Gunnison Gorge of the Black Canyon - Below Crystal Reservoir, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Gunnison Gorge of the Black Canyon - Below Crystal Reservoir, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Gorge continues to fish well. Fisherman are finding success with hoppers on top, and smaller nymphs underneath. COVID-19 regulations apply.
Fishing Report Last Updated:
10 / 8 / 2020
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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: 450

Visibility: 60 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 55 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: morning and afternoon

Best stretch: Chuckar to Pleasure Park

Best access point: Pleasure Park to Chuckar Trail

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Hoppers Caddis Baetis

Fish species: Rainbow & Brown trout

Fishing season: all

Nearest airport: Montrose & Grand Junction

Person Fishing in a stream

Techniques & Tips

Dry fly and nymphing techniques are catching fish.

7-Day Forecast

Water levels are low. We are wrapping up our season and our last trip will be October 9th.


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