Guadalupe River - Below Canyon Lake, Texas Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Guadalupe River - Below Canyon Lake, Texas Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Fish the deeper holes in the river. Flows are low and the fish will tend to congregate in the pools.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Guadalupe River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
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Water flow: 74 cfs at Sattler

Visibility: 36 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 70 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: All day

Best stretch: 306 crossing down to the 2nd crossing

Best access point: Rio Raft Company, Lazy L & L, Rocky Beach

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Bass and sunfish will occasionally key in on some of the larger insects, but most hatches will get ignored.

Fish species: largemouth bass, sunfish, Guadalupe bass, and striped bass

Fishing season: Summer

Nearest airport: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport or San Antonio

Guadalupe River, Below Canyon Lake Description

The Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake dam is listed as one of the top 100 trout streams in America. It is also the southernmost trout stream in the U.S. The Guadalupe River chapter of Trout Unlimited is the largest chapter in the nation. The section of the Guadalupe River we fly fish on is managed as a trophy trout fishery. The bag limit is one trout over 18" per day and must be caught on an artificial lure ...

Techniques & Tips

Bass fishing on the Guadalupe will consist of fishing surface flies like poppers earlier in the day and switching to sub surface patterns as the sun gets higher. Poppers should work through out the day when it is cloudy.

7-Day Forecast

Tubing has been shut down on the river this week so the river should be quiet.


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