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Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides and Canyon Lake Fishing Guides Fishing Report and Conditions: Updated Monday June 13, 2019; Private fly fishing lesson with Chris Nixon and his son Cory produced two new fly fishers.  The wind was calm so it was easy on our students as first time fly fishers.  We practiced distance casting, roll casting and the pick up set down cast too.  The weather started out overcast but the day cleared to reveal partly cloudy skies.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 350 cfs with clear water conditions.  We didn't see a big fly hatch of any kind today and there were very few people tubing or fishing.  Expedition Outfitters has guided fly fishing tours, fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing instruction, and fly fishing lessons on the Texas Hill Country Rivers, streams and Lakes in the Austin Texas area, San Antonio Texas area and the New Braunfels Texas area too.

Guadalupe River and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Report and Conditions: Updated Tuesday June 4, 2019; Charles Denyer joined us for another half day fly fishing/training trip and the weather was overcast and cool for June.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 350 cfs with clear water conditions.  We did a short float and had the river to ourselves.  We didn't see a hatch but we saw a few fish chasing down minnows and other baitfish.  We did however see lots of mating carp but they were not feeding.  Expedition Outfitters has guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes, and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers in the Austin Texas, San Antonio Texas, and New Braunfels Texas areas.  Don't forget to purchase your Father's Day Fly Fishing Gift Certificate and make your favorite Dad or Father Love you more!

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing River Report and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guide Report and Conditions:  Wednesday June 5, 2019; Private fly fishing lesson with Elsa and Taylor from Austin Texas produced two new fly fishers.  The weather started out with light rain showers but we didn't get wet and there were overcast skies until afternoon.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 350 cfs with clear water conditions.  It was a slow day on the river for summer and there were virtually no tubers or yay hoos today.  We didn't see any big hatches but there were a few Caddis and Hexagenias coming off.  We offer guide fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing instruction, and fly fishing lessons on the Guadalupe River and Canyon Lake in the New Braunfels area, Austin Texas area, and the San Antonio Texas are too.

Guadalupe River and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guides fishing report and conditions:  Thursday June 6, 2019;  Canyon Lake Dam release went from 350 cfs to 0 cfs because the US Army Corps of Engineers were doing a dam inspection.  The flow was restored in the afternoon.  There was a minimum disruption to fish stocks because the day was cool and overcast.  We saw a prolific mayfly hatch this morning and it looked like Tricos.  Expedition Outfitters provides the perfect Father's Day Gift for your Dad with fly fishing instruction Gift Certificates and Gift Certificates that provide a fly fishing float trip in addition to the instruction.  We have fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the Austin area, San Antonio area and the New Braunfels Texas area too.

Canyon Lake and Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and Conditions: Updated Friday June 7, 2019; half day morning trip with Ed Desobry and his talented son Court produced a few nice fish on Canyon Lake.  The water was beautiful with clear blue/green water.  We got several nice ones in the boat early and took off to other points to see what we could find.  Turns out we got some nice bites and a good smallmouth caught by Ed while we were wading the shoreline.  The release from Canyon lake Dam was 350 cfs with clear water conditions.  Expedition Outfitters has the perfect Father's Day Gift for the Outdoorsman.  Give the Gift of Fly Fishing Lessons or a Guided Fly Fishing trip with lessons included.  Expedition Outfitter provides Guided Fly Fishing trips, Fly Fishing Classes, and Fly Fishing Instruction in the Austin Texas area, San Antonio Texas area and New Braunfels Texas areas too!

Guadalupe River and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guides fishing report and conditions:  Updated Saturday June 8. 2019; two hour fly fishing lesson with Ruanne and Charles from Austin Texas produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was cool this morning with temps in the 60's and clear blue skies.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 350 cfs with clear water conditions.  It was pretty quiet this morning with really no one on the river or lake until mid morning.  We saw a nice Trico and BWO hatch on the river and very few fish rising for the bugs.  Expedition Outfitters provides Fly Fishing Gift Certificates and Gift Cards for your favorite Father or Dad on Father's Day.  Give the Gift of Fly Fishing!

 

Guadalupe River and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guides fishing report and conditions:  Updated Saturday June 8. 2019; two hour fly fishing lesson with Ruanne and Charles from Austin Texas produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was cool this morning with temps in the 60's and clear blue skies.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 350 cfs with clear water conditions.  It was pretty quiet this morning with really no one on the river or lake until mid morning.  We saw a nice Trico and BWO hatch on the river and very few fish rising for the bugs.  Expedition Outfitters provides Fly Fishing Gift Certificates and Gift Cards for your favorite Father or Dad on Father's Day.  Give the Gift of Fly Fishing!

Guadalupe River and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and Conditions:  Sunday June 9, 2019; Half day scouting trip with Austin Stubbs produced a better understanding of the Eco-System.  We started out at Turkey Cove Launch and headed west.  We found some nice small mouth and large mouth on surface flies.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 350 cfs with clear water conditions.  The lake level is above the 909 MSL level so the Corps of Engineers should increase flows in a day or two.  The water temp on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake is still in the 60's F, so the trout are still happy...at least in the mornings.  Expedition Outfitters has guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers and Lakes near Austin Texas, San Antonio Texas and New Braunfels Texas too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and Conditions:  Monday June 10, 2019; Two hour fly fishing lesson with Eric Claxton and his golf pros from work produced five new Fly Fishers.  Eric picked this exercise as a "Team Building" event and it seemed to work just fine.  We started out learning "distance casting", we also learned the "pick up -set down cast" and the "roll cast" too.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 350 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was excellent with cool temps for summer and North winds with low humidity.  We didn't see any big hatches but we saw a few Caddis coming off but no fish rising to them.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing/rafting trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction in the Austin Texas area, San Antonio Texas area and the New Braunfels Texas areas too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and Conditions:  Updated Tuesday June 11, 2019; Private fly fishing lesson with Jess and Palmer from Austin Texas produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was unusually cool for Texas in the Summer time and we enjoyed a morning low of 65 degrees F and a high afternoon temp of 71 degrees F with overcast skies and light rain at times.  The "El Nino Pattern has made this summer bearable" in Central Texas.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam into the Guadalupe River was 885 cfs with clear water conditions and temps in the 67 dgrees F. range.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing and rafting trips on the Central Texas Rivers and Lakes in the Austin Texas area, San Antonio Texas area, and the New Braunfels Texas area too!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides and Canyon Lake Fishing Guides Fishing Report and Conditions: Updated Wednesday June 12, 2019; Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Tillman and his buddy Bruce from San Antonio produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was nice with cool morning temps in the mid 60's F.  The wind was from the northeast but really light.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 900 cfs with clear and cold water conditions.  We saw a light Trico hatch with no fish rising for the tasty bugs.  We practiced distance casting, the roll cast and the pick up...set down cast.  The guys concentrated and were paying close attention to the guide/instructor...so they did well.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes and fly fishing instruction in the Austin Texas area, San Antonio Texas area and the New Braunfels Texas area too.  Don't forget to give the gift of fly fishing to your favorite Dad and Father because it's Father's Day on Sunday June 16, 2019! 

Guadalupe River and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and Current Conditions:  Thursday June 13. 2019; Half day morning trip/lesson produced two new fly fishers.  Tilman Thomas and his buddy Bruce joined us for a half day 3 mile float and the river was flowing at 900 cfs with clear water conditions.  There was a nice Mayfly hatch with Tricos and Hendrickson's coming off.  We didn't see any fish rising to these bugs but we know they were being consumed below the surface.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers and Lakes in the Austin area, San Antonio area and the New Braunfels area too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and River Conditions: Updated Friday June 14. 2019; Mid day scouting trip on Canyon Lake produced several nice smallies and a couple large mouth bass.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam into the Guadalupe River was 360 cfs with clear water conditions.  We saw a few Mayflies hatching around 7:30 am and it was mostly Tricos.  Even with a good hatch no trout were rising to the bugs.  The weather was perfect with clear blue skies, temps in the 80's F and high winds.  Note: we like wind on bodies of water with extra clear conditions.  It breaks up the surface and helps our presentation!  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers near Austin Texas, San Antonio Texas and New Braunfels Texas too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides and Canyon Lake Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Saturday June 15, 2109; Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Jill and her boyfriend Bill from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  They were smart and listened carefully to the Guide/Instructor.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 360 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was nice with partly cloudy skies and morning temps in the low 70's F. and rising to the low 90's F.  We saw a few Caddis hatching with Tricos and BWO's too.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes and fly fishing instruction on the Hill Country Rivers, Lakes and streams in the Austin Texas area, The San Antonio Texas area and the New Braunfels Texas area too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Conditions: Updated Sunday June 16, 2019; Afternoon scouting trip on Canyon Lake produced a couple of nice Carp on fly and some small bass too.  The Lake level was 910.075 MSL and the release from Canyon Lake Dam was 360 cfs with clear water conditions.  The morning scouting trip on Canyon Lake turned out well with lots of real time knowledge gained.  The weather was nice with high temps in the low 90's F.  There were very few boats and or jet skis on the lake early but that changed after lunch time.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons. fly fishing instruction and fly fishing classes on the Texas Hill Country Rivers and Lakes in the Austin area, San Antonio area and the New Braunfels Texas areas too. 

 

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Report and Conditions: Wednesday June 19, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam release was 429cfs with clear water conditions and temps at 68 degrees F.   Canyon Lake Level was just above 910 MSL with inflows from the upper Guadalupe Rier measuring 704 cfs (cubic feet per second).  Canyon Lake was not crowded today and we sight casted to schools of bass in the 1-3 lb range.  We also picked up a couple of nice carp (on fly) in the flats before it got too hot.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing instruction and fly fishing classes on the Hill Country Rivers in the Austin Texas area, San Antonio Texas area and the New Braunfels Texas ares too.

 

Guadalupe River Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions:  Thursday June 20, 2019; Canyon Lake scouting trip produced two nice Largemouth Bass and a huge carp in the 15 lb range caught on fly.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 440 cfs with clear water conditions.  The river above the lake was coming in around 700 cfs.  The weather was nice with morning overcast and clear blue skies in the afternoon.  We didn't see a hatch on the river but we suspect a few Caddis and Mayflies were hatching.  Expedition Ouftitters provides guided fly fishing trips on the Texas Hill Country Rivers and lakes in the Austin Texas area, San Antonio Texas area and the New Braunfels Texas area too.

 

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Friday June 21. 2019; half day trip/fly fishing instruction with Joe Angelo from Houston produced some hard fighting Guadalupe Rainbow trout.  We started out with some light casting instruction on the bank and Joe recalled his earlier training quickly.  Since he was casting great we proceeded to float and fish our way to Lazy L and L.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 340 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was nice with a cool morning with overcast skies and clearing to the high 80's F. by noon.  We saw a few Hexagenias coming off but no prolific hatch happened on our float.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers and Lakes in the Austin Texas area, San Antonio Texas area and the New Braunfels Texas area too.

 

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions:  Updated Saturday June 22, 2019; Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Jason and Omar produced two new fly fishers.  We learned the "pick up- set down cast" the "roll cast" and we learned to "distance cast too".  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 340 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was nice with partly cloudy skies and high temps in the lower 90's F.  In the afternoon we saw quit a few tubers but they were behaving.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing instruction and fly fishing lessons on the Texas Hill Country Rivers and Lakes in the Austin Texas area, San Antonio Texas area and the New Braunfels Texas area too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Tuesday June 25, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam release was 350 cfs with clear water conditions.  The upper Guadalupe River was coming into the lake at around 400 cfs.  The current level for Canyon Lake Reservoir is 910.63 MSL.  We had a brief scouting trip on Canyon Lake this afternoon and it yielded some nice largemouth bass on fly.  The wind was heavy from the east with very little people on the lake today.  There was chop in the middle of the lake with a six foot face.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing instruction and fly fishing lessons on the Texas Hill Country Rivers and streams in the Austin Texas area, San Antonio Texas area and the New Braunfels Texas area too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions:  Updated Wednesday June 26, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam release was 356 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was nice with partly cloudy skies and comfortable temps in the mid 70's F.  Tillman Thomas and his lovely wife joined us for a two hour private fly fishing lesson.  This lady was smart and listened carefully to the guide/instructor.  We learned the three basic casts: 1. distance casting 2. the pick up set down cast and 3. the roll cast.  Each one has its place in your skill sets.  There was a massive hatch we observed but we were " freaked out" when we realized this massive hatch was termites!!  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing excursions, fly fishing classes, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers and streams near Austin Texas, San Antonio Texas and New Braunfels Texas too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Thursday June 27, 2019; half day morning trip with Tillman Thomas and Linda produced several nice Guadalupe Rainbow Trout.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 356 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was nice and cool with overcast morning skies clearing to partly cloudy conditions.  We didn't see a prolific hatch of any kind but we got our fish on San Juan worms and Girdle Bugs.  Expedition Outfitters has guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers and Lakes near Austin Texas, San Antonio Texas, New Braunfels Texas and Canyon Lake Texas too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fly Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Friday June 28, 2019; Half day float from Rio to Lazy L and L produced a couple of nice Guadalupe Rainbow trout.  The release from Canyon Lake was 367 cfs with clear water conditions.  There were no tubers on the water until about lunch time when we were scheduled to quit anyway.  We saw the start of a Mayfly hatch but it didn't get prolific.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers and Lakes near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River and Canyon Lake  Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Saturday June 29, 2019; Two hour private fly fishing lesson for 9 people at Canyon Lake produced some new fly fishers.  Expedition Outfitters guides Chris Ruebusch and Kevin Stubbs were the instructors.  The students were planning a trip to Montana and wanted to prepare accordingly.  We learned distance casting, the roll cast and the pick up-set down cast.  The weather was warm with temps in the 80's F and plentiful sunshine.  During our lesson we saw a few bass rising to to the surface to take Mayflies that were hatching.  The release rate from Canyon Lake Dam was 350 cfs with clear water conditions.  Expedition Outfitters has guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing instruction and fly fishing classes on the 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 Guides Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Sunday June 30, 2019; Morning scouting trip on Canyon Lake yielded a couple of nice largemouth bass and several huge carp caught on fly.  We used the Hewes 18 poling skiff to stalk the flats of Canyon Lake.  The water was clear and we got some nice sight casting done.  The other boats didn't bother us because we were in the back coves and shallow areas that they hate.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 350 cfs with clear water conditions.  The inflow was 360 cfs and the lake level was 910.39 MSL.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing excursions, fly fishing trips, fly fishing instruction, fly fishing lessons, and fly fishing classes on the Texas Hill Country Rivers and streams in the Austin Texas area, the San Antonio Texas area and the New Braunfels Texas area too.

Guadalupe River and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Monday July 1, 2019; half day morning float/instruction in the warmwater section produced two new fly fishers.  Cindy and Ivy joined us for a fun filled time on the Guadalupe River.  The weather was nice with temps in the 80's to low 90's F.  The skies were partly cloudy with lots of sunshine.  There wasn't any big hatches but we saw a few Caddis and some small mayflies coming off.  There were no tubers or other people on our section of the river and it was great!  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country rivers and lakes in the Austin area, San Antonio area and the New Braunfels Texas area too.

Guadalupe River and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions:  Wednesday July 3, 2019; private fly fishing lesson with Gretchen and Durbin from Austin produced two new fishers.  The weather was nice with partly cloudy skies and high temps in the upper 80's F.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 358 cfs with clear water conditions.  The inflow to the lake was 450 cfs.  Canyon Lake level is 910.53 feet above mean sea level.  We saw a few Mayflies hatching on the lower stretches of the Guadalupe but we didn't see any fish rising.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers in the Austin Texas, San Antonio Texas and the New Braunfels Texas areas too.

Guadalupe River and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions:  Thursday July 4, 2019; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Eunice and her sister Vanessa produced two new fly fishers.  We learned distance casting, the roll cast and the Pick up set down cast too.  These ladies were smart and listened carefully to the guide/instructor.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 350 cfs with clear water conditions.  The inflow to the lake was 403 cfs and the current Lake level is 910.53 MSL.  We didn't see any prolific hatches but there were quite few other users on the water.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers and Lakes in the Austin area, San Antonio area and the New Braunfels area too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Friday July 5, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam release was 380 cfs with clear water conditions.  The water temp emerging from the lake was 64 degrees F.  Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Jeremy and Bill from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  These guys were sharp and listened carefully to the instructor and were throwing tight loops in no time.  There wasn't anybody on the river early when we did our lesson but that soon changed by 11:00 am.  Expedition Outfitters has guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing instruction and fly fishing classes 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 Saturday July 6. 2019; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Beatrice and Katy from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  These ladies were smart and caught on quickly.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 350 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was nice with partly cloudy skies and high temps in the lower 90's in the afternoon.  We didn't see a hatch on the river but it could have happened earlier this morning before we got out.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers and Lakes in the Austin Texas area, San Antonio Texas Area and the New Braunfels Texas area too.

Guadalupe River and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions:  Updated Monday July 8, 2019; half day trip with Scott Green and his talented daughter Taylor produced a new fly fisher.  Taylor was smart and listened carefully to th guide /instructor.  We had her distance casting to 40 feet accurately in just a short while.  She also learned the roll cast and the pick up...set down cast.  The weather was pleasant with partly cloudy skies and seasonal temps.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 356 cfs with clear water conditions although it's a little chalky.  We only saw 7 other people on the river today so it got a break from the holiday.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing instruction and fly lessons on the Texas Hill Country rivers and lakes in the Austin Texas area, the San Antonio Texas area and the New Braunfels Texas area too.

Guadalupe River and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report:  Tuesday July 9, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam release was 366 cfs with clear water conditions.  The Guadalupe River was deserted with virtually no one else on the river but us.  Rusty and his son Austin joined us for a fly fishing lesson/float.  The guys were great and spot on with their presentations but the fish were not cooperating although they managed to land three fish.  The weather was fantastic with overcast skies and cool temps.  We saw lots of wildlife on our float including herons, ducks, deer and hawks.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing instruction and fly fishing classes on the Texas Hill Country Rivers and Lakes and streams in the Austin Texas, San Antonio Texas and New Braunfels Texas area.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Wednesday July 10, 2019.  Canyon Lake Dam Release was 366 cfs with clear water conditions.  Half day morning scouting trip on the upper Guadalupe at the confluence of Canyon Lake produced several nice bass on topwater flies.  The weather was nice with clear blue skies and morning temps that were comfortable.  The inflow to the Lake was 292 cfs.  The Lake level was 910.35 MSL.  Expedition Outfitters has guided fly fishing trips in the Texas Hill Country Rivers and Lakes near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing report and Current Conditions: Updated Thursday July 11, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam release was 367 cfs with clear water conditions.  The water temp was 65 degrees F. at mile 5.5 yesterday morning.  Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Harriett and Joline from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  These ladies were smart and listened carefully.  We didn't see any one else on the river this morning and it was a beautiful day with cool temps and partly cloudy skies.  There wasn't a big insect hatch of any type that we could detect.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing instruction and fly fishing lessons in the Austin Texas area, San Antonio Texas area and the New Braunfels area too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides and Canyon Lake Fly Fishing Guide Fishing Report: Updated Friday July 12, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam release was 364 cfs with clear water conditions.  Canyon Lake level is 910.65 msl.  The water temp at the surface 83.3 degrees F.  Scouting trip on Canyon Lake yielded several nice small mouth bass on fly.  We found them in the flats in about three feet of water.  Streamers were the ticket.  The weather was nice with north winds, low humidity and partly cloudy skies with high temps in the low 90's on the water.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers and lakes in the Austin Texas, San Antonio Texas and New Braunfels Texas too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Saturday July 13, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam release was 367 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was nice with cool morning temps, low humidity and North winds making for a comfortable morning.  Jennifer and Pat joined us for a two hour private fly fishing lesson.  They were both smart and listened carefully to the guide/instructor.  We learned distance casting and the roll cast to ready them for saltwater.  We didn't see a hatch today but it could have happened in the afternoon.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing excursions, fly fishing classes, fly fishing instruction and fly fishing lessons near San Antonio Texas, Austin Texas and New Braunfels Texas too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Sunday July 14, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam release was 353 cfs with clear water conditions.  The inflow from the upper Guadalupe River was 243 cfs with green stained/chalky conditions.  Canyon Lake level was 910.23 msl.  Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Claire and Bruce from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was nice with clear blue skies and morning temps in the high 70's F.  We learned distance casting, the roll cast and the pick up set down cast too.  We didn't see any big insect hatches but we saw fish chasing minnows up into the shallows.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons. fly fishing instruction and fly fishing classes on the Texas Hill Country Rivers and Lakes in the Austin Texas area, San Antonio Texas area and the New Braunfels Texas area too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Monday July 15, 2019; Half day float/fly fishing lesson with Jeremy and his son Hunter from Dripping Springs Texas produced two new fly fishers.  Both of the guys were smart and caught on quickly.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 356 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was nice with clear blue skies and summer time temps in the high 80's and 90's F.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips. classes, lessons and 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 Fishing Guide Fishing report and current conditions:  Sunday July 21, 2019; Canyon Lake Dam release was 325 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was nice with clear blue skies and temps in the high 70's in the morning.  We had a great two hour private fly fishing lesson with Winnie and Mike from Austin.  They were smart and listened carefully to the instructor/guide.  We learned the pick up-set down cast, roll cast and distance casting too.  There were very few people out despite the weekend.  Expedition Outfitters has guided fly fishing trips, lessons, instruction and classes near Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions:  Updated Saturday July 27, 2019; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Spencer Hayes and his lovely wife Alison from Austin Texas produced two new fly fishers.  In preparation for a Colorado fly fishing trip they wanted show up prepared.  They both did great and we learned the distance cast, roll cast and pick-up set down cast too.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 200 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was great with morning temps in the low 60's F. and clear blue skies.  There was a nice Mayfly hatch with Tricos being the biggest part of the group with BWO's rounding out the action.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers and Lakes near Austin Texas, San Antonio Texas and New Braunfels Texas too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions:  Updated Sunday July 28, 2019; private fly fishing lesson with Beth and John from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  These two were smart and listened carefully to the guide/instructor.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 200 cfs with clear water conditions.  The weather was nice with partly cloudy skies and temps in the high 70's and 80's F. this morning.  We didn't see a big hatch on the river today but we saw a few Tricos and BWO's coming off.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers and Lakes in the Austin Texas area, the San Antonio Texas area and the New Braunfels Texas area too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Monday July 29, 2019; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Michael and Bristol from Austin produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was nice with partly cloudy skies and comfortable temps in the high 70's F.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 200 cfs with clear water conditions.  We saw a nice Mayfly hatch this morning but we didn't see any fish rising to eat the tiny bugs.  We did a quick scouting trip at Canyon Lake and hooked and released several nice bass.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, classes, lessons and instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers and Lakes in the Austin Texas, San Antonio Texas and New Braunfels Texas areas too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Saturday August 3, 2019; early morning scouting trip on Canyon lake produced some nice largemouth bass on topwater flies.  The winds were calm and the temps were comfortable in the high 70's early in the going.  The lake level was just above 909 msl with clear water conditions and a glassy surface.  There was no one out in the morning but fishermen and the traffic was light.  Our best fly was a topwater popper resembling a frog.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers and lake near Austin Texas, San Antonio Texas and New Braunfels Texas too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions:  Sunday August 4, 2019; Canyon Lake scouting trip yielded several nice largemouth bass and one smallie.  The Lake level was just above 909 msl and the surface temp was 83.3 degrees F.  The weather was nice with clear blue skies and temps in the high 80's F.  That's 10 degrees below normal!  Our best fly was the green hard body popper with yellow rubber legs.  There were quite a few people on the lake but that didn't bother us.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing lessons, and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country rivers and lakes near Austin Texas, San Antonio Texas and New Braunfels Texas too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Fishing Report and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions:  Monday August 5, 2019; private fly fishing lesson with Luis and Erica from Austin Texas produced two new fly fishers.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was lowered to 150 cfs with clear water conditions.  Today the weather was nice with partly cloudy skies and temps in the high 70's F.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers and Lakes in the Austin Texas area, San Antonio Texas area and the New Braunfels Texas areas too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and Current Conditions: Updated Tuesday August 6, 2019; We had a guide trip scheduled for this morning but it got cancelled because our fishermen became ill last night.  Here are the current conditions:  Canyon Lake Dam release is 160 cfs with clear water conditions.  The winds were light from the southeast at 5-10 mph.  The humidity was 67% at 9:00 am with clear blue skies.  The temp at 8;30 am was 79 degrees F.  There was virtually no one on the Guadalupe today because the "Back to school commercials" have signaled the end of summer for young families.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes, and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers and Lakes in the Austin Texas area, San Antonio Texas area and the New Braunfels Texas area too.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and Canyon Lake Fishing Guide Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday August 7, 2019; half day morning trip/fly fishing lesson with Justin Jones and his wife Catherine produced two new fly fishers.  These two were smart and listened carefully to the guide.  The weather was nice with partly cloudy skies and temps in the high 70's rising to the high 80's by noon.  The release from Canyon Lake Dam was 150 cfs with clear water conditions.  The water temp at the dam was 67 degrees F.  Expedition Outfitters has guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing classes, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing instruction on the Texas Hill Country Rivers and Lakes near Austin Texas, San Antonio Texas and New Braunfels Texas too.


        
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