is your guide to all things Lake Travis. We’re THE source for Lake Travis News and Events for locals and those visiting the lake. From entertainment, dining and lake fun to lodging living, shopping and services, covers it all.

For 20+ years has been the online portal to Texas’ most beautiful lake for millions of Austin locals and visitors from all around the globe. With over 300 partners businesses and venues, if it’s on the lake….it’s here !

Will Taylor


Publisher, Sales, Partnership Coordinator
After 25 years in the financial services industry, most of that spent with Amsterdam based The ING Group, Will developed and currently manages three on-line publications – Lost In Austin, and Will splits time between homes in Austin and Crested Butte, CO. He’s also an admittedly amateur member of the media/photography team. You can contact Will here.

Justin Snider

Justin Snyder

Photo Contributor
As a former teacher and now a Technology Specialist by day, Justin has spent the last 15 years teaching and training others to use Photoshop and other graphic tools. Only in the last few years has he started exploring his own creativity through photography and graphic design. His true interests lie in aerial, landscape, and architectural photography. His work has been featured by KVUE News, Visit Austin, City Of Round Rock, the Round The Rock blog, and 365 Things To Do In Austin. You can see more of Justin’s work at Rock Studios, Inc., on Facebook and Instagram. You can reach Justin here.

Bryan Cotter

Texas Hawgs - Central Texas Fishing Guides

Blog Contributor
Bryan Cotter is a contributor to our Lake Travis Fishing Report. He’s is a licensed bass fishing guide, owner of Texas Hawgs Fishing Guide and has over 40 years of fishing experience. Bryan is a Central Texas based guide and even experienced anglers will appreciate his knowledge of the local lakes and productive fishing techniques. Beginners will enjoy learning to catch fish with instruction in a patient and effective manner.

In addition to providing a top quality, client-focused fishing guide service, Bryan also competes in local, regional and national bass tournaments. Some of the regions top circuits including BassChamps, TTZ, FLW and in the local BASS Regional events where he’s won the title of Angler of the Year for the North Central Region.

Texas Hawgs Guide Service provides everything you need for a great Lake Travis fisging expreience! You can see more of Bryan at Texas Hawgs and on Facebook. You can reach Bryan here.

Ryan Conine


Photo Contributor
Ryan’s an Austin based photographer specializing in aerial and ground based photography in Austin and the surrounding Hill Country. The goal behind every shot is to capture a view from a unique vantage point that nobody has seen before. Many of the photos taken come from the use of what most would call a drone. Others are taken at ground level taking advantage of lights, shadows and reflections. Ryan’s work can bee seen on his business Facebook page and his photography website. Ryan can be reached here.

Gino Barasa


Creative Support, Editorial, Blog/Photo Contributor
Gino is an Austin based photographer specializing in making everything look awesome. It’s really that simple. Gino’s been a photography judge for and his work has been featured in the,,,, Check out Gino’s work at 1138 Studios, Gino Barasa FB, 1138 Studios FB, Linkedin, Twitter and Youtube. You can contact Gino here.

Jeff Vaillancourt


Photo Contributor
Jeff Vaillancourt may not make his living pursuing street photography, but that is where his passion lies. Recipient of The Austin Chronicle’s 2015 Best of Austin award for street photography. His work has been featured in,, La Vita in Immagini Jeff’s work can be found at, Vaillancourt Photography FB and Instagram. You can reach Jeff here.

Travis Taylor

Travis Taylor

Blog Author
Travis Taylor is a native Austinite. Travis is a blog contributor at, and He writes primarily for our “Best Of” pages. You can contact Travis here.

Alyssa Taylor


Partner Liaison, Billing
Alyssa’s responsibilities at LostInAustin are numerous and largely undefined. She’s a project manager extraordinaire and exacting enough to maintain client page and event post redaction. She also handles partner billing duties. Alyssa is a blog contributor at You can contact Alyssa here.

Ben Taylor

Ben Taylor

Content Manager, Proof Reader
Ben’s a lifetime Austinite, a Lake Travis HS graduate and attended UTSA and the Austin School of Photography. Ben’s taken over content management of the site and proofreading. He’s also on our photography team and many of our partner page header photos are his. Ben manages our partner photo gallery and our huge catalog of Austin photos. Ben can be reached here.

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  1. Darla

    Is there like an emailed weekly newsletter that you guys send out from If so, please add my email, so I can know what’s happening on the lake each week.

  2. Dianna Madrid

    Regards for sharing this superb website.

  3. Michael Kiel

    Great resource for Lake Travis!

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