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Rob Woodruff, TX / OK

Rob Woodruff is a full-time fly-fishing guide, fly designer and fly fishing instructor. He specializes in guiding anglers on some of the most famous and productive east Texas lakes, as well as Oklahoma's Mountain Fork River, all located within 200 miles of Dallas.Woodruff has been fly fishing for over 30 years and guiding since 1992. He has a degree in Entomology and teaches seminars on entomology for fly fishers as well as a variety of other fly-fishing and fly-tying subjects.
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30 of 30(100%)customers would recommend this to a friend.
Customer Reviews for Rob Woodruff, TX / OK
Review 1 for Rob Woodruff, TX / OK
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Awesome,
May 1, 2014
By: TonyLupo
from Broken Bow
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"Rob was our guide for a recent trip a friend and I took to fish the tailwaters of Broken Bow lake and the experience was top shelf. My friend is a seasoned fly fisherman and I am a rank novice and in spite of the wide disparity of skill he was able to effectively guide both of us and get us into some seriously good fishing holes. Great experience. Thanks, Rob!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 2 for Rob Woodruff, TX / OK
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excellent,
April 28, 2014
By: stan5
from Dallas, TX, USA
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"I have fished with Rob two times now. Both trips have been enjoyable and have caught fish. He is very knowledgeable and helpful. Had answers to all my questions."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 3 for Rob Woodruff, TX / OK
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Great fishing, great learning,
April 1, 2014
By: royzboy
from Los Angeles, CA
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"Rob Woodruff recently guided us on the Lower Mountain Fork in Oklahoma. His knowledge of the river is superb. And as a small bonus, he is an entomologist. He brought all his vast knowledge to bear to produce an outstanding learning experience and some excellent fishing. Rob is an outstanding guide and a fine gentleman. We are already planning our trip for next year."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 4 for Rob Woodruff, TX / OK
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Great Guide, Great Fishing!,
April 1, 2014
By: SandyFromDallas
from Dallas, TX, USA
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"On March 28 and 29, 2014, I fished the Lower Mountain Fork River near Broken Bow, OK with our guide Rob Woodruff. Rob is BY FAR the best guide I have ever used (and I have used many). He knows the river and has great techical skills, wonderful people skills, and is very patient. And the fishing was terrific."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 5 for Rob Woodruff, TX / OK
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Incredible Experience,
February 10, 2014
By: Brinkman
from Plano, TX, USA
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"The past weekend my wife and I had the pleasure of using one of the best guides we have been out with before. Not only did he put us one of the biggest rainbows I have ever caught but he really took the time to teach us something new. Rob goes above and beyond for his customers and really wants them to learn about the fishery, proper techniques, and having fun while on the water.
I would highly recommend him and to any of my closest friends and family!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 6 for Rob Woodruff, TX / OK
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Fantastic Experience,
February 3, 2014
By: RobC460
from Spillway Creek/Lower Mountain Fork
"I can't recommend Rob enough. Fantastic guide and really enjoyed his company. I had fly fished quite a bit before but not in years, he was very helpful. Caught numerous rainbows, a few pretty big ones. He knows exactly where the fish are and what is hatching. A+ experience and I will be working with him again for sure."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 7 for Rob Woodruff, TX / OK
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Winter Fly Fishing in OK,
February 1, 2014
By: Jjsweeney
from Lexington, KY
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"Some of the BEST water in the most unsuspecting area. Excellent fishing for all ranges skill levels. Rob had superb knowledge of the water. He was extremely friendly and treated us with the utmost respect. If you want some excellent trout fishing in a picturesque setting, with water ranging from mountain stream pocket water to big tailwater expanses. All types of water for all levels of experience. Top Notch Guide, whom I would definitely use again, and highly recommend."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 8 for Rob Woodruff, TX / OK
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Top Rate Experience,
November 27, 2013
By: txjhawk
from The Woodlands, TX, USA
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"If you seek a knowledgeable world class guide who is able to patiently share information that improves your understanding of fish habitat, relevant entomology, and improved use of your rod and reel while placing you in the perfect spot to catch rainbow and brown trout, then spend some time with Rob Woodruff at Broken Bow, OK. It was a five star experience for my wife and me.
Thank you Rob.
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Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 9 for Rob Woodruff, TX / OK
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Good day on the river...,
July 24, 2013
By: Hookedx3
from Austin, TX, USA
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"Rob was a a great guide with patience for a lady new to the sport. He had a wealth of knowledge about the history, etc of the area/Mountain Fork River in Oklahoma. This was my first trip to the Broken Bow, OK area and I will definitely make a trip back soon!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 10 for Rob Woodruff, TX / OK
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Great Day on the Water,
July 24, 2013
By: Hooked319
from Frisco, TX
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"Brought my 10 year old son; it was his first time on a fly rod, and my first time in at least 10 years. Rob was patient and energized to work with my son, and was a tremendous guide.
We will be working with Rob again; what a perfect day on the Lower Mountain Fork!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 11 for Rob Woodruff, TX / OK
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Awesome Guide,
July 23, 2013
By: TXOnTheFly
from Houston, Tx
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"I have fished with Rob a number of times now, and I can say he is one of the best, most knowledgeable fly guides I have ever been around. I am an experience fly fisherman, and though I could fish the waters solo now, I continue to go back to him purely because he is a blast to fish with. He loves to educate and you can tell that fly fishing is his passion. He literally knows every bug there is, and what the fish are eating at the time. (Rob has a degree in Entomology from TAMU). I highly recommend him to anyone who wants to go catch some fish on the LMF River or on Lake Fork. I promise you will not be disappointed."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 12 for Rob Woodruff, TX / OK
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Great Day on the Water,
July 9, 2013
By: Rebound
from Tulsa, OK, USA
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"Rob is a great person, guide, and teacher. I've fished with him and taken classes from him several times over the years, and each time - from rank beginner to now (fairly) experienced fly fisherman - Rob helps me add a new technique or corrects some bad habits, and not only delivers a great day fishing but also leaves me a better fisherman than I was before the day began.
My wife (who is an avid fisherman, but is very new to fly fishing) accompanied me on this trip and it was her first trip with Rob. She had a blast, caught a lot of fish, and is now even more firmly dedicated to the sport. Rob was able to balance his guiding to both our knowledge and ability levels - from helping her with a basic roll cast, to teaching me the Tenkara style - and still keep the trip smooth and easy.
It was a great day, and I am sure we will both back for more."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 13 for Rob Woodruff, TX / OK
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Brought my kids this time,
June 17, 2013
By: TheMida
from North Dallas Area
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"Rob taught me to fly-fish 15 years ago and I've been with him many times since then. Whether fishing for wild rainbows in SE Oklahoma or large mouth bass is East Texas, my experiences have always been a treat. This time I brought my 11 year old daughter and 9 year old son. This was their first introduction to fly fishing and they're ready to go again. Thanks Rob!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 14 for Rob Woodruff, TX / OK
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Excellent Experience,
June 6, 2013
By: JoshDT
from Edmond, OK
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"This was my first time fly fishing, and after this trip I'm hooked. Rob is a great guide, he's extremely patient and instructive with first time fly fishers. Rob's passion, and knowledge about fly fishing shows in his ability to guide. I highly recommend using Rob as a guide, and will be calling him soon to set up another trip."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 15 for Rob Woodruff, TX / OK
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Great Experience!!!,
June 1, 2013
By: dtprado
from Grapevine, TX
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"Rod was a fantastic guide, but more importantly , a GREAT teacher. He is unbelievable knowledge and is very excited to share it. I really look forward to booking his service again!
I recommend him highly!!
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Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 16 for Rob Woodruff, TX / OK
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Fly Fishing Oklahoma,
November 26, 2012
By: Brinkman
from Plano, TX, USA
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"Rob did a great job on showing us simple things to help us become better fly fisherman. He is very knowledgeable about the area and the stream. Not only did he teach and show us the correct fly’s to use and why but he also put us on the right holes to get the good fish. I would absolutely recommend Woodruff Guide Service to anyone!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 17 for Rob Woodruff, TX / OK
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great trip,
November 19, 2012
By: oldflyfisher
from Baton Rouge, LA.
"This was my first time in the area and I booked with Rob for the 1st day of a 5 day stay. Rob exceeded my expectations, I not only learned a great deal about trout fishing but he went out of his way to familiarize me with the area aiding me in fishing the rest of my trip. Rob is very personable and willingly shared his knowledge of the area and the fishery's history, adding even more to a thoroughly enjoyable trip.."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 18 for Rob Woodruff, TX / OK
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First Timer Hooked,
November 5, 2012
By: Anonymous
from The Woodlands, TX, USA
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"This was my very first time fly fishing for trout, and Rob was a fantastic guide and instructor. He was very patient with this newbie and showed my friend and I the best spots where we had many opportunities at great fish. Can't say enough good things about this extremely knowledgeable, expert guide. We will definitely book him again and bring friends! I can't wait to get back out to fish the Lower Mt. Fork in Beaver's Bend! What a beautiful area with lots of very nice folks, especially at the Three River's Fly Shop. Thanks for a great day, Rob!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 19 for Rob Woodruff, TX / OK
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Fly FIshing,
October 9, 2012
By: mgoodrich
from Dallas, TX
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"Rob is an excellent guide to go with. I have been with him before, but decided to bring a friend this time. We caught a lot of fish as usual, and he was very courteous the whole time. Rob will put you on the fish. I would't recommend anyone else."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 20 for Rob Woodruff, TX / OK
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Great experience,
October 8, 2012
By: pete731
from Oklahoma City, OK, USA
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"Rob was an excellent source of information and an excellent teacher. He also put me on a lot of great fish! I will certainly book another trip with him."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes