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Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions: Monday March 6, 2017; morning private fly fishing lesson with Delila and her buddy Samantha produced two new fly fishers.  These ladies were smart and listened carefully to the guide and executed everything perfectly.  The weather was nice with partly cloudy skies and comfortable temps in the 70's F.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 1050 cfs with clear water conditions.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Report and Fishing Conditions:  Tuesday March 7, 2017; private fly fishing lesson with Alicia and Sarah produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was overcast but pleasant with temps in the 70's F.  Canyon Lake Dam release was 1050 cfs with nice rapids in places.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips in the Texas Hill Country near San Antonio, New Braunfels and Austin Texas.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Sunday April 4, 2017; we cancelled our trip this morning because of severe weather that was predicted.  It turns out to be the prudent thing.  A fast moving cold front developed hail and tornadoes in the area when it collided with the warm, moist Gul of Mexico airmass.  The creeks are running chocolate but should clear up in a couple of days.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Monday April 3, 2017; early morning private fly fishing lesson with Erik Benavidez and his girl Ana produced two new fly fishers.  These two were sharp and listened carefully to the guide.  The weather was beautiful with morning temps in the high 50's F. and clear blue skies.  The release rate form Canyon Lake was 400 cfs with clear water conditions.

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

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

 

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

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Friday April 21, 2017; morning half day float from Rio to Lazy L and L with Andrew Schroeder and his brother Dustin produced a couple of trophy Guadalupe Trout on nymph rigs.  The release from Canyon Lake was 440 cfs with clear water conditions.  There was a prolific Trico and BWO hatch and quite a few fish sipping dries in the skinny water.  The weather was perfect with slightly overcast skies and temps in the 70's and low 80's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near San Antonio, New Braunfels and Austin Texas.
 
Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Updated Sunday April 23, 2017; half day morning trip on the Guadalupe River with Dr. Tony Middleton and his lady friend Stephanie produced a trophy Guadalupe Trout.  The weather was perfect with clear blu skies and temps in the low 70's F.  The release from Canyon Lake was 440 cfs with clear water conditions.  The winning fly of the day was the gold ribbed Hair's Ear!  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing classes. lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.
 
Guadalupe River Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Monday April 24, 2017; private fly fishing lesson with Tyrone and Mindy produced two new fly fishers.  They ere both quick learners and listed carefully to the instructor.  The Canyon Lake Dam release was 440 cfs with clear water conditions.  There was a massive BWO and Trico hatch again with a handful of fish rising.  The weather was nice with clear blue skies, light winds and temps in the 70's F.  There were no tubers and very few fishermen out.
 
Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday April 25, 2017; evening scouting trip on the Guadalupe River produced several trout and fiesty sunfish too.  The flow was 440 cfs with clear water conditions from Canyon Lake.  The weather was nice with clear skies and temps in the 80's F.  Reggie and Blanca joined us for a three mile float.  There were no other people on a 3 mile float.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

          
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