Gunnison River Guides- Colorado
This river’s malachite green waters have been awarded “Gold Medal” status for rainbow, brown, cutthroat and cuttbow trout fishing. The Gunnison’s narrow river corridor creates exciting whitewater thrills as the rapids wind into the 2800 foot high walls of Black Canyon and later into the Gunnison River Gorge. Trust our experienced Gunnison Gorge fly fishing guides for your Gunnison River fly fishing & rafting experience.
Our Gunnison Gorge stonefly fishing trip begins at the Tail Race Fishery below the Blue Mesa Project. Accessible only by foot or horseback, a rafting or Gunnison River fly fishing is a wilderness experience of the finest caliber in Colorado for those who are willing to go the extra mile.The one mile hike down to the riverbank with peregrine falcons souring above you is not to be missed and the solitude and unspoiled beauty of Gunnison Gorge make this trip truly a unique river experience.
Lower Gunnison River Fly Fishing Trip Book 1 Day
Gunnison River Fishing Fly Trip Book 1 Day | Book 2 Day | Book 3 Day
1 – 3 days: May – October: 14 miles
Fly fish for “Gold Medal” trout, trophy Browns and Rainbows from one of the most productive and remote stretches of wild trout waters amidst the deep granite canyons of the Gunnison Gorge. This area has the largest stonefly hatch of any Gunnison Gorge giant stonefly hatch of any Colorado fishing location! Large numbers of 16-25 inch rainbows and Browns over 5 pounds are common. Accessible only by foot and horseback. Trips are limited to eight anglers with four Gunnison Gorge fly fishing guides.
Gunnison River Stonefly Hatch Fishing Trip
“SPRING- SUMMER HATCHES”
2013 Rates: May, July, Aug, Sept., Oct $495 per day per person
June Stonefly dates $535 per day per person
Is a Gold Medal Trout fishery, the Gunnison river fly fishing is one of those legendary stretches that is known throughout the west. Avid anglers speak about this one in whispers around the campfire. “The Home of Lunker Trout” it offers both Browns and Rainbows. The Giant Stone Fly Hatch is legendary so don’t miss it! You need to provide your own tackle & Colorado fishing license required. Includes: All meals, rafting equipment and related equipment. Transportation by Dvorak’s from Montrose,CO or Gunnison Forks Park to trailhead for 1 mile hike into the Limited Space 8 Anglers per trip maximum! In the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park in The Gunnison River Gorge.
LAUNCH DATES 2013 (1, 2 or 3 DAYS)
May 19,26 *June 1,4,8,9,14,17,19,23,29
July 7,14,17,20,28,31 August 14,17,25,28
September 1,5,11,14,18,21,22,25 + October (Call for more dates)
*Stone Fly Hatch dates