Rio Guadalupe Resort

Leased Fishing Access
Guadalupe River downstream from Canyon Lake

Located on the east side of River Road at the fourth bridge crossing in the city of Sattler. See map.

Lease period: December 1, 2017 – March 9, 2018
Phone: (877) 746-7238
Latitude: 29.843805
Longitude: -98.169170

Area Description

Provides 950 feet of bank access upstream of fourth bridge crossing on River Road along the west side of the river. Anglers can wade fish both upstream and downstream. The next free public downstream take-out for float trips is the TPWD lease access site at Mountain Breeze Campground (lat 29.806575, long -98.154115) located approximately 5.5 miles downstream below the third bridge crossing. Take-out locations for shorter float trips are available for a fee. Anglers wishing to float a shorter stretch should check with the Rio Raft and Resort staff to make arrangements for a shuttle and/or alternate take-out location.

Special Conditions on Public Use

Free access is first come, first serve, with a 10-vehicle limit. Anglers should check in at the office upon entry to register their vehicles. If the office is not open, there is a box near the office door for recording vehicle information. After the 10-vehicle limit is reached, access will be granted for a daily fee of $8 per person.

Leased access is open from 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset each day for fishing from the banks and launching non-motorized boats, canoes, kayaks, or other floatable devices for the purpose of fishing. Vehicle and trailer parking by anglers shall be in designated areas only. Anglers with boats or kayaks must walk them down to the river from the turn-around.


Angling Opportunities

Rainbow and brown trout, Guadalupe bass, smallmouth bass. This site is stocked by TPWD with rainbow trout from December – February. Check the trout schedule for specific stocking dates.

Fishing Regulations

Special trout regulations are in effect on this stretch of river. For limits on other game species, visit our Guadalupe River regulations summary.