Guadalupe River
Trout Unlimited

GRTU’s Troutfest Texas is the largest event of its kind in Texas and brings out a crowd of over 3,000 people interested in fly fishing and preserving and protecting cold water fisheries.

The event is hosted by the Guadalupe River Chapter of Trout Unlimited, the largest TU chapter in the country with over 5,500 members at Lazy L&L Campgrounds. The three-day event will include:

  • A banquet with outstanding speakers, door prizes, online silent and live auction.
  • A film night featuring The Fly Fishing Film Tour and raffles.
  • A free expo with presentations, instruction, vendor booths, raffles, women’s and kid’s events.

Troutfest Texas receives strong statewide marketing and promotional support and offers sponsorship, donation and exhibit opportunities. GRTU’s Troutfest TX 2019 sponsorship, exhibitor, and donor opportunities are going fast. Click here for more information.

GRTU Chapter Meeting

We will be hosting our next GRTU Chapter Meeting at Troutfest TX on Sunday, February 24. The session will start at 9am and in addition to an update on GRTU activities, we will be featuring Trout Unlimited’s VP for Volunteer Operations, Beverly Smith, who will be providing an overview of TU national activities and how to engage as a member with Trout Unlimited. This session will be immediatiatly followed by a presentation by Chris Johnson, owner of Living Waters Fly Fishing in Round Rock, TX who will give insight into the most effective ways to fish our home water, the Guadalupe River.

Look for more information on this meeting and Troutfest TX in email and our GRTU social channels. We look forward to seeing you at the GRTU Chapter meeting and at all of Troutfest TX.

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2018 – 2019 GRTU Lease Access Program is Closed

All of our 850 memberships have been purchased for this season.  Please check back next October when Enrollment opens again. Thank you all.

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