Gunnison Gorge of the Black Canyon - Below Crystal Reservoir, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
Fly Fishing Map of Gunnison Gorge of the Black Canyon, CO
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Gunnison Gorge of the Black Canyon - Below Crystal Reservoir, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Dont be afraid to throw some big stoneflies, caddis emergers, and blue wing emergers.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Gunnison Gorge of the Black Canyon is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Gunnison River Expeditions
RIGS Adventure Co

Water flow: 601

Visibility: 19 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 49 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: 7:00 a.m. til noon, later afternoon til dark

Best stretch: chuckar to Pleasure Park

Best access point: Pleasure Park to Chuckar Trail

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Mayflies Caddis Stoneflies

Fish species: Rainbow & Brown trout

Fishing season: all

Nearest airport: Montrose & Grand Junction

Free Orvis Fish Sticker

Techniques & Tips

Caddis have been coming off regularly, making for some fun dry fly action. We are starting to see some stoneflies move around, and the fish are becoming more keyed in on them. Streamers have also been producing fish.

7-Day Forecast

Flows should stay right around 600.

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