Spring-Fed Adventures is a local outfitter based in San Marcos, Texas. We offer a variety of guided, all-inclusive trips on three Central Texas rivers: the Llano, San Marcos and Colorado.
We specialize in multi-day river trips — from casual overnights to 3- and 4-day expeditions. We also offer guided day trips and paddling lessons for those who want to return home after a day on the water. We provide quality gear along with top-notch meals on these trips, and customers have the option of paddling a kayak on their own or a canoe with a partner. We are happy to provide on-the-water instruction, and safety is always our number one priority.
We do not have a fixed location, and this gives us the freedom to alternate between our three "home rivers" on a regular basis. Our schedule is dictated by the seasons, weather and water levels, and we operate by reservation only. Check out our online calendar to see our current schedule, and to find the river trip that is right for you.
Spring-Fed Adventures is owned and operated by Dac Collins. A Native Texan, avid outdoorsman and experienced river guide, Dac is passionate about exploring the spring-fed waterways of Central Texas and sharing this experience with others.
Dac's guiding experience includes 5 seasons working in the Alaska Bush, where he led 6- to 10-day fishing trips on remote, fly-in rivers. His experience as a fly-fishing instructor and whitewater raft guide rounds out this unique skill set. Dac is trained in Swiftwater Rescue and he is a certified Wilderness First Responder. He is also certified by the American Canoe Association as a Level 2 Canoe and Kayak Instructor.