Best Texas Fly Fishing Rivers

Texas has 8 fly fish spots.

Located in the US, the fly fishing in Texas offers more than a half-dozen beautiful trout streams. The best Texas fly fishing based on popularity are considered to be Guadalupe River, Llano River, San Marcos River, Blanco River, and Pedernales River. For a detailed fly fishing river description and printable river access map, just select a Texas fly fishing river or stream below.

Featured FLY FISHING RIVERS

San Marcos River

South of Austin and southeast of San Marcos, the San Marcos River is renowned for bass and perch fly fishing. The San Marco River starts near the town of San Marcos and flows southeast to the Guadalupe River confluence near Gonzales. The San Marcos Springs provides a pretty cool base to the river . When fly fishing on the San Marcos River, you can expect to find smallmouth bass, Guadalupe bass, largemouth bass, white bass and perch.  MORE INFO

Blanco River

Southwest of Austin, the Blanco River is popular stream with fly fishermen for perch and bass fishing. The Blanco River starts near Lindendale and flows 65 miles southeast to the San Marcos River confluence. When fly fishing on the Blanco River, you can expect to find smallmouth bass, Guadalupe bass, largemouth bass, white bass and perch.  MORE INFO

Colorado River

The Colorado River is well known with fly fishermen for 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.  MORE INFO

San Gabriel River

South of Waco, the San Gabriel River starts west of Burnet and heads east to the Little River confluence near Minerva. The big feature on this river is the Granger Dam, which provides a limited tailwater fishery.  MORE INFO