Orvis-Endorsed Fly-Fishing Guide Services in Austin, Texas

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The Story

Go fly fishing in Texas with the experts at Orvis-Endorsed All Water Guides fly-fishing service. All Water Guides is the first full-service guide service in central Texas, founded in 2011 by Alvin Dedeaux. Alvin has been involved in the Texas fly-fishing scene starting in the mid '80s. Over the years All Water Guides has developed relationships with all the most experienced guides in the area. Most of our guides have a decade or more of local knowledge that they share with our clients every day. Our guides are knowledgeable, patient, and ready to share their love of our unique local fisheries.

"In addition to putting our clients on fish, All Water Guides strives to be a leader in local conservation and public awareness campaigns. We sponsor local river cleanups and community outreach programs."

Season:

Year-round for bass, sunfish, gar, and drum.
Fall, winter, and spring for trout.

Species:

Guadalupe bass, largemouth bass, rainbow trout, brown trout, sunfish, white bass, gar, drum.

Region/Terrain:

Central Texas has a mix of many different fishing options. Everything from small, intimate creeks to large rivers and lakes of all sizes. Central Texas is referred to as the hill country and many first-time visitors are amazed

Typical Weather:

Mild winters, amazing weather in the fall and spring. Summers can be hot.

Rates:

Rates start from: $400
You can find all pricing information at: allwaterguides.com/book-a-trip

What is Provided:

Provided equipment includes rods, reels, leaders, and flies.
Lunch is provided on full-day trips.
Water in reusable containers is provided on all trips.
Waders if needed (only in winter) can be provided at an additional charge.

Gear Recommendations:

For trout fishing 5 or 6 wt. rods in 8.5'-9' work best. Floating lines. 3X, 4X, and 5X leaders. Bass fishing 6, 7, or 8 wt. rods. Floating and sink-tip lines. 0X leaders. Hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and a valid Texas fishing license.

What to Bring:

Binoculars, reusable water bottles, camera.

Other:

Several of our locations can be accessed via ride-sharing services.

Additional Activities:

Austin, Texas is considered the live music capital of the world. We also have some of the best barbecue in the world. Not to mention amazing local breweries, wineries, and distilleries. We can also provide guided trips to sight cast for redfish on the Texas coast.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Banner Day All my son wanted for his 13th birthday was a day fly fishing with Dad. Being pretty new to fly fishing, I reached out to a two much more experienced and knowledgeable folks about guides within about 5-6 hours of home. Both of them were quick to recommend AWG with some form of the statement "you'll never regret it for a minute." That sealed it. Our day on the San Marcos River with Jud was a gift in every way. Both of us learned a ton throughout the day and had plenty of action in the water. Fly fishing can be an intimidating pastime to get into...lots to learn and experience. Count AWG amongst the folks that are all about sharing their love of the outdoors and their expertise in a way that makes you long for the water every day going forward. They mix their passion and knowledge with a healthy dose of Texas hospitality to create something very special for their clients. As soon as we can get back, we'll be back on the horn to AWG!
Date published: 2020-11-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great day on the Colorado! My son and I had a great day with Jeff Davis fishing out of Little Webberville. Jeff readily shares his knowledge about fishing and is great company. His jet boat was clean and comfortable and gave great access to the river. Jeff was careful to take all health precautions and we felt very safe. Best of all, of course, we fished hard and caught a lot of fish. The day could not have been better.
Date published: 2020-10-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Chasing the “Texas Trout” on the South Llano My dad and I had a goal to add Guad Bass to our list of species caught on fly. All Water Guides and Bonner Armbruster got us on them quick on the South Fork of the Llano River. Gorgeous country and a lot of great fish. Guads, Largemouth, Warmouth, etc., were hitting well. Won’t hesitate to book with them again.
Date published: 2020-06-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fishing with a legend and day I won’t forget Had the chance to fish with Alvin on a quick business trip to Austin. Met Alvin at the Plano, TX Orvis and he was so down to earth despite his legendary status. I knew I had to fish with him and glad I did. Did a full day on the Colorado and caught every bass species and my first Buffalo and boy was it a big one and a great fight. Alvin was a pleasure to fish with all day and just a great day.
Date published: 2020-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quick trip to Austin Had the chance to go on the Colorado with Alvin and had a great time.
Date published: 2020-03-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from First Class!!! The whole experience was top notch! My dad and I did a full day trip on the Colorado River with Alvin and it was one of the best days on the water we've had. The conditions were not perfect but he still put us on quite a few fish. His knowledge and experience are second to none!
Date published: 2020-02-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Incredible day down in Texas Having fished with Alvin Dedeaux for many years when living in Texas I was excited about the chance to fish with him again on a trip back to Texas in January. I was disappointed when I found out he was going to be out of town but Alvin and Lenee hooked us up with another fantastic guide ...Zach Neville. I would highly recommend Zach or any of the other All Water Guides.
Date published: 2020-01-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great trip with Jeff and Ethan. My wife and I went out with two of our boys with Jeff and Ethan.  Ranging from beginner fly fishers to a bit more experienced, we had a great time on the water and will definitely be booking additional trips in the future.
Date published: 2020-01-15
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