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Gunnison Gorge May flows

The Colorado Basin River Forecast Center (CBRFC) has issued the final May 1st forecast.  In the two week period between April 18th and May 2nd the CBRFC forecasts that the runoff into Blue Mesa Reservoir has increased by 145,000 ac-ft to 945,000 ac-ft.  This changes the Black Canyon water right one day peak target to…

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Gunnison Gorge Salmon Fly Hatch Dates Available

At this time we have single boats available on June 21, 27, and 28. Four boats are available June 4, 5, and 6. Gunnison Gorge below the tunnel is flowing 1450 CFS and running clear. Water temperature is about 36 degrees. Yesterday there was a large midge hatch during the middle of the day. We…

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Gunnison River Expeditions fishing report for March 15, 2011

 We had a guided dory float fishing trip yesterday and the fishing was good. Water temperature was 36 degrees below the confluence. From the confluence down to Austin the water was off color with 12 inch visibility. We had a lot of water in the river; the CFS was about 1355. In the Gunnison Gorge,…

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Salmon Fly Hatch 2011 in the Gunnison Gorge

Gunnison River Expeditions is very excited about the 2011 season. We still have a few premium open fishing dates in June for the salmon fly hatch. Open dates for 1,2,or 3-day trips are May 30 and 31, June 3,4, and 5. Dates for a 3-day trip ONLY, are June 6,7,24,28 & 30. Call now to…

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Gunnison Gorge update

Here's the latest report on the changes in the Gunnison Gorge due to a storm there a couple of weeks ago:    From Al DeGrange at GRE:  We were on the river the day of the windstorm, as well as the day after the storm. The majority of the fish kill was from Smith Fork…

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Salmon Fly Hatch

Water temp is 53 degrees, slightly off color, with three feet visibility. river is runing at 699 cfs. Adult Stoneflies have been spotted all the way to the Pleasure Park, due to the warm weather and water temps. The Entrada Wall is fishing like a champ, with dry flies showing great success on the last…

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Gunnison Gorge Fishing Report: Salmon Fly Hatch of the Black Canyon

   We have a couple of dates still open on salmon fly hatch June 11. gunnisonriverexpeditions.com Crystal Dam releases will increase twice tomorrow, May 11th.  Starting at 8:00 a.m. releases will increase about 250 cfs with a second 250 cfs increase planned for 4:00 p.m.  Similar increases will take place each day until the peak release…

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