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Fishing Report - Gunnison River, Colorado -
July 0
9, 2018
The stream levels are low but held their levels or a little above the past weeks
levels.
The freestone and tailwater sections are both in good shape, otherwise.
You can catch trout  provided you match the hatch and/or match what is about to
hatch.

Stream Conditions:














7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain everyday through Friday for
this coming week. Temperatures will range from
78 to 82 and lows from 45 to 46
degrees.


Recommended Trout Flies:
Upper Gunnison:
Rate:
479 cfs
Level: 1.48 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature:  57
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data Near Gunnison
Lower Gunnison (Black Canyon):
Rate:
730 cfs
Level: 2.86 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 55
Clarity: Clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data Below Gunnison Tunnel
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Blue-winged Olives: size 16 and 18, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Salmonflies, size 6/8, nymphs and adults
Golden Stoneflies, size 10/12, nymphs and adults
Spotted sedges, (caddisflies) size 14, 16, lava, pupa and adults
Western Green Drakes, size 10/12, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Pale Morning Duns, size 16/18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
Carpenter Ants, size 18/16
Sandwich Hoppers - Green/Brown, size 4 to 12
Stratgies, Techniques and Tips:
Midges are hatching. Fish the pupa and larva rigged in tandem for the best results. Fish  
the adult only when you see them on the surface.
The Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin streamers are good flies to use for the larger
trout.
Blue-winged olives are hatching.
Salmonflies are starting to hatch in the lowest end of the river.
Golden stoneflies are hatching.
Western Green drakes are hatching.
Spotted sedge caddis are hatching.
Pale Morning duns are hatching.
Terrestrials like Japanese Beetles, Carpenter ants and Hoppers ared working.
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with the dates you will be fishing this
stream and we will send you a list of our
fly suggestions. Please allow up to 24
hours for a response.

2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help
you decide which flies you need.

3. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with a budget for flies and we will select
them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.

All orders are shipped free in the
U. S. Orders over $50 are shipped via
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Fly Fishing Gunnison River, A
description of the Gunnison River, Guide
to fly fishing the Gunnison River,
Gunnison River fishing seasons, and
much more