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Devils River Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions: March 1 and March 2, 2018:  We had the pleasure of hosting Logan Brant and his buddy on the lower end of the river near the confluence with Lake Amistad.  The flow at Paffords Crossing was 130 cfs with clear water conditions.   The winds were pretty strong both days but we managed to get a few nice smallmouth and largemouth bass on topwaters and streamers too.  Luckily the overcast mornings gave us an edge when the winds were calm.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides fishing report and river conditions:  Tuesday March 4 and Wednesday March 5, 2018; Kevin Stubbs and Greg Smith had the pleasure of hosting Garrett Gordy, Baron Boyette, Mike Sykes and his brother on the lower end of the Devils River near Devils Back.  The weather was cool with morning temps demanding waders to be worn.  The winds were high in the afternoon but not too bad in the mornings.  The water was gin clear with lots of sight casting opportunities.  We didn't do too well on topwaters but heavy streamers got down to the fish and woke them up.  Our best fly was the black tube jig.  Luckily our fishermen were great casters with lots of experience making the guides job easier!

Devils River Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday April 4 and Thursday April 5, 2018; Jason Schell and his brother Patrick joined Expedition Outfitters guide Kevin Stubbs for a bass fishing adventure on the lower end of the river.  The weather was overcast with high winds and very challenging conditions.  Luckily the two fishermen were expert bass fishers and could make perfect casts.  We landed and released lots of nice smallies and largemouth on a variety of patterns.   Jason landed and released a five pound smallie and Patrick did have a five pound largemouth try to eat a fourteen inch smallie of the end of his line!

Devils River Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated April 11 and 12, 2018;  Devils River flow at the Pafford gauge was 200 cfs with clear water conditions. Two day trip with Bill Harabin, Peggy Russell, Brook Brown and Fidel Hernandez from Austin, Texas was challenging because of weather conditions and other factors.  The weather was cool and overcast with high winds hampering our fly casting and visibility.  There wasn't any sight casting but we managed to enjoy a good trip with a few fish landed.  We also toured the ancient Native American rock art paintings that date back 4,000 years and we enjoyed some great cooking from our staff at the ranch.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing expeditions on the Texas Hill Country rivers.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Updated Monday November 19, 2018; Canyon Lake Dam release 600 cfs with water temps in the low 50's F.   Ted Mendreck and Casey Kennedy from Sportsman's Finest in Austin joined Expedition Outfitters guide Kevin Stubbs for a quick nine mile float.  The day was pretty cool with temps in the low 40's and overcast skies.  We threw streamers and drifted nymphs in the cloudy water with mixed results.  Although we had a little action, it was pretty slow overall.  We have higher hopes for tomorrow and the next day.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing raft trips on the Texas Hill Country rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Tuesday November 20, 2018;  Canyon Lake Dam release 560 cfs with chalky green tint.  The bite was a little better today than yesterday but we were still struggling to bring fish to the net.  The hook ups we had were violent and the rainbows jumped several times.  All of the fish we encountered were fat and healthy.  We didn't encounter an insect hatch so we continued to strip streamers and we drifted some nymph rigs too.  The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies and temps in the mid 60's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing gift certificates/gift cards if you want the perfect Christmas present for your friends and family who love nature and the outdoors with some adventure thrown in too!

 

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Saturday November 24, 2018; Canyon Lake Dam Release was 560 cfs with relatively clear water conditions.  The weather was nice with clear skies and cool temps topping out at 74 degrees F.  Jim Boland from the Tyler Texas area joined Expedition Outfitters guide Kevin Stubbs for a short half day float and we got several takes and landed a nice Guadalupe Rainbow Trout that fought hard and jumped about three feet in the air.  The secret fly was the San Juan Worm.  Expedition Outfitters has gift certificates for your fly fishing friends and family.  Get one and they'll love you even more!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Monday November 26, 2018; Canyon Lake Dam release was 550 cfs with chalky green water flowing with class II rapids in a few places.  The weather was beautiful today and the fall colors are peaking.  We started out at 39 degrees F and topped out at 68.  There was a nice Mayfly hatch but no fish rising to the dries.  We were successful with our fly fishing lessons today and trained several new anglers.  The perfect Christmas present is an Expedition Outfitters fly fishing gift certificate!  Give your family and friends the gift of fly fishing and they'll love you even more!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday November 28, 2018; Canyon Lake Dam release was 405 cfs with relatively clear water conditions.  The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies and temps in the low 70's F.  Two hour fly fishing lesson with Jean and Alan from Austin Texas produced two new fly fishers.  They were smart people and followed the guide's instruction perfectly.  There wasn't an insect hatch we could determine but the temps should support one soon.  Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing gift cards and gift certificates for your outdoors and nature loving family and friends.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Thursday November 29, 2018; Canyon Lake Dam release was 400 cfs with relatively clear water clarity at 58 degrees F.  The weather was spring like with blue skies and temps in the low 70's F.  Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Jessica and Tamera from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  These ladies were sharp and listened carefully.  They were throwing tight loops with astonishing accuracy.  Don't forget Christmas is approaching fast and a fly fishing gift certificate is the perfect present for your family and friends!

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide and Fishing Report with River Conditions:  Updated Sunday December 2, 2018; Canyon Lake Dam release was 400 cfs with relatively clear water conditions with water temps in the high 50's F.  The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies and cool morning temps in the high 40's.  Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Mike and Pauline from Austin Texas produced two new fly fishers.  These two were sharp and followed instruction carefully.  We ended up with them double hauling and casting 50 feet.  Expedition Outfitters has gift certificates and gift cards for Christmas presents for your outdoor loving family and friends.  Give the gift of fly fishing to everyone on your list who loves nature and adventure.

 

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions: Updated Monday December 3, 2018; Canyon Lake Dam release was 400 cfs with clear water conditions.  We saw a moderate Trico and BWO hatch today but no fish rising.  The fish that were caught today were nice rainbows in the 16-20 inch size.  We used flies imitating meat...worms...eggs...and large insects.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.  If you want the perfect Christmas present for your outdoor loving family member you should purchase a fly fishing gift certificate.

 

 

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions: Tuesday December 4, 2018; Canyon Lake Dam release was 400 cfs with relatively clear water stained green and a little bit chalky.  The water temp was 53 degrees F.  Kate joined Expedition Outfitters guide Kevin Stubbs for a half day 3 mile float.  The weather was cool with temps in the 40's and 50's F.  We didn't encounter a hatch so we threw flies that imitated worms and egg patterns.  Luckily Kate was experienced and did a great job with her presentations and hook sets.  Although we hooked up with several fish we only managed to get a couple in the net.  The bigger fish were broken off on 3x tippet and threw the hooks while jumping.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.

 

Guadalupe River Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday December 5, 2018; instructional fly fishing guide trip with Chris and Justin from Rio Guadalupe Resort produced two new fly fishers.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 350 cfs with clear water conditions and green stain.  The day was overcast with cool conditions but the fish didn't seem to mind.  The guys had some explosive hook ups with rainbows approaching 5 lbs.  The river wasn't very crowded but there were a few fly fishermen and women in the regular wading spots.  Expedition Outfitters suggests that you give the gift of fly fishing to your family and friends...They'll love you even more!

Guadalupe Trout Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Monday December 10, 2018; Half day Guadalupe Trout trip with Paul and Shirley Reed from Canyon Lake produced two new fly fishers and several hard fighting Guadalupe Rainbow Trout.  The San Juan Worm was the ticket.  The day started out cool with temps in the low 30's but rapidly warmed to 58 degrees F.  The release from Canyon Lake was 350 cfs to start with but the Canyon Lake Dam release was increased to 850 cfs later in the day.

Guadalupe Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Tuesday December 11, 2018; Canyon Lake Dam release was 850 cfs with clear water conditions.  Mike Hutto and his buddy Butch from Live Oak Texas produced a couple of explosive hook ups.  The fish were slow to adjust from the increases in flow from 350cfs to 850 cfs but we managed to trick some willing rainbows.  The guys also lost some good ones along the way.  The best fly was the girdle bug. Expedition Outfitters has fly fishing gift certificates and fly fishing gift cards for your outdoor loving nature persons.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions: Updated Thursday December 13, 2018; Canyon Lake Dam release was 750 cfs with clear water conditions.  We rescheduled our trips today because winds were gusting to 50 mph with temps in the 40's F.  This is unusual and dangerous if someone were to fall into the frigid waters...also we were able to reschedule mutually.  Expedition Outfitters offers the best Christmas present...a gift certificate or gift card for a guided fly fishing rip with instruction included.

Guadalupe River Trout Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Friday December 14, 2018; Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Betty and Rocko from Austin Texas produced two new fly fishers.  The Canyon Lake Dam release was 750 cfs with clear water conditions.  Although the day was windy as heck it was a good time to learn under adverse conditions.  We learned distance casting, roll casting and learned about flies, rigging, knots and reading the water.  Give a fly fishing gift certificate or gift card to your friends and family who like nature and the outdoors, they'll love you even more!

Guadalupe Trout Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Saturday December 15, 2018; David Bilharz and his buddy Matt from Victoria joined us for an eight mile float targeting Guadalupe trout.  The weather was nice with temps in the 50's and 60's F.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 650 cfs with clear water conditions.  Although we had a great float with lots of nice rapids and wildlife sightings we hoped for more fish than we landed.  We had some good takes which resulted in head shakes and thrown hooks but we got a couple of nice Guadalupe trout in the net too.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing gift certificates/gift cards for the perfect Christmas present for your outdoors loving friends and family.  It's the perfect gift for nature lovers!, adventure seekers, wildlife viewing, and white water rafting is included!

 

Guadalupe River Trout Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Wednesday December 19, 2018; private fly fishing lesson with Will and Grace from San Antonio Texas produced two new fly fishers.  These two were smart and listened carefully.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 382 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was great with comfortable temps in the 60's.  There was a nice Trico hatch and caddis flies were present too.  Expedition Outfitters suggests you give the perfect present to your outdoors loving friends and family by giving the gift of fly fishing.  Please go to our gift card/gift certificate page to learn more.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Sunday December 23, 2018; half day float with Cade Horton and his lovely wife Jackie produced a new fly fisher.  It was Jackie's first time so we spent some time on the river bank learning to cast before our float.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 385 cfs with clear water conditions.  The temps started out cool at 48 degrees but warmed to the mid 60's F.  The best fly of the day was the drowned Trico Spinner.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Wednesday December 26, 2018; We cancelled our guide trips for this morning because of heavy rain and the threat of lightning.  The afternoon was relatively dry but still overcast.  We did manage to teach a two hour private fly fishing lesson for Juan and Lisa and we did well to cope with the conditions.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 380 cfs with clear water conditions.  The temps were comfortable in the low 60's F.  

Guadalupe River Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Thursday December 27, 2018; Canyon Lake Dam release was 385 cfs with chocolate, muddy water conditions.  Last night's cold front pushing through with thunderstorms rendered the river un-fishable.  It rained about 5 inches in 4 hours and the results blew the Guadalupe out.  We rescheduled the trips we had planned for Sunday.  Expedition Outfitters offers Fly Fishing trips on the rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Friday December 28,2018; 8 mile float with James Mansfield and his father in law Leo produced several nice Guadalupe Trout on Nymphs.  The weather was cool but not too bad to enjoy with sunshine and clear blue skies.  Our best fiy was the drowned Trico spinner.  The release from Canyon Lake was 400 cfs with clear water conditions.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.

Guadalupe Trout Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Monday December 31, 2018; Canyon Lake Dam release was 750 cfs with clear water conditions.  The water temp was 51 degrees F. and the skies were partly cloudy with high temps in the mid 60's F.  Long time friends and clients Kerry Howell and Bill Cason joined Guadalupe trout guide Kevin Stubbs for a 8 mile float from Rio to Bezdek's.  There were some class II and a couple of class III rapids along the way.  Kerry was the star angler landing several nice Guadalupe trout.  Half were on nymphs and the other half were on streamers.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Bruanfels.

Guadalupe Trout Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated January 3, 2019; two hour fly fishing lesson with Frank and Matilda from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The morning rains cleared about 10:00 am to produce clear blue skies.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam reservoir was 750 cfs with clear water conditions.  The was a light PMD hatch this morning and Caddis coming off too.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.

Guadalupe River Trout Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated January 4, 2019; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Mark and Michael from San Antonio Texas produced two new fly fishers.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 750 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather started out rather cool in the low 30's with temps rising into the high 60's F.  The skies were blue with strong sunshine.  Our fishing guides did report that the best fly of the day was the Caddis emerger.  The flows might be increased in a few days after downstream flooding subsides.  Expedition Outfitters provides guide fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.

Guadalupe Trout Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions: Updated January 5, 2019; Group fly fishing lesson with the Williams family produced four new fly fishers.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 750 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies and morning temps in the 30's and afternoon temps in the low 70's F.  We started out with casting lessons, knot tying, fly selection and reading the water.  The students were sharp and caught on fast.  Expedition Outfitters has fly fishing guide trips, fly fishing lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.

Guadalupe Trout Guide Fly Fishing  Report and River Conditions: Updated Sunday January 6, 2019; private fly fishing lesson with Micki and Michael from the San Antonio area produced two new fly fishers.  These two were smart and listened carefully to the guide/instructor!  The Canyon Lake Dam release was 728 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather started out with clear blue skies and temps in the 30's but rose to 70 degrees F. with clear evening skies.  There wasn't a great insect hatch today but our guides reported the Sasn Juan Worm was the ticket.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, excursions and fly fishing lessons on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.

Guadalupe Trout fly fishing guide fishing report and river conditions:  Updated January 8, 2019;  Canyon Lake Dam release was 750 cfs with clear water conditions with cloudy and foggy weather in the morning and clearing skies in the afternoon with high temps in the mid 70's F.  Ryan from Dripping Springs joined Expedition Outfitters guide Kevin Stubbs and they did a three mile float from Rio to Lazy L and L.  Ryan did a great job and managed to land the biggest brown trout of the year.  It took a golden stonefly nymph.  There was a nice Trico hatch but we didn't get anything off the Trico drowned spinner.

Guadalupe Trout Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Wednesday January 9, 2019; private fly fishing lesson with Dave and Rose from Austin Texas produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was nice with partly cloudy skies and temps in the 60's F.  The outflow from Canyon Lake Dam was 743 cfs with clear water conditions.  There was a nice Trico hatch with some Caddis too but there were no fish rising to the bugs.  We did have reports from our other guides with fish being caught on streamers too.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.

Guadalupe Trout Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Thursday January 10, 2019; half day trip with Larry Vaughn and his son Andrew from Katy was greeted with nice weather despite the forecasts.  The skies were partly cloudy with temps in the low 60's F.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 743 cfs with clear water conditions.  There weren't too many fishermen on our section which was pleasant.  We got some action on the golden stone fly nymph but the San Juan Worm out performed the other flies we tried.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing excursions, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, New Braunfels and San Antonio.

 

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Saturday January 12, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam outflow was 745 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was cool in the morning with a low temp of 56 degrees F but it warmed rapidly to the mid 60's with clear blue skies.  The were lots of guide boats on the river today and quite a few wade fishermen too.  Jason from Austin and Mel from Seattle joined us for a 3 mile float in the Trophy Trout Section of the Guadalupe.  There was a nice Trico hatch but no fish rising to the little bugs.  We drifted nymphs and San Juan Worms and got some action on egg patterns too.  Jason landed a nice Brown Trout and we had some good hook ups with rainbows too.

Guadalupe Trout Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Sunday January 13, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam outflow was 745 cfs with clear water conditions.  Greg Beeber and his son James joined us for a 3 mile float in the Trophy Trout section of the Guadalupe River.  The weather started out brisk with morning temps in the low 40's F. but it quickly warmed to the low 60's with clear blue skies.  Our beat was pretty busy with quite a few guide boats on the water.  We were hoping for a Trico or BWO hatch but it didn't happen so we decided to drift worm and egg patterns.  The guys were challenged because this was their first time to actually fly fish.  We had some action but our hook sets and fighting skills were in the development stage and let some good fish get away.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Guadalupe, San Marcos, Llano, Devils River and others.

 

Guadalupe Trout Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Monday January 14, 2019; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Brenda and Ronan from Austin Texas produced two new fly fishers.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 745 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was cool with temps in the high 40's but rose to the 50's as the day progressed.  The new fly fishers listened carefully and they caught on quickly.  We didn't see a hatch but it was one of those days to use meat flies like worm and egg imitations.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels, Texas.

 

Guadalupe Trout Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions: Wednesday January !5, 2019; we rescheduled our trips today because the US Army Corps of Engineers was supposed to increase flows from 745 cfs to 1,200 cfs.  Instead they reversed their decision to increase flow and continued to release 745 cfs.   The weather was overcast with light rain and overcast skies.  The temps topped out at 61 degrees F.  There was a light hatch with BWO's and a few Tricos coming off.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

 

Guadalupe Trout Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Wednesday January !6, 2019;  The report from Comal County WORD declared the US Army Corps of Engineers plan to change the release from 745 cfs to 1,200 cfs was rescinded and is planned for next Tuesday.  The current level of Canyon Lake is holding steady.  We had a great two hour fly fishing lesson with Cameron and Lisa and they caught on quickly.  There was a nice Trico and BWO hatch and a few Caddis in the evening.  Even with all of that activity there were no rising fish.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips near Austin,San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Friday January 18, 2019; Half day morning trip with Don Walden and Lars from Austin produced some action on a stonefly nymph.  We hooked and fought a huge brown trout in the 4lb range.  We also landed a nice rainbow on a San Juan Worm.  The release from Canyon Lake was 745 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was overcast with light rain at times with temps in the mid 50's F.  We didn't see a hatch but we dead drifted nymphs and tried streamers too.  The streamers were not effective yesterday.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.

Guadalupe Trout Guide Fly Fishing report and River Conditions: Updated Sunday January 20, 2019; half day morning float with Teagan and Kurt produced two new fly fishers.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was reduced to 330 cfs with clear water conditions.  The day started out cool with temps in the low 30's F.  The sun was shining with clear blue skies and temps warming into the high 60's.  We worked with the GRTU Youth Trout camp and we had a great time!  There was a nice mayfly hatch in the evening but the fish were not rising to the tasty bugs.

Guadalupe Trout Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday January 23, 2019; Tommie and Michelle joined Kevin Stubbs for a 8  mile float from Rio to Bezdek's.  We got numerous hook ups and we also jumped a six to seven pound rainbow while floating past Action Angler.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 1,300 cubic feet per second with clear water conditions.  We saw a few Mayflies hatching but nothing rising to the little bugs.  We also encountered clear blue skies with temps that topped out into the upper 50's F.  There were some nice rapids approaching class III in some places.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Guadalupe and other rivers in the Texas Hill Country.

Guadalupe River Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions: Updated  Thursday January 24, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam release was 1,300 cfs with clear water conditions.  Larry from Manhatten NY joined us for a 3 mile float.  The weather was clear blue skies and temps in the mid 60's F. by afternoon.  We didn't see any bugs hatching but we had a rainbow trout attempt to eat our indicator.  Overall the action was slow with the fish being spread out with the high flows but we did manage to get through with some success.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions: Friday January 25, 2019; Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Ken from Montgomery Texas produced a new fly fisher.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 1,300 cubic feet per second with clear water conditions.  The weather was cool with temps in the mid 50's F with partly cloudy skies and relatively calm winds.  We learned the pick up set down cast, roll cast and Ken did a great job with distance casting too.  We also studied insect stages and fly selection.  Expedition Outfitters provides trout fishing guides on the Guadalupe and other Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Saturday January 26, 2019; private fly fishing lesson with Geraldo and Tina from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was a little rainy early in the morning but cleared by our meeting time with blue skies and temps in the mid 50's F.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 1,300 cfs with clear water conditions.  We didn't witness a hatch on our part of the river but conditions might have favored one elsewhere.  Geraldo and Tina were sharp and listened to the instructor carefully making things easier for everyone.  In the matter of a couple of hours they were both distance casting and learned to double haul too!  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.

Guadalupe Trout Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Sunday January 27, 2019; private fly fishing lesson with Rhonda and Katy produced two new fly fishers.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 1,300 cfs with clear water conditions.  We saw a nice Mayfly hatch in the afternoon but no fish rising for the tasty bugs.  The weather was nice with morning temps in the high 50's and afternoon temps in the high 60's F.  There were lots of guide boats on the water today but there wasn't any crowding.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing guide trips, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions: Updated Monday January 28, 2019; The river flow was 1,300 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was beautiful with high temps in the low 70's F with clear blue skies.  We saw some Trico's hatching and some Caddis too.  There were no fish rising to the bugs.  There were very few guide boats on the river today and that was good.  We dead drifted nymphs while hosting Larry and Max from Houston.  The highlight was a brief battle with a Guadalupe Rainbow Trout in the 7 pound range.  The fish kicked our ass and got away.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Updated Tuesday January 29, 2019; Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Emma and Rocky from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was cool in the morning with temps in the high 30's F. but it rapidly warmed with clear blue skies to the 60 degree mark.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 1,300 cfs with clear water conditions.  We saw a few BWO's coming off but no fish rising to the little bugs.  There were also some caddis but no risers either.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.

Guadalupe Trout Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Wednesday January 30, 2019; Five and a half mile float with Jamie and his buddies from all over the states produced too many Guadalupe Trout to count.   Literally in the double digits for a two boat trip of 4 clients and two guides.  We caught and released more rainbows than browns but the browns were beautiful too with bright colors signalling the spawn.  Our best flies were girdle bugs and Prince nymphs.  The weather was beautiful with partly cloudy skies and cool temps in the high 40's and 50's F.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 832 cfs with clear water conditions.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Friday February 1, 2019; two boat Guadalupe River guide trip with Eugene Wilson and his group of four from Katy produced too many Guadalupe trout to count.  The best flies were the Prince Nymph and Caddis emergers.  The weather was nice with temps in the mid 60's F and partly cloudy skies.  The release rate from Canyon Lake Dam was 645 cfs with clear water conditions.  We did a 8.5 mile float on a day trip with class I and II rapids in some places.  The river was not crowded and that was nice.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, classes and lessons on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.

Guadalupe Trout Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Tuesday February 5, 2019; Half day morning fly fishing lesson/ trip with Steve Polk and his buddy Jim produced a couple of skilled fly fishers.  There was no visible insect hatch and the action was slow although Jim fought and landed a nice rainbow trout that jumped and fought like heck.  The weather was ok with cloudy skies but temps in the 70's F.  The flow from Canyon Lake Dam was 450 cfs with clear water conditions.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.


          
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