Troutfest TX

GRTU’s Troutfest Texas is the largest event of its kind in Texas and brings out a crowd of over 3,000 people interested in fly fishing and preserving and protecting cold water fisheries.
Friends at Troutfest TX

TFTX 2023

February 17-19 | Lazy L&L Campgrounds

GRTU’s Troutfest TX is a nationally recognized event, and the largest of its kind in Texas, bringing out a crowd of over 3,000 people interested in fly fishing and preserving and protecting cold water fisheries. We host this three-day event right on our home water, the Guadalupe River, and it includes a fund-raising banquet, and weekend Expo.

  • Keynote Speakers
  • Presentations from Guides, Outfitters, Gear Manufacturers and Experts from Around the World
  • Live Auction & Online Silent
  • Vendor Expo with Guides, Fly Shops, Artists, Outfitters, Gear Manufacturers, Rod Builders
  • Fly Casting Lessons
  • On Water Watercraft Demos
  • Live Auction
  • Movie Night
  • Kids Events
  • Door Prizes
  • Great Food & Local Craft Beer
Troutfest TX Banquet
Troutfest TX Speaker
GRTU Troutgirl


February 17-19, 2023 @ Lazy L&L Campgrounds

Banquet – Friday Night

  • Keynote speaker
  • Online Silent and Live Auction with Digital Bidding
  • Live Auction
  • Door Prizes
  • Great Food and Local Craft Beer

Expo – Saturday & Sunday

  • Hours: (Sat) 9am – 5pm; (Sun) 10am – 4pm
  • Fly Casting Lessons
  • Presentations from guides, outfitters, gear manufacturers and experts from around the world
  • Women-focused events
  • Kids Events: casting pond, archery, and airguns
  • Booths: guides, fly shops, artists, outfitters, gear manufacturers, rod builders
  • On water watercraft demos
  • Great Food and Local Craft Beer

More information coming soon on auction items, speakers, casting instructors, casting lessons schedule, fly tying schedule, and sponsors, donors and exhibitors!


Friday, Feb 17
Banquet: 6pm – 10pm

Saturday, Feb 18
Expo: 9am – 5pm

Sunday, Feb 19
GRTU Chapter Meeting:
8:00 AM – 9:45 AM
Expo: 10am – 4pm


Protecting, reconnecting, restoring and sustaining our cold water fisheries. It’s what we are here to do.


Our lease access program allows members access to fish the Guadalupe River at 14 private locations.


Engaging our young people in river ecology, conservation and fly fishing with an expert hosted parent/child weekend on the river.