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
Fish the deeper holes in the river. Flows are low and the fish will tend to congregate in the pools. Be prepared to change flies frequently in the low and clear conditions, fish can get very selective.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Guadalupe River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
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Water flow: 65 cfs at Sattler

Visibility: 6 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 59 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 Guadalupe Resort, Lazy L & L, Rocky Beach

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Mayflies, Caddis and damselflies will all catch fish in the Guadalupe River.

Fish species: Rainbow and Brown Trout

Fishing season: Spring

Nearest airport: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport or San Antonio

Person Fishing in a stream

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

Freshly stocked trout can be caught on a variety of attractor patterns as well as streamers. As fishing pressure increases plan on using smaller match the hatch type of flies. Low flows and clear water will make this more important.

7-Day Forecast

Cooler weather this week will keep the fish active later in the day.


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