Troutfest TX 24

GRTU’s Troutfest Texas is the largest event of its kind in Texas and brings out a crowd of over 4,000 people interested in fly fishing and preserving and protecting cold water fisheries.

Friends at Troutfest TX


February 16-18 | Lazy L&L Campgrounds
11699 River Rd, New Braunfels, TX 78132

GRTU’s Troutfest TX is a nationally recognized event, and the largest of its kind in Texas, bringing out a crowd of over 4,000 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, at Lazy L&L Campground located at 11699 River Rd, New Braunfels, TX 78132, and it includes a fund-raising banquet, a Movie Night and a 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
  • Movie Night
  • Kids Events
  • Door Prizes
  • Great Food & Local Craft Beer

For information on becoming a Sponsor, Donor, or Exhibitor Click HERE.

A Look Back at TFTX 23

Troutfest TX Banquet
Troutfest TX Speaker
GRTU Troutgirl

Bid on Troutfest TX 23 Auction items HERE.


Friday, Feb 16
Banquet: 5:30pm – 10pm

Saturday, Feb 17
Expo: 9am – 5pm
Movie Night: 5:30pm – 10pm

Sunday, Feb 18
GRTU Chapter Meeting:
8:00 AM – 9:45 AM
Expo: 10am – 4pm

Banquet – Friday Night SOLD OUT

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

Movie Night – Saturday Night SOLD OUT

  • Our annual Fishing Movie Extravaganza
  • Raffles
  • Great Light Appetizers, Real Ale Distilling, Milam and Greene Distillery, and Local Craft Beer

Expo – Saturday & Sunday - FREE & NEVER SOLD OUT

  • 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, Operation Game Thief Trailer and airguns
  • Booths: guides, fly shops, artists, outfitters, gear manufacturers, rod builders
  • On water watercraft demos
  • Silent Auctions
  • All Hands Cocktails, Treaty Oak Distilling, Milam & Greene Distillery and Local Craft Beer

A big thank you to our sponsors and partners who helped make Troutfest TX possible.

Platinum Sponsors
Gold Sponsors
Silver Sponsors
Bronze Sponsors


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.

Lease Access Program (LAP)
NEW SEASON 2024-2025
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Deadline is July 31st!