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Guadalupe River Striped Bass Caught By Don Holmes in the Trophy Trout Zone
Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guide Trip
Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guide Trip
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McLean Bowman with 10 lb Devils River Largemouth Bass

Mark Edgmon's Trophy Devils River Largemouth Bass
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Mark Edgmon with trophy Devils River Largemouth Bass

Texas Monthly Publisher David Dunham at Dolan Falls, Devils River Fly Fishing
Texas Monthly Publisher David Dunham at Dolan Falls

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Mark McGarrah with trophy Devils River Largemouth Bass

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Phil Watkins with Devils River Largemouth Bass

Guadalupe River Trout Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Evening scouting/observations for Wednesday January 1, 2014.  The weather was pleasant with highs in the mid 60's F and partly cloudy skies.  There were no significant hatches observed, but there were quite a few fishermen who had kitchen passes from the wife.  They arrived early braving temps in the high 30's F at daybreak.  Several people reported good catches...and releases...with Guadalupe Trout.  The hot fly was a stone fly..go figure; they don't live in the Guadalupe River.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Thursday January 2, 2014; Observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River in the rainbow trout section showed moderate numbers of fishermen.  There were definitely fewer people on the water than earlier this week.  After getting reports from several successful fishermen the winning pattern was the Prince Nymph!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  January 4, 2014.  Full day scouting trip on the warmwater section of the Guadalupe River showed  a couple of nice bass that did not hit our flies...no B.S. the fish are not always active.  We had a beautiful Guadalupe River Float/Fly Fishing trip though, with not another person sighted.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Sunday January 5, 2014;  Evening scouting trip at the third crossing revealed very few fishermen.  I guess everyone decided to put their responsibilities back in order after the holiday.  That being said, there were some successful anglers drifting the right patterns and being "bit".  Prince Nymphs were reported to be the go to flies for the past couple of days.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday January 7, 2014;  Overnight scouting trip to the Sycamore Canyon Ranch on the Devils River revealed cold conditions and crystal clear water.  The clear water revealed all of the usual players...smallmouth, largemouth and other warmwater species in their usual position.  Everyone was accounted for and in attendance.  The 64 million dollar question is: can you fool these wary apex predators?  The USGS flow was 145 cfs at Baker's Crossing.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions: Wednesday January 8, 2013;  Morning Guadalupe Trout scouting trip at the third crossing revealed light rain, but warmer conditions.  There were three fishermen skipping work and enjoying uncrowded conditions.  This is in sharp contrast to the "combat" fly fishing conditions that were the norm for the holiday period.  The was no visible insect activity and the river was relatively clear.  The successful fly of the day appeared to be the lowly San Juan worm.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Friday January 10, 2014.  Early afternoon scouting at the the third crossing showed a prolific BWO and Trico hatch about 2:30 pm.  The magic temperature was 65 degrees F.  Even with lots of bugs falling spent on the surface, there were very few Guadalupe Trout taking advantage of the bounty.  The water was clear with light fishing pressure compared to the holiday.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Saturday January 11, 2014.  Mid day scouting trip on the warmwater section of the lower Guadalupe River revealed hungry bass looking up.  This is unusual this time of year...but it's 78 degrees F with clear blue skies.  Of course these bass are active in a temperate winter cycle!  The water was relatively clear with no other fishermen present.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Sunday January 12, 2014;  Half day trip on the upper Guadalupe River above Canyon Lake revealed lots of native Guadalupe Bass.  We also hooked several medium sized largemouth bass on fly.  The flow was low and clear but very fishable.  There was nobody else on this stretch.  We'll be here again real soon, it was a beautiful float.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Monday January 13, 2014.  Scouting and observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake showed a moderate amount of fishermen.  Conditions were influenced by an early morning cold front passage.  Winds were out of the northwest at 15-25 miles per hour.  The temperatures were pleasant hovering in the 60's F. with clear blue sky and low humidity.  The fly of the day was reported to be the "Zug Bug."  Oh yea...the Osprey were out fishing before the catch and release guys.  They carried off a couple of breakfast sized Guadalupe Trout.  Note: Osprey have articulated talons allowing this mighty fisher to carry the "unhappy trout" in an aerodynamic fashion.  Bald Eagles can't do this.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday January 14, 2104;  Half day scouting trip at the Rebecca Creek Crossing above Canyon Lake yielded several White Bass caught on fly.  They fell for Charlie Cypert's pattern.  We used a floating line with a sink tip.  There were no other fishermen in our vicinity.  The day was beautiful with clear blue skies and afternoon temps right at 74 degrees F.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions updated Thursday January 16, 2014.  Half day guide trip with Jim Perkins and his buddies from the midwest produced three new fly fishermen.  The day started out pretty cool with temps. hovering around 32 degrees F.  It rapidly warmed to 68 degrees F.  We found several hungry Guadalupe Trout and the guys brought them to the net for a speedy release.  The water was pretty clear with water temps in the 50 degrees F. range.  The winning fly was a soft hackle emerger.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Saturday February !8, 2014.  Evening scouting trip at the third crossing revealed quite a few people enjoying the 74 degrees F. afternoon.  I saw a couple of rods doubled over as I peered over the guard rail of the bridge.  Later on in the evening I learned the star of the show was a tiny gold ribbed hair's ear nymph.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Sunday January 19, 2014; Half day wade fishing trip hosted by Expedition Outfitters produced a new fly fisher.  John and his fishing partner came from Canada...Eh?  We put them on some Guadalupe Trout water and the work began...dead drift your nymphs through the runs...hoping to get lucky.  I heard they brought some fish to the net too!  The day was beautiful with abundant sunshine and shirt sleeve weather.  You should have been here!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Wednesday January 22, 2014.  Observations at the third crossing revealed very pleasant weather conditions with temps in the 70 degree F. range.  There were not high numbers of fishermen out.  It was relatively quiet.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Thursday January 23, 2014.  Winter arrived with a cold front hitting about 9:00 am this morning.  The temps went from the mid 60's F. to 37 degrees F. in two hours.  There were a couple of hearty fishermen out, but we didn't hear their success.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday January 24, 2014; Evening scouting observations at the third crossing revealed three lone fishermen.  They didn't arrive until conditions had improved from the previous day.  The morning started out with quite a bit of ice and didn't thaw until 1:00 pm.  The evening was beautiful with a colorful sunset.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions;  Updated  Saturday January  25, 2014. Water flow was low and slow.  With lower flows the fish study the fly trying to determine if it is in fact food.  The net result is difficult fishing conditions.  Strike often and keep moving.  Even with low flows...we landed several nice Guadalupe Trout.  Greg Smith did a great job guiding our clients.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Sunday January 26, 2014;  Rick and his son Charlie joined Expedition Outfitters guides for a Guadalupe Trout fly fishing lesson/trip.  The guys did a great job at technical nymphing but...their hook sets were behind the bite and they didn't get any fish into the net.  The Guadalupe Trophy Trout zone was filled to the brim with guide boats and wade fishermen in every run.  If you get a chance, schedule your outings to the Guadalupe Trout area during the week.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Monday January 27, 2014; observations at the third crossing showed one fisherman for several miles of river.  Harsh conditions separate the weekend warriors from the real thing.  This guy had great success;  you should have been here!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions: Tuesday January 28, 2014;  Observations at the third crossing revealed two fishermen.  They were tough and lasted several hours in the morning during cold temperatures.  Their success was worth the effort they said.  The winning fly was the Prince Nymph.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday January 29,2014;  Half day trip with Brian and his Lady Mindy from Oklahoma produced two new fly fishers.  We had a few bites but our hook set was behind the curve.  It was a tough day for beginners.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Thursday January 30, 2014; observations at the third crossing showed a couple of successful fishermen.  They said their success was on dry flies.  Almost unheard of...on the Guadalupe River.  We're mainly a nymph fishery.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday January 31, 2014;  Observations at the third crossing revealed a small amount of action; only three fishermen.  The day was epic with clear blue skies and temps in the mid 70's F.  The water was clear and cold too.  The Royal Humpie was the top water choice.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Saturday February 1, 2014;  Full day Guadalupe trout fly fishing trip with Nicole and Russell produced several nice Guadalupe rainbow trout.  The winning fly was the sucker spawn egg imitation.  We caught and released several Guadalupe trout in the 4-5 lb range.  The weather was beautiful with shirt sleeve weather in the 70's F.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Sunday, February 2, 2014; observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake showed very few fishermen braving the cold and wind. The temps were in the low 40's F. with gusty winds.  We rescheduled our trips because we didn't want to suffer with our clients.  Everybody agreed to another date.  

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Monday February 3, 2014;  Observations at the third crossing showed a handful of brave fishermen.  The weather was a bit raw with temps in the 40's F.  The report was...if you put the fly where it needs to be...there seems to be a bite.  The fish are usually positioned in the buffet line (current); or beside it.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday February 4, 2014;  observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed a beautiful afternoon with shirt sleeve temps in the 70's F.  There were very few fishermen out to enjoy the conditions.  The fishermen interviewed insisted that the Prince Nymph was the winning pattern.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday February 5, 2014;  observations at the third crossing below Canyon Lake showed a couple of brave fishermen.  They had strong north winds and cold temps 48 degrees F. to contend with.  We saw this coming and luckily rescheduled our guide trips.  It was for the best.

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Thursday February 6, 2014; observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake showed a couple of hearty souls fly fishing for Guadalupe River rainbow trout.  The famous fly of the day according to interviews was the "Zug Bug".  The water was clear with decent flows.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday February 7,2014;  Cold early morning temps. gave way to bearable temps in the high 30's and low 40's F.  There was a little "corn snow" on exposed surfaces, but a very light dusting.  The afternoon revealed a few hearty fishermen, but the turn out was lite.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Saturday February 8, 2014; Observations at the third crossing showed a crisp, cool morning in the mid 30's F; the afternoon rapidly warmed to 70 F.  There were a few fly fishers chasing big rainbows in the skinny water just downstream of the bridge.  There were more reports of top water action late in the afternoon.  We saw a few Caddis coming off.  You'd better get out here!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Monday February 10, 2014;  Half day float/fly fishing lesson with Brett Kilgore his lovely wife Meagan from Seattle produced some spectacular hook ups with acrobatic Guadalupe Trout.  Meagan's fish jumped numerous times reaching almost three feet high from the river's surface.  The winning fly was the Prince Nymph.  It was a little cold with overcast skies, but the cooperative fish made everything worthwhile!  Wish you were here!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday February 11, 2014;  Observations at the third crossing showed no sign of fishermen.  I guess the weather ran everyone off.  Temps hovered in the mid 30's F. all day long.  That's unusual for central Texas.  Expedition Outfitter's guides rescheduled our trips.  We didn't want to suffer with our clients.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Thursday February 13, 2014; Observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed very few fishermen and abundant spring weather and sunshine!  The fishermen who were interviewed reported several huge Guadalupe Rainbow Trout.  One said his secret was the Olive Wooly Bugger.  He said it landed a 22 inch Guadalupe Trout.  The water was low and relatively clear with dark green tint.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday February 14, 2014; Observations on the Guadalupe River at the third crossing below Canyon Lake showed several successful fishermen in the shirt sleeve weather at 82 degrees F.  The successful fishermen reported that drowned Trico Spinners were the trick.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Saturday February 15, 2014;  Expedition Outfitters guide Brent Turner hosted first time fly fishers Lauren Lawrence and her Dad.  Brent said they made progress but it was hard to un-do the muscle memory from their "hardware" background.  The day was reported pretty slow as far as catching.  The moon was huge last night giving wary fish a chance to feed safely protected from predators.  It was a beautifil blue sky day with temps in the 70's F.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Sunday February 16, 2014.  Cloudy cool conditions gave way to beautiful conditions towards evening.  The temps touched 75 degrees F. with clear evening skies.  The favorite fly at the third crossing was the Royal Humpie.  Who would have thought?

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Monday February 17, 2014; Expedition Outfitters guide Greg Smith hosted Dr. Tom on a full day Guadalupe River fly fishing trip.  They caught and released several nice Guadalupe River Rainbow Trout.  You should have been here!

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday February 21, 2014; Half day trip/lesson with Laynge an his buddies from San Francisco produced some new fly fishers.  We hooked several fish, but very few made it to the net.  Note: For the first time fly fisher, please get the technique in order first.  The catching will follow.  It's a natural progression.  

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Saturday February 22, 2014; Half day lesson/float with Brandon and Rachael produced two new fly fishers.  The bite was slow although our anglers worked hard delivering the fly properly.  It was a beautiful day with comfortable temps in the 70's F.

 

 

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions: February 24, 2014; Shirt sleeve weather in the 70's F. produced prolific BWO and Trico hatches this morning.  Very few fishermen were prepared with small top water patterns; so they missed out.

Guadalupe Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday February 25, 2014; observations at the third crossing revealed one fisher.  The weather was overcast with shirt sleeve temps in the 70's F.  The bite was reported to be slow.  The water clarity and temps. were conducive but still slow catching overall.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Saturday March 1, 2014; Scouting trip to the Devils revealed eager and willing smallmouth and largemouth bass.  Nothing hit the topwater pattern.  The winning streamer was a red Clouser.  There was a one day window with clear, calm, conditions and we caught it right.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated  Monday March 3, 2014.  Observations at the third crossing at 6:00 pm showed a couple of fishermen and their guide.  There was a high altitude thunderstorm rolling in at dusk.  The report was tough fishing conditions with very few fish landed.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Scouting Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday March 5, 2014;  Flow at  Baker's Crossing 138 cfs.  After scouting all of our usual places, we discoverd everyone (the fish) were present and accounted for.  The weather was very unstable with beautiful conditions punctuated with showers and high winds.  

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Monday March 10, 2014; scouting observations at the third crossing showed very few fly fishermen out today.  The temps reached 70 degrees F. with light, intermittent evening rain showers.  There was no obvious hatch.  The winning fly for the lone fisherman interviewed was the "Zug Bug."

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Friday March 14, 2014.  Half day trip with Buck Nelson, his two boys and Dad produced a trophy Guadalupe Trout that Cade brought to his dad's net.  It was the biggest rainbow in his fly fishing career.  Cade listened carefully to his guide and it produced results.  The winning fly was the prince nymph.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions: March 19 and 20th, 2014.  Devils River flow at Baker's Crossing 128 cfs.  Paul Reddish and his buddy Ian from the United Kingdom joined us for a three day expedition at the Russell's Ranch.  We caught largemouth bass, sunfish and smallmouth bass too.  The weather was spring like with many ups and downs with temps.  Wish you were here!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Sunday March 23, 2014. Observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake showed a small amount of fishermen harassing the rainbow trout.  There was no obvious hatch with the temperatures in the 50's F, overcast skies and light rain.  We rescheduled our trips due to adverse conditions.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Monday March 24, 2014; scouting trip on the lower Guadalupe River near the third crossing below Canyon Lake revealed very few fishermen.  The weather was cool and overcast in the low 60's F.  There was a small BWO and Trico hatch, but no rising fish spotted.  The fishermen who were present reported the prince nymph was the ticket.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday March 25, 2014; brief scouting trip on the Guadalupe River upstream of Canyon Lake near Bergheim produced many feisty Guadalupe Bass.  We caught and released dozens of "Brook Trout" sized fish in the 8-10 inch range.  In some places it was a fish for every cast.  Little yellow poppers with white rubber legs were the ticket.  The skies were clear and blue with temps in the mid 60's F.  

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Thursday March 27, 2014;  Trip with fly fishing guide Randy Cameron from Colorado produced several nice smallmouth and largemouth bass.  The weather started out with overcast skies and light winds from the southeast.  The skies cleared by 11:00 am with clear blue skies the rest of the day.  Most of our fish hit the heavily weighted streamer cast to the ledges and islands.

 

 

 

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions;  Friday March 28, 2014;  fishing day number two for Randy Cameron had clear blue skies and north winds that gusted over 40 mph.  We struggled to maintain our position with the raft so we resorted to wade fishing high value targets.  We had several blow -ups on topwater patterns, but the fish missed the fly.  After careful presentation Randy managed to land a nice smallmouth under adverse conditions.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Scouting Report and River Conditions:  Saturday March 29, 2014; Scouting trip at our new private property showed many largemouth and smallmouth bass and sunfish species.  Everyone aggressively attacked our flies.  The flow at Baker's Crossing was 130 cfs.  The water was clear with light green tint.  

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Monday March 31, 2014;  Observations and brief scouting trip at the 4th crossing showed no fishermen and no visible hatch.  The Guadalupe River trout season is winding down due to the perception of tubers and mayhem.  The truth is: these other user groups don't show up until major holidays and weekends.  We are not there yet.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday April 1, 2014; Half day fly fishing lesson/float trip with Mike and Buzz produced two new fly fishers.  The bite was slow, but Buzz fought and did battle with a 6lb class largemouth on a heavy streamer pattern.  Wow!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Wednesday April 2, 2014.  The day started out with overcast skies and high winds.  These conditions were difficult for teaching new fly fishers but we got it done.  Mark and James were in the area for a convention and they were hosted by Aubrey; one of their business colleagues.  By the end of the day everyone was casting like champs.  The fish were scarce, but we landed a few.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Thursday April 3, 2014; evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake showed no fishermen whatsoever.  The weather was mild with partly cloudy skies in the 80's F.  The trees and wildflowers are in full bloom.  There was a few caddis coming off.  The water was clear and cool.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated Saturday April 5, 2014.  Rob Westerburg and his boys joined us for a two day fishing trip.  We put in at our property at the Blue Sage and floated about 6.5 river miles to Devil's Back.  We caught and released nearly 50 fish.  Wish you were here!

Rio Grande River Texas Fly Fishing Guides report and river conditions:  Tuesday April 8, 2014.Half day scouting float on the Rio Grande below Del Rio Texas produced many nice smallmouth, largemouth and one striper.  Everyone fought hard because they didn't realize that we would release them.  The flow varied from 2,000 cfs to 4,000 cfs.  

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday April 9, 2014;  Observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed two fishermen.  There wasn't any obvious hatch at 4:30 pm.  The day was beautiful with cool temps and low humidity.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Thursday April 10, 2014; morning scouting trip at the fourth crossing showed no other fishermen.  There was a nice Trico hatch coming off about 10:00 am.  We didn't get any takes on the surface but drowned spinners proved to be the ticket.  The weather was beautiful with morning temps in the 50's F.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Flow at Baker's Crossing 123 CFS;  Friday April 11 and Saturday April 12, 2014.  Two days of scouting at the Sycamore Canyon Ranch revealed clear water conditions with high winds from the southeast.  The temps were comfortable with cool mornings and pleasant afternoons in the 80's F.  We spotted all of the usual players (fish), in their customary hideouts.  Heavy streamers were the "go to" flies.

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Monday April 14, 2014;   Thunderstorms followed by an unseasonal strong cold front put a damper on our fly fishing plans.  The Guadalupe trout were safe for the day.  We didn't see anyone else braving the weather either.

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday April 15, 2014;  Evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no fishermen and a nice caddis and trico hatch.  The weather was much nicer this evening than last.  The wind was relatively calm and the temps were in the high 60's F.

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Updated April 16, 2014;  Evening observations at the third crossing revealed no fishermen.  The morning started out with temps. in the high 30's F and soared to 79's F in the afternoon.  All of the streamside vegetation was in full bloom with wildflowers and pollinating live oaks, pecans and others.  If you suffer from allergies...this is why?

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Cindy's trophy bass!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Thursday April 17,2014; Half day float with expert angler Larry Tarver and his lovely daughter Cindy produced several nice largemouth and smallmouth bass.  The day was overcast to our advantage.  Shad patterns proved to be the winning ticket.  Cindy is pictured above with one of her bass.

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday April 18, 2014; observations at the fourth crossing revealed two fly fishermen.  They were stripping streamers.  The weather was sunny at 77 degrees F. and light winds from the northeast.  The water was clear and cold with adequate flow.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Saturday April 19, 2014; half day trip with Matthew Meyer and his dad David produced two new fly fishers and several nice bass.  The bass were acrobatic, jumping several times in their attempt to escape.  They didn't know we planned to release them unharmed.  Matt and his dad were two of the best students I've ever had the pleasure of guiding...They listened and executed the instructions.   The weather was perfect...cool in the morning about 48 degrees F warming to 79 degrees F.   Man it's great when a plan comes together!

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Sunday April 20, 2014;  Happy Easter!  Observations at the third crossing revealed no fishermen.  The afternoon was overcast with pleasant temps in the low 70's F.  There was a prolific Trico hatch about 3:30 pm.  We didn't witness any rising fish.

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Monday April 21, 2014;  Morning observations revealed one guide boat on the water targeting Guadalupe Trout.  The morning was overcast and cool with temps in the 60's F.   We didn't see any obvious hatch before noon.  There was nobody else on the entire upper river.

Guadalupe Trout Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday April 22, 2014; morning observations showed a prolific Trico hatch.  There was one guide boat on the river.  There were no rising fish detected.  The fish were probably feeding sub-surface on the drowned spinners.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Thursday April 24,2014; Devils River trip with Charlie Granstaff and Mark Edgmon produced many good fish.  The conditions were nice with low humidity and comfortable temps.  One of Charlie's fish is pictured below.

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Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday April 25, 2014; Charlie Granstaff was our lone angler after Mark Edgmon fell ill during our trip.  Everything turned out ok but the bite wasn't as good as the day before.  Fish were caught, but it wasn't as good as the day before.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Updated Monday April 28, 2014; evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no fishermen or other river users.  The Osprey were the only fishers present.  The water was clear and cool.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday, April 29, 2014;  Observations at the third crossing revealed no fishermen; or fisher women, for that matter.  There was a nice Trico hatch occurring though.  The temperatures were pleasantly cool this morning...about 58 degrees F.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Thursday May 1st, 2014;  Expedition Outfitter's guides hosted Stan Bunting, Thad Minyard, Cotton Carleson, and Sandy Saxe for a fun filled time at Sycamore Canyon Ranch.  One boat caught over thirty nice small, to medium bass the first day.  The other boat followed with about 18 bass.  We saw many trophy sized smallmouth and largemouth, but we did not get the big boys...damn it!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Sunday May 4, 2014; Half day fly fishing lesson/float trip with Belinda Kennedy and Clayton Kennedy produced two new fly fishers.  The weather was perfect with morning temps in the 50 degree F. range.  With clear skies the temps rose rapidly into the 80's.  We didn't encounter any tubers.  Clayton Kennedy is pictured below with his hard fighting "Kentucky Spotted Bass."

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Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Monday May 5, 2014; observations at the third crossing below Canyon Lake on the Guadalupe River showed two fishing parties chasing rainbows.  The caddis hatch was off the richter scale but no rising fish; damn it!  The successful fishers reported drowned Trico spinners as the go-to-pattern.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday May 6, 2014; half day float with John from New Jersey produced about 25 sunfish and several nice bass.  The highlight of the day was a 4 lb smallie that crashed a topwater pattern, jumped two times and spit the hook.  The weather was overcast and pleasant with morning temps in the 60's F and the day warmed to the low 80's.  We saw no one else on our part of the Guadalupe River.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Thursday May 8, 2014; Observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed spotty rain showers and overcast conditions.  There were no fishermen, tubers, canoeists, or kayakers on almost seven and a half miles of Guadalupe River in the "Trophy Trout Special Regulation Zone." 

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday May 9, 2014; observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake showed periodic thunderstorms; some were severe with high winds.  We saw the forecast and rescheduled our guide trips for another day...others were not so fortunate.  Some of our guide friends were trapped by the weather while on a long float without shelter on the San Marcos River.  We hope they are ok after their misfortune!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Saturday May 10, 2014; Observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed Chris Jackson, head guide at Action Angler teaching a fly fishing lesson.  There were no tubers or other people on the river, although it was a beautiful day with temps in the mid 80's F.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Sunday May 11, 2014; observations at Del Rio revealed high winds.  The gusts were in the 40 mph range.  Our fishing days are tomorrow and Tuesday...wish us luck!

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Monday  May 12, 2014;  Conditions were warm with high temps in the 90's F.  We caught and released about twenty five bass between two anglers.  All were smallies except for one largemouth bass.  We had a few sight casting opportunities.

Devils River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday May 13, 2014; flow at Baker's Crossing about 130 cfs.  A freak cold front dropped our temps today by about 30 degrees F.  On Monday the the afternoon high temp was 98 degrees F.  Today the high only reached 59 degrees F with overcast conditions and light rain at times.  The drastic change definitely affected the bite.  My clients forgot their waders and froze  their asses off!  Even with adverse conditions and overcast, we managed a little sight casting and some moderate catching too.  We had all smallmouth action, except for one "silver belly" (largemouth).

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Thursday May 15, 2014.  Observations at the "Trophy Trout" section of the Guadalupe River revealed one guide on the water.  It turned out to be my good friend Chris Jackson with his clients.  Looks like they had a successful trip with a 22 inch rainbow trout which they caught and released.  The weather was beautiful with high temps in the 70's F.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Friday May 16, 2014; evening observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon lake revealed no fishermen or other user groups.  The weather was fantastic with clear skies and low temps in the upper 50's F; and high temps in the mid 80's F.  There was no obvious insect hatch detected.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Saturday May 17, 2014;  Half day instructional float with Rick Hernandez and his buddy Paul produced a new fly fisher.  Paul knew his stuff already, but Rick needed personal instruction...no problem...we do that!  We caught and released a few fish before the bite turned off.  The weather was perfect with clear blue skies and morning temps in the high 50's F.  We ended up at 85 degrees F. for the daytime high.  The river flows were up and healthy from recent rainfall in the Edwards Aquifer recharge zone.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Sunday May 18, 2014; brief scouting trip at the fourth crossing produced two nice Guadalupe Trout.  They were both in the 16 inch class.  They both jumped when we set the hook.  The flows were up due to recent rainfall above Canyon Lake.  Our winning fly today...The Prince Nymph!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Monday May 19, 2014; half day scouting trip above Canyon Lake near Bergheim produced many Guadalupe Bass.  These guys were in the 10-12 inch range and fought like crazy for their size.  Small poppers and olive woolly buggers were the ticket!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday May 20, 2014; evening scouting trip at the third crossing revealed Ingram Ranch personnel re-erecting their fence along the river to prevent incursions from the impending Memorial Day tubing traffic.  Don't be too disappointed, the other user groups will be scarce on the river except for weekends and major holidays.  Contrary to popular belief, the tubers aren't a problem except for weekend afternoons.  They are back to Houston on Sunday afternoon too.   

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Friday May 23, 2014; observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed very few "out of town" visitors for the Memorial Day weekend.  There have been frequent light rain showers keeping the Harley Davidson motorcycles away too.  It's been nice without their noise!  There was one fly fisherman out this morning and he reported a couple of nice bass were caught on his beat.  He said yellow poppers were the ticket.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions: Saturday May 24, 2014; observations at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake at 10:00 am revealed our good friend Chris Jackson at Action Angler teaching fly fishing lessons.  It looked like his students were catching on.  There were light rain showers to dampen the earth,  We need lot's more!

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Sunday May 25, 2014;  My good friend Chris Jackson of Action Angler had the opportunity to guide on the most "hellish day of the year."  We agreed to run his shuttle.  The day treated them right with very little rain and cool temps in the high 70's.  To my surprise, they spanked the trout and warmwater species too.  In the afternoon, they had to fight the tubers...from what I heard, it was worth it!

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Rotating Funnel Cloud over Guadalupe River Canyon

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Lisa with her Kentucky Spotted Bass Guadalupe River Fishing Guide Trip

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Andrew with his Guadalupe Bass on Fly Fishing Guide Trip

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing River Report and River Conditions:  Sunday August 31, 2014; evening scouting report at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed very few straggler tourists on tubes.  Most of the Houstonites are headed home to beat the crowds on the highway.  We have the river and lake back to ourselves for another 9 months.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and current fly fishing conditions:  updated Labor Day Monday September 1, 2014.  Morning fly fishing trip/lesson produced two new fly fishers.  We used poppers and streamers to seduce Guadalupe Bass and many brightly colored sunfish.  The flow was adequate and conducive to good fishing conditions. Expedition Outfitters offers fly fishing guide trips, lessons and instruction in the New Braunfels and San Antonio and Austin Texas areas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Fly Fishing Report and River Conditions:  Tuesday, September 2, 2014; evening scouting trip at the third crossing on the Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake revealed no tourists whatsoever.  There were however, a few evening rain showers spawned by a low pressure system in the Gulf of Mexico.  The weather was pleasantly cool with air from the downdrafts of small thunderstorms.  Oh yea, we had some good action on little yellow poppers in the oxygenated riffles.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and Fly Fishing Conditions:  Wednesday September 3, 2014; half day morning trip with Kent Tralfagner and his gal Victoria produced two new fly fishers.  We started out with stream side casting lessons, knot tying, fly selection and general overview of the sport.  After that, we got into the raft and floated about three river miles putting our new skills to work.  Wish you were with us!

Fly Fishing Guides near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas.  Fishing Report for Thursday September 4, 2014; Half day morning float with Phil Noel from Albuquerque, New Mexico was very pleasant because Phil is an expert fly fisher with years of experience.  We caught and released too many fish to count.  It doesn't always happen like this...The day was mostly cool and overcast with temps in the 70's and High 80's F.  We were lucky to get off the water before a small rainshower hit.  Expedition Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing instruction, lessons and classes in the New Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio Texas areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide and River Report near New Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio Texas: Updated Friday September 5, 2014; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Less Johnson produced a new fly fisher.  We started with stream side casting lessons, knot tying and general overview.  The weather was great with temps in the 80's F. and partly sunny skies.  Oh yea, the best fly results were obtained with a red popper and yellow rubber legs.  Expedition Outfitters provides guided fly fishing trips, fly fishing lessons, fly fishing classes, and fly fishing instruction in the Texas Hill Country near New Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio Texas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas:  Saturday September 6, 2014; Two hour fly fishing lesson with Amy Trudeau and her buddy from New Orleans produced two new newby fly fishers.  We started with stream side casting lessons, learned some knots and we learned to read the water.  The weather was pleasant with temps in the high 80's F. with partly cloudy skies.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, lessons and fly fishing instruction in the Austin, San Antonio and New Braunfels Texas areas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and Fly Fishing Conditions:  Sunday September 7, 2014.  Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Bill Cockjoseph and his lovely wife Katrina produced two new fly fishers.  We started with stream side casting lessons, knot tying, reading the water, and general fly fishing overview.  The weather was cool in the 70's and 80's F. with light early morning rain showers.  Expedition Outfitters has fly fishing guided trips, classes, lessons and instruction in the Canyon Lake, New Braunfels and Austin/San Antonio Texas areas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and Fly Fishing Conditions:  Updated Monday September 8, 2014; two hour private fly fishing lesson with Edie Gourmet produced a new fly fisher.  She caught on fast.  The weather was nice with early morning temps in the low 70's F.  The red popper was the winning fly.  There was no one else on the water.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing  classes, lessons and instruction in the Canyon Lake area, New Braunfels area, and the Austin and San Antonio Texas areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guide Report and River Conditions:  Updated Tuesday September 9, 2014; two hour private fly fishing lesson in the New Braunfels area produced a new fly fisher.  Tina Minks did a fantastic job of following instructions.  She will make a great fly fisher!  We started with stream side casting instruction, knot tying and fly selection.  After that we followed through with a little fishing.  Expedition Outfitters provides fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction in the New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas areas.

Guadalupe River Fly Fishing Guides Report and River Conditions:  Wednesday September 10, 2014; Two hour morning private fly fishing lesson with Leslie Smith produced a new fly fisher.  We started with stream side casting lessons, knot tying and general overview.  We were in the New Braunfels Texas section of the Guadalupe River.  Our go to fly was the red popper with white rubber legs.  Expedition Outfitters has Fly Fishing Classes, Lessons and Instruction in the New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas areas.

Guadalupe Fishing Guides Report and Fly Fishing Conditions:  Thursday September 11, 2014; Two hour private fly fishing lesson with Leslie Goldmeir produced a new fly fisher.  We started with stream side casting lessons, knot tying and general overview.  We actually caught and released a couple of fish on our lesson.  The weather was beautiful with early morning temps in the 70's and evening temps in the low 90's F.  Expedition Outfitters teaches fly fishing classes, lessons and instruction near New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin Texas.

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

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

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

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

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

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









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