Gunnison River
Headwaters (Above Blue Mesa)

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  1. Hopper  

  2. PMD  

  3. Frenchie  

  4. RS-2  

  5. Trico Emerger  

  6. San Juan Worm  

  7. Green Drake  

  8. Killer Mayfly  

  9. Golden Stonefly  

  10. Yellow Sally  

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Recent Guide Reports

Aug 18 Riffle and Rise Outfitters

The hot and dry days of August have arrived, with some very hot afternoons in the valley. Its a good time to start fishing a bit earlier and end earlier before the heat really sets in, especially on the bright sunny days.

This report was written by Riffle and Rise Outfitters: http://www.riffleandrise.com
(970) 641-4828

Aug 18 Riffle and Rise Outfitters

The hot and dry days of August have arrived, with some very hot afternoons in the valley. Its a good time to start fishing a bit earlier and end earlier before the heat really sets in, especially on the bright sunny days.

This report was written by Riffle and Rise Outfitters: http://www.riffleandrise.com
(970) 641-4828

Aug 17 RIGS Fly Shop

Happening Now: The hopper fishing has been Steady with the emergence of the trico's causing fish to pod up and feed in foam lines. Hopper Dropper with a heavy smaller nymph trailed with a trico emerger.

Most Productive: Dry dropper with hopper and nymphs as dropper. Nymphing with small patterns, mayfly nymphs and brighter flashy nymphs. Dry Dropper with smaller hoppers and frenchies tight to the bank has been the most productive.

Water Clarity: Gunny Green

Aug 17 RIGS Fly Shop

Happening Now: Levels are back dowh hopefully for the rest of the year. Levels are great for floating as well as wade fishing. PMD's, and Caddis are coming off and fish are more than willing to rise! Fishing form the drift boat has been stellar!

Most Productive: Dry dropper fishing tight to the bank as well as single dryfly still keeping tight to the bank. Streamer fishing has been good on cloudy days. Hopper season is amazing this year, the fish have been taking smaller hopper patterns.

Water Clarity: Good Gunni Green

Aug 11 Riffle and Rise Outfitters

The Colorado monsoon season continues with some afternoon thunderstorms and heavy rain. Some of the rain has lasted through the night and has caused the rivers to rise and run dirty for a bit before settling down. In general, the rivers are in great shape and well have good water through summer and into fall.

This report was written by Riffle and Rise Outfitters: http://www.riffleandrise.com
(970) 641-4828

Aug 11 Riffle and Rise Outfitters

The Colorado monsoon season continues with some afternoon thunderstorms and heavy rain. Some of the rain has lasted through the night and has caused the rivers to rise and run dirty for a bit before settling down. In general, the rivers are in great shape and well have good water through summer and into fall.

This report was written by Riffle and Rise Outfitters: http://www.riffleandrise.com
(970) 641-4828

Aug 05 Riffle and Rise Outfitters

The Colorado monsoon season is upon us and were getting afternoon thunderstorms with some heavy rain. Some of the rain has lasted through the night and has caused the rivers to rise and run dirty for a bit before settling down. In general, the rivers are in great shape and well have good water through summer and into fall.

This report was written by Riffle and Rise Outfitters: http://www.riffleandrise.com
(970) 641-4828

Aug 05 Riffle and Rise Outfitters

The Colorado monsoon season is upon us and were getting afternoon thunderstorms with some heavy rain. Some of the rain has lasted through the night and has caused the rivers to rise and run dirty for a bit before settling down. In general, the rivers are in great shape and well have good water through summer and into fall.

This report was written by Riffle and Rise Outfitters: http://www.riffleandrise.com
(970) 641-4828

Aug 03 RIGS Fly Shop

Happening Now: The north fork is still running high but clarity is improving. Watch the weather as heavy rains can cause the tributaries to blow out. Its still off color but we are able to fish below the confluence now. Sallies and PMD's are winding down but the hopper fishing has been picking up. Hopper Dropper has been crushing it on this section!

Most Productive: Dry dropper with hopper and nymphs as dropper. Nymphing with Stonefly patterns, mayfly nymphs and brighter flashy nymphs. Mayfly and Golden stones would be the best nymph combo. Dry Dropper with smaller hoppers and frenchies tight to the bank has been the most productive.

Water Clarity: Gunny Green

Aug 03 RIGS Fly Shop

Happening Now: Levels are Bumping back up to accommodate for runoff and the fish will be pushed back to the banks. Water should start to Drop back down to 1500 starting on the 6th.The water has good clarity so nymphing has been great under small hoppers. The yellow sallies, PMD's, and Caddis are coming off and fish are more than willing to rise! Fishing form the drift boat has been stellar!

Most Productive: Dry dropper fishing tight to the bank as well as single dryfly still keeping tight to the bank. Streamer fishing has been killer as well. Hopper season i mounting up to be amazing this year, the fish have already started to take smaller hopper patterns.

Water Clarity: Good Gunni Green

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