The Colorado River is popular with fly fishermen. You can expect to find smallmouth bass, Guadalupe bass, largemouth bass, white bass and perch. The Colorado River runs 862 miles from Dawson County southeast through Marble Falls and Austin down to Matagorda Bay.
One of the most popular sections for fly fishing the Colorado River is from Austin downstream to Big Webberville Park.
Overall, Colorado River is the 6th most popular fly fishing river of all 8 fly fishing spots in Texas.