Team Member & Adventure Guide

Guillermo Gonzalez

Guillermo Gonzalez



Guillermo Gonzalez is a adventure guide and employee at Backwoods Fort Worth. He was born in San Juan Puerto Rico, grew up in Miama, Florida. Guillermo came to FTW in 2009 to go to TCU and never left. Guillermo began working at Backwoods in 2012 while still a student. After graduating from TCU geography major and business minor, he worked for a civil engineering firm in GIS, but ultimately returned to Backwoods.

Guillermo is a semi-professional kayak angler. He specifically scouts public land, as well as the rivers and streams in the area, looking for the best places to fish. Fishing & related - fly fishing and bass fishing, kayak fishing, waterfowl hunting. Photography. You can find Guillermo across Texas where he scouts public lands for desired fishing and hunting spots. He's currently a semi-professional kayak anger for bass. He also loves to hunt for waterfowl, especially duck.


Side Gig

Guillermo is currently a Farm & Ranch real estate agent, using his skills he gained scouting for hunting and fishing land to find land for his customers. He's licensed in Texas and focuses primarily in North Texas.


Q&A with Guillermo

Where do you want to visit right now? Right now I want to go to the Amazon and fish for Peacock Bass - without a doubt it's my bucket-list trip. My close second is trout fishing on the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia.
If you could drop everything and go on an all-expense paid vacation right now, where would it be? Tierra del Fuego, Patagonia for fishing.
How many countries have you visited? US, Canada, Mexico, China, England, Switzerland, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Bahamas.
What is your favorite outdoor activity? Saltwater backcountry fishing & waterfowl hunting
Vices? Coffee and Chicken wings. Not at the same time, but man... they're both great!
What’s the most important piece of gear you pack in your backpack? Stanley coffee mug, Keanon sunglasses


You can find Guillermo in Backwoods Fort Worth from time to time, or guiding some river exploration or fishing trips for Backwoods Adventures.


Guillermo's Go-To Gear

  1. Black Diamond Spot Headlamp
  2. Osprey Transporter 40L Duffel
  3. Lightspeed Image ID: 20427
  4. Lightspeed Image ID: 32772
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