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Texas Fly Fishing Guide
McLean Bowman with 10 lb Devils River Largemouth Bass

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday September 30, 2016; half day guided trip on the Guadalupe River produced two new fly fishers.  Rob and Sarah Higdon from Austin Texas joined us for a great time.  The Canyon Lake release from the dam was 320 cfs.  The water is clear with an ice tea colored stain from recent flood activity.  Today our go to flies were the Clouser minnow and hard body poppers.  The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies, low humidity and high temps in the low 80's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing excursions, fly fishing lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Saturday October 1. 2016;  Full day trip with Lane Haygood and his dad Danny produced some nice bass and sunfish.  The weather was perfect with temps in the high 50's F to low 80's F.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 320 cfs with water temps in the low 70's F.  We got several fish on topwater patterns and several fish on weighted patterns too.  Expedition Outfitters offer guided fly fishing trips 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:  Sunday October 2, 2016; half day morning trip with Mike Diezi and his Dad Mike Sr. produced two new fly fishermen.  The morning was perfect with temps in the mid 50's F. with clear blue skies.  It did warm to 81 degrees F. by noon.  The Canyon Lake Dam release was 320 cubic feet per second making some nice rapids with water temps in the low 70's F.  We only encountered a couple of people on our three mile float.  Our best fly was a topwater popper type 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:  Monday October 3, 2016; half day morning trip in the warmwater section in Gruene produced several brightly colored sunfish and several nice bass too.  The topwater bite was still on but we got a few fish on streamers too.  The Canyon Lake release was 320 cfs with clear blue skies and comfortable temps in the 70's and high 80's F.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips in the Texas Hill Country and we provide fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Devils River Fishing Report and River Conditions:  May 10 and 11, 2016; Flow at Pafford Crossing approximately 250 cfs.  Water was clear with light green tint.  We had the pleasure of hosting legendary baseball star Nolan Ryan and his buddy Don Sanders from Houston.  We caught and released too many smallmouth bass to count.  The weather was pleasant with good fishing conditions.  Please see picture below with one of our smallmouth bass.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides report and River Conditions:  Tuesday October 4, 2016;  Canyon Lake release 320 cfs.  The weather was perfect this morning for a half day Guadalupe River Guide trip.  Ben and Jerry Mizer joined us from Austin Texas.  They were new to the sport but they did a great job of grasping the fundamentals of fly fishing.  We caught and released several nice bass in the New Braunfels portion of the Guadalupe River.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday October 5, 2016;  The first day of a Devils River trip with Tracy and Al Range from San Antonio produced too many bass to count.  Seems like the ratio was around 50% smallmouth and 50% largemouth caught and released.  The weather was perfect with cool morning temps and partly cloudy skies and moderate winds.  The flow was around 300 cfs at the lower end of the river near Lake Amistad.  We saw a couple of kayakers but not much river traffic, although the ranch we were accessing had lots of wild game moving about.  On the ranch we saw whitetail deer, a fox, several Scimitar Horned Oryx and believe or not two zebras.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing excursions on the spring fed Hill Country Rivers.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Thursday October 6, 2016;  Second day of fishing near the confluence of Lake Amistad proved to be slower than day one.  We did manage to land a few nice bass on topwater patterns though.  The weather was nice with temps in the 70's and 80's F. with partly cloudy skies.  The water was clear and flowing about 300 cfs.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing excursions on the spring fed Hill Country streams and rivers.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions: Saturday October 8, 2016; half day morning float with Jill and Sue from Austin Texas produced two new fly fishers.  True to form, women are better learners in a new environment because they don't have any "macho" barriers.  The new fly fishers caught and released several nice bass near the confluence of the Guadalupe and Comal Rivers.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Sunday October 9, 2016; half day morning fly fishing lesson and guided raft float produced quite a few bass, sunfish and also two new fly fishers.  Frank Sanchez and his lovely lady Alicia joined us from Austin Texas.  The release from Canyon Lake was 230 cfs.  The weather was beautiful with morning temps in the low 60's F. and afternoon temps in the low 80's F.  We didn't encounter anyone else on our three mile float.  Expedition Outfitters conducts fly fishing excursions on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions: Tuesday October 11, 2016; half day morning guide trip in the warmwater section near New Braunfels produced quite a few bass and sunfish.  Bill and Rose Smith joined us from Austin.  The release from Canyon Lake was a little over 200 cfs.  The weather was perfect with morning temps in the high 50's F. with clear blue skies.  The best fly of the day was a yellow hard body popper with white rubber legs.  Expedition Outfitters offers 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:  Updated Wednesday October 12, 2016; Canyon Dam release was 150 cfs and the water has an ice tea colored stain with good clarity.  The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies and comfortable temps in the 70's F.  We did a half day morning fly fishing instruction float trip in the warmwater section of the Guadalupe River in the New Braunfels area.  Our best fly was the yellow hard body popper with white rubber legs.  We caught and released quite a few nice largemouth and smallmouth bass...and of course quite a few hard fighting sunfish.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, 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:  Updated Thursday October 13, 2016; Half day morning fly fishing/instructional trip with Betty and Jimmy Winslow from Austin Texas produced two new fly fishers.  The Canyon Dam release was 150 cfs with an ice tea colored stain from recent flash floods.  Our best fly of the day was the hard bodied yellow popper.  We got several sunfish and bass on this bug.  The weather was beautiful with partly cloudy skies and temps in the high 70's and 80's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guided trips, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing classes on the Guadalupe River and the spring fed Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide report and River Conditions:  Friday October 14, 2106; Canyon Lake release about 150 cfs with creeks and springs an added 50 cfs...morning scouting trip with friends at the 4th crossing below Canyon Lake on the Guadalupe River produced several nice bass and many brightly colored sunfish.  The go to fly was the yellow hard bodied popper with white rubber legs.  The weather was nice with temps in the high 60's to low 80's F.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing excursions, 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 Guide Report and River Conditions: Saturday October 15; 2016, Full day trip with Eric Phelan produced a better fly fisher.  Eric stepped onto the boat with some basic skills but transformed into a skilled fly fisher.  The release from Canyon Lake was 150 cfs with creeks adding another 50 cfs of flow.  The weather was great with temps in the high 60's and mid 80's F.  There was only a handful of people on the river and several were fly fishing too.  Expedition Outfitters offers 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 Guide Report and River Conditions:  Sunday October 16, 2016;  Canyon Lake release was 150 cfs.  The water was clear with an ice tea colored stain from recent flood events.  Gerald and Jamie joined us from Austin Texas and learned fly fishing quickly, this doesn't happen with everyone.  The weather was beautiful with partly cloudy skies and temps in the 70's and 80's F.  We caught and released several nice bass and brightly colored sunfish,  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing excursions on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides report and River Conditions:  Monday October 24, 2016; morning fly fishing lesson with Will and Gabe from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was beautiful with partly cloudy skies and temps in the 70's to low 80's F.  The release from Canyon Dam was 150 cfs.  The water is still stained an ice tea brown from recent flood activity but it's really clear otherwise.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guided trips, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing lessons in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels areas

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Tuesday October 25, 2016; two person fly fishing lesson produced new fly fishers.  Dylan and his girl Britt from Austin caught on fast and learned to fly cast in a few short minutes.  The flow from Canyon Lake was 100 cfs.  We had a good trip with several nice bass caught and released.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the spring fed rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday October 26, 2016; morning fly fishing lesson and guide trip produced several nice bass, sunfish and...oh yea...two new fly fishers.  Jane Smith and her buddy Rebecca White joined us from Austin Texas for a Guadalupe River Fly Fishing float trip.  The weather was beautiful with partly cloudy skies and temps in the 70's and low 80's F.  The release from Canyon Lake was 100 cfs with creeks and springs adding another 20 cfs.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing excursions on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Friday October 28, 2016;  full day, five mile float in the warmwater section of the Guadalupe River produced too many fish to count.  We hooked some bass but lots of brightly colored sunfish.  Hank Crumpton and his lovely wife Cindy joined us from Austin Texas.  Cindy caught most of the fish with Hank a distant second.  The weather was beautiful with early morning temps in the mid 50's and afternoon temps in the mid 80's F.  The Canyon Lake release was 100 cfs with clear water conditions.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Hill Country Spring fed rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Saturday October 29, 2016; full day float on the Guadalupe River in the warmwater section produced too many fish to count.  Troy Lange and his buddy Greg from Colorado joined us for a fun filled day.  The weather was perfect with cool temps and partly cloudy skies.  The release from Canyon Lake was 100 cfs with creeks and springs adding another 60 cfs.  Our best fly of the day was a topwater pattern with white rubber legs.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the spring fed rivers of the Texas Hill Country.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Sunday October 30, 2016; half day morning instructional trip with Scott Gordon and his lovely wife Tana Gordon from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was great with temps in the 70's and low 80's F.  The skies were partly cloudy and we were the only people on the river.  The flow was 160 cfs with Canyon Dam releasing 100 cfs.  The rest of the flow was contributed by springs and creeks.  Our fish were taken on topwater patterns and a dropper too.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction on the spring fed Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Devils River Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday November 1, 2016; Devils River guide trip with Bruce Schuman and Scott O' Keefe produced quit a few smallmouth bass.  The weather was perfect with clear blue skies and temps in the low 70's to mid 80's F.  The flow at the Pafford Crossing gauge was 270 cfs with crystal clear water conditions.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fishing excursions on the Texas Hill Country streams near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Friday November 4, 2016; morning guide trip and fly fishing lesson produced two new fly fishers.  Janice and her buddy Anne from Austin joined us for a successful introductory fly fishing trip on the Guadalupe River in the warmwater section near New Braunfels.  We caught and released quite a few brightly colored sunfish and several medium sized bass on topwater flies.  The release from Canyon Lake was 105 cfs with creeks and springs adding another 40 cfs. The weather was beautiful with partly cloudy skies and pleasant temperatures in the mid 70's F.  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 Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Saturday November 5, 2016.  Half day guided trip in the warmwater section produced two new fly fishers.  Rachel and her pal Pam from Austin Texas joined us for a three mile float.  The weather was perfect with partly cloudy skies and temps in the 70's and 80's F.  The release from Canyon Lake was 105 cfs with creeks and springs adding another 60 cfs.  We got most of our fish on topwater flies but we got a couple of nice bass on heavy weighted streamers too.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing instruction and fly fishing classes near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing report and River Conditions:  Sunday November 6, 2016; Canyon Dam release was 105 cfs with creeks and springs adding another 60 cfs.  The weather was overcast with mild temps in the mid 60's and 70's F.  Robert Gonzales and his girl Alicia from Austin joined us for a fly fishing lesson on the banks of the Guadalupe River at Gruene.  They are both sharp and caught on quickly.  We actually caught and released a couple of small bass during our lesson.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips on the spring fed Hill Country River near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Monday November 7, 2016; Canyon Dam release was 105 cfs with creeks and springs adding another 40-60 cfs.  The weather was overcast with light fog in the morning.  Jane Kurtz and her buddy Christian Fronterra joined us for a fly fishing lesson/half day float on the Guadalupe River in the warmwater section near New Braunfels.  They are smart people and caught on fast.  We managed to catch and release a few small bass and sunfish.  We didn't see anyone else on the river.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday November 10, 2016; Pat Robertson his son Jay and Bill Nowlin from Austin joined us for a Devils River fly fishing adventure.  The weather did not cooperate and we received cold rainy conditions with steady low barometric pressure.  The weather was not conducive to our activities so we cut our losses and called the trip off and sent everybody home for the second day of our adventure.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips on the Hill Country spring fed rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report for Friday November 11, 2016; Canyon Dam release was 200 cfs with creeks and springs adding another 30 cfs.  Alex McGrath and his buddy Jim joined us from San Francisco California for an afternoon float in the warmwater section of the Guadalupe River.  The weather was cool and cloudy most of the day with high temps in the 60's and lower 70's F.  The bite was a little slow but we managed to land a few bass and sunfish on topwater patterns.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons, instruction and 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 Fishing Report for Sunday November 13, 2016; Canyon Lake release was 200 cfs with creeks and springs adding another 30 cfs.  Day three for Alex McGrath and Jim Buotti produced a few more bass and other warmwater species.  The weather started out cool with temps in the mid 50's but quickly warmed to almost 70 degrees F.  The topwater bite was not on so we put on some heavy cone head streamers.  It helped to get down deep and the fish were a little sluggish due to feeding all night on the November super moon.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fishing excursions on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Monday November 14, 2016; Canyon Lake release was 200 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was beautiful with early morning fog and temps in the high 50's F.  The fog quickly burned off to reveal clear blue skies.  Carol and Mickey Jarvis joined us for a private fly fishing lesson.  They are from Austin and wanted to see the Guadalupe River.  During our casting lesson we caught and released a couple of nice Guadalupe Bass.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction on the spring fed Hill Country rivers near San Antonio, Austin and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday November 15, 2016; half day trip with Carol and Jim Spofford from Austin Texas produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was perfect with clear blue skies and temps in the mid 70's F.  Canyon Lake Dam release was 200 cfs with clear water conditions.  We managed to catch and release a few Guadalupe Bass in the warmwater section near New Braunfels Texas.  We offer fly fishing guide 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 November 16, 2016;  Canyon Lake Dam release was 208 cfs.  The water was tinted light green but pretty clear overall.  The weather was pleasant with temps in the 70's and 80's F.  The bite was slow due to the giant moon...fish have been feeding at night.  Even with adverse Solunar conditions we managed to land a few Guadalupe Bass and a couple of nice largemouth bass too.  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 Report and Fishing Report: Thursday November 17, 2016; Canyon Lake dam release was 208 cfs, the water was clear with light green tint.  Robert Ford and his bride Jillian from Austin Texas joined us for a half day fly fishing trip/lesson and we managed to train and produce two new fly fishers.  The topwater bite was over but we caught and released several fish on streamers.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips on the spring fed Hill Country rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and Fishing Report: Sunday November 20. 2016; Canyon Lake Dam release was 208 cfs with clear water conditions with light green tint.  Tobin Armstrong and his girlfriend Amy Kleberg joined us for a two hour private fly fishing lesson.  They both caught on fast.  The weather was great with temps in the high 60's F.  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 Report and Fishing Report:  Monday November 21. 2016;  half day morning trip with Sebastian Ortiz and his son Matias produced two new fly fishers.  Both of these guys are smart and caught on real fast.  The weather was beautiful but a little too cool to pursue warmwater species.  We had a beautiful float but the fishing was tough.  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:  November 24, 2016 Thanksgiving Day.  Expedition Outfitters Fly fishing Guides wish you a Happy Thanksgiving!  Today was a beautiful one on the Guadalupe River.  The release from Canyon Lake was 207 cfs.  The water was clear with a green tint.  The leaves were turning to fall colors on the Guadalupe Valley trees.  There was no one on the river and it was really quiet.  We wish you were here!  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:  Saturday November 26, 2016; Canyon Lake Dam release was 200 cfs with clear water conditions.  The morning was beautiful with a spectacular sunrise.  We hosted Al and his gal Stephanie from Austin and they caught on to fly fishing really quickly.  The bite was a little slow but we managed to catch and release a few Guadalupe bass.  The half day training session was very successful in teaching the basics of fly fishing.  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 November 27, 2016; Canyon Lake Dam Release was 200 cfs with clear water conditions and light green tint.  We hosted Errol Flynn the IV and his lovely wife Katrina for a private fly fishing lesson and short fly fishing trip on the Guadalupe River near New Braunfels Texas.  They were both smart people and listened to the instructor instead of letting their minds wander.  During the lesson we encountered no one else on the Guadalupe River and landed several nice little Guadalupe Bass.  Expedition Outfitters provides 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 November 28. 2016; afternoon private fly fishing lesson with Julia Forsythe and her buddy Christine produced two new fly fishers.  We had our session on the beautiful shoreline of the Guadalupe River in the New Braunfels area.  These ladies were smart and caught on quickly.  The release from Canyon Lake was 200 cfs with clear water conditions and light green tint.  The weather was beautiful with temps in the 70's and low 80's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips. lessons and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River  Conditions:  Wednesday November 30, 2016; morning fly fishing lesson with Jack Link and his girl Melody from Austin Texas produced two new fly fishers.  The day was beautiful with cool temps in 60 -70 degrees F. range and clear blue skies.  The release from Canyon Lake was 200 cfs with clear water conditions and light green tint.  Even with our limited time we landed a few small bass on streamers.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Guadalupe River and other spring fed streams near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Conditions Guides Report and Fishing Report for Thursday December 1, 2016; Canyon Lake dam release was 200 cfs.  The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies and comfortable temps in the 50's, 60's and 70's F.  We hosted Frank Nuesbaum and his wife Carley from Austin for a two hour private fly fishing lesson.  They were smart and listened to the guide with minimal distractions.  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 December 2, 2016; Canyon Lake Dam release was 117 cfs with clear water conditions.   The weather was partly cloudy in the morning with rain showers forecast for the afternoon.  Private fly fishing lesson with Dale Garrett and his girl Elizabeth  produced two more fly fishers.  They listed to the instructor instead of letting their minds wander.  This served the outcome well.  They learned a really good rhythm with their casting stroke and looked really good.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Guadalupe River, and 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:  Saturday December 3, 2016;  Canyon Dam release was 125 cfs but overnight rains brought the flow up quite a bit.  GRTU and Texas Parks and Wildlife stocked thousands of fish over the last two days.  The weather was rainy and cool with temps in the 48 degree F. range.  Some of the river is chocolate but other parts are clear.  There were very few fishermen out but there was a fly fishing class at Action Angler on the river at the third crossing.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Guadalupe River near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Conditions Report and Fishing Report: Sunday December 4, 2016;  The release from Canyon Lake was 120 cfs.  The water this morning was murky due to overnight rains but it cleared in the afternoon.  The heavy rain conditions caused us to reschedule all of our trips and fly fishing lessons.  Despite the adverse conditions Guadalupe River Chapter of Trout Unlimited managed to  stock several thousand full sized fish over a ten mile stretch pf the Guadalupe River near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and Fishing Report and River Conditions: December 5, 2016; The trout were hungry but the weather sucked with cold rain and overcast skies.  Canyon Dam release was 125 cfs with clear water conditions.  The girdle bug was the go to fly rigged below a an egg pattern.  Expedition Outfitters offers guded fly fishing trips in the Texas Hill Country.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions: Tuesday December 6, 2016; Half day float with Rick Chavone from New Hampshire produced some chunky, football sized rainbows on a Prince Nymph.  The Canyon Lake Dam release was increased from 120 cfs to 300 cfs during the day.  The weather was partly cloudy with temps in the high 50's F.  The water was relatively clear with a chalky green color.  There was a prolific Mayfly hatch during the morning but no fish were seen rising to the tasty insects.. Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Guadalupe River.  We also offer fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Thursday December 8, 2016; Due to an unusually strong cold front we rescheduled our trips for today.  The wind was howling from the Northwest at 30-40 mph.  The high temp was 41 F.  We even experienced some sleet.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 300 cfs with clear water conditions and light green tint.  Expedition Outfitters hosts fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Friday November 9, 2016; private fly fishing lesson with Wiley Brooks and his girl Beatrice produced two new fly fishers.  The release from Canyon Lake was 300 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was nice with overcast skies and temps in the 40's and 50's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Guadalupe River near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels, Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Sunday December 11, 2016; Half day fly fishing lesson and guide trip with Lauren Bednarski and Andrew Beasley produced two new trout fishers.  Andrew did battle with an acrobatic rainbow that jumped and ran several times.  He also caught and released another nice rainbow on a San Juan worm.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 300 cfs with slightly chalky conditions and green tinted water.  There was a prolific BWO and Trico hatch but no fish rising to the tasty bugs.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction on the spring fed Texas Hill country rivers.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Monday December 12, 2016; private fly fishing lesson with Blake Edwards and his friend Pam produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies and temps in the low 60's F.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 300 cfs.  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:  Tuesday December 13, 2016; Full day trip with Altos Energy Partners from Houston produced too many Guadalupe Trout to count.  One of the biggest rainbows almost reached 5lbs.  Ryan Franco caught and released this beast on his Orvis 5 wt and a striped bass too!  The flow was 300 cfs from Canyon Lake.  The best fly of the day was again the prince nymph with a bead head.  The weather was beautiful with morning temps in the 60's and evening temps in the 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:  Thursday December 15, 2016;  Expedition Outfitters guide Kevin Stubbs hosted the HR Department from Valero Energy Company for a "Team Building Event" that included fly fishing lessons and a little bit of fishing.  The weather was cool and overcast with light winds.  Canyon Dam release was 400 cfs with chalky green water appearance.  Shelley, Lea, and Sara were good sports in spite of the cool conditions and picked up the casting technique rather quickly.  Expedition Outfitters offers 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:  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 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.



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