TEXAS 2020


TroutFest TX Save the Date

Troutfest Texas 2020 – Tickets on Sale Now!
February 21 – 23, 2020
Lazy L&L Campgrounds

This annual grassroots event is volunteer-run by members of the Guadalupe River Trout Unlimited.

The festivities take place on the banks of the Guadalupe River at Lazy L&L Campground. There will be speakers, classes, gear, a banquet, movies, food, beer and fun for the whole family! See you there!

  • TICKETED EVENTS: Friday Night Banquet and Saturday Night Movie Night. Purchase Tickets Here.
  • FREE EVENTS: Daytime educational and EXPO events on Saturday and Sunday.

BANQUET FRIDAY (tickets required)
FEBRUARY 21st, 6 pm-10 pm

  • KEYNOTE SPEAKER – Tom Rosenbauer, Brand Manager for Rod & Tackle for Orvis in Manchester, VT
  • BAND – Little Outfit
  • RAFFLE – Buy tickets online
  • SILENT AUCTION – Bid on silent auction online
  • LIVE AUCTION – Come prepared to bid and raise money!
  • MEAL – Beef & Chicken with vegetable sides DRINKS- Beer and Wine (Tickets come with 2 drinks)

F3T MOVIE NIGHT SATURDAY (tickets required)
FEBRUARY 22nd, 5:30 pm-10 pm – Fly Fishing Film Tour

FEBRUARY 22nd, 9 am-5p m & FEBRUARY 23rd, 10 am-4 pm

ATTENDANCE: TROUTFEST TX 2020 is estimated to bring in over 3000 people to the Guadalupe River during the EXPO.


  • Fly-Casting
  • Fly-Tying
  • Fishing Techniques
  • Tackle Techniques
  • Conservation/Education

Kids Trout Tank, Entomology, Archery, Casting Instructions and more.

You will be joining some of the biggest brands in fly fishing, local fly fishing favorites and artists and guides from around the world already registered for Troutfest TX 2020. To sign-up to be an exhibitor click here.

Troutfest TX is run by volunteers, it is a BIG part of what makes the event so great! Want to join the fun?
Sign up to volunteer here.


Keynote & Featured Speaker
Tom Rosenbauer, Brand Manager for Rod & Tackle for Orvis in Vermont

Tom Rosenbauer

Tom Rosenbauer has been with the Orvis Company for 43 years, and while there has been a fishing school instructor, copywriter, public relations director, merchandise manager, and was editor of The Orvis News for 10 years. He is currently Brand Manager for Orvis Rod and Tackle. As merchandise manager, web merchandiser, and catalog director, the titles under his direction have won numerous Gold Medals in the Multichannel Merchant Awards.

Pat Dorsey, Head Guide and Co-Owner of the Blue Quill Angler fly shop in Evergreen, Colorado

Pat Dorsey

A native of Colorado, Pat Dorsey has been guiding for nearly 30 years. Pat Dorsey spends well over two hundred days a year on the water, a combination of guiding customers, hosting destination travel-trips, and personal days on the water.

Alvin Dedeaux, Captain, Owner and Head Guide of All Water Guides in Austin, Texas

Alvin Dedeaux

Alvin Dedeaux, the owner and head guide at All Water Guides is set as a Featured Presenter at Troutfest TX 20! Alvin is a local legend and an ambassador for YETI, Howler Brothers and Costa Sunglasses.

Kirk Deeter, Editor of Trout Magazine, Field & Stream and Angling Trade in Colorado

Kirk Deeter

Kirk is the editor of TROUT magazine. He is also an editor-at-large for Field & Stream and the editor-in-chief of Angling Trade. A lifelong angler, he has produced award-winning stories from the tip of Tierra del Fuego in Argentina to north of the Arctic Circle in Russia. His work has appeared in WIRED, Garden & Gun, The New York Times, and elsewhere. He co-authored the best selling Little Red Book of Fly Fishing. He lives in Colorado with his wife of 25 years (Sarah), and son (Paul).

Lia Colabello, Costa #KickPlastic Ambassador + Managing Principal of Plastic Pollution Solutions in South Carolina

Lia Colabello

As Costa Sunglasses’ Kick Plastic Cause Ambassador, Lia Colabello helps Costa reduce its single-use plastic footprint in its office, operations and events, and engages Costa’s communities to do the same. With a background in ocean conservation focused on marine plastic pollution, Lia has worked internationally with organizations including The 5 Gyres Institute and the Surfrider Foundation.