Lower Gunnison River, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Lower Gunnison River, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Fish above the confluence of the north fork of the Gunnison.
Fishing Report Last Updated:
5 / 24 / 2018
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Fishing Conditions

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

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

Water flow: 1300

Visibility: 2 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 50 Degrees F

Water condition: Moderately Turbid

Best time of day to fish: morning and afternoon

Best stretch: North Fork Gunnison Confluence to Austin

Best access point: Pleasure park

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Caddis Streamers BWO's

Fish species: Rainbow & Brown trout

Fishing season: Year-round

Nearest airport: Montrose and Grand Junction

Techniques & Tips

North Fork of the Gunnison River is blown out, making the lower section of the Gunnison (after the confluence) almost unfishable. However, hiking up from pleasure park has been great, and the water clarity is excellent.

7-Day Forecast

hopefully clearing up soon.

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