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Devils River Largemouth caught by Expedition Outfitters Guide Steven Bowka

 Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Monday May 26, 2014...Memorial Day...Observations at the third crossing revealed tranquil conditions in the morning with cool temps and overcast skies.  My buddy Chris Jackson from Action Angler had a half day morning guide trip and they barely made it off the water before the storm hit.  They were lucky because there was lightning and heavy winds.  In fact, I shot the photo above from my deck on the Guadalupe River.  The funnel cloud had clear rotation, but did not develop into a tornado.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River conditions:  Wednesday May 28, 2014; observations at the third crossing below Canyon Lake revealed clearing water conditions after yesterday's flash flood.  The flow below the dam went from 56 cfs to 2,500 cfs overnight .  Obviously the water became chocolate and un-fishable.  On the upside: The Edwards Aquifer is up almost five feet!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Thursday May 29, 2014; observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed a healthy Trico and PMD hatch.  The water was still off color but clearing.  The flows were robust from many springs and creeks contributing their share.  There were two fly fishers on the water fishing downstream of the third crossing.  The weather was beautiful with morning temps in the low 60's F. and evening temps in the mid 80's F.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions: Updated Friday May 30, 2014; observations and conditions at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed morning temps in the low 60's F. and cool north winds.  The Tricos and PMD's were hatching like there's no tomorrow.  The flows are robust from high aquifer levels and runoff from the recent rain event.  There was no one on the river this morning taking advantage of the great conditions.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Sunday June 1, 2014; Two boat, half day Guadalupe Trout fly fishing expedition/lesson produced four new fly fishers.  The weather was mild with early morning overcast and temps in the low 70's F.  Even though our trainees were green, we landed several nice Guadalupe Rainbow Trout.  Three fish were in the 20 inch class approaching almost five pounds.  These fish jumped and made blinding speed runs hoping to break us off.  We didn't encounter any tubers and the San Juan Worm was the winning fly!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions: Monday June 2, 2014; evening scouting trip at the fourth crossing revealed a good Trico hatch with BWO's too.  There were a few Guadalupe Trout rising, but they appeared to be gulping mouthfuls of drowned spinners and not individual flies.  This is hard to imitate; can you imagine casting a mouthful, or 10-15 flies on one drift?

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday June 3, 2014; Half day scouting trip on the lower Guadalupe River near Belmont produced some nice bass and sunfish on yellow poppers.  The water was relatively clear with flows about 400 cfs.  Wow, there was a lot of humidity in this area of the state!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report Near Austin and San Antonio Texas: Updated Wednesday June 4, 2014; Observations at the fouirth crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake showed no fishermen or tubers.  There was a massive Trico and PMD hatch about 7:30 am.  There were a few un-predictable fish rising to this opportunity, but they were gulping mouth fulls of bugs instead of individuals.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions;  Updated Thursday June 5, 2014; observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no fishermen or tubers.  There was no one in sight.  There were Tricos and PMDs coming off in the morning  The Guadalupe River Rainbow Trout were feeding mainly sub-surface.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Friday June 6, 2014; full day trip with Jimmy Adams and his lovely wife Sarah produced several Guadalupe Rainbow Trout up to 5 lbs (20 inches); we also caught and released two nice catfish on fly and some nice sunfish too!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides and Current River Conditions near San Antonio and Austin Texas.  Updated Saturday June 7, 2014;  Half day fly fishing lesson/rafting float trip produced two new fly fishers.  Sandra and Rex Whittin joined Expedition Outfitters guide Kevin Stubbs on a fun filled time catching and releasing several hard fighting fish.  They caught on quickly!  We didn't encounter very many tubers at all!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions near Austin and San Antonio Texas:  Sunday June 8, 2014; observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no fishermen or tubers.  The day held overcast skies and intermittent light rain showers. The temps were in the mid 70's F. and very pleasant.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Updated Monday June 9, 2014; evening scouting trip at the fourth crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no fishermen and a handful of quiet tubers.  The evening was overcast with light showers.  There was a nice PMD hatch though.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Thursday June 12, 2104; three day scouting trip at the Devils River revealed all of the usual players in their favorite haunts.  The monster smallmouth bass were eager to pursue our flies.  We also had many explosive takes on  top water patterns for large mouth bass.  The temps were in the 70's F. to low 90's F.  Wish you were here!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Saturday June 14, 2014; half day trip /fly fishing lesson with Scott from San Antonio was postponed due to rain.  We started our fly fishing lesson on the banks of the Guadalupe River at Gruene.  Before we could embark on our float, the rain storms hit.  We rescheduled our trip for an August date.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions near San Antonio and Austin Texas updated Monday June 16, 2014.  Observations at the third crossing below Canyon Lake revealed two fishermen  who reported nice catches of small bass and sunfish.  The weather was partly cloudy with highs in the 80's F.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Tuesday June 17, 2014; Two day trip with John and Will York produced many smallmouth and two largemouth bass.  We caught and released probably twenty smallmouth.  A couple were in the 3-5lb class.  Heavy streamers were the ticket.  Wish you were here!

 

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Wednesday June 18, 2014; Devils River Fly Fishing Guide trip with John and Will York yielded too many smallmouth bass to count; two smallmouth monsters were in the five pound class...Outstanding!!  We also landed and released two largemouth.  The weather was overcast with cool summertime temps in the mid 80's F.  Will and his brother John were expert anglers.  Please see video below.  Wish you were here!

 Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Friday June 20, 2014.  Fly Fishing Classes, lessons and instruction are the building blocks for success in this activity.  Russell Jenkines and his buddy Lou from San Antonio joined Expedition Outfitters guide Kevin Stubbs for a half day lesson/fishing guide trip.  The guys caught on...This isn't alway the case, but the guide was lucky to have people that listen and process information.  We caught and released too many fish to count.  The weather was delightful with morning temps in the low 70's F. and the early afternoon temps were in the mid 80's F.

 

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Updated June 23, 2014;  Half day flyfishing float trip on the warmwater section of the Guadalupe River with Mark Nilson from Washington State and his son in-law produced too many fish to count.  We caught and released many sunfish and bass.  The weather was cool and overcast throughout the morning giving us the edge.  Wish you were here!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated June 24, 2014; Guadalupe River Fly Fishing float with John Surles and his grandson Jonathan produced too many sunfish and bass to count.  Some of our largemouth bass were in the 3-4 lb range.  The morning was overcast keeping the temperatures in the comfortable range.  We did not encounter another person on our three mile float.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Wednesday June 25, 2014; We had a scheduled two day float with John Surles from Louisiana and he arrived this morning with his granddaughter to find thunderstorms in the area with frequent lightning.  We scrubbed our trip in the intrerest of safety.  Turned out, it was the right call.  Expedition Outfitters also offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near San Antonio and Austin Texas.

 

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Thursday June 26,2014; brief scouting trip at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed light rain showers and overcast conditions.  The temps were comfortable in the 70 degree F. range.  There was a prolific Trico and BWO hatch.  We saw many sunfish and small bass gulping mouthfulls of drowned spinners. The water was clear with good visibility.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin and San Antonio Texas.

 

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Friday June 27, 2014; Two hour fly fishing lesson with Laura from the Seguin area produced a new fly fisher.  We can't take total credit because she attended an Orvis training school awhile back.  The morning was cool with overcast skies in the 75 degree F. range.  After our stream side casting lesson, we did some wade fishing in the Guadalupe River.  The water felt refreshing!  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin and San Antonio Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Updated Saturday June 28, 2014;  Private fly fishing lesson for David Palomo produced another new fly fisher.  David is smart and caught on fast!  It's great when someone listens and executes instructions perfectly.  We actually caught and landed a nice fish while practicing.  The morning was cool and overcast making wade fishing conditions very pleasant.  Expedition Outfitters offers a Guadalupe River Guide Service and we outfit and guide trips on the San Marcos, Llano, Devils and Pecos Rivers too.  For information on Fly Fishing Classes, Lessons and Instruction near Austin and San Antonio Texas...email us , or give us a call.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Updated Sunday June 29, 2014;  Half day scouting trip on the upper Guadalupe River near Bergheim produced many fiesty "Guadalupe Bass."  The Guadalupe River above Canyon Lake has high numbers of our "Texas State Fish" The Guadalupe Bass.  The preferred patterns were small yellow poppers and small olive green "Wooly Buggers".  We saw a few canoeists along the way, but they weren't fishing.  The temps were in the high 70's to low 80's F with overcast morning skies.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Monday June 30, 2014; Eveniing observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no fishermen or tubers.  A common mis-perception: the tubers make it impossible to fish and have a good time.  The truth is: They arrive Friday evening on the weekends and don't awake till lunchtime on Saturday.  We are usually off the water by then.  On Sunday they are headed back to Houston because check out time is 11:00 am.  The bass fishing action on topwater fly patterns has been good.

 

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:   Updated Tuesday July 1, 2014;  Brief scouting trip at the fourth crossing produced several nice Guadalupe River Bass and one small Guadalupe Rainbow Trout.  There were virtually no tubers and no other fishermen.  The afternoon temps were in the mid 90's F. with a really nice breeze to cool you.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday July 2, 2014; morning scouting trip on the upper Guadalupe River above Canyon Lake revealed many Guadalupe Bass and numerous sunfish.  The preferred fly was a small yellow popper.  The water was clear with a light green tint. There were no other people on the river.  They were sleeping in, on a summer day.  Wish you were here!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Thursday July 3, 2014; Morning scouting trip on the lower Guadalupe River produced some nice sunfish and fiesty Guadalupe Bass too.  Today we were casting small, olive green "Wooly Buggers."  The water was clear and cool with nobody else on our stretch of the river.  We hugged the shade of the cypress and pecan trees.  We spent plenty of time wade fishing because the water was refreshing!

 Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Friday July 4th, 2014;  Happy Birthday to our Nation!  Morning scouting report at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake showed a nice Trico hatch.  Tricos are the smallest member of the "May Fly" family.  There were quite a few sunfish sipping drowned spinners.  There were no other anglers or other user groups until about 11:30 am.  A few families trickled by on inner tubes enjoying the scenery

 

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions near Austin and San Antonio Texas.  Updated Saturday July 5th, 2014; Morning fly fishing lesson with Dave Allwine from upstate Texas (DFW area) produced a new fly fisher.  Dave caught on pretty fast.  He has a military background, therefore he listened...or else.  Even with holiday conditions we managed to land a couple of fish on a lesson.  We're hitting the water tomorrow morning for a half day trip to put our new skills to work.  We will update you tomorrow.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons, guided trips and instruction near Austin and San Antonio Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Sunday July 6, 2014; Half day lesson/fly fishing float trip with Dave Allwine produced many hard fighting sunfish and small to medium sized bass.  The weather was pleasant with a cool overcast morning in the high 60's F....of course it warmed to 89 F. by noon. We only saw six tubers on the river on our three mile float.  Expedition Outfitters offers Fly Fishing Classes, Lessons and Instruction near San Antonio and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Updated Monday July 7, 2014; Evening scouting trip at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no other fishermen or tubers.  The water was clear and cool to the touch.  We caught and released several feisty Guadalupe Bass.  Yellow poppers were the ticket.  

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday July 8, 2014; observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River downstream of Canyon Lake revealed no fishermen, no tubers, no Harley Riders and a very peaceful and tranquil day following the fourth of July madness.  The temps started out in the low 70's F. and made it to 90 F. with partly cloudy skies.  I'm glad we're past the summer solstice.  The days are getting shorter.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday June 9, 2014; evening observations at the fourth crossing below Canyon Lake on the Guadalupe River showed a handful of tubers and kayakers.  They were all taking out at the fourth crossing.  That means the next three miles of water were unmolested.  There was a nice Caddis and Trico hatch happening earlier in the day.  The morning started out cool at 69 degrees F.; of course it warmed later into the low 90's F.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin and San Antonio Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Thursday June 10, 2014; Morning scouting trip near Bergheim on the Guadalupe River upstream of Canyon Lake produced many fiesty Guadalupe Bass and sunfish too.  We didn't see any other user groups on the river.  The weather started out cool at 69 degrees F.  Of course, the afternoon heated up to 92 degrees F.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin and San Antonio Texas.

 

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Updated Friday July 11, 2014; morning scouting trip at the fourth crossing on  the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake showed nobody on the river at 8:00 am.  There was a nice Trico hatch though.  I didn't see any fish rising for the delicate morsels however.  I'm pretty sure they were down below feeding on minnows, fry and nymphs.  The weather was pleasant and cool at 68 degrees F. with overcast skies until 2:00 pm...then it warmed up to 90 F.  We caught and released a couple of nice Guadalupe Bass before departing.  Expedition Outfitters offers Fly Fishing Classes, Lessons and Instruction near Austin and San Antonio Texas.

 

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Saturday July 12, 2014; Morning scouting trip at the fourth crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake showed no other fishermen or floaters.  There was a Trico hatch coming off at 7:30 am.  There were a few sunfish rising to the tasty morsels.  We caught and released two nice Guadalupe Rainbow Trout on streamers however.  They liked the purple wooly bugger.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons, instruction and guided fishing trips on the rivers near San Antonio and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Sunday July 13, 2014; half day fly fishing lesson/fishing float trip with James Saenz and his pretty wife Brandy produced two new fly fishers.  They both caught on pretty fast.  Everybody got several nice takes, although the action was a little slow.  Even with slow conditions, we managed to land a couple of decent fish.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing lessons, classes and instruction in the Austin and San Antonio Texas area.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Monday July 14, 2014; Morning scouting trip at the third crossing on Guadalupe River Road below Canyon Lake revealed several eager and willing small bass and sunfish.  The morning temps were pleasant at 70 degrees F.  There was a light south breeze to cool the fishermen.  The fish seemed to like our yellow poppers.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing lessons, classes and instruction near Austin and San Antonio Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday July 15, 2014; morning scouting trip on the Guadalupe River at the fourth crossing below Canyon Lake revealed no other fishermen or tubers.  The temps were pleasant in the 70 degree F. range.  There was a prolific Trico hatch with no trout rising for them.  There were however, a few sunfish rising to sip the tiny flies from the surface.  We caught and released several nice Guadalupe Bass and one Guadalupe Rainbow Trout about 16 inches long.  The trout fell for a Caddis emerger, and the bass liked the yellow popper again.

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday July 16, 2014; evening scouting trip at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no fishermen or tubers.  In fact it was very tranquil.  We cast a few flies to willing Guadalupe Bass and a few sunfish.  The evening temps were very comfortable because we are knee deep in cool Guadalupe River water.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions near Austin and San Antonio Texas:  Thursday July 17, 2014; Half day fly fishing lesson/guide trip was shortened by the threat of thunderstorms.  The morning started out overcast and cool in the lower 70's F.  We took advantage of the dry conditions and did a two hour fly casting lesson with our client Lisa from San Antonio.  We postponed our float trip because the radar showed showers headed our way.  We have rescheduled our float trip with Lisa for next week.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, instruction and lessons near San Antonio and Austin Texas.

 

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Friday July 18, 2014; Guadalupe River Fly Fishing/Scouting trip in the warmwater section of the river showed very few people and no tubers until late afternoon.  We did a short wade fishing trip landing several feisty Guadalupe Bass on yellow poppers.  We also caught and released several big sunfish that hit our flies.  The weather was very pleasant with partly cloudy skies and high temps in the upper 70's F...hard to believe it's this nice in a Texas summer!  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the Austin and San Antonio Texas area.

 

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Saturday July 19, 2014; private fly fishing lesson with family friend Pete Beltran from San Antonio, Texas produced a new fly fisher.  Pete made the transition from the "wrist -snap" technique he's used to while fishing his baitcaster; to the proper technique of keeping his wrist straight for fly fishing.  The weather was beautiful with cool morning temps in the 70's F.  It never got above 85 degrees F. all day.  There were a few folks out during the morning and afternoon.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near San Antonio and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Sunday July 20, 2014; half day guide trip/flyfishing instruction with Gene and Sherry from  San Antonio produced two new fly fishers.  We started out with riverside casting instruction, knot tying and general overview.  After that, we got into the raft and floated about three river miles and we actually got a couple of fish along the way!  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing lessons, classes and instruction near Austin and San Antonio Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Monday July 21, 2014; half day morning fly fishing guide trip on the lower Guadalupe River produced several nice bass.  Joe Reynolds from Tulsa and his boys joined Expedition Outfitters guide Kevin Stubbs for a three mile float.  We saw a few tubers along the way and caught fish right behind them as they floated by.  Once again, yellow poppers were the ticket.  Expedition Outfitters has guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, instruction and fly fishing classes near San Antonio and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday July 22, 2014  Morning scouting trip at the fourth crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed a 5lb catfish on a "bitch creek nymph."   The fish put up a valiant battle, but was subdued with a fast action five weight fly rod.  We thought the catch might be a smallmouth bass...but our balloon was deflated upon seeing the catfish.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing lessons, classes and instruction in the Austin and San Antonio Texas area.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and river conditions:  Wednesday July 23, 2014; half day fly fishing instructional guide trip with Lisa from San Antonio produced a new fly fisher.  Lisa caught and released a nice largemouth bass and a Kentucky Spotted bass.  The largemouth fought hard doubling the five weight rod over.  The "Spotted Bass" seemed to fight twice as hard, but we managed to land it.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing lessons, classes and instruction in the Austin and San Antonio Texas area.

 

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Thursday July 24, 2014;  Private fly fishing lesson for Mick Zealand produced a new fly fisher.  Mick caught on quickly, he is former military so he knows to listen...or else.  The Guadalupe River didn't have many tubers or other users today.  We pretty much had it to ourselves.  The water was cool in the upper 70's F.  We accessed the area around Lazy L and L.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing lessons, classes and instruction near Austin and San Antonio Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Friday July 25, 2014;  Half day Guadalupe River fly fishing lesson/guide trip produced two new fly fishers.  Ray Railey and his lovely wife joined us from San Antonio Texas.  We started with stream side casting lessons then we got into the raft and fished about three river miles.  We caught and released several small bass and many brightly colored sunfish.  The most popular fly was the yellow popper with white rubber legs.  The water was a little off color, but that gave us an advantage.  We saw a few tubers and kayakers but they didn't get in our way.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Saturday July 26, 2014; private fly fishing lesson with Eddie Brikahl from northern Colorado produced an new fly fisher.  We started with stream side casting lessons, knot tying and general overview of the sporting activity.  We caught and released several small bass and sunfish.  Once again, the yellow popper saved our ass!  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin and San Antonio Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Sunday July 27, 2014; half day instructional fly fishing lesson/Guadalupe River float trip produced two new fly fishers.  William Wang and his lady friend Lisa caught on real fast.  We caught and released several nice bass and sunfish on the famous yellow popper (with white rubber legs).  Expedition Outfitters has fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near San Antonio and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Monday July 28, 2014; half day instructional fly fishing float on the lower Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed several hungry sunfish and little bass.  We caught and released many small critters and the preferred fly was a yellow popper.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near New Braunfels, Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Report and Guides Observations:  Tuesday July 29, 2014; Half day scouting trip on the lower Guadalupe near Lazy L and L produced some nice bass and sunfish on poppers.  The yellow hard body popper with white rubber legs ruled.  We didn't encounter any tubers or other fishermen along our route.  The day was beautiful and the morning was the best with temps in the 70's and 80's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guided trips, fly fishing lessons, instruction, and fly fishing classes on the Guadalupe River near New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday July 30, 2014; half day guide trip with Mel Rosenthal and his buddy Mike from California produced two new fly fishers.  We caught and released many brightly colored sunfish and a couple of nice largemouth bass.  We did not encounter any tubers on our float.  The morning was nice with temps in the low 70's F. warming to 89 degrees F. at noon.  Expedition Outfitters gives fly fishing lessons, classes and instruction in the Austin and San Antonio Texas area.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Updated Thursday July 31, 2014; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Stella Broussard and her buddy Michael produced two new fly fishers.  The morning was overcast with cool conditions in the mid 70's F.  We caught and released many small bass and sunfish hitting a yellow popper.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes, and fly fishing instruction in the Austin and San Antonio Texas area.

Guadalupe River Fishing Report and Guide Observations:  Friday August 1, 2014; half day morning scouting trip on the Guadalupe River near Lazy L and L produced many brightly colored sunfish and several nice largemouth bass.  The topwater pattern brought the most action.  Once again, the yellow hard body popper with white rubber legs ruled.  The weather was spectacular with temps in the mid 70's to low 80's F.

 

Guadalupe Fishing Guide and Fly Fishing Report:  Saturday August 2, 2014; Morning scouting trip revealed nobody out and about on the river... but us.  We worked the area near Lazy L and L about six miles downstream from Canyon Lake.  We caught and released several nice bass and brightly colored sunfish.  The yellow popper was our go to fly.  The weather was great with light north winds and cooler temperatures.  Expedition Outfitters' guides perform fly fishing trips, we give fly fishing lessons, classes and instruction in the Austin and San Antonio Texas area.

 

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Guide and Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Sunday August 3, 2014; half day morning trip with Andrew and his grandfather from San Antonio produced many sunfish and bass too.  We caught and released several nice nice fish on topwater and sub-surface flies too.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing lessons, classes and instruction near Austin and San Antonio Texas.

 

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Guide near New Braunfels, Austin, and San Antonio Texas.  Monday August 4, 2014; morning fly fishing lesson with Margie Hill from Austin produced a new fly fisher.  Margie listened carefully and executed the instructions perfectly.  Women seem to do better at fly fishing instruction, because they don't try to bully their way through.  The weather was beautiful with cool morning temps iin the lower 70's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, classes and instruction in the Austin and San Antonio Texas areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Fly Fishing Report near Austin and San Antonio Texas:  Updated Tuesday August 5, 2014; private fly fishing lesson with Leslie Jones and her buddy Lisa from Austin Texas produced two new fly fishers.  We started with stream side casting lessons, we learned a couple of knots and we did a "general overview" of fly fishing.  The weather was great with cool morning temps in the low 70's F.  The skies were clear blue with puffy white clouds.  During our lesson we managed to catch and release a couple of nice bass.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing instruction and fly fishing classes in the Austin and San Antonio Texas area.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and Fly Fishing Conditions:  Wednesday August 6, 2014; Private two hour fly fishing lesson with Alissa produced a new fly fisher.  Alissa caught on fast with very little difficulty.  She was casting like a pro after a few minutes of instruction.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the New Braunfels area near Austin and San Antonio Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Thursday August 7, 2014; Guadalupe River Guide trip with Ansel Washington from San Francisco produced many brightly colored sunfish and small bass.  The yellow popper with white rubber legs was the most popular fly.  The weather was nice with morning temps in the low 70's F.  We didn't see anyone else on our part of the river.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Friday August 8, 2014; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Peaches Smith produced another hot fly fisher.  Peaches caught on fast in her short "shorts," We taught our fly fishing lesson at the Action Angler access to the Guadalupe River.  The morning was pleasant with temps in the mid 70's F.  The San Juan worm was our hottest fly.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides River Report and Fly Fishing Trips: Saturday August 9, 2014; Private morning fly fishing lesson with Ashley Thompson and her friend Wendy trained two new fly fishers.  We started with stream side casting lessons, knot tying, fly selection and general overview.  After that, we caught and released a couple of nice little Guadalupe Bass.  The morning was cool and comfortable with temps in the low 70's F.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas areas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report:  New Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio Texas area: Sunday August 10, 2014 Half day fly fishing instructional Guadalupe River guide trip revealed nice cool conditions in the morning.  We started with fly casting lessons and general overview of the sport.  After that, we got into the raft and floated/fished 3 river miles.  We caught and released several nice bass and many brightly colored sunfish.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing instruction in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas area.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and Fly Fishing Conditions:  Monday August 11, 2104; two hour private fly fishing lesson this morning with Jayme Wyeth produced a new fly fisher.  We started out with stream side casting lessons, we learned a couple of knots and we covered a general overview of fly fishing techniques.  The weather was nice with early morning temps in the mid 70's F.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction in the San Antonio and Austin Texas areas.  We also hold fly fishing classes, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction in the New Braunfels Texas area.

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday August 12, 2014; half day fly fishing trip/lesson produced two new fly fishers.  Shannon and Jennifer from San Antonio were great students, but the fish were flat out, not biting.  I'm blaming the giant moon damnit.  Even with adverse conditions, Shannon pulled a rabbit out of her hat and landed several fish to save the guide's ass.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, New Braunfels, and San Antonio Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday August 13, 2014; prolonged half day trip with Hunter Hamilton and his family produced some bass and sunfish.  The heavy weighted streamer produced the most strikes.  The weather was pleasant with morning temps in the 70's F.  Overall the day was pretty nice after jumping into the river numerous times to cool off.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and Fly Fishing Conditions near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas:  Thursday August 14, 2014; Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Ashley Long was very successful with a couple of fish being hooked during our practice fly fishing lesson.  The weather was great with morning temps in the mid 60's F.  The preferred fly was a yellow popper with white rubber legs.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, guided trips, fly fishing lessons in the New Braunfels Texas area.

 

Guadalupe River Fy Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Friday August 15, 2014 Fly Fishing Guide Report for the Guadalupe River at the third crossing on River Road showed no tubers or fishermen in the morning.  The temperatures were pleasant in the mid 70's F.  There was a pretty light BWO and Trico hatch.  We saw a few sunfish rising for the fallen spinners though.  Immature bass were sipping dry flies too.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes and fly fishing instruction near Austin Texas, New Braunfels Texas and San Antonio Texas all year long.

 

Guadalupe Fishing Guide near New Braunfels Texas, San Antonio Texas and Austin Texas:  Saturday August 16, 2014 Half day Guadalupe River fly fishing guide trip/fly fishing lesson produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was nice with temps in the mid 70's F in the morning.  We didn't encounter any other people on the river until 10:00 am.  The favorite fly was the giant Prince Nymph.  We caught and released several brightly colored sunfish and small bass.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction near New Braunfels Texas, San Antonio Texas and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions in the New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas areas:  Sunday August 17, 2014; two hour private fly fishing lesson for Ray Railey and his lady Jill produced two new fly fishers.  The early morning temps were in the mid 70's F. with partly cloudy skies.  We started out with riverside casting lessons, went over fly selection, presentation and learned a couple of knots.  After that, we fished a little while and landed a couple of nice little Guadalupe Bass and a couple of sunfish.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Fly Fishing  River Report and Current Conditions at New Braunfels Texas area:  Monday August 18, 2014; two hour private fly fishing lesson on the Guadalupe River in the New Braunfels area made two new fly fishers.  We started out with casting lessons, reading the water, knot tying, fly selection and general overview.  The weather was great in the morning with temps in the mid 70's F.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, fly fishing lessons, and gives fly fishing instruction in the Austin and San Antonio Texas area.

New Braunfels Fly Fishing Guide Guadalupe Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday August 19, 2014; Private fly fishing lesson at New Braunfels at the Guadalupe River produced two new fly fishers.  We started with stream side casting lessons, learned a couple of knots, and went over fly selection.  After that, we talked about reading the water for fish position.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes, and fly fishing instruction at New Braunfels and the San Antonio and Austin Texas area.

New Braunfels Texas Guadalupe River Fishing Guide Report and Fly Fishing Conditions near San Antonio and Austin Texas:  Wednesday August 20, 2014; two hour private fly fishing lesson and instruction made two new fly fishers.  Ashley Gordon and her buddy Mike joined us from Austin Texas.  They caught on pretty quick making the instructors job easier.  We started off with stream side casting lessons, and learned a couple of knots, we also learned fly selection and presentation.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas areas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and Fly Fishing Conditions near New Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio Texas.  Friday August 22, 2014; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Jeff Williams produced another new fly fisher.  Jeff caught on fast and was casting like a pro in about 30 minutes.  Luckily, he didn't have any bait casting or spinning rod experience, he was a clean slate.  There were no tubers or kayakers on our section of the river.  We had the whole stretch to ourselves.  The weather was nice this morning with temps in the 70's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guided trips, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction in the Texas Hill Country.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and Fly Fishing Conditions: Updated Saturday August 23, 2014; Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Stephen Sample from Austin produced a new fly fisher.  Stephen caught on pretty fast executing instructions properly.  He was dead drifting dry flies in preparation for a Montana fly fishing trip.  The weather was pleasant with temps in the mid 70's F.  Don't forget to mend Stephen on your presentation.  Expedition Outfitters gives fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin vicinities.

 

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and Fly Fishing Conditions:  Updated August 24, 2014.  Half day fly fishing trip/lesson with Kurt, Garrett and Marshall from Austin introduced everyone to fly fishing.  Unfortunately, the fly action sucked so we converted to casting soft plastics with spinning rods and picked up several sunfish and smallmouth bass.  The weather was nice early on and rose to 90 degrees by 2:00 pm.  Expedition Outfitters has fly fishing classes, lessons and fly fishing instruction in the New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas areas.

 

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and Fly Fishing Conditions:  Updated Monday August 25, 2014; evening scouting trip at the fourth crossing near Rio Guadalupe Resort produced two nice rainbow trout in the 16 inch class.  The winning fly was the San Juan worm.  We dead drifted it behind a stonefly nymph.  The weather was hot in the upper 90's but the water was cold and relatively clear.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday August 26, 2014; Two hour fly fishing lesson with Tamara Radcliff and her buddy Mike produced two new fly fishers.  We started out with stream side casting lessons, knot tying, fly selection and general overview.  After that, we fished the area and hooked up with a couple of feisty Guadalupe bass and several sunfish.  The weather was cool in the morning with temps in the low 70's F.  Expedition Outfitters has fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin areas.

 

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and Fly Fishing Report for the lower Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake:  Updated Wednesday August 27, 2014; Two hour fly fishing lesson at Cypress Bend Park produced two new fly fishers.  We caught and released several sunfish and small bass during our fly fishing instructional class.  We started with stream side casting lessons, knot tying, fly selection and general overview.  The morning was cool with temps in the low 70's F.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near New Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Thursday August 28, 2014; Two hour private fly fishing lesson/instructional wade trip with Ashley Reid and her boyfriend produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was nice with temps in the mid 70's F. We started with stream side casting lessons, knot tying and a general fly fishing overview.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the Austin, New Braunfels, and San Antonio Texas areas. 

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and Fly Fishing conditions:  Friday August 29, 2014;  Our half day trip started with stream side casting lessons, knot tying, fly selection and general overview of the sport in the Central Texas, Hill Country area.  After that, we got into the raft and floated/fished about three river miles.  The best fly was the red popper with white rubber leggs...go figure.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, lessons, and instruction in the San Antonio, New Braunfels and Austin Texas areas.

 

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Summary:  Saturday, August 30, 2014; early morning scouting trip at the third crossing on Guadalupe River Road below Canyon Lake yielded several sunfish and Guadalupe Bass on poppers.  There was no one else out, until afternoon.  The Labor Day crowds are pretty subdued this year with very little activity other than a Life Flight Air Ambulance evacuation of an unfortunate swimmer who dove into shallow water and suffered C-spine injuries.  It's nice to know multi-million dollar technology and trained medical professionals are available to save our ass in the event we get injured.  Please see video below.  The weather was nice with early morning temps in the low 70's F. and evening temps in the low 90's F.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and Fly Fishing Conditions:  Thursday September 4, 2014;  Phil Noel from new Mexico joined Expedition Outfitters guide Kevin Stubbs for a half day morning fly fishing trip on the warmwater section of the Guadalupe.  We  caught and released too many fish to count.  It doesn't always happen this way...luckily Phil was an expert fly fisher making the guide's job easier.  Fly Fishing Texas offers fly fishing guide trips on the Guadalupe River near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions; Friday September 5, 2014; two hour private fly fishing lesson started with stream side casting lessons, knot tying, fly selection and general overview.  The weather was fantastic with temps in the high 80's F.  Expedition Outfitters and Fly Fishing Texas provide fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near New Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Saturday September 6, 2014; Two Hour fly fishing lesson with two anglers from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  We started with stream side casting lessons, knot tying, and general overview of fly fishing.  We also covered "reading the water".  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and Fly Fishing Conditions:  Updated Monday September 8, 2014; Half day trip with Tristen Goldberg produced many small bass and sunfish.  The winning fly was the red popper with white rubber legs.  The weather was great with temps in the 80's and low 90's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing instruction, lessons and guided trips in the Austin and San Antonio Texas areas.

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Guides report and river conditions:  updated Tuesday September 9, 2014.  Two hour fly fishing lesson near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin produced a new fly fisher.  We started with casting lessons, knot tying and fly selection.  It all came together in the end.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday September 10, 2014  Two hour fly fishing guides lesson was a great introduction to the sport.  We started with stream side casting lessons, knot tying and general overview.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons, and instruction near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Thursday September 11, 2014.  Two hour fly fishing lesson was successful.  We caught and released several small bass while practicing our technique.

 

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and Fly Fishing Conditions:  Updated Friday September 12, 2014; half day morning trip with Brad and his hot girlfriend Stacy produced quite a few sunfish and several smallmouth and largemouth bass.  Nothing was very big, but they fought for their lives.  They didn't know we were going to release them back into the river unharmed.  The weather was nice with temps in the 70's to low 90's.  Expedition Outfitters offers Guadalupe River Guided Fly Fishing trips and Fly Fishing lessons, instruction and classes near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report  and River Report: September 13, 2014; two hour fly fishing lesson with Leslie Stamford and her guest Wanda produced two new fly fishers.  We started with stream side casting lessons, knot tying, fly selection and general overview.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Sunday September 14, 2014, Two hour fly fishing lesson with Tamara and her friend Morgan produced two new fly fishers.  We started with stream side casting lessons, knot tying, fly selection and general overview.  The weather was great with cool morning temps and afternoon highs in the 70's F.  Expedition Outfitters has fly fishing lessons, classes and instruction and guided fly fishing trips in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels areas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and Fly Fishing Conditions:  Updated Monday, September 15, 2014; Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Tamara and her friend Mary produced two new fly fishers.  We started with stream side casting lessons. knot tying and general overview of the sport.  The weather was great with temps in the 70's and 80's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe River Fishing Guides Report and Fly Fishing Conditions: Updated Tuesday September 16, 2014.  Scouting report at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no anglers, tubers, or other people.  The Osprey "Fish Eagles" did arrive on their migration from the north.  They squeeled and chirped at us to announce their presence.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips and teaches fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in New Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio Texas.

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated  Thursday September 18, 2014; two hour fly fishing lesson with Leslie Zumwalt and her friend Stacey from Oregon produced two new fly fishers. We started with stream side casting lessons, knot tying and fly selection.  The ladies caught on quickly landing several small bass and sunfish.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing lessons, classes and instruction in the New Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio Texas areas.

 

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Friday September 19, 2014;  Half day morning fly fishing guide trip near New Braunfels Texas produced some small fish and the overall bite was slow.  We had approaching thunderstorms with low pressure.  Old time clients and friends Cliff Mycoskie and John Newbern joined Expedition Outfitters guide Kevin Stubbs for a three mile float on the Guadalupe River.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Saturday September 20, 2014; Two hour private fly fishing lesson in New Braunfels on the Guadalupe River produced two new fly fishermen.  Walt and Todd came from Austin to get away from the "rat race" and experience nature and wildlife firsthand.  We started with stream side casting lessons, knot tying, and ended with on the job training by catching a couple of small Guadalupe Bass.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, lessons, and gives instruction in the new Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio Texas areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Sunday September 21, 2014; Fly fishing scouting trip at the third crossing below Canyon Lake on River Road revealed no tourists or fishermen.  There was a prolific PMD hatch in the morning following rain showers from yesterday.  The bugs were thick and a few small sunfish and baby bass were rising to sip them.  The morning started with fog, but it burned off by 8:00 am.  The rest of the day was partly cloudy skies with low 90's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons and instruction in the New Braunfels area near Austin and San Antonio Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Monday September 22, 2014; Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Misty Haven produced a new fly fisher.  We started with stream side casting lessons, knot tying and general overview.  After that, we fished a little while landing several small bass and sunfish.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, and instruction in the New Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio Texas areas.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guide Trip and River Conditions:  Wednesday September 24, 2014.  The first day of a two day and three night trip at Sycamore Canyon Ranch produced too many bass to count.  The weather was perfect with cool mornings and warm afternoons.  Rick and Cameron Pratt from Port Aransas were our guests.  They were expert fisher people.  They could read the water and they were good casters too!  Expedition Outfitters offers guided Devils River Fishing Trips.

 Devils River Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Thursday September 25, 2014; Our second day of Devils River fishing produced quite a few bass and several slab-sided sunfish.  The weather was perfect for Rick and Cameron Pratt from Port Aransas.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing lessons, classes and guides fly fishing trips in the Hill Country Rivers near New Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Sunday September 28, 2014; morning scouting trip at the third crossing on Guadalupe River Road below Canyon Lake revealed a prolific PMD and Trico hatch.  The weather was cool in the low 60's F. with fog and quickly clearing skies.  There were no fishermen or tubers.  It's a little late in the season for tubers, but it's comforting to know they are gone.  Adios Mal Amigos!

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Monday September 29, 2014; Half day fly fishing float/fly fishing lesson produced a new fly fisher.  Geroge Jones from Austin joined Guadalupe Fishing Guide Kevin Stubbs for a fun rafting trip on the Guadalupe River near New Braunfels Texas.  George caught on quickly making the fly fishing instructor's job easy.  We caught and released several small bass and a couple of colorful sunfish on bead head olive buggers.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing lessons, gives fly fishing instruction and guides fly fishing trips on Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, New Braunfels and San Antonio Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and Fly Fishing Conditions:  Tuesday September 30, 2014; evening scouting trip at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed one fisherman taking advantage of the beautiful evening and solitude.  The morning temps started out in the low 60's F and topped out at 90 degrees F in the afternoon.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons, instruction and guided trips in the New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas areas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday October 1, 2014; half day fly fishing guide trip/fly fishing lesson on the Guadalupe River near New Braunfels  revealed a great student and fly fisher.  Brent Knox joined Expedition Outfitters guide Kevin Stubbs for a great fly fishing excursion on the Guadalupe River for a fun filled morning.  We started with stream side casting lessons, fly selection and general overview.  After that, we floated and fished our way down stream putting our new skills to work.  We caught and released several nice Guadalupe bass and many brightly colored sunfish.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, lessons, and hosts guided fly fishing trips in the Texas Hill Country.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and Fly Fishing Conditions below Canyon Lake near New Braunfels: Thursday October 2, 2014;  Scouting observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River revealed no fishermen, no tubers, and no Harley Davidson motorcycles (if you ride one you might enjoy it, but we hate you because of the noise).  There was a nice caddis and BWO hatch in the evening though.  The weather was beautiful with morning temps in the 70's and evening temps in the low 90's F.

Guadalupe fishing Guides Report and Fly Fishing Conditions:  Updated Friday October 3, 2014; morning scouting trip on the Guadalupe River at the third crossing below Canyon Lake revealed a prolific caddis, Bwo, and Trico hatch.  The sunfish and smaller bass were sipping the bugs from the surface, but the larger bass were preying on the pre-occupied sunfish and minnows.  The morning was cool with high temps in the low 80's F.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Saturday October 4, 2014 full day float for Perry, Shawn, and Allen from the Austin and San Antonio area produced three new fly fishers.  We saw one other fisherman and a handful of tubers.  The weather was great with morning temps in the low 60's F and the afternoon temps in the low 80's F. We caught several feisty sunfish and Guadalupe Bass.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, fly fishing lessons and guided fishing trips in the Texas Hill Country Rivers.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Sunday October 5, 2014; Two hour fly fishing lesson with Leslie Gildchrist and her buddy Sue produced two new fly fishers.  We started with river side casting instructions, we tied a couple of knots, and we also went over fly selection.  While practicing, we caught and released a couple of small bass and sunfish.  The weather was perfect with morning temps in the 60's and evening temps in the high 80's F.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing lessons, and gives fly fishing instruction in the New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas areas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Monday October 6, 2014; Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Heather Neaubauer and Franny Smith produced two new fly fishers.  We started with stream side casting lessons on the banks of the Guadalupe River, we learned a couple of knots, and we gained a general overview of the sport.  The weather was great with partly cloudy skies and comfortable temperatures.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing lessons, classes, and guides fly fishing trips on the Hill Country Rivers of Central Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions: Thursday October 7, 2014; Half day afternoon wade fishing trip on the Guadalupe River with Rush Hodgson and his group from Pennsylvania produced lots of brightly colored sunfish and few good bass.  There were no tubers or other fishermen.  The day was beautiful with moderate temps in the high 80's.  Steve is pictured below with his small mouth bass.

 

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Thursday October 9, 2014; evening scouting trip at the third crossing over the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no fishermen, tubers, or anyone whatsoever.  There was a nice evening caddis hatch with sunfish and small bass rising for the insect morsels.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guided trips, fly fishing lessons, and fly fishing instruction in the New Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio Texas areas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Saturday October 11, 2014; Guadalupe River Fishing Guide trip with Steve and Marcia from Tennessee was rescheduled because of thunderstorms.  Luckily we could change our Guadalupe Fishing Guide day to Sunday.  The weather today marked the passing of a cool front and lower more comfortable temperatures compared to summer.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and Fly Fishing Conditions: Sunday October 12, 2014; Guided fishing trip with Steve and Marcia Crouch from Tennessee yielded a meager turn out of bass.  The weather went from warm to 30 degrees cooler overnight.  Even though we got some good bites and takes, we struggled and called it a day a bit early.  We thought, what's the sense in beating a dead horse?  

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Monday October 13, 2014; evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake showed two fishermen.  The morning started out with a cold front passage with threatening clouds but very little rain.  The afternoon ended up with sunny skies and cooler temps.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, lessons and guides fly fishing float trips on the Guadalupe River, and other spring fed rivers near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and Fly Fishing Conditions:  Updated Tuesday November 14, 2014.  Evening scouting trip at the third crossing over the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no fishermen or other river users whatsoever.  There was a nice mayfly hatch though.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Wednesday October 15, 2014; evening scouting observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River downstream of Canyon Lake revealed no fishermen or other river users.  The weather was beautiful with morning low temps in the low 50's F. and evening temps in the high 80's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, gives fly fishing lessons, and provides fly fishing instruction on the rivers in the Texas Hill Country near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas...and beyond!

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Thursday October 16, 2014; Half day morning trip on the warmwater section of the Guadalupe River produced several brightly colored sunfish and several small Guadalupe Bass.  Rodger and Hannah joined us from Austin Texas to learn the art of fly fishing.  The weather was perfect with morning temps in the high 50's and afternoon highs in the high 80's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes and fly fishing guide trips on the rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Friday October 17, 2014; morning scouting trip in the warmwater section of the Guadalupe River revealed a massive BWO and PMD hatch.  There were swarms of sunfish and small bass gulping mouthfulls of bugs.  We didn't see any big bass exhibiting this behavior...but they would occasionally crash the sunfish and small bass hoping to produce a substantial meal.  The weather was great with morning temps in the high 50's and evening temps in the high 80's.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, fly fishing lessons and guides fly fishing float trips in the Texas Hill Country near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and Fishing Conditions:  Saturday October 18, 2014; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Leslie Abriel produced a new fly fisher.  She caught on fast and we caught and released several small bass and sunfish.  The weather was perfect with morning temps in the mid 60's F.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing lessons, classes and instruction in the New Braunfels, Austin, and San Antonio Texas areas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Sunday October 19, 2014; half day trip with Kevin Rizley on the Guadalupe River in the warmwater section produced a couple of largemouth and several nice sunfish on a topwater pattern.  The weather was perfect with morning temps in the low 60's and afternoon temps in the upper 80's F.  Luckily, Kevin is an expert fly fisher and the guide just rowed the boat for him.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing classes, lessons and guides fly fishing float trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers.

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Monday October 20, 2014;  morning scouting trip at the third crossing over the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed a massive Trico hatch.  There were no trout rising for the bugs, but there were numerous sunfish and small bass gulping mouthfulls of bugs.  The weather was great with morning temps in the 60's F and afternoon temps in the 80's F.  Expedition Outfitters guides Guadalupe River Trout trips and provides fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes, and fly fishing instruction in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas areas.

 

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and Fly Fishing Conditions:  Tuesday October 21, 2014; evening scouting trip at the fourth crossing produced a couple of "hold over" Guadalupe Rainbow trout on a San Juan worm dropped under a Bitch Creek Nymph.  These fish were fat and healthy and prospered through the summer.  The weather was perfect with blue skies and comfortable temps.  Expedition Outfitters offers  Guadalupe Trout fly fishing guide trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction near Austin, New Braunfels and San Antonio Texas.

 

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday October 22, 2014; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Ashley Thomas from Austin produced a new fly fisher.  We started with stream side casting lessons, fly selection and overview, then we learned a couple of knots and put our new skills to work and landed a couple of small Guadalupe bass.  The weather was perfect with temps in the mid 70's F.  We didn't see anyone else on the river.  Our Guadalupe fly fishing guides teach fly fishing classes, give fly fishing lessons and instruction on the Hill Country rivers in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas areas.

Guadalupe River Fishing Guides report and fly fishing conditions:  Updated Saturday, October 25, 2014.  Morning scouting trip on the San Marcos River yielded quite a few nice bass on poppers and weighted streamers.  Overall, the rubber legged Wooly bugger was our best pattern.  The flow was about 100 cfs with beautiful weather and clear water conditions.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated November 7, 2014.  Evening scouting trip at the third crossing over the Guadalupe River revealed Chris Jackson giving fly fishing lessons at the Action Angler access.  The clients seemed to be catching on.  The evening was beautiful with clear skies and temps on the 60's F.  We wish you were here!

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and River conditions:  Updated November 18, 2014.  Scouting trip at the third crossing below Canyon Lake on the Guadalupe revealed a couple of successful fishermen.  They remarked: "The fish were looking up and we got them on dries".  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas areas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Wednesday November 19, 2014; Evening scouting trip at the third crossing over the Guadalupe River showed no fishermen.  The weather was perfect with temps in the 70's F. and clear blue skies.  We saw numerous trout rising for a caddis hatch.  The bugs were at their peak about 3:30 pm.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Guadalupe and other rivers.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday November 25, 2014.  We started out with a beautiful blue bird morning with temps in the low 30's F.  By afternoon, the temps rose into the mid 60's F.  There wasn't much of an insect hatch and the fishing was great , but the catching was slow.  There were a few other fishermen on the water experiencing the same conditions.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing  classes, lessons and instruction on the Guadalupe River near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas.  

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides and River Report:  Updated Wednesday November 26, 2014,  Full day trip with Eric Ball and his dad Mike yielded too many Guadalupe River Rainbow Trout to count.  Luckily the guys knew how to fly fish already.  This saved us some time because we were able to fish right away.  The weather was perfect with high temps in the low 70's F.  The Trico hatch was moderate but enough to stimulate activity.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing gift certificates for the outdoors person in your life.  A fly fishing gift certificate is the perfect Christmas present for the outdoors person you love!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Sunday October 30, 2014; observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake showed very few fishermen.  Everyone is preparing for the work week including your Guadalupe Fishing Guides.  The weather was perfect this evening with partly cloudy skies and temps in the high 70's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing gift certificates, fly fishing  lessons, guided fly fishing trips and fly fishing instruction on the Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio, and New Bruanfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday December 5, 2014; evening scouting trip at the fourth crossing revealed a few fishermen.  Their success was pretty slow according to reports.  There was a nice hatch with a few PMD's and quite a few Tricos coming off.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions: Updated Saturday December 6, 2014; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Yvonne Lewis and her buddy Lisa produced two new fly fishers.  We started with stream side casting lessons, moved onto knot tying, fly selection and we presented a general overview of the sport.  Expedition Outfitters offers Fly Fishing Classes, Lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.  Expedition Outfitters has the perfect Christmas Gift for your outdoors person, give the gift of Fly Fishing with one of our gift certificates.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions: Tuesday December 9, 2014;  Half day Guadalupe River guided trip on the warmwater section yielded a couple of nice largemouth bass on heavy weighted streamers.  The weather was beautiful with calm conditions and clear blue skies...and temps in the mid 60's F.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Guadalupe River and other Texas Hill Country streams.  Fly Fishing is the perfect gift for Christmas!  Give your friends and loved ones the best Christmas Gift ever!  Check our gift certificate page for more information.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Thursday December 11, 2014; Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Meredith Baxter and her friend Jody produced two new fly fishers.  We started with stream side fly casting instruction, fly selection, knot tying and we provided a general overview of the sport.  It was a beautiful afternoon with temps in the mid 60's F. and partly cloudy skies.  Expedition Outfitters has the perfect gift for your outdoors person!  Our Fly Fishing Gift Certificates provide relaxation and fun!  Give the gift of fly fishing this Christmas.  Wildlife, nature and relaxation are always here.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Saturday December 13, 2014; Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide trip in the warmwater section of the Guadalupe River produced a couple of nice largemouth bass.  Believe it or not; they hit topwater patterns.  The weather was foggy early with nice afternoon conditions in the mid 60's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips on the Guadalupe River and other Hill Country streams.  Go to: www.expedition-outfitters.net to get your fly fishing gift certificates and gift cards for Christmas.

 

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Monday December 15, 2014; Whirlwind tour of the Devils River via our Cessna Bush Plane revealed many miles of Devils River with no kayakers, landowners, ranchers or smugglers. The day was beautiful with blue bird skies and calm winds.  Wish you were here.  

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Thursday December 18, 2014.  The Guadalupe River is flowing cold and clear with a minimum amount of fishermen out today.  Observations at the third crossing near Action Angler showed a couple of successful fishers that caught and released several nice Guadalupe Trout.  The popular fly of the day seemed to be the Prince Nymph.  They can get fish just about anywhere.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.  Please check our web site for Christmas Gift Ideas for your favorite fly fisherman or fly fisher woman.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions;  Friday December 19, 2015.  Evening scouting trip at the fourth crossing produced several nice Guadalupe River Rainbow Trout on nymphs.  The most popular pattern was the Prince Nymph.  They ate it up!  If you're looking for the perfect Christmas gift for your outdoorsman/outdoorswoman pick the Expedition Outfitters Gift Card / Certificate.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Saturday December 20, 2014; observations at the third crossing revealed quite a few fishermen with varying success.  The popular fly of the day prove to be the squirmy worm.  If you haven't tried it already your neighbor will.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels area.  Give the gift of fly fishing this Christmas with a gift certificate or gift card.

 

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions: Sunday December 21, 2014; evening scouting trip at the third crossing revealed quite a few successful fishermen and fisherwomen.  The popular fly was a caddis emerger fished under a...Caddis!  Basically the old dry and dropper time proven method.  The day was overcast with pleasant temperatures in the mid to high 50's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.  Don't forget to give the gift of fly fishing this Christmas.  We have gift certificates and gift cards for your favorite nature lover.  Fly fishing gift ideas for your outdoorsman and outdoorswoman in the Texas Hill Country.  We sell smiles and adventure!

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

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions: Updated Thursday February 12, 2015;  The day was beautiful with temps in the mid 60's F.  We didn't see many fishermen or women out.  The popular fly of the day waqs the Prince Nymph with a drowned Trico dropper.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing trips and excursions in Texas and Montana.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Friday February 13th, 2015.  Full day trip with Dr. Jeff Riddle from Houston produced many hard fighting Guadalupe Trout on Prince Nymphs and Zug Bug droppers...Go figure.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

Guadalupe River  Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday, March 13th, 2015; evening observations at the third crossing on River Road below Canyon Lake revealed only a couple of fishermen and women.  The popular fies of the day were a Caddis with a Zug Bug dropper.  Who could figure?  The evening was beautiful with clear blue skies and temps in the low 70's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips in the Texas Hill Country near Austin, San Antonio, and New Braunfels Texas.  

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Saturday March 14, 2015;  Full day guide trip with Erick Phillips and his son Michael from Austin yielded several Guadalupe Trout.  Michael caught and released his family's all time, biggest rainbow trout.  This fish was a male bruiser in the 6 lb class.  The fish fought like hell and we had to chase it with the raft.  During the battle, this huge trout went under the boat several times straining the rod, angler and tippet (5X) to the breaking point.  Michael landed the fish with a size 22 Trico "drowned spinner."  The weather was awesome with clear blue skies and temps in the mid 70's F.

 

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Monday March 16, 2015; evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no fishers.  The weather closed in with light rain and fog.  The forecast calls for rain the next couple of days.  Hope so, we need it!  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips in the Texas Hill Country near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Wednesday March 18, 2015; evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed two fishermen.  They said the winning fly was the Guadalupana designed by Lefty Ray Chapa.  The day was beautiful with temps in the mid 70's F. and clear blue skies.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday September 1, 2015; morning scouting trip on the upper Guadalupe River above Canyon Lake revealed lots of hungry bass and sunfish.  The water was clear with the flow around 100 cubic feet per second.  The "go to fly" of the day was a lime green Clouser minnow.  The weather was very pleasant with early morning temps in the high 60's F. and afternoon highs around 89 degrees F.  Expedition Outfitters conducts fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction on the Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday September 2, 2015; morning scouting trip at the third crossing below Canyon Lake revealed many Guadalupe Bass and feisty sunfish.  The most popular fly was the grasshopper pattern.  Many fish slammed it with wreckless abandon.  The weather was great with temps in the 70's F. and partly cloudy skies.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas areas.  The Canyon Dam release was 210 cubic feet per second with the local creeks adding another 30 cfs.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday August 4, 2015; morning scouting trip at the third crossing below Canyon Lake revealed no fisher persons, no tubers or rafters.  We had the river to ourselves.  The flow was about 220 cubic feet per second with an ice tea colored stain but still clear.  The bite was constant on topwater chartreuse poppers and nymphs dropped under them.  The weather was very pleasant with morning temps around 70 degrees F. and high temps of 92 degrees F.  Expedition Outfitters hosts guide fly fishing trips in the Texas Hill Country near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Sunday September 6, 2015; morning scouting trip at the third crossing below Canyon Lake revealed nobody.  No fishermen, tubers, or rafters.  This will surely change later today with the holiday crowd.  The Canyon Dam release from Canyon Lake is 205 cubic feet per second.  The water below Canyon Lake is clear and cool with an ice tea colored stain at 70.5 degrees F.  The sunfish and Guadalupe Bass were active taking our chartreuse popper off the surface.  The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies and comfortable temps.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly classes and instruction in the Texas Hill Country near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Monday September 7, 2015 (Labor Day); evening scouting trip at the third crossing showed empty rivers and roadways.  Everybody went home to resume school and work.  Since there was nobody around we managed to catch and release quite a few Guadalupe Bass..."The State Fish of Texas."  Our go to pattern was the chartreuse hard body popper with white rubber legs.  We also caught and released quite a few brightly colored sunfish too.  Expedition Outfitters offer fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday September 8, 2015; morning scouting trip at the third crossing below Canyon Lake revealed nobody.  The morning was beautiful with temps in the low 70's F. and high temps in the low 90's F.  Canyon Dam release 215 cubic feet per second.  We caught and released many Guadalupe Bass and Largemouth too.  The hot fly was the chartreuse popper.  We also had good strikes with green cone head streamers.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday September 9, 2015; evening scouting trip at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake produced many nice Guadalupe Bass and several brightly colored sunfish.  The chartreuse popper was the go to fly.  The Canyon Dam release and Guadalupe River flow was 207 cubic feet per second.  The weather was nice with temps in the high 70's F to 89 degrees F.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Monday September 21, 2015; morning scouting trip at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed a massive Trico and BWO hatch.  There were small Guadalupe Bass and sunfish rising for the tasty treats.  There wasn't any fishermen in the area and the tubers are long gone.  It's a good time to be on the river.  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 Report and River Conditions:  Thursday September 24, 2015; morning scouting trip at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake showed a massive Trico and Blue Winged Olive hatch.  There were clouds of the bugs with swallows, dragonflies, small bass and sunfish feeding on them.  The release rate from Canyon Lake was 200 cubic feet per second.  The water was pretty clear with an ice tea colored stain.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday September 25th, 2015; Canyon Dam release is 200 cfs.  The water is relatively clear with an ice tea colored stain.  There were no fishermen at the third crossing this morning.  There was a nice Trico and BWO hatch with rising sunfish and small bass.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips on the spring fed Hill Country Rivers in Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Saturday September 26, 2015; half day morning trip on the warmwater section of the Guadalupe River yielded quite a few bass, sunfish and a Rio Grande Cichlid.  We had our best luck when we switched from heavy sub surface patterns to topwater patterns.  The weather was perfect with cool morning temps and clear skies.  The Canyon Lake release was 200 cubic feet per second.  Expedition Outfitters hosts fly fishing guide trips in the Texas Hill Country near San Antonio, Austin and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Monday September 28. 2015; evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no tourists whatsoever.  The water was cool and clear with an ice tea colored stain.  It's a great time to be on Texas Rivers and enjoy your solitude.  The Canyon Dam release was 207 cubic feet per second.  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 Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday September 29th, 2015; half day guide trip with private jet pilots Kipp and Jim from Los Angeles California yielded lots of explosive strikes from bass and sunfish.  Unlike their poetic skills flying the Gulfstream Jet they arrived in...several fish proved hard to land.  Even with several wily hook ups, Kipp caught and released some beautiful fish.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips in the Texas Hill Country near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels, Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Sunday October 4, 2015; Jeremy Compton and his son joined us for a half day instructional/fly fishing trip.  The morning started off cool with temps in the mid 50's F.  After a couple of hours the temps climbed and there was a prolific Mayfly hatch.  There were Trico's and PMD's and Hexagenias too.  The small bass and sunfish were feeding on this feast.  We managed to catch and release quite a few fish during this period.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Monday October 5th, 2015; morning observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River revealed no fishermen or anyone whatsoever.  The weather was great with morning temps in the low 60's F. with partly cloudy skies.  We caught and released many nice Guadalupe Bass and several sunfish.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  October 8th, 2015.  Evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no one.  No tubers, no kayakers, and no fishermen.  The conditions were great with clear blue skies and comfortable temps in the 70's F.  There was a prolific Mayfly hatch earlier today.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday October 9, 2015; instructional fly fishing trip with Caleb and Frank produced quite a few fish.  The weather was perfect with partly cloudy skies and pleasant temps in the 70's F.  Our new fly fishers were successful at landing sunfish and bass.  Caleb even caught two bass with one cast (he was using two flies).  The water was relatively clear with an ice tea stain.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Sunday October 11, 2015; morning scouting trip on the upper Guadalupe River above Canyon Lake revealed clear water conditions with beautiful weather and clear blue skies.  The temps were perfect in the low 60's F and low humidity.  Our short trip from Bergheim to Edge Falls Road didn't take very long and yielded lots of Guadalupe Bass and brightly colored sunfish.  The yellow popper with white rubber legs was our go to fly.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday October 13, 2015; morning scouting trip on the warmwater section near New Braunfels produced quite a few eager sunfish and smallmouth bass.  We also caught and released a nice largemouth bass in the 4lb class.  It fought hard and doubled a six weight rod to its limits.  This wily LMB fell for a brown Clouser minnow.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fly fishing classes, lessons, instruction and guided rafting trips on the spring fed Hill Country rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions: Wednesday October 14, 2015; evening scouting trip at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake showed no body whatsoever.  No fishermen, tubers, kayakers or tourists.  There was a prolific mayfly hatch around 10:00 am with little bass, minnows and sunfish rising to the hatch.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Thursday October 15, 2015; morning scouting trip on the upper Guadalupe River above Canyon Lake showed crystal clear water and low flows in the 60 cfs range.  The Guadalupe Bass were the first to reach the fly with small "male" largemouth challenging the Guads for dominance.  The weather was perfect with morning temps in the high 50's F. and evening temps in the low 90's F.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday October 16, 2015; evening scouting trip at the third crossing below Canyon Lake revealed no fishermen, tubers, or kayakers.  The weather was beautiful with temps in the high 80's F.  We caught and released quite a few Guadalupe Bass and brightly colored sunfish.  The lucky fly of the day was a yellow popper with white rubber legs.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips in the Texas Hill Country near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Saturday October 17, 2015; morning scouting trip on the upper Guadalupe River above Canyon Lake showed crystal clear waters and small rapids and riffles.  The flow is back down from the spring and summer with good fishing conditions.  The Guadalupe Bass were active with quite a few fish smashing topwater patterns.  We also caught and released a couple of White Bass on Clouser Minnows.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels areas.

 

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Monday October 19, 2015; first day of a two day trip on the Devils River near the confluence of Lake Amistad produced too many smallmouth bass to count.  Luckily, we had two highly skilled fishermen making the guide look good.  The weather was perfect with overcast skies in the morning and partly cloudy skies in the afternoon.  Our best smallie is pictued below

 Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday October 23, 2015:  We cancelled our guide trip today because of the threat of heavy rain-showers and thunderstorms. 

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday October 28, 2015; evening scouting trip at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River downstream of Canyon Lake revealed a prolific caddis hatch.  There quite a few small bass and sunfish grabbing them off the surface.  The day was beautiful with temps in the low 80's and clear blue skies.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:   Thursday October 29; Evening scouting trip on the lower Guadalupe below Canyon Lake revealed beautiful weather with temps in the 70's and clear blue skies.  We caught and released several Guadalupe Bass on topwater patterns.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Sunday November 1st, 2015; evening scouting trip at the third crossing showed diminished flows from the flash flood with clear blue skies and temps in the 70's F.  The water was still chocolate with muddy color.  it should be fishable in a couple of days.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Monday November 2, 2015; evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake showed clearing water and better fishing conditions.  There were numerous smallmouth and largemouth bass attacking our flies.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:Wednesday November 4, 2015; Evening observations at the third crossing below Canyon Lake showed flood release levels from Canyon Lake.  Even though the Guadalupe is too high to fish, the Llano is at the perfect level of 125 cfs near Mason Texas.  

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Thursday November 5th, 2015; evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake showed more flood releases from canyon Dam in the 6,000 cfs range.  This level is too high to fish but we expect fishable flows and levels in a couple of more days.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday November 6, 2015;  morning rainshowers gave way to partly cloudy skies in the afternoon.  Canyon Dam flow was reduced to 800 cubic feet per second giving us an opportunity to resume fishing guide trips.  We'll let you know tomorrow how the "catching" is.  Expedition Outfitters has fly fishing classes, lessons, instruction and guide trips in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Saturday November 7, 2015; evening observations on the Guadalupe River Below Canyon Lake revealed better fishing conditions with the river clearing and the rains subsiding.  Tomorrow we'll be out there making it happen.  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:  Sunday November 8, 2015; Observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed clearing skies with lower river flows and clearing water conditions.  We managed to catch and release a few nice Guadalupe Bass today.  The ticket was a really small olive Clouser Minnow.  If you stripped it fast it worked.  If you didn't...well hell, it didn't work.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, instruction and classes in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  November 10, 2015; Canyon Dam release 1,000 cubic feet per second.  The day was overcast with a little bit of light rain.  The water was stained a a little bit muddy.  Chris Jackson and Alvin Dedeaux fished from Rio Guadalupe Resort to Rocky Beach and picked up some nice fish including a fat smallmouth and beautiful silver striped bass.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday November 11, 2015;  Canyon Dam release 1,000 cubic feet per second. Float trip with Chris Jackson from Action Angler showed some good whitewater and class III rapids in places.  We brought several fish to the boat but the most memorable fight was a chunky largemouth bass that jumped several times and ran like crazy.  

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Thursday November 12, 2015; evening scouting trip showed Canyon Dam release of 1,000 cubic feet per second.  This made for a nice flow with class III rapids in places.  The striper and black bass bite is on with topwater action.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday November 13, 2015; scouting trip on the upper Guadalupe River near Bergheim showed beautiful water with flows around 150 cfs,  The bass and sunfish were on with many fish caught and released on topwater patterns.  The weather was beautiful with temps in the high 50's F and 60's.  Expedition Outfitters conducts guided fly fishing trips on the Guadalupe River and other Texas Hill Country streams.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Saturday November 14th, 2015;  Canyon Dam release is 600 cubic feet per second; the creeks and springs are adding another 100 cubic feet per second.  The water is clearing with an olive green tint.  The weather was perfect with morning temps in the high 50's F and afternoon temps in the high 60's F.  Today, we got a combination of largemouth and smallmouth bass on topwater patterns. Yellow poppers were the ticket.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Sunday November 15, 2015; Canyon Dam release app. 600 cubic feet per second with creeks and springs adding another 100 cfs with clear water conditions with green tint.  Sam Wood from the U.K. (he's a Boeing 777 pilot for British Airways) joined Expedition Outfitters guide Kevin Stubbs for a five mile float.  We caught and released too may fish to count.  The weather was mostly overcast with a little sunshine in the afternoon.  Luckily Sam had good experience going into this and things went smoothly.  The best fly of the day:  believe it or not...Bitch Creek Nymph.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  November 17. 2015;  Canyon dam release 600 cfs; the creeks and springs are adding another 100 cfs.  We cancelled our trip today because of rainy conditions; we'll be out there tomorrow!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  November 18, 2015; Canyon dam release 600 cubic feet per second; the creeks and springs are adding additional clear water.  We caught and released several nice smallmouth and largemouth bass in the warmwater section of the Guadalupe River.  The chartreuse Clouser was the ticket.  The skies were clear blue with temps in the low 50's F - 70's F.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Friday November 20, 2015;  Canyon Dam release 600 cubic feet per second...evening scouting trip near the third crossing produced several nice Guadalupe Bass and some colorful sunfish.  The battles were hard fought on a three weight rod using dry flies to entice the quarry.  The weather was perfect with clear blue skies and temps in the 70's F

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Monday November 23, 2015;  Evening scouting trip at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River Road yielded several Guadalupe Bass.  The weather was clear blue skies with temps in the high 60's F.  The water was relatively clear with a green tint.  Canyon Dam release was 600 cubic feet per second.  The hot fly was the Clouser Minnow.

 Guadalupe River trout Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday November 25, 2015; evening observations at the third crossing below Canyon Lake revealed a few fishermen targeting Guadalupe Rainbow trout.  The weather was overcast with rain showers.   

 Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday November 27, 2015;  Canyon Dam release 150 cfs, water is clear with green tint.  Quite a few fishermen and fisherwomen at the the third crossing and good catching success.  Most of the fish crashed hopper patterns.  Guess they were hungry.  We also caught and released some nice rainbows on nymphs and streamers.

 

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday December 1, 2015; morning scouting trip at the fourth crossing produced several nice Guadalupe Trout on nymphs.  The flow was over 600 cfs but we used enough split shot to get our flies to the proper depth. 

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday December 2, 2015; Guadalupe trout fishing trip with Laura Drake from Midland Texas and her buddy Greg produced several hook ups with Guadalupe trout.  The weather was perfect with afternoon temps in the high 60's F and clear blue skies.  The successful flies were the lowly wooly bugger and stone fly nymphs with double brass beads.  

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday December 4, 2015; half day trip with Doug Donahue and his buddy Ron produced some nice Guadalupe Trout.  The weather was perfect with clear blue skies and afternoon temps in the high 60's F.  The release from Canyon Dam was 600 cfs making for some nice rapids in places.  The hot fly of the day was the San Juan worm.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Saturday December 6. 2015; six mile float with Josh and Jeff from Dallas produced some nice Guadalupe Trout on nymphs.  The day was beautiful with clear blue skies and comfortable temps reaching 65 degrees F. today.  The Canyon Dam release was about 600 cubic feet per second with the creeks and springs adding another 50 cfs.  Our best fly of the trip was the Prince Nymph with a Drowned Trico Spinner as the dropper.  There was a prolific Trico and PMD hatch, but no rising fish in the higher flows.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday December 8, 2015; evening scouting trip at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed several fly fishers.  There was a a prolific BWO, Trico and a few Caddis near dark.  Canyon Dam release is 565 cubic feet per second with creeks and springs adding another 50 cfs.  Several nice Guadalupe trout were caught on nymphs under an indicator.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Wednesday December 9, 2015  Afternoon scouting trip from Rio to L and L produced several nice Guadalupe trout on Nymphs.  The ticket was the Prince Nymph dropped under a chartreuse yarn egg pattern.  The day was beautiful with clear blue skies in the high 70's F.  Canyon Dam release was 575 cubic feet per second with creeks and springs adding another 50 cfs of flow.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips, lessons and instruction on the spring fed Texas Hill Country streams and rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday December 11, 2015; Canyon Dam release about 575 cubic feet per second.  Evening scouting trip at the third crossing revealed a couple of happy fishers with clear blue skies and temps in the lower 80's F.  The two ladies we saw were hooked up with Guadalupe Trout.  They were nymphing with indicators and double flies with split shot to get down.  We asked what they were using, and they replied "flies".

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Saturday December 12, 2015; Barry and Ethan from Houston joined us for a six mile float on the lower Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake.  The Canyon Dam release was about 600 cubic feet per second making for some nice whitewater rapids in places.  Our guys were pretty sharp in their presentation but we had a tough day with high winds and lots of leaves in the water snagging our hooks.  Nobody (other guide boats) did that well because of adverse conditions.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Monday December 14, 2015; half day morning guide trip with Staci Trang from Los Angeles California produced a new fly fisher.  The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies and high temps in the 70's F.  Staci hooked and fought a nice rainbow trout in the three pound range that pulled like a bulldozer against the six weight fly rod.  It was nice having a pretty lady on the boat!

 

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  December 15, 2015; evening scouting trip at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake showed beautiful weather with afternoon temps in the mid 70's F.  Canyon Dam release was 575 cfs with creeks adding another 50-60 cfs.  Guadalupe trout were hitting on nymphs with long leaders.  The strike indicator provided the moment to strike and set the hook.

 

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday December 16, 2015; Evening scouting trip with friends near the second crossing produced a couple of nice rainbows.  They nailed our purple buggers.  The sky was clear blue with calm winds and temps in the mid 60's F.  There was no one else on our part of the river.  The Canyon Dam release was around 600 cfs and the creeks and springs are adding another 50 cfs.  The water was green with a chalky stain and temps in the low 60's F.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Thursday December 17th, 2015; evening scouting trip with friends produced some nice fish.  Canyon Dam release was 575 cfs,  The water was stained green with 2 feet of visibility.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Saturday December 19, 2015; Canyon Dam release was 575 cubic feet per second with creeks and springs adding another 50 cfs.  The water was relatively clear with chalky green tint.   The weather was fantastic with clear blue skies and temps in the high 60's F.  The hot fly of the day, during a trip with friends was the San Juan Worm.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips and fly fishing classes, lessons an instruction in the Texas Hill Country near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

 

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Sunday December 20, 2015; Carey Wood and his buddy Ben joined us from Houston.  The river flow was about 700 cfs including creek and spring flow.   The weather was overcast and light rain at times, with relatively high winds.  Even with adverse conditions we managed to land and release unharmed, several Guadalupe Trout.  The best fly of the day was the Prince Nymph.  Please see picture below.