Action Angler in New Braunfels, Texas

Managed by Chris Jackson

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About Your Guide

35 Years of Experience
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Chris is a staple of the Texas fly fishing community. Having fished across the country from Maine to California to Key West, Chris has settled down right in the middle of it all on the Rainbow Trout rich Guadalupe River of New Braunfels, TX.

Chris is a full time fishing guide with over 30 years of fly fishing experience, taking him back to stocked ponds in northeast Texas. He caught his first trout on the fly in Colorado at age 12 while hiking the headwaters of the Rio Grande, and has been hooked every since.

Chris continues to fish and guide in Colorado throughout the summers and is always looking to share his experience with other anglers looking to fish the Texas Hill Country as well.

Chris will provide all rods, reels, tippet, and flies for your trip and only fishes the best.

Fill in date, party size, trip duration, and start time above to book and get out there with Chris and Captain Experiences!

Action Angler Trips

Fly fishing in the Texas Hill Country is an experience you won't soon forget. The scenery is beautiful, and the fishing is great. Fly fishing is a sport that has been around for centuries and is enjoyed by people of all ages. It's a great way to relax and enjoy the outdoors, and it can be very rewarding. Embark on an unforgettable 4 or 8-hour adventure in the Texas hill country with Captain Chris. He has been fly fishing all over the country for over 30 years, so expect to get some bites! On this fly-fishing trip, you'll be targeting Largemouth Bass, Perch, Rainbow Trout, and Smallmouth Bass on the beautiful Guadalupe River. The Guadalupe River is listed as one of the 100 top trout streams in the United States and is the southernmost trout fishery in the United States. This river is known for its abundance of Rainbow Trout, so expect to find one at the end of your line! You'll be aboard a whitewater raft custom-designed for 2 anglers, complete with casting platforms and lean bars. These rafts are very stable and comfortable and are great for getting through shallow water. Whether you're new to fly fishing or not, Chris is eager to help. Make sure to bring a valid Texas Fishing License, and don't forget your sunscreen! Chris will provide the rods and reels, as well as a tasty lunch. All you need to bring is yourself and a smile. Enjoy your day out on the river! Read More

River Fishing Trip in New Braunfels

Hill Country Bass & Trout On The Fly

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14 ft 1 - 2 People From $230 / person

Head out for a memorable 4 or 6-hour adventure in the Colorado Rocky Mountains with Chris! On this fly-fishing trip you'll be going after Brown Trout, Cutthroat Trout, and Rainbow Trout on the aptly-named Roaring Fork River. The Roaring Fork River is a Gold Medal Stream, which means that it supports at least 1000 pounds of fish per mile of river. This float and wade river is known for its large Rainbow and Brown Trout, averaging from 12 to 18 inches in length. Whether you're new to fly fishing or not, Chris is eager to help. He has been fly fishing all over the country for over 30 years, so expect to get some bites! Chris will provide the rods and reels, and any waders you might need at an additional cost. He will even provide a tasty lunch for you, so all you need to bring is a valid Colorado Fishing License. Enjoy your day out on the river with Chris! Read More

River Fishing Trip in Basalt

Roaring Fork River Fly Fishing

100% (6)
1 - 2 People From $250 / person

Head out for a memorable 6-hour adventure in the Colorado Rocky Mountains with Chris! On this fly-fishing trip you'll be going after Brown Trout, Cuttbow Trout, and Rainbow Trout on the famous Gunnison River. The Gunnison is for many one of the best experiences with dry fly fishing in all of Colorado. The lower Gunnison is considered a Gold Medal Stream, which means that it supports at least 1000 pounds of fish per mile of river. To say that the fishing on the Gunnison is good would be a vast understatement! Chris will provide the rods and reels, and any waders you might need at an additional cost. He will even provide a tasty lunch for you, so all you need to bring is a valid Colorado Fishing License. Enjoy your day out on the river with Chris! Read More

River Fishing Trip in Orchard City

Gunnison River On The Fly

100% (6)
14 ft 1 - 2 People From $375 / person

Recent Reviews of Action Angler

Brian G.

Fishing

ANOTHER amazing day on the water with Chris. We were on the fish within minutes. Also, Thank You for being a great teacher. I'm learning a lot.

David Z.

Fishing

Our guide(Chris) took the time and patience to make our trip interesting and enjoyable. Taught us a great deal. Having never fished Tx before, learned a ton, !well worth it….

Jordan M.

Fishing

Great gear selection, awesome guys! They know the local waters well and can make gear and fly recommendations. Also have an access point to the river on site you can pay to use.

Simon

Verified Review Fishing

Another great day out with Chris. We found lots of rainbows up to 18" and even a Guad bass and my first perch on fly anywhere!

Simon

Verified Review Fishing

Had a great day with Chris. Ended up with 5 rainbows, all between 12" and 18" which is a good day wherever you are. When you have that on beautiful day in the stunning Texas Hill country is it hard to beat as a fishing experience. Well worth the trip from Houston and I be back to fish the Guadalupe again before the spring.

Ed S.

Fishing

Chris took my grandson (8) and I today. Landed 7 great trout! He was so patient and informative with Cash. Absolutely recommend A A. For beginners and old guys like me!!

Ansley

Verified Review Fishing

As a beginner, I was nervous to go out on my first fly fishing trip, but Chris made the experience incredible! I was able to reel in 4 fish (my boyfriend reeled in another 5), including some rainbow and brown trout. However, the best part wasn't actually catching anything but learning the technique and patience that goes into fly fishing. Chris was a great instructor! Would absolutely book again or recommend to a friend!

Stephen S.

Fishing

Great Fly shop on Guadalupe River. Chris is the owner and really knows the river, he can set you up with latest gear and best flies to use. Dave usually works the store while Chris is guiding and is always up on daily hatches. Love these guys for caring so much about this river.

John S.

Fishing

We had a great time floating the Guad last wk. Chris did an excellent job with fly selection and put us on a lot of good fish. The lunch was top-notch too, which was unexpected and better than most guides provide.

Species

Brown Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Largemouth Bass, Perch, Rainbow Trout, Smallmouth Bass

Techniques

Fly Fishing

Types of Fishing

River

Start Location

9751 River Rd, New Braunfels, TX 78132, USA | Bodies of water fished: Guadalupe River, Dripping Springs Natural Area, Dripping Springs, Roaring Fork River, Ruedi Reservoir, Gunnison River

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