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Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide
Chrissy Smith and Ashlee Newman Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Friday February 14, 2020; private fly fishing lesson with Beth and Fred from Austin Texas produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was cool in the morning so we met later in the day as it warmed.  We learned 3 different casts, knot tying, reading the water and more.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 100 cfs with clear water conditions.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Saturday February 15, 2020; Five mile float with Roy and his son Connor produced two better fly fishers.  The bite was slow but we did battle with several rainbows in the 3-5 lb class.  The stone fly nymph was our best performer.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 100 cfs with clear water conditions.  There were quite a few people on the upper river but the lower was not too crowded.

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions:  Updated Tuesday February 18, 2020; Private fly fishing lesson with Bo and Barbara from Lubbock produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was nice with overcast skies and temps in the low 70's F.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 100 cfs with clear water conditions.  There were a few other fly fishers on the water but not a lot.  There was a nice Caddis hatch but not very many fish rising to the bugs.  We learned the distance cast and stripping and stream theory.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Wednesday February 19, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam release was 98 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was overcast but dry this morning with temps around 48 degrees F.  We had a private fly fishing lesson with Fred and Martha from Austin and they learned distance casting, the roll cast and the pick up-set down cast too.  We didn't see any bugs hatching on the river but we saw a couple of fish crashing smaller baitfish on the surface.  There wasn't very many fishers out because the weather forecast was bad.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Thursday February 20, 2020; Private fly fishing lesson with Lisa and Jim from Austin Texas produced two new fly fishers.  They were smart and listened carefully to the guide/instructor.  Luckily, we had a covered area sheltered from the wind and rain on the banks of the Guadalupe River.  The were a couple of hearty fishermen out but not very many people on the same stretch of river as us.  We saw a few Caddis coming off late in the evening after the sun came out but we didn't see any fish rising for the bugs.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction in the Austin,  San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas areas.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Saturday February 22, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam release was 91 cfs with clear water conditions. Private fly fishing lesson with Tim and Rikki from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was nice with clear blue skies and temps in the mid 50's F.  There were very few people on the river because of Trout Fest.  We saw a nice Caddis hatch and some Tricos coming off.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Sunday February 23, 2020; private fly fishing lesson with Larry and Lee produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was nice with overcast skies and temps in the low 60's F.  There were a few bugs coming off but no major hatch.  We saw some Caddis, Damsels and Tricos too.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 98 cfs with clear water conditions.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Central Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Wednesday February 26, 2020; Private fly fishing lesson with Marge and Henry from Austin Texas produced two new fly fishers.  They were smart and caught on quickly.  We learned to read the water, three different casts and presentations and we learned a couple of knots too.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 92 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was cold and windy this morning so we scheduled our classes and trips in the afternoon when it warmed up and the wind subsided.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams in the Austin area, the San Antonio area and the New Braunfels Texas area too.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current River Conditions: Friday February 28, 2020; private fly fishing lesson with Gerald Lightfoot and his family produced four new fly fishers.  They were smart and caught on quickly.  We learned three different casts and learned to read the water too.  We saw some Caddis flies hatching and we saw some topwater action.  The release from Canyon Lake was 100 cfs with clear water conditions.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Central Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes, and streams in the Austin area, San Antonio area and New Braunfels area too.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Saturday March 7, 2020; Private fly fishing lesson with Luke and his Dad Bobby produced two new fly fishers.  The conditions were challenging with high winds but the adversity made them better.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 95 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was pleasant with temps in the high 60's F.  We learned distance casting, the roll cast and the pick-up set down cast too!  The guys were smart and listened carefully to the instructor.  We saw a few fish rising for Tricos in the size 22 range.  We also saw a few fish sipping Caddis flies.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams in the Austin area, San Antonio area and New Braunfels area too!

Guadalupe River Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Monday March 9, 2020; we rescheduled our trips today because of rain and thunderstorms; Our clients were good with that.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 96 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was warm in the mid 70's and there were a few bugs hatching in between rain showers.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Friday March 13th, 2020; 5.5 mile float with Chad and Justin from Houston produced quite few feisty battles with Guadalupe Trout.  The weather was nice and warm with high temps in the low 80's F.  The release was around 100 cfs.  One of the Guadalupe trout we landed took an elk hair caddis off the surface.  There was a pretty nice Trico Hatch but our fly to match that hatch was not successful.  We were successful however with red worms and egg patterns too.  Chad did some nymphing with his Czech nymphing rod and hooked a couple of nice ones.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, lakes and streams in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Sunday March 15, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam release was 95 cfs with clear water conditions.  We cancelled our trip today but we'll reschedule it soon.  We didn't see hardly anyone on the river...sign of the times but good if you're out there fishing.  It was a crowded fishing season with low flows and increased popularity.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Central Texas Hill Country rivers, lakes and streams in the Austin area, San Antonio area and the New Braunfels area too.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and current conditions: Updated Thursday March 19, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam release is 98 cfs with clear water conditions.  The inflow to Canyon Lake at the Spring Branch guide is 140 cfs.  Things are pretty quiet on the river with the end of spring and the virus scare.  We only saw 3 guide boats out today and almost no wade fishermen.  There was a nice Trico hatch yesterday with Damsels and Caddis too.  As a bonus quite a few fish were rising to eat the tasty bugs.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips. classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Friday March 20, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam release was 98 cfs with clear water conditions.  The river was pretty deserted today with lots of elbow room.  We postponed our trips and we observed a few Caddis hatching early this morning with some Pale Morning Duns and Damsels too.  The action stopped when the high winds from the Norther turned quite a bit colder.  The weather last night was pretty rough with thunderstorms and heavy rain but it didn't cause any flooding.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams in the Austin area, San Antonio area and New Braunfels area too.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Saturday March 21, 2020; The release from Canyon Lake Dam is 101 cfs with clear water conditions.  There were very few people on the Guadalupe River today because of rainy and cool conditions.  Reports stated some Guadalupe Rainbow Trout were caught and released on streamers and nymph rigs too.  The best flies were olive wooly buggers, San Juan worms, Prince nymphs, Zugg Bugs, and some Caddis emergers. Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Sunday March 22, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam release is 101 cfs with clear water conditions.  The inflow to Canyon Lake is 130 cfs.  The Guadalupe River was again void of people and fishermen.  Of course, there were a couple of die hard single guys and gals out there but if you have a spouse and family your ass better be home during this crisis.  We didn't see a hatch but we could have missed it.  The day was overcast with high temps in the 50's and 60's F.  Expedition Outfitters provides  guided fly fishing trips. classes, lessons and instruction on the Central Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Monday March 23, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam release was 93 cfs with clear water conditions.  The inflow to the Lake at the Spring Branch gauge showed 133 cfs.  Rains from a couple of days ago bumped up the inflow a few cfs.  The weather was foggy and overcast until about 3:00 pm when the sun broke through the clouds to reveal a partly cloudy sky.  There was a nice Trico hatch in the afternoon with quite a few Caddis too.  We also noticed some Damsels coming off and a few Guadalupe trout rising to the tasty bugs.  There were a few fly fishers on the water but they were keeping their required distance from each other.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, lakes and stream near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Wednesday March 25, 2020; scouting trip on Canyon Lake produced some nice largemouth bass caught on fly.  The lake level is not bad bad at 906.5 MSL.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 98 cfs with clear water conditions.  Our hot fly of the day was the Clouser minnow.  We also had a couple of takes on poppers in the mouth of a creek.  The water temp was around 67 degrees F, but we found some low 70's in some of the shallow flats.  We didn't actually see any bass bedding but it looked like anytime soon with some females in the shallows.  Expedition Outfitters provides guide fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing instruction and fly fishing lessons on the Central Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels areas.

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Thursday March 26, 2020.  Canyon Lake Dam release was 98 cfs with clear water conditions.  Observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake showed a few fishers spaced way apart.  The weather in the afternoon was beautiful with partly cloudy skies and temps in the low 80's F.  We saw a few Caddis hatching, some BWO's and Tricos too.  There were a few fish rising but not many all told.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Friday March 27, 2020; Morning scouting trip on Canyon Lake yielded some explosive hook ups with stripers on topwater.  The Lake was deserted and the wind was strong.  The weather was nice with partly cloudy skies and temps in the low 80's F.  We had a little luck with some largemouth on topwaters in the warmer, shallow creeks.  The water temp was 64 degrees on the surface with clear conditions.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and Streams near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Saturday March 28, 2020: Canyon Lake Dam release was 95.8 cfs with clear water conditions; the inflow to Canyon Lake was 135 cfs.  The weather started out with thunder showers and some localized flooding.  The front shifted winds to the north and skies cleared around noon.  We saw some crane flies hatching and some caddis and damsels too.  There were very few people on the water and it was a light fishing day as far as pressure.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the the Texas Hill Country rivers, lakes and streams in the Austin area, San Antonio area, and New Braunfels areas too.

Guadalupe River Trout Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Sunday March 29, 2020; The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 98 cfs with clear water conditions.  We saw micro caddis dancing on the surface but we have regular sized Caddis too.  There are Crane flies hatching so mop flies are effective right now.  The weather was nice with comfortable temps and clear blue skies and comfortable temps.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, lakes and streams near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Monday March 30, 2020; observations at the third crossing below Canyon Lake revealed very few fishermen.  The weather was overcast with fog most of the day.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 95 cfs with clear water conditions.  The Canyon Lake level was about 2.75 ft low...not bad all things considered.  We saw some Caddis, Damsels and Tricos hatching.  There were a few fish rising to the tasty bugs.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams in the Austin area, San Antonio area and New Braunfels area too.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Tuesday March 31, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam release was 94 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was nice with clear skies and light winds from the Northeast.  We saw some good hatches with micro caddis, full sized caddis, Tricos and BWO's hatching today.  There were very few fishers on the water with lots of distance between them.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Wednesday April 1, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam release was 94 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies and high temps in the low 80's F.  We saw a few Caddis, Damsels and Tricos coming off today with a smaller portion of BWO's too.  There were very few people on the water but we saw a few families sheltering in place at their vacation homes on the Guadalupe River.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams in the Austin area, New Braunfels Texas area and San Antonio areas too.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Thursday April 2nd, 2020.  Observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon lake revealed a deserted area with only a couple of fly fishers.  The weather was overcast with occasional rain and a little bit of thunder.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 95 cfs with clear water conditions.  We didn't see any hatches because it was raining.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, lakes and streams in the Austin area, San Antonio area and New Braunfels too.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Friday April 3rd, 2020; observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no fishermen.  The outflow from Canyon Lake Dam was 96 cfs with clear water conditions.  The approximate inflow to Canyon Lake was 108 cfs and rising slightly.  The day was warm with temps in the 80's F. and we saw Caddis hatching, Damsels, Crane Flies and more.  The were off...and on rain showers all day with some heavy downpours and lightning.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers Lakes and streams near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Saturday April 4, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam release was 98 cfs with clear water conditions.  The inflow to the lake at Spring branch was 111 cfs with clear water conditions.  Observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake was pretty much cold rain and temps in the high 40's to low 50's F.  The wind was from the North at about 15 mph.  There were no fishermen or women out even though the governor said fishing is a necessary activity.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Central Texas Hill Country Rivers lakes and streams near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Sunday April 5, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam release was 97 cfs with clear water conditions.  The inflow to Canyon Lake was 138 cfs.  The Canyon Lake level was 906.25 ft above mean sea level.  The day started out with fog and overcast but the ceiling lifted by noon.  There were a few fishers at the Action Angler access at the third crossing and they reported good success.  There were a few Caddis flies hatching and quite a few Crane Flies too.  We also saw some small mayflies...Blue Winged Olives...really small probably size 24 or smaller.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes, and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams near Austin Texas, San Antonio Texas and New Braunfels Texas too.

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated  Monday April 6, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam release was 95 cfs with clear water conditions.  The inflow to Canyon Lake at the Spring Branch gauge was 156 cfs with clear water conditions.  There were a couple of fly fishers accessing the Action Angler river property.  They reported some nice fish on dry flies and the day was relaxing they said.  We saw a few caddis, tricos and BWO's hatching.  We also saw micro caddis and some dragon flies too. The weather was nice with overcast skies and temps in the mid 70's F.  Everyone was maintaining way over 100 feet distancing.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and Streams in the Austin area, San Antonio area and New Braunfels area too.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Tuesday April 7. 2020; Canyon Lake Dam release was 98 cfs with clear water conditions.  The Canyon Lake level was about 2.75 feet low.  There were a few fly fishers at the Action Angler access at the third crossing on Guadalupe River Road.  There was a nice Caddis hatch, damsels, Tricos and BWO's too.  The Osprey was pretty active sweeping down on rising Guadalupe Rainbow trout.  The weather started out foggy and cloudy but it cleared up and the sun came out in the afternoon with high temps around 89 degrees F.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams in the Austin Texas area, San Antonio Texas area and the New Braunfels Texas area too.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Wednesday April 8, 2020; Canyon Lake scouting trip produced some nice hook ups with largemouth bass.  The were a few stripers in the area too but they were put down because of jet skis and general boat traffic.  The inflow to Canyon Lake was 213 cfs with the lake level still about 2.75 ft low.  The weather was nice with partly cloudy skies and temps in the high 80's F.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams in the Austin area, San Antonio area and New Braunfels area too.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Monday April 13, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam release is 96 cfs with clear water conditions.  Nobody on the river yet today but there will probably be a few fly fishermen out later.  The inflow to Canyon Lake at the Spring Branch gauge was 135 cfs.  The lake level is 906.38 MSL.  The boat ramps on Canyon Lake were closed by the county this weekend because they didn't want any Easter crowds spreading the plague.  There were still some boats on the lake because the marinas were open.  The action on Canyon Lake has been pretty good with striped bass, largemouth, white bass and a few smallies being caught.  The surface temp was 72 degrees F prior to the front with really clear water conditions.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes and fly fishing instruction on the Central Texas Hill Country rivers, lakes and streams near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Current Conditions and Fishing Report: Monday April 20, 2020, Canyon Lake Dam Release was 95 cfs with clear water conditions.  The inflow to Canyon Lake was 135 cfs.  The lake level was 906.35 msl.  We saw almost no one on the Guadalupe River but there were quite a few boats on Canyon Lake.  We didn't see any hatches happening but we did see some caddis and grasshoppers too.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes, and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, lakes and streams in the Austin area, San Antonio area and New Braunfels area too.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Tuesday April 21, 2020; observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed Canyon Lake Dam release was 95 cfs with clear water conditions.  The inflow to Canyon Lake was 115 cfs at the Spring Branch gauge on the Guadalupe River.  We saw a couple of kayakers but the traffic was light on the river but there were lots of restless people driving up and down River Road.  We saw some caddis and Tricos hatching today with blue damsels and dragon flies too.  We also saw quite a few Crane Flies.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers and streams near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Wednesday April 22, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam release was 95 cfs with clear water conditions.  The approximate inflow to Canyon Lake at the Spring Branch gauge was 113 cfs.  We saw no fishers today at the third crossing below Canyon Lake on the Guadalupe River.  We did however, see some nice hatches of Crane Flies, Caddis and a few small Mayflies in the size 20 range...probably Tricos.  There were also Dragon Flies feeding on the Mayflies and we saw some Blue Damsels.  With lots of bugs we saw quite a few slashing at them.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Saturday April 25, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam release was 95 cfs with clear water conditions.  The inflow to Canyon Lake was around 100 cfs at Spring Branch with clear but green stained water.  There were only a couple of Kayakers below Canyon on the Guadalupe but they said the fish were cooperating.  The weather cooled off from a Norther and the humidity was lower too.  We saw a few Tricos hatching early in the morning and some Caddis too.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and Streams near Austin, San Antionio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guides and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Sunday April 26, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam release was 95 cfs with clear water conditions.  The Canyon Lake level is about 2.75 ft. below the conservation pool level of 909 msl.  There were quite a few kayakers and fly fishermen on the water this morning on the Guadalupe River...compared to the height of the isolation period.  Today we saw a massive Trico, Blue Winged Olive hatch with lots of Caddis on the surface too.  There was an occasional fish rising but with no regularity.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams in the Austin area, San Antonio area and the New Braunfels area too.

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Monday April 27, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam Release was 95 cfs with clear water conditions.  The inflow to Canyon Lake was 86 cfs at the Spring Branch gauge.  The Canyon Lake level is not quite 3 feet below the conservation pool.  We saw a few fly fishers on the upper end of the tailwater near Maricopa.  They probably had good luck because of light fishing pressure and no tubers.  We saw Tricos hatching today and Caddis and Damsels too.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers Lakes and streams near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fly fishing Guides Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Tuesday April 28, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam release was 95 cfs with clear water conditions. The day started out overcast with temps in the high 50's F. The day later cleared with blue skies and temps arond 90 F.  We saw almost no one on the river but there were quite few Blue Herons, Osprey and Red Tailed Hawks present.  We saw some Caddis hatching and some Tricos again too,  There were also Dragon Flies and Damsels present.  We only saw a couple of fish rising though. Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips. classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Wednesday April 29, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam release was 95 cfs with clear water conditions.  The inflow at the Spring Branch gauge was 83 cfs. The Canyon Lake level was 906.75 msl.  We didn't see any fishers on the river today but we didn't see the entire river either.  We did however see some good hatches of Caddis, BWO's and some Trico's too but only a few risers though. Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams in the Austin area, New Braunfels area and the San Antonio area too.

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Saturday May 2, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam release was 95 cfs with clear water conditions.  The lake level is holding steady about 2.75 ft low.  We saw a few wade fishers on the Guadalupe today but we also saw some tubers...The Caddis, Tricos and BWO's were hatching today and there was not a lot of fish rising to the bugs. Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Sunday May 3, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam release was 95 cfs with clear water conditions. The Canyon Lake level was less than three feet low. There were very few people on the water and only a handful of fly fishers.  The day started out overcast with temps in the low 60's F.  The sun cleared the skies about 11:00 am and the day was very pleasant with clear blue skies and temps in the high 80's and low 90's F. We saw lots of Damsels, Caddis and Mayflies hatching today with only a few risers. This week should be good with fewer people out since most people are going back to work. Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Report and Current Conditions: Updated Monday May 4, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam release was 95 cfs with clear water conditions. The lake level was about 2.75 ft below the conservation pool. The day started out with overcast conditions and temps in the lower 70's F. The sun broke free and it was pretty clear the rest of the day with high temps in the lower 90's F. We saw Caddis hatching with Damsels, Tricos and BWO's too. Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Central Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guides and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Tuesday May 5, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam release was 95 cfs with clear water conditions. Canyon Lake level was about 2.75 ft low with really clear water conditions. The Canyon Lake surface temperature was 72 degrees F. and probably about 10 degrees cooler about ten feet down. The Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake was pretty light with fishers and a few scattered tubers. We saw a nice Caddis hatch with Damsels and Mayflies represented too. We talked to one fisherman who was targeting bass on poppers and he was doing well, with some nice largemouth caught and released today. Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country rivers, lakes and streams in the Austin area, San Antonio area and New Braunfels area too.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Thursday May 7, 2020; Observations at the third crossing below Canyon Lake on the Guadalupe showed a release rate of 95 cfs with clear water conditions. The day started out clear but a few clouds moved in and we got a few rain sprinkles. The temps were cool in the low 80's for the high and morning lows around 55 degrees F. We did not see any big hatches but we could have missed it. There were very few fishermen out and no tubers yet. Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Friday May 8, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam release was 95 cfs with clear water conditions. The Canyon Lake level was about 2.75 feet low. We saw a couple of fly fishers at the GRTU access below Rio but there were very few fishermen out. Canyon Lake saw quite a few fishermen out this morning but since there is 84 miles of shoreline it did not seem crowded. We saw a nice Caddis, Trico and BWO Hatch this morning with Blue Damsels too. Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and Canyon Lake Fishing Guides Report and Current Conditions: Updated Saturday May 9, 2020; Two hour fly fishing lesson wit Aileen and Dan from San Antonio produced two new fly fishers. They were smart and listened carefully to the guide/instructor. We did our lesson just downstream of Canyon Lake Dam on a beautiful section of the Guadalupe River. The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 95 cfs with clear water conditions. The guide/instructor wore a mask and the students wore masks too. The weather was nice with temps in the 60's F and partly cloudy skies. We saw a nice Caddis hatch with Damsels and some BWO's too. Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guides Fishing Report and Canyon Lake Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Sunday May 10, 2020; Inflow to Canyon at the Spring Branch gauge is getting low. The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 85 cfs with clear water conditions. The Canyon Lake level was about 2.75 ft low. There were very few people on the river this weekend because of cooler temps. The lake however had a lot more visitors. That being said, Canyon Lake has 84 miles of shoreline so there's always a private cove or secluded area to be found. The river showed us some Caddis and Tricos hatching today and some BWO's too. Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams in the Austin area, New Braunfels area and San Antonio area too.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and Canyon Lake Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Monday May 11, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam release was 83 cfs with clear water conditions. The Canyon Lake level was about 2.75 ft below the conservation pool of 909 MSL. There were not many people on the water today and only a couple of fishermen. The day stayed mostly cloudy with some sun breaks too. The temps were pleasant in the low 70's and 80's F. The wind was pretty gusty with some readings around 20 mph. We saw Caddis coming off today with Damsels, Mayflies and midges. We didn't see any rising fish but it could have been going on and we didn't observe it. Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Tuesday May 12, 2020; The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 80 cfs but we had a flash flood that dumped almost 8 inches of rain in one of our creeks and it caused massive flash flooding around 12,000 cfs. Bear Creek on the Ingram Ranch received almost 8 inches of rain in 1 hour. The storm was intense with a tornado spawned nearby. The Guadalupe River went from 80 cfs to over 12,000 cfs in 20 minutes. Needless to say nobody was fishing but they were alerted by multiple sirens positioned along the Guadalupe River by the County. Thanks to Comal County WORD many lives were saved today! Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Thursday May 14, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam release was 88 cfs with clear water conditions: There were very few fishers on the Guadalupe River after the thunderstorms of the last few days that turned the water chocolate brown from the mud in the run-off. We saw some Mayflies hatching but no risers. We also saw Damsels, Dragon Flies and Caddis too. There were lots of bugs but no surface activity. Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Central Texas Hill Country Rivers Lakes and streams near Austin Texas, San Antonio Texas and New Braunfels Texas too.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing and Canyon Lake Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Friday May 15, 2020; observations at the third crossing below Canyon Lake revealed brown water conditions as a result of the flash flood a couple of days ago. The weather was nice with partly cloudy skies and comfortable temps in the high 70's and 80's F. We saw a few tubers and a handful of fishermen today. Overall the traffic was light. We saw some tricos, caddis and damsels coming off but no rising fish. The release from Canyon Lake was 76 cfs with creeks adding another 60 cfs with brown stained water and about 2 feet of visibility. The lake level came up several inches after the 7 inch rainfall in the area. Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and stream in the Austin area, San Antonio area and New Braunfels area too!

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Report and Current Conditions: Updated Saturday May 16, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam release was 80 cfs with 380 coming into the lake. The day was beautiful with cool temps and clear skies. The river was nearly deserted because of recent rains and knarley electrical storms. We saw damsels hatching, caddis and some mayflies too. The Canyon Lake level came up over a foot overnight. Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Saturday May 23, 2020; Observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed a quiet morning with tons of people expected this afternoon because of the holiday. The Canyon Lake Dam release was 88 cfs with clear and cold conditions. The inflow to the lake was pretty near the same. The Canyon Lake level was 907.00 MSL or about 2 feet low. Kim and Chris from Bastrop joined us for a two hour private fly fishing lesson this morning. We kept our distance and we wore face coverings and they caught on very quickly. There were very few people on the river near us and the morning was beautiful and quiet. Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Central Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams near Austin Texas, San Antonio Texas and New Braunfels Texas too.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and Canyon Lake Fishing Guides Fly Fishing report and Current Conditions: Updated Sunday May 24, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam Release was 87 cfs with clear water conditions. The approximate inflow to the lake at the Spring Branch gauge was 77 cfs. The Canyon Lake level was about 907 MSL. The holiday brought people from all over and mainly tubers on the river and partyers on Canyon Lake. A little known secret: they will all be mostly gone by noon tomorrow which is check out time at Inns and campgrounds. The weekdays are quiet with peaks of activity on the weekends to be avoided if you want to fish successfully. Even with crowds on the water we had a great fly fishing lesson with Heath and Karla from San Antonio. They were smart and listened carefully to the guide and they caught on pretty quickly. Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Central Texas Hill Country rivers, lakes and streams in the Austin Texas area, San Antinio Texas area and New Braunfels Texas areas too.

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and Canyon Lake Fishing Guides Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Monday Memorial Day May 25, 2020; observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed all of the tourists going home and many of them during the stormy night. The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 89 cfs with clear water conditions. The river was flooded with a burst of about 4 inches of rain over 4 hours producing runoff and brown water conditions in the river. It really wasn't possible to fish today but tomorrow looks better. Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams in the Austin Texas area, the San Antonio Texas area and New Braunfels area too.

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and Canyon Lake Fishing Guides Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Thursday May 28, 2020: Canyon Lake Dam release was 97.5 cfs with clear water conditions. The inflow to Canyon Lake at the Spring Branch gauge was 225 cfs and the Canyon Lake level was 907.54. The Guadalupe River was still a little chocolate with extra runoff from Bear Creek on the Ingram Ranch. There have been very few tubers during the week and quite a few on the weekends. We didn't see any hatches or other activity. The weather has been nice with unseasonably cool temperatures. Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Central Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and Streams in the Austin Texas area, San Antonio Texas area and New Braunfels areas too.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and Canyon Lake Report and Current Conditions: Updated Monday June 1, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam release was 95 cfs with clear water conditions. The approximate inflow to the lake was 285 cfs at the Spring Branch Gauge. The Guadalupe River was deserted today in sharp contrast to last weekend. The weather was unseasonably cool with high temps in the lower 80's F. We saw Tricos hatching with some Caddis, Damsels and midges too. There were a few Guadalupe trout rising to the bugs but with no regularity. Since there was no regularity it would be hit and miss on your presentation timing. Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Central Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams near Austtin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guides and Guadalupe River Bass Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Saturday June 13, 2020; the inflow to Canyon Lake was around 93 cfs and the outflow from Canyon Lake was around 95 cfs with clear water conditions. There were lots of tubers and paddlers later in the day but we had a great private fly fishing lesson with Barb from Austin on the Guadalupe River in the tailrace below the dam. The water was ice cold to the touch and measured in the high 50's F. We didn't see any bugs hatching during our casting lesson but it could have happened afterward. Barb was sharp and caught on real fast! Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Central Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Sunday June 14, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam release was 95 cfs with clear water conditions. Check out time for the campers and tubers was 11:00 am and they promptly fled back back home to avoid paying more fees. The weekdays are nicer on the lakes and rivers because the crowds descend on the weekends. The inflow to Canyon Lake at the Spring Branch gauge was 86 cfs. The Canyon Lake level is less than 2 feet low but with really clear water conditions. Expedition outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams in the Austin area, San Antonio area and New Braunfels area too.

Guadalupe Trout and Bass Fly Fishing and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Monday June 15, 2020; Canyon Lake Dam outflow was 95 cfs with clear water conditions. The Guadalupe River inflow at the Spring Branch gauge was 85 cfs. The Lake and river calmed down after the weekend crowds left. Weekdays are very special without the crowds! We had anther great private fly fishing lesson with Grace and Todd from Austin. They listened carefully and caught on fast! We did the lesson on the Guadalupe River at the Action Angler access point. We didn't see any big hatch but we were only there for a couple of hours. Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Central Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams i the Austin area, San Antonio area and New Braunfels area too!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Friday June 19, 2020; The inflow to Canyon lake at the Spring branch gauge is 75 cfs. The Canyon Lake level is about 1 ft. below the conservation pool level of 909 MSL. The Lake was pretty deserted Friday morning when we set out to scout bass on Canyon. We found a few on flies resembling rubber worms, they were all largemouth with the heaviest being about three pounds. Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Central Texas Hill Country Rivers, lakes and streams near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Saturday December 12, 2020, Guadalupe River flow 58 cfs with clear and cold water conditions. Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Rusty Heizer and his girl produced two new fly fishers. We learned distance casting, the roll cast, and the pick up-set down cast. They were smart and caught on quickly. The day was sunny with perfect temps in the low 60's F. Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, casting lessons, classes and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.

Guadalupe Trout Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Tuesday December 22, 2020; Half day three boat trip with Reid Sweet and his buddies produced several nice Guadalupe trout. The weather was ideal with clear blue skies and temps in the mid 60's F. The outflow from Canyon Lake Dam was 60 cfs with clear water conditions. Most of our action was on Girdle bugs, San Juan worms and egg patterns. Since it was a weekday the river was not crowded. Expedition Outfitters has a Fly Fishing Academy to learn casting skills and more. We operate near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.