Guadalupe River - Below Canyon Lake, Texas Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fly Fishing Map of Guadalupe River, TX
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Guadalupe River - Below Canyon Lake, Texas Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
As the water level falls on the Guadalupe plan on using more specific match the hatch style patterns. Lower flows will lead to more fishing pressure and the trout will tend to become much more selective.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Guadalupe River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
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Water flow: 780 cfs at Sattler

Visibility: 36 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 64 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Mornings

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:

Mayflies, Caddis

Fish species: Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout

Fishing season: Spring

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

Strike indicator nymphing is the most common technique. Freshly stocked fish will also respond to streamer patterns.

7-Day Forecast

Flows on the Guadalupe areabove 700 cfs, wading is not an option. Float fishing is good right now.


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