Tiffany Fluitt, "owner Gruene Outfitters" with Steve Probasco (editor), Jon Luke (art director) Southwest Fly Fishing
Tiffany Fluitt, "owner of Gruene Outfitters" on Photo shoot with Southwest Fly Fishing Magazine
Fly Fishing Texas Hill Country
Greg Gardiner with Trophy Smallmouth

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Sunday December 18, 2016; we rescheduled the trips we had booked for today because the temps were unseasonably cold with morning temps in the teens F.  All of our clients were glad they didn't have to fish in the cold weather with 20 mph winds.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 400 cfs with light green/chalky color and good visibility.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions: Monday December 19, 2016; Private fly fishing lesson at New Braunfels produced two new fly fishers.  The Canyon Lake Dam release was 400 cfs with clear water and chalky green tint.  The weather was cool in the morning so we scheduled our activities later in the day.  Sara and her friend Harriet were good students and caught on quickly.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday December 20. 2016; Private fly fishing lesson with Judy and Trish from Austin Texas produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was nice with temps in the 70's F.  The sun was shining and the water in the Guadalupe River was relatively clear.  We didn't wet a line for long but we did hook a 13 inch Rainbow Trout.  The release from Canyon Lake was 400 cfs.  Expedition Outfitters offers guide fly fishing trips in the Texas Hill Country near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated, friday December 30,2016; half day morning trip with Randy and his brother Bryan produced several hard fighting Guadalupe trout.  The weather was cool with temps in the mid 50's F.  The release from Canyon lake Dam was 300 cfs with relatively clear water stained chalky green.  Our best fly of the day was the venerable "Prince Nymph."  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the spring fed Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Saturday December 31,  2016;  Full day six mile float with Bill Cason and his buddy Dennis produced some football sized Guadalupe trout.  The weather started out with overcast and light rain and temps in the high 50's F.  Later in the day the weather cleared and temps reached the mid 70's F.  The flow form Canyon Lake was 300 cfs with light green chalky stained water.  The go to fly of the day was the venerable prince nymph with a trico dropper.  Expedition Outfitters conducts fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Sunday January 1, 2017; morning fly fishing lesson with Beau and Virginia from Austin Texas produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was mild with comfortable temps in the 60's F.  Canyon Lake Dam release was 300 cfs with relatively clear water conditions.  There was a nice Trico hatch about mid morning but very few fish were rising to eat these tasty bugs.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the spring fed rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions: Wednesday March 8, 2017;  Canyon Lake Dam release was 1050 cfs with clear water conditions and nice rapids in places.  Robbie, Jan and their son Ben, and Lexi joined us for an 8 mile float from Rio to Bezdeks.  The weather was perfect and we caught and released many hard fighting Guadalupe Trout.  We ere nymphing with long leaders and indicators.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Thursday March 9, 2017; evening fly fishing lesson with Angee and Mike produced two new fly fishers.  The flow from Canyon lake was reduced to 400 cfs.  The weather was beautiful with temps in the high 70's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River conditions:  Monday March 13. 2017; Canyon Lake Dam release was 400 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was overcast with light winds.  Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Diane and Rick from Austin Texas produced two new fly fishers.  Theses two were smart and listened carefully to the guide.  They caught on quickly and graduated to a more advanced lesson.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Saturday March 18, 2017; half day evening float trip on the warmwater section in New Braunfels failed to produce the desired results for bass fishing.  The water temps were a little cool with overcast skies and cool temps all week.  The flow was about 430 cfs with clear water conditions.  There were quite a few people on the water because of spring break.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the spring fed Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions: Friday March 24, 2017; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Yvonne and her buddy Chris produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies and temps in the mid 80's F.  The release from Canyon Lake was 411 cfs with clear water conditions.  GRTU stocked brown trout last week and we're getting some good action from them.  They are mainly slamming streamers and egg patterns dead drifted.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions: Tuesday March 28, 2017; Canyon Lake Dam release was 400 cfs with clear water conditions.  There was a nice Trico hatch with an occasional rising fish but we got our's on nymphs drifted in the deepest holes.  Our best fly was the Trico drowned spinner.  We also got a nice one on a San Jaun Worm.  Bob Roe and his lovely wife Linda joined us for a fun filled three mile float on the Guadalupe River.  They were new fly fishers but they managed to land several nice fish.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday March 30, 2017; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Jake and Jan from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 400 cfs with clear water conditions.  The water temp at mile 5.5 was 59 degrees F.  There was a prolific Trico hatch with an occasionally rising fish.  Even with a good hatch there was no regularity to the rises and fish seemed to just "pop up" in random places.  Nymphing with drowned spinners would be the most effective method to target these finicky fish.

Guadalupe River Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday April 4, 2017; morning half day guided fly fishing trip with John Ullrich, Matt, Evan and Jim from San Antonio produced a couple of nice rainbows, sunfish and huge carp.  The release from Canyon Lake was 400 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was perfect with clear blue skies and comfortable temps in the 70's and low 80's F.  There was a prolific Trico hatch and our flies were hard to single out for the fish because of the shear size of the Mayfly bio-mass.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Friday April 7, 2017; half day fly fishing lesson/guide trip with Elin and Leon from Austin produced two new fly fishers and a couple of nice Guadalupe Trout too.  The Canyon Lake release was 400 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was perfect with clear blue skies and temps in the low 70's F.  There was another prolific Trico hatch but we didn't see any fish rising to eat the bugs on the surface.  The fish were devouring the bugs beneath the surface though.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips in the Texas Hill Country near San Antonio and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday April 11, 2017; we cancelled all of our trips this morning because of severe weather conditions.  A slow moving cold front produced hail, lightning and heavy rain.  The Guadalupe River became flooded with chocolate runoff with  the steep terrain producing spectacular water falls off the limestone cliffs.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Friday April 21, 2017; morning half day float from Rio to Lazy L and L with Andrew Schroeder and his brother Dustin produced a couple of trophy Guadalupe Trout on nymph rigs.  The release from Canyon Lake was 440 cfs with clear water conditions.  There was a prolific Trico and BWO hatch and quite a few fish sipping dries in the skinny water.  The weather was perfect with slightly overcast skies and temps in the 70's and low 80's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near San Antonio, New Braunfels and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions: Monday January 2, 2017; six mile full day float with Bob Anderson and his son Luke from Austin produced many hard fighting Guadalupe Rainbow Trout.  The weather was great with clear blue skies and temps in the 60's and 70's F.  The release from Canyon Lake was 300 cfs with relatively clear water with a chalky green tint.  Our favorite fly was the Prince Nymph.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  January 4, 2017; morning private fly fishing lesson with Tim Barthole and his lady Gretchen produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was cool with temps in the high 40's F.  It was not uncomfortable though.  Tim and Gretchen were smart people and listened carefully to the instructor and caught on quickly.  The Guadalupe River flow was 300 cubic feet per second.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing guide trips on the Texas Hill Country rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Friday January 6, 2017; Canyon Dam release 300 cfs with clear water conditions.  We rescheduled the trips we had planned today because of adverse conditions.  The guides and the clients agreed that it's no fun to be miserable.  Temps barely approached 32 degrees F. after a morning low in the high 20's F.   Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near San Antonio, Austin and New Braufels Texas.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Thursday February 2, 2017; two hour private fly fishing and casting lesson with Diane and Will produced two new fly fishers.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was reduced to 300 cfs from 600 cfs.  The water was clear with a light green tint.  The weather was great with comfortable temps in the 50's, 60's and 70's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday February 7, 2017; morning fly fishing lesson with Grace and Don from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was warm with partly cloudy skies and clear water conditions.  The release from Canyon Lake was 300 cfs.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

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

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

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

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

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Monday February 13, 2017; Canyon Lake dam release was 317 cfs with relatively clear water conditions with chalky green stain.  Delila and Mary Jean from Austin joined us for a private fly fishing lesson.  The weather this morning was overcast with temps in the high 60's F.  These ladies were smart and caught on quickly.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday February 14, 2017;  Expedition Outfitters guide Kevin Stubbs hosted long time friends and clients Kerry Howell and Bill Cason from Austin for a six mile float.  The day started out with rain showers so we postponed our start time to 9:30 am.  Turns out that was a good call.  We hooked quite a few fish on the float with nymphs.  There was several good periods of Mayfly hatch activity.  The wind was gusting to 30 mph so it didn't seem like a continuous hatch but the wind could have dispersed the little bugs.  The release from Canyon Lake was 300 cfs with relatively clear water conditions despite overnight rains.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Friday March 3, 2017; Canyon Lake Dam release was 1050 cfs with clear water conditions.  Dan Smith and Fred Gonzales joined us for a private fly fishing lesson on the banks of the Guadalupe River at New Braunfels Texas.  The weather was nice with temps in the mid 60's F. with clear blue skies.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.