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Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Updated Sunday September 1, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam release was 150 cfs with clear water conditions.  Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Gretchen and Frank from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was nice with cool morning temps in the high 70's F.  These two were smart and listened carefully to the instructor.  We didn't see a prolific hatch on the river but we saw a few Caddis, and Trico's coming off.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers and Lakes near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Report and Current Conditions:  Tuesday September 16, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam release was 145 cfs with clear water conditions.  Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Jaymie and William from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was nice with clear blue skies and comfortable temps in the low 70's F.  We didn't see any prolific hatches but we saw a few caddis and tricos hatching.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels, Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Report and Current Conditions: Updated Wednesday September 18, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam release was 145 cfs with clear water conditions.  Two hour fly fishing lesson with Gabe and Paul produced two new fly fishers.  These guys were smart and listened carefully to the instructor.  The weather was nice with partly cloudy skies and temps that were comfortable.  We didn't see a huge hatch but we saw a few Tricos and Caddis coming off.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels. 

Guadalupe River and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions:  Friday October 4, 2019; Half day morning trip with Lynn and her sister Joan from Wichita Kansas produced two new fly fishers.  These ladies were smart and listened carefully to the guide/instructor.  The weather was perfect with cool morning temps in the high 60's F. with clear blue skies.  The action started off slow until the new fly fishers gained confidence but they managed to catch and release several nice fish.  The lake level was about two feet low but clear water conditions were the norm.  We did see a prolific Hexagenia Mayfly hatch with quite a few fish crashing the surface to eat them.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips. classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and Streams near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Saturday October 5, 2019; Canyon lake Level 907.21 MSL.  Guadalupe River Flow 105 cfs with clear water conditions.  Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Gretchen and Matilda from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was nice with clear blue skies and comfortable temps.  We saw some Hexagenias hatching and a few Tricos too.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers and Lakes near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Sunday October 6, 2019; Private fly fishing lesson with Jules and Frank from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was nice with clear blue skies and temps in the low 70's F.  The release from Canyon Lake was 110 cfs with clear water conditions.  The lake level was about 2 feet down from the conservation pool.  We saw lots of large Mayflies hatching today with fish crashing them on the surface.  It was mainly small bass and sunfish eating the Hexagenias.  We're expecting a cold front tomorrow so we have high hopes of fishing success.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes and fly fishing instruction on the Central Texas Hill Country Rivers and Lakes in the Austin Texas, San Antonio Texas and New Braunfels Texas areas.

Guadalupe River and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions: Friday October 11, 2019; private fly fishing lesson with Chris and Beth from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was cold and windy with overcast skies but we found a protected cove on Canyon Lake and got it done.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers in the Austin area, San Antonio area and New Braunfels area too.

Guadalupe River and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Tuesday October 15, 2019; Canyon Lake level is about 2 feet low but fishing is improved as the lake level recedes.  Since Canyon Lake has many areas averaging 100 feet in depth there is more structure exposed at lower levels.  Fish like structure and the catching is improved therfore!  We got some nice fish on our last trip with most of our action was on top.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips on  the Texas Hill Country Rivers and Lakes in the Austin Texas, San Antonio Texas and New Braunfels Texas areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions:  Wednesday October 16, 2019; Scouting trip on Canyon Lake yielded some good largemouth bass on topwater flies.  The wind died in the afternoon and the water slicked off with overcast skies and temps in the mid 60's F.  There weren't any other boats out fishing but we saw a couple of sail boats.  We saw a few stripers busting bait on the surface but we didn't hook any of them.  There were a few birds working the bait balls but not great numbers.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction in the Austin area, New Braunfels area and San Antonio area too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Thursday October 17, 2019; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Gretchen and Dirk from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  These two were smart and listened carefully to the instructor.  The weather was cool this morning with temps in the high 50's F and overcast skies.  We saw a few Hexagenia mayflies hatching and a few fish rising to them.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Sunday October 20, 2019; Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Rachel and Jacob produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was nice with cool temps in the 60's F. with overcast skies at first.  The release from Canyon Lake was 110 cfs with clear water conditions.  We didn't see  prolific hatch but we saw a few Hexagenia Mayflies coming off.  The were quite a few small bass and sunfish slurping them from the surface.  Expedition Outfitters has guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Streams and Lakes in the Austin Texas, San Antonio Texas and New Braunfels Texas areas.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and Current Conditions:  Updated Friday October 25, 2019; two day fly fishing trip at Sycamore Canyon Ranch produced several nice bass on fly.  The flow was approximately 300 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was nice but extremely windy with gusts to 30 mph.  The temps were comfortable in the high 80's during the day and 60's at night.  We only saw one other group on the water and we pretty much had the river to ourselves.  The best fly of the trip was a purple cone headed bugger with lots of crystal flash.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Saturday October 26, 2019; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Chloe and Lane from Austin Texas produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was cool with clear blue skies and strong winds.  The wind made it challenging but the new fly fishers got a firm foundation in casting.  We didn't see any large hatches but we saw a few Tricos coming off about size 22 hook if represented.  The Guadalupe River was flowing about 150 cfs at mile 10.5 below Canyon Lake but the water was chocolate brown with flash flood runoff from the day before.  Since we weren't fishing...but learning to cast...this was no problem.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and Streams near Austin, New Braunfels and San Antonio Texas.

 

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions.  Sunday October 27,2019; The release from Canyon Lake was 67 cfs with clear water conditions.  The water temp at Canyon Dam was 49 degrees F.  The lake level is about 2 feet low with clear water conditions.  Our clients were fishing with Chris Ruebusch and he's one of our top guides.  The stripers were hitting the top and the guys pursued them and were lucky in landing some good fish.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers in the Austin, New Braunfels and San Antonio Texas areas.

 

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Report and Current Conditions: Updated Tuesday October 29, 2019; private fly fishing lesson with Becky and Jeremy from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  They were smart and listened carefully to the guide/instructor.  The weather was cool with temps in the mid 50's F. and overcast skies with occasional drizzle.  We didn't see any insect hatches but we did see several hungry Osprey looking for a meal.  Canyon Lake was pretty calm until the front arrived and kicked up some choppy conditions with winds from the Northeast.  We've been getting some good stripers from time to time on topwater.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams in the Austin area, San Antonio area and New Braunfels area too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Thursday October 31, 2019; Private fly fishing lesson with Carrie and Marcus from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  They were smart and listened carefully to the guide/instructor.  The weather was unseasonably cold so we delayed our class until it warmed a little and it was nice.  The wind was strong but it made casting challenging and it was a great training exercise under adverse conditions.  We didn't see an insect hatch but we saw the Osprey and a Bald Eagle looking for prey.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons. fly fishing classes and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Streams and Lakes in the Austin area, San Antonio area and New Braunfels area too.

Guadalupe River Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Saturday November 2, 2019; morning scouting trip on Canyon Lake revealed very few boats or fishermen with the cold temperatures.  About 11:00 am a few schools of stripers drove bait to the surface and we spotted the action from the seagulls circling overhead.  The weather was nice with clear blue skies and clear water conditions and a slick lake surface too.  The slick surface revealed the surface feeding fish and we presented topwater flies to them resulting in several nice fish landed and released.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams in the Austin area, San Antonio area and New Braunfels area too.

Guadalupe River and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Sunday November 3, 2019; private fly fishing lesson with Sam and his lovely wife Grace produced two new fly fishers.  They were both smart and listened carefully to the guide/instructor.  The weather was nice with clear blue skies and temps in the high 50's F.  Although Sam was quick to catch on his better half (Grace) was shooting line like a pro with minimal coaching.  Although ladies usually do better than guys with instruction, Sam did a great job with years of muscle memory from bait casting...all things considered.  The flow on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake was low and slow although the water was pretty clear with a green tint.  Expedition Outfitters provides guide fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing instruction and fly fishing lessons on the Texas Hill Country Lakes, Rivers and streams in the Austin area, San Antonio area and New Braunfels area too.

Guadalupe River Fly Guide Fishing Report and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Monday November 4, 2019; Canyon Lake scouting trip with friends produced several nice smallies and a couple of nice largemouth on flies.  The fish were up shallow as the water warmed.  We chased some stripers in deeper water and got hit but didn't land the fish.  The surface temp of the lake was 70 degrees F and clear water conditions with good visibility.  The weather was nice with clear blue skies and high temps on the low 80's F.  The Guadalupe River was running very low but the water was clear with a green tint.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing instruction and fly fishing classes on the Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and Streams near Austin Texas, San Antonio Texas and New Braunfels Texas too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Current Report and Fishing Conditions: Updated Tuesday November 5, 2019; short scouting trip on Canyon Lake revealed slick waters with no wind and stripers busting bait on top.  The weather was overcast with temps in the 70's and 80's F.  We shot floating fly lines at them with shad type flies and a couple of bruisers that broke us off were in the double digits.  The water was tinted green with about six feet of visibility.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction on the rivers in the Austin area, San Antonio area and New Braunfels Texas area too.

 

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Wednesday November 6, 2019; two hour fly fishing lesson with Mike and Clara from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  They were smart and listened carefully to the guide/instructor.  We saw a few Mayflies hatching but we didn't see any fish rising to them.  The Guadalupe was running low and slow with clear water conditions.  The weather was nice with partly cloudy skies and temps in the high 70's F.  Expedition Outfitters has guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country rivers, lakes and streams.

Guadalupe River Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions: Updated Thursday November 7, 2019; short scouting trip on the warmwater section of the Guadalupe River at New Braunfels revealed summertime temps in the morning and a wintry cold front in the evening.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was pretty low with clear water conditions.  We didn't see any other fishermen out and we didn't see any prolific hatches although there were a few Caddis and Mayflies hatching when the temps reached 65 degrees F.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Streams and Lakes in the Austin Texas area, San Antonio area and New Braunfels area too.

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Friday November 8, 2019; scouting trip and private lesson revealed overcast skies and cold rain most of the day so we scrubbed our mission and rescheduled everything for better weather.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing float trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing instruction and fly fishing classes on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and Streams in the Austin Texas area, San Antonio Texas area and New Braunfels Texas area too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Saturday November 9, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam release was 79 cfs with springs adding another 50 cfs giving us enough water to bump through the shallow riffles in the raft in the warmwater section near New Braunfels.  Tha weather was fantastic with clear blue skies, fall colors and pretty clear water.  The water temp was about 63 degrees F. but warming quickly with strong sunshine.  Our guest was a seasoned and well traveled fly fisherman from California.  Rick is an expert and accurate caster and had fished with us before.  He beat the banks with pin-point accuracy and we changed flies often yielding a great big goose egg of no bites...takes or action on our flies...except for great company, scenery or weather the catching sucked!  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Hill Country Rivers and Lakes in the Austin area, San Antonio area and New Braunfels area too.

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Sunday November 10, 2019; private fly fishing lesson with Rita and Jonathan from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The students were smart and listened carefully to the guide /instructor.  The weather was nice with clear blue skies and temps in the mid 70's F.  We saw a few Mayflies hatching...there were Tricos and BWO's and Caddis too.  Even with lots of bugs we didn't see any topwater action.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 80 cfs with clear water conditions.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing float trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing instruction and fly fishing classes on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and Streams in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels areas.

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Monday November 11, 2019; We rescheduled our half day trip/fly fishing lesson for today because of a strong cold front expected to kick our butt around mid morning.  Although its arrival was a little later than expected we are still getting 40 mph gusts from the north with temps dropping almost 50 degrees in about an hour.  I'm glad we're not out there. Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, lakes and streams in the Austin Texas area, San Antonio Texas area and New Braunfels, Texas areas too.

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Canyon Lake Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Tuesday November 12, 2019; We rescheduled the guide trip we had for today because the conditions were pretty raw.  The wind was out of the north with overcast skies this morning and some sleet.  By afternoon the skies had cleared and we warmed to 43 degrees F.  Canyon Lake was whipped into a steamy froth of whitecaps and chop with clear water conditions though, but impossible to fish with three foot swells.  Expedition Outfitters has guided fly fishing excursions, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes and fly fishing instruction in the Austin Texas area, San Antonio Texas area and the New Braunfels area too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Wednesday November 13, 2019; private fly fishing lesson with Luanne and her Buddy Frank from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The release from Canyon Lake was 80 cfs with clear water conditions.  The lake level was 2.5 feet low.  Our students today were smart and listened carefully to the instructor/guide and caught on fast.  We didn't see any insect activity on the river today because our high temps were 43 degrees F but we might have missed it too.  Expedition Outfitters provides guide fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes. fly fishing instruction and fly fishing classes on the Central Texas Hill Country Rivers and streams in the Austin Texas area, San Antonio Texas area and the New Braunfels Texas area too.

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Thursday November 14, 2019; Private fly fishing lesson with Colleen and Myrah from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  We had a good weather window early in the morning without rain.  It did start to come down after our lesson though.  These ladies were smart and listened carefully to the instructor/guide...and did well!  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was around 80 cfs with clear water conditions.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, streams and lakes in the Austin area, San Antonio area and New Braunfels area too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Current Conditions and Fishing Report: Friday November 15, 2019; Private Fly Fishing lesson with Rita and Mark from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was nice this afternoon with clear blue skies and temps in the 60's F.  We learned distance casting, the roll cast and the pick up set down cast too.  The students are preparing for a fly fishing trip in Colorado.  We saw a few Mayflies hatching and some Caddis too this afternoon.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 87 cfs with clear water conditions.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing raft trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and Streams in the Austin area, San Antonio area and New Braunfels area too.

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide fishing report and current conditions: Updated Saturday November 16, 2019; private fly fishing lesson with Candice and Mark from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies and temps in the mid 60's F.  These two were smart and listened carefully to the guide/instructor.  We learned the pick up-set down cast, roll cast and distance casting too.  There was a light Trico hatch and some Caddis coming off too.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 87 cfs with clear water conditions.  Canyon Lake level is about 2.5 feet low with clear water conditions too.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction on the Central Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and Streams.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Current Conditions and Fishing Report: Monday November 18, 2019; half day morning trip with Dawn and Josh produced two more experienced fly fishers.  It started out with everyone struggling with their technique but ended with Dawn and Josh casting accurately and with good distance too.  Unfortunately the fish weren't real cooperative with their expert efforts.  We think the water temp was a little cold for bass fishing.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Current Conditions and Fishing Report: Updated Wednesday November 20, 2019; Private fly fishing lesson with Addison and Cameron from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  These two were smart and listened carefully to the instructor.  The weather was great with clear blue skies and high winds making conditions challenging with comfortable temps though.  We learned the pick up-set down cast, the roll cast and distance casting too.  We saw a few Mayflies hatching and there were Caddis too.  The river flow was 87 cfs with clear water conditions.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes, and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Hill Country Rivers in the Austin area, San Antonio area, and New Braunfels area too.

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Trout Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Thursday November 21, 2019; private fly fishing lesson with Ted and Beth from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was mild with partly cloudy skies and comfortable temps in the 70's F.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 90 cfs with clear water conditions.  The Lake level was about 2.5 feet low.  We saw a Caddis hatch on the Guadalupe during our lesson and some Mayflies hatching too.  Although we were learning casting techniques we weren't actually fishing so a license was not required.  We'll be stocking full sized rainbow trout and brown trout in the Guadalupe River this weekend so get ready!  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing float trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes and fly fishing instruction on the Central Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and Streams in the Austin area, San Antonio area and New Braunfels Texas area too.

Guadalupe Trout Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Friday November 22, 2019; Scouting trip on Canyon Lake was cut short with a strong cold front passing through while we were on the water. Luckily we knew it was coming and kept ourselves on the north shore of the lake in the lee of the wind.  There wasn't any lightning but there was quite a bit of hard, cold rain.  Our rain jackets kept us dry as we made our way to the boat ramp and put the skiff on the trailer.  We don't usually take chances with the weather but the striper bite was good right until the front arrived.  Canyon Lake level is about 2.5 feet low with clear water conditions.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 90 cfs.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Guadalupe River, San Marcos River, Llano River, Devils River and Canyon Lake and the Texas Coast at Port Aransas.  We also offer fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near Austin Texas,  San Antonio and New Braunfels too.

 

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide and Current Conditions: Saturday November 23, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam release was 90 cfs with clear water conditions and beautiful fall weather.  The Guadalupe River Chapter of Trout Unlimited stocked several thousand full sized rainbow trout in the trophy trout section of the Guadalupe River today.  Some of these fish were really nice in the 4-5 lb pound class.  The water temps were ideal and many volunteers helped.  The Guadalupe River Chapter of Trout Unlimited is the largest in the world with over 5,000 members.  Expedition Outfitters supports the efforts of GRTU and has donated several thousands of dollars worth of trips and merchandise over the years.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing instruction and fly fishing lessons in the Austin Texas area, San Antonio Texas area and New Braunfels Texas area too.

 

Guadalupe River Trout Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Tuesday November 26, 2019; Canyon Lake scouting trip yielded several nice largemouth and smallmouth bass.  The weather was nice with temps in the 70's and low 80's F.  The water was calm and we saw surface activity from the stripers too.  Our best fly was the black Clouser Minnow.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 90 cfs with clear water conditions.  The Guadalupe Trout report from our other guides was successful too.  Girdle bugs and San Juan Worms were producing good caches.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams in the Austin area, San Antonio area and New Braunfels Texas areas too. We also have guides that specialize in the Texas Coast too.

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Wednesday November 27, 2019; The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 84 cfs with clear water conditions.  The Canyon Lake level is about 2.75 feet low with clear water conditions:  The rainbow trout fishing on the Guadalupe has been good with lots of leaves falling off the trees making for difficult conditions today.  There were not too many people out fishing but there were a few fly fishers on the river.  The best flies were girdle bugs and San Juan Worm patterns.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Friday November 29, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam release was 90 cfs with clear water conditions.  Conor Black from Washington State joined Expedition Outfitters guide Harrison Nash for a full day fly fishing adventure on the Guadalupe River.  The fall colors were great and problematic too with the river's surface being covered with debris.  The guys threw streamers and hooked and released some nice Guadalupe Rainbow trout.  The weather was cold and wet with light fog and rain at times.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and Streams in the Austin area, San Antonio area and New braunfels area too.

Guadalupe River Trout Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions: Updated Saturday November 30, 2019; The weather was overcast with light rain in the morning giving way to clear blue skies and warm temps in the afternoon approaching 80 degrees F.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 90 cfs with clear water conditions.  The trees were losing their leaves and the water's surface was covered with cypress needles and other debris making it difficult.  There weren't too many people out even though it was a weekend.  The best flies were the girdle bug, San Juan worm and egg patterns.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers in the Austin area, San Antonio area and the New Braunfels area too.

 

Guadalupe River Trout Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Sunday December 1, 2019; The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 87 cfs with clear water conditions.  We rescheduled our trip from today because the entire river's surface was covered with leaves and cypress tree needles.  The debris made it all but impossible to cast without snagging trash on our flies.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels areas.  Don't forget that fly fishing is the perfect Christmas Gift for every member of your family.  We have Gift Certificates/Gift Cards for the perfect Christmas Gift for Dad, Mom and even your brothers and sisters!

 

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Tuesday December 3, 2019; Canyon Lake dam release was 89 cfs with clear water conditions.  Canyon Lake level was about 2.75 feet low (below the conservation pool).  Private fly fishing lesson with Ray and Carl from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  We started with casting instruction, went over rigging up, learned to read the water and more.  The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies and high temps in the low 70's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers Lakes and streams in the Austin area, San Antonio area and the New Braunfels area too.  Don't forget to give the gift of fly fishing to your family and friends for Christmas.  Go to our gift certificate and gift card page for more information.

 

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Trout Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Wednesday December 4, 2019; half day morning trip with Dale and Scott produced several huge Guadalupe trout and a couple of medium sized rainbows too.  The weather was great with clear blue skies and high temps in the mid 70's F.  There was a nice Trico and BWO hatch and some Caddis hatching too but we stuck with worms and egg patterns.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 89 cfs with clear water conditions.  There weren't too many fishermen out and we had a great three mile float trip.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.  Don't forget to give the gift of fly fishing this Christmas and Holiday Season by purchasing a fly fishing gift card/gift certificate for your outdoors woman or outdoors man.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions: Updated Thursday December 5, 2019; private fly fishing lesson with Fred and Harriett from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The weather started out with dense fog but it lifted by mid day and we enjoyed clear blue skies and great temps in the low 70's F.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 83 cfs with clear water conditions.  We saw a nice Trico and BWO hatch and the evening showed some nice Caddis coming off.  The reports from our guides on Canyon Lake revealed some nice striper action on top.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.  Give the gift of fly fishing this Christmas to your family and friends, they'll love you even more!  Go to our gift certificate/gift card page to learn more.

Guadalupe Trout Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Friday December 6, 2019; Half day afternoon trip with Thomas and Michael from Austin and Houston produced many takes and hook ups with skittish fish but we managed two land some nice ones too.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was around 84 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was beautiful with clear blue skies and high temps around 70 degrees F.  There were quite a few quide boats ahead of us but our guys made good drifts through productive waters.  There were a few Caddis and Tricos hatching but nothing major and only a couple of fish rising to them.  Expedition Outfitters has guided fly fishing trips, lessons, instruction and classes near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.  Don't forget to give the gift of fly fishing to your friends and family.  Check out our gift certificate/gift card options and we'll make it happen!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Monday December 9, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam release was 82 cfs with clear water conditions.  Private fly fishing lesson with Greg and Gretchen from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  We learned the roll cast, pick up- set down cast and we worked on distance casting too.  We saw a few bugs coming off but really nothing to note.  The weather started out foggy in the morning with temps in the low 60's F.  The sun came out though and it quickly warmed to 78 degrees.  There were not a lot of people on the river which was nice.  Expedition Outfitters has guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction in the Austin area, San Antonio area and New Braunfels Texas area too.  Don't forget to give your friends and family the gift of fly fishing for Christmas.  Go to our Gift Card/Gift Certificate page to purchase directly on our site or you can call us with a credit card number

 
 
 


        
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