Gunnison River Fishing Report

Gunnison River- Black Canyon - CO (Montrose County)

by Duranglers Crew


  • Flow: 925 ft³/s
  • Water Level: 3.17 ft

USGS Rising

Well the fishing was great but the BOR has rose flows up to 5000 cfs.  Fishing is going to be tough.  You could try a salmonfly if you wanted.

Nymph rigs are going to be a good go-to.  Stoneflies, SJ Worms, and big nymphs. Fish the edges.

Nymphs:  Frenchie 14-16, Pats Rubberlegs 4-8, Prince nymphs 10-14, Duracell Jig 12-16, Barr’s Graphic Caddis 14-16, Rainbow Warrior 18-22Orange Crush 12-16

Dries: Chubbies 6-10, Rogue Foam stone 6-8, Sofa Pillow 4-8.

Streamers: Buggers, Sculpzilla, Sparkle MinnowMini-DungeonPeanut Envy.

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