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Fishing Report - Gunnison River, Colorado -
November 1
9, 2017
The river is in good shape in all sections. We received one good report from the
past week. Fish upstream near the Taylor River confluence for the best results.
The water is slightly warmer. Hatches of Cream and Red (blood) midges and
Blue-winged olives.

Stream Conditions:














7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of snow on Friday, otherwise clear
for the next week. Temperatures will range from 4
4 to 58 and lows from 7 to 22
degrees.


Recommended Trout Flies:
Upper Gunnison:
Rate:
308 cfs
Level: 1.35 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature:  40
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data Near Gunnison
Lower Gunnison (Black Canyon):
Rate:
784 cfs
Level: 2.97 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 39
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
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.
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.

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