Upper Gunnison River - Central CO Rockies, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Upper Gunnison River - Central CO Rockies, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Happy Holidays! The Upper Gunnison River is mostly iced over now.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Upper Gunnison River is currently Fish somewhere else this week

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Willowfly Anglers
RIGS Adventure Co

Water flow: 200 cfs through town

Visibility: 40 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 40 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: 12pm - 3pm

Best stretch: Riverway - Wilson's Landing

Best access point: Van Tuyl, Neversink, Cooper's Ranch, Cooper's West, Beaver Creek

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Midges, BWO's

Fish species: Trout

Fishing season: Winter

Nearest airport: Gunnison-Crested Butte Airport

Gunnison River Description

The Gunnison River begins at Almont, Colorado, where the Taylor River and East River merge to form its headwaters. The river grows in size as it flows down through the Gunnison Valley and into Blue Mesa Reservoir. This is the first of several dams as the Gunnison continues its flow through the Black Canyon and eventually into the Colorado River. Our section of the Gunnison River, the upper Gunnison, is from ...

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Happy Holidays! The Upper Gunnison River is mostly iced over now.

7-Day Forecast

Happy Holidays! The Upper Gunnison River is mostly iced over now.

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