Guadalupe River Fishing
The map on this page shows the popular fishing area on the Guadalupe River between the Canyon Lake dam and the City of New Braunfels. Many camps and resorts in this area offer river access to paying guests. Free public fishing access is provided at the following locations:
- Year-round: Guadalupe Park, operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers
- September 2012 – February 2013: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has signed temporary lease agreements with Mountain Breeze Campground, Rio Raft and Resort, and Whitewater Sports. Anglers have free access to the river from 30 minutes before daylight until 30 minutes after dusk. They may use the properties for bank fishing and to launch non-motorized watercraft such as rafts, kayaks and canoes for the purpose of fishing. These leases were made possible with grant funding provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentive Program.
- December 7, 2012 – February 3, 2013: Free fishing access will be available during trout stocking season at Camp Huaco Springs.
Please note special trout regulations are in effect from the second bridge crossing on River Road upstream to the easternmost bridge crossing on FM Road 306. In this area, there is an 18-inch minimum size limit, a one trout daily bag, and the restriction that only trout caught on artificial lures may be harvested. Anglers may fish with all other legal means and methods, and may harvest all fish except trout.