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Recommended Tackle & Gear
5 or 6 weight
Dry fly: 9 & 12 ft., 5 or 6X, Nymphing: 71/2
ft., 3 or 4X, Streamers 0-2X
Dry fly: 5 or 6X, Nymphing: 3 or 4X,
Best Fly Rods:
Perfect Fly Superb Five or Ultimate Six
For 5/6 fly line
Fly Floatants and Misc Items:
Floatants, KISS Strike Indicators
Tools & Accessories:
Nippers, forceps, retractors, etc.
Fishing Report - Gunnison River, Colorado -
April 16, 2018
The weather and water is getting warmer. The freestone section is in good shape.
You can catch trout on midges, Blue-winged olives, little black Caddis and Skwala
stoneflies. The canyon is getting into good shape as well.
7 Day Weather Forecast: There is a chance of snow on Tuesday and Friday and
Saturday, otherwise clear for the coming week. Temperatures will range from 51 to
61 and lows from 15 to 32 degrees.
Recommended Trout Flies:
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
Winter Stoneflies, size 16/18, nymphs and adults
Skwala stoneflies, size 10, nymphs and adults
March Browns, size 12/14, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Little Black Caddis, size 18, pupa and adults
|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
Blue-winged olives are hatching.
Winter stoneflies are hatching.
Skwala stoneflies are hatching.
March Browns are hatching.
Little Black Caddis are hatching.
|Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (email@example.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 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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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Fly Fishing Gunnison River, A
description of the Gunnison River, Guide
to fly fishing the Gunnison River,
Gunnison River fishing seasons, and