Fishing Outlook & Conditions
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Black Canyon National Park has closed the East portal road, closing this area for the winter season. This time of year, focus on the Lower Gunnison for more productive fishing.
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5-Day Outlook as of 2/26/24
With the East Portal Road closed it is time to head to the lower Gunnison or your local tailwater for the best fishing through the winter.
Techniques & Tips as of 2/26/24
With the road closed and snow falling its best to fish outside of the National Park in the Gunnison Gorge or the Pleasure Park area near Delta.
Local Species Available Spring to Early Winter
Rainbow & Brown trout
Super Strong Plus Leaders
SuperStrong Plus Tippet in 30- and 100-meter spools
Best Fly Fishing Rod:
5-Weight 9' Fly Rod
Best Floating Fly Line:
WF Trout Fly Line
Best Sinking Fly Line:
Bank Shot Sink Tip Fly Line