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
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Gorge is fishing great! The salmonfly hatch is winding down but golden stones and yellow sallys are still hatching. COVID-19 regulations apply.
Fishing Report Last Updated:
6 / 17 / 2020
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Gunnison Gorge of the Black Canyon is currently Excellent

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

Water flow: 430

Visibility: 60 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 54 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:

Stonefly (golden, yellow sally) Caddis Baetis

Fish species: Rainbow & Brown trout

Fishing season: all

Nearest airport: Montrose & Grand Junction

Techniques & Tips

Dry fly and nymphing techniques are catching fish.

7-Day Forecast

Fishing is great!


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