots of feisty Guadalupe Bass.  The little yellow popper was the ticket.  We also caught and released many brightly colored sunfish.  The weather was great with partly cloudy skies and high temps in the low 80's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing lessons, classes and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Friday April 24, 2015; evening scouting observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake showed no fly fishers or other river users.  The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies and temps in the low 80's F.   Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions: Updated Saturday April 25, 2015; evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River showed a couple of successful fly fishers.  The winning ticket was said to be the Prince Nymph dropped under a Hopper pattern.  Makes sense, lots of hoppers on the bank.  The flow was up and a little bit off color from last night's rain.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Monday April 27, 2015; Full day fly fishing Guadalupe guide trip with Su Weigel and her buddy Jini produced two new fly fishers and some Guadalupe Rainbow Trout that pulled the raft around.  These fish were huge and fought like hell!  Please see picture below of Su and her Guadalupe Rainbow Trout.

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Su Weigel with her Guadalupe Trout

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions: Friday May 1st and Saturday May 2nd 2015; Two days and three nights of guided fly fishing based out of the Syacamore Canyon Ranch produced too many bass to count.  Claudia and Gardner Thorton brought their daughter Madelyn and her husband Ross.  Turns out, Madelyn is an expert fly fisher and landed a 6 lb class largemouth on topwater fly.  The weather was nice with high winds and clear skies.  The flow was low but very fishable.  Not a good time to do point- to- point floats though.  Luckily we have several ranches to access the river in the most productive areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday May 15th, 2015; evening observations at Gruene showed the Guadalupe River as chocolate.  As a result, we rescheduled our fly fishing float trip for tomorrow.  We need the rain and it's very well received.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing instruction and lessons near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Sunday May 17, 2015; we cancelled our trip today due to heavy, beneficial rainfall.  The Guadalupe River above Canyon Lake was flowing at 10,000 cubic feet per second.  Canyon Lake has gone up almost 3 feet overnight.  Things are looking good here with the Edwards Aquifer on the rise too.  Expedition Outfitters hosts fly fishing guide trips, fly fishing lessons, and fly fishing classes near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Devils River Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday May 20th and Thursday May 21, 2015;  Two day Devils River fly fishing trip with Chris Leigh and his lovely wife Shelley produced quite a few smallmouth and largemouth bass.  The water was low but crystal clear with a light green stain.  Some of our action was sight casting to wary fish.  If they didn't see us, they slammed the fly.  If they saw any movement or heard noise...they had lock jaw.  The Leighs came from Alabama just to fish the Devils and sight see around the area.  Wish you were here!

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Wednesday May 27, 2015; the river flow is slow and clear despite recent rains and floods.  This can change in an instant:...hence the name "flash floods."  The weather was unpredictable with thunderstorms and tornadoes in the area.  

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Saturday May 30, 2015; evening observations indicated a slight rise in the flow of the bottom end of the Devils River near the confluence with Lake Amistad.  The river is off color on the bottom end and subject to runoff the next couple of days.

Guadalupe River fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Sunday May 31, 2015; evening observations at the third crossing showed nice rapids and high flow rates due to recent rains.  The Guadalupe River was flowing cold and clear with a few kayakers taking advantage of the favorable conditions.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and new Braunfels Texas.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday June 2, 2015; first day of a two day float with Spence Collins and his family produced too many smallmouth bass to count.  The bite was on and we took advantage of it.  The weather was partly cloudy and windy with river conditions unaffected by recent flooding elsewhere in the state.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday June 3 2015; day two of Devils River trip with Spence Collins, Laura Collins and Stephanie Collins produced a few more smallmouth and a largemouth bass.  It started out with cloudy and cool temps in the morning but warmed up to 90 degrees F. for the afternoon.  Even though the bite was light, we managed to have a good time snorkeling and sight seeing too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Monday June 8, 2015; morning scouting trip on the upper Guadalupe near Comfort produced many nice Guadalupe Bass and many colorful sunfish.  The river was a little off color but very fishable.  The flow was around 150 cfs.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report:  Thursday June 11, 2015; evening scouting trip at the upper Guadalupe River near Bergheim produced several nice Guadalupe Bass.  There were no other people out and the afternoon was beautiful with clear water and partly cloudy skies.  The rapids were nice with a flow of about 1,000 cfs.  Oh yea, the temperatures were pleasant in the high 80's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips in the Texas Hill Country and beyond.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Saturday June 13th, 2015; morning private fly fishing lesson with Tim Lantos produced a new fly fisher.  Tim caught on pretty fast and followed instructions.  Thererfore he was successful.  He was a good sport because I kept calling him Tony.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Sunday June 14, 2015; evening observations at the third crossing over the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed a reduction in flow rates from Canyon Dam.  The flow was reduced to 2,000 cfs. from 5,800 cfs.  The reduction brings us closer to a fishable flow.  Expedition Outfitters hosts guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing instruction and fly classes near Austin, San Antonio, and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Monday June 15, 2015; The upper Guadalupe above Canyon Lake was flowing this morning at 975 cubic feet per second and the water was clear with a light green tint.  The weather conditions were pleasant with mild temps in the high 70's F. and partly cloudy skies.  The bite was light but we managed to land some feisty Guadalupe bass and some brightly colored sunfish on little yellow poppers.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated June 16th, 2015; Upper Guadalupe River flow at 975 cfs. The Guadalupe River is clear and clean above Canyon Lake.  The tropical storm has not affected us yet. 

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Wednesday June 17, 2015; evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no fishermen but we had weather to keep them away.  We had off and on rain showers from Tropical Storm Bill.  It wasn't that bad but it kept the tourists away.  

San Marcos River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Sunday June 21st, 2015; our morning guide trip with Holly Coggins Hayes and her man Steven was cut short with heavy rain showers on the San Marcos River.  We did have a good scouting trip checking out the springs at the source of the San Marcos River where they bubble up out of the  ground/aquifer.  We're going to get together and complete our trip another time.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Monday June 22, 2015; morning scouting trip on the Guadalupe River above Canyon Lake near Bergheim yielded several nice Guadalupe Bass and many brightly colored sunfish.  The weather was mostly overcast with sunshine at times.  The winning fly of the day was a Grasshopper pattern.

Mark Edgmon's Trophy Devils River Largemouth Bass
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Mark Edgmon with trophy Devils River Largemouth Bass

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Thursday July 2, 2015; morning scouting trip on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed flows of 400 cfs with nice riffles and rapids in places.  The water is relatively clear with a slightly ice tea coloration due to recent flash floods.  There were no other anglers or floaters even though the holiday starts tomorrow.  We picked up a few feisty Guadalupe Bass and a couple of rainbow trout.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide services on the Texas Hill Country rivers.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday July 8, 2015; morning scouting trip at the third crossing over the Guadalupe River below Canyon Dam revealed no tubers or fishermen.  There was a nice Caddis hatch with rising sunfish though.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near New Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Trip: Friday July 10, 2015 Canyon Lake Dam Release 300 cfs. the water is relatively clear with an iced tea colored tint from the recent floods.  Our scouting trip was short but we managed to land several nice Guadalupe Bass.  The fish were active and hitting on yellow poppers.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Saturday July 11, 2015; evening scouting trip on the lower Guadalupe revealed a fair amount of tubers and rafters.  Even with the other folks, we managed to land several nice Guadalupe Trout.  The San Juan worm was the favorite fly dropped below a stone fly nymph.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Sunday July 12, 2015; morning scouting trip in the warm water section produced several nice Guadalupe Bass.  The yellow popper was the winning ticket.  The weather was relatively cool with temps in the mid 70's F. and clear blue skies.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction on the Hill Country Rivers near Austin and San Antonio Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Monday July 13,2015; morning half day rafting/fly fishing lesson produced two new fly fishers.  Mike and Jake from Austin caught on pretty quickly and managed to land a couple of bass on fly.  We started out pretty rough and got better with the casting after some practice.  The popular fly was a heavily weighted streamer.  The water was relatively clear with an ice tea color from recent floodwaters.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Canyon Dam release 345 cubic feet per second, water is relatively clear with ice tea colored stain.  Tuesday June 21, 2015; evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no fishermen and very few other river users as well.  We didn't see any trout but we did see lots of sunfish and small Guadalupe Bass.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing raft trips on the Hill Country Rivers near Austin and San Antonio Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  July 22, 2015; evening scouting trip on the upper Guadalupe River above Canyon Lake revealed lots of feisty Guadalupe Bass.  Yellow poppers were the key to success.  Expedition Outfitters offer fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction on the Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Friday July 24, 2015; Canyon Dam release 345 cfs.  Water temp. 70 degrees F. with ice tea colored stain from recent flood conditions.  There were no tubers or fishermen this morning but they began to arrive in the afternoon.  We caught and released several nice Guadalupe Bass and some sunfish as well.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips in the Texas Hill Country near San Antonio, Austin and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Updated Saturday July 25, 2015; morning observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no one out at 10:30 am yet.  The families and friends are here but they haven't hit the river yet...It's a good time to fish, so we did.  We landed several feisty Guadalupe Bass on poppers and little streamers.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction on the Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Monday July 27, 2015; morning observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no people whatsoever.  There was a nice Trico and BWO hatch taking place with sunfish and little bass rising for the snack.  The flow was 350 cfs with clear, ice tea colored water.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Canyon Lake, Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday July, 28 2015; morning observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no human activity whatsoever.  The Canyon Dam release and river flow is about 350 cubic feet per second.  The weather was cool in the am with temps in the upper 70's F. warming to the high 90's F. in the afternoon.  We casted a few yellow poppers and hooked several feisty Guadalupe Bass.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing raft trips on the spring fed rivers in the Texas Hill Country near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated July 29, 2015; evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed nobody.  No tubers, no kayakers, no fishermen.  Good time to be out on the river!  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing instruction and fly fishing lessons near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Thursday August 6, 2015; Canyon Dam release 200 cubic feet per second.  Half day morning trip in the warmwater section of the Guadalupe River with Mike Wade and his little buddy Seth produced too many fish to count.  Mike was manning the fly rod and Seth worked the spinning rod.  Many of the hook ups were on a topwater pattern.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions: Friday August 7, 2015; Morning observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no fishermen, no tubers, no kayakers or anyone whatsoever. The weather was pleasant with early morning temps in the low 70's F.  Canyon Dam release rate is 200 cubic feet per second with the creeks adding a slight increase to the flow.  The water is clear with a light brown "ice tea colored stain from spring floods".  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Saturday August 8, 2015; morning scouting trip on the upper Guadalupe River above Canyon Lake revealed many feisty Guadalupe Bass and quite a few brightly colored sunfish.  The preferred offering was yellow poppers with white rubber legs.  There wasn't many people out in the morning but that changed towards afternoon.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the Austin area, New Braunfels area, and San Antonio Texas area too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Monday August 10, 2015; morning scouting trip on the upper Guadalupe River above Canyon Lake revealed many hungry Guadalupe Bass.  We caught and released many fish in the 10-13 inch size but know huge monsters.  The river was running clear and there were nice little rapids and riffles.  The winning fly of the day was the yellow popper with white rubber legs.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips in the Texas Hill Country and fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Wednesday August 12, 2015; Evening scouting trip at the third crossing over the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no fishermen, no tubers, no rafters or kayakers.  We owe this pleasure to the end of summer vacation for most kids.  Once the back to school commercials hit the air, we see an immediate decrease in tourist traffic.  The weather was rather hot but we got cooling showers in the late evening.  It dropped the temps about 20 degrees to the bearable range.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips, classes, lessons and instruction near New Braunfels, Austin, and San Antonio Texas.  

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Thursday August 13, 2015;  Morning scouting trip on the upper Guadalupe River above Canyon Lake revealed many feisty Guadalupe Bass.  The yellow popper was the ticket again.  We also landed some nice catfish on a purple streamer.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides
Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday August 14, 2015; half day morning trip with Ryan Huey and his son Ryand produced too many fish to count.  The day started off with cool temps but rapidly warmed towards the end of our trip.  Canyon Dam release was 200 cfs with creeks and springs adding another 20 cfs to our flow.  Some of the fish hit sub surface patterns but our best bass (pictured above) nailed a topwater fly.  It was Ryan's first time fly fishing but he managed to catch on quickly.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, guided trips, and fly fishing instruction on the spring fed rivers of the Texas Hill Country.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Saturday August 15, 2015; Morning scouting trip at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed a Canyon dam release rate of 200 cfs.  The water was clear with an ice tea colored stain from floods a couple of months ago.  The water color is usually green but it had a light brown tint from the tannic acid in the flood vegetation carried by the inflow of Canyon Lake.  The weather was overcast with local thunderstorms until about 8:30 am.  After that it was clear blue skies the rest of the day.  We found several nice Guadalupe Bass in the deeper pockets of the river.  The yellow popper was our go to fly.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and guided fly fishing trips near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Monday August 17, 2015; morning guide trip on the warmwater section near New Braunfels produced quite a few brightly colored sunfish and several nice largemouth and smallmouth bass.  The weather was nice with clear blue skies and temps in the upper 80's F.  Canyon Lake release was 205 cfs with creeks and springs adding another 20 cfs.  The hot fly of the day was the Chernobyl Ant.  We also got several fish on a heavy purple streamer.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips in the Texas Hill Country near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Tuesday August 18, 2015; morning scouting trip on the upper Guadalupe River above Canyon Lake produced many small bass and colorful sunfish.  The flow near Bergheim was about 130 cfs and the water was clear and beautiful.  Most of our fish were caught and released on little poppers.  We also got a couple of nice largemouth on heavy streamers.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing raft trips on the Central Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday August 19, 2015; half day morning trip on the lower Guadalupe River in the warmwater section produced too many fish to count.  Hank Crumpton joined Expedition Outfitters guide Kevin Stubbs for a very productive trip.  We caught and released many largemouth and smallmouth bass, two Rio Grande Cichlids and lots of brightly colored sunfish.  Our go to fly was a yellow popper once again.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing casting lessons, and Hill Country Fishing Guide trips in central Texas and beyond.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides River Report and Conditions:  Updated Thursday August 20. 2015;  Evening scouting trip at the third crossing below Canyon Lake revealed no people or fishermen whatsoever.  The weather was delightful with cool crisp 75 degree F  north winds.  What a welcome change from the Texas heat.  The bass were active with many top water strikes on the yellow popper.  The Canyon Dam release was 215 cfs.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips. fly fishing  classes, lessons and instruction in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Saturday August 22, 2015; private fly fishing lesson with Jeremy Blackman and his lovely lady Jen produced two new fly fishers.  Jeremy had some experience but we honed his skills.  The Canyon Lake release was 215 cubic feet per second with the springs and creeks adding another 30 cfs to the flow.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing lessons, classes and instruction on the spring fed rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels, Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Sunday August 23, 2015; Morning scouting trip on the upper Guadalupe River above Canyon Lake produced many Guadalupe Bass and brightly colored sunfish.  The flow at the Spring Gauge reads 125 cubic feet per-second for the Canyon Lake inflow.  The water was clear and clean with many sight casting opportunities.  Call us or email Expedition Outfitters for fly fishing trips near San Antonio, New Braunfels and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides:  Guadalupe Fishing Report for Monday August 24th, 2015;  Early morning scouting trip on the upper Guadalupe River above Canyon Lake produced many brightly colored sunfish, Guadalupe Bass and a couple of small largemouth bass.  The go to fly fly was the yellow popper with white rubber legs.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday August 26, 2015; evening scouting trip on the upper Guadalupe River above Canyon Lake revealed lots of clear water, small rapids and riffles in the class I and II range in the boulder gardens.  The flow was about 125 cubic feet per second.  The weather was warm with high temps in the lower 90's F.  We caught and released many small Guadalupe River bass and also quit a few brightly colored sunfish on poppers and little streamers.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on Texas Hill Country Rivers.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Thursday August 27th, 2015; morning guide trip in the New Braunfels area downstream of Gruene yielded quite a few nice bass and brightly colored sunfish.  Canyon Dam release 207 cfs with creeks adding another 25-30 cfs. Top water patterns were the go to flies.   Expedition Outfitters has guided fly fishing trips in the Texas Hill Country near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday August 28, 2015 morning scouting trip in the warmwater section of the Guadalupe River produced many hard fighting bass and brightly colored sunfish.  Canyon Dam Release about 200 cubic feet per second with creeks and springs adding another 30 cfs.  The go to fly of the day was a yellow popper with white rubber legs.  Expedition Outfitters hosts fly fishing lessons, classes and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Saturday August 29th, 2015; morning scouting at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no fishermen, no tubers or anyone whatsoever.  We caught and released many brightly colored sunfish and Guadalupe Bass.  Once again the yellow popper was our go to fly.  

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Sunday August 30, 2015; morning scouting trip on the upper Guadalupe River near Bergheim revealed a beautiful stretch of the river without any crowds.  We managed to catch and release many Guadalupe Bass on topwater patterns.  The flow was about 125 cfs with clear cool water.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips, fly fishing  classes, lessons and instruction in the Texas Hill Country near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.



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