Fishing Report

June 29, 2017

Moose Hofer, Director of Global Fishing Operations

Fishermen should be ready for elevated flows and potentially dirty, or off-colored water in much of the Gunnison drainage.  The warmer temperatures have started the first push of snowmelt and rivers and streams are starting to swell.  Day to day can be hit or miss, so check your hydrographs before you head out the door.  Wading can be difficult on pushy rivers, so use caution.

The Taylor River will maintain some fishable sections because of the dam upriver.  It will continue to increase in volume, but should maintain fishable clarity.  Some of the high country creeks will actually stay pretty clear and fishable too, as they haven’t seen as much snowmelt as the lower elevations.  In addition, be prepared for reservoirs, ponds and lakes to ice off soon.

A lot of techniques will be working on fishable water.  Watch for adult midges, mays, and caddis on warmer afternoons.  You may find some sipping fish.  Nymph fishing tandem setups with a variety of big and small protein patterns will pay off—Pat’s, 20 inchers, eggs, S.J. worms, and mays and caddis.  And, for the streamer addicted fisherman—now can be the time with a lot of chasing fish coming off softer seams and eddies.

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Daily Discharge, Cubic Feet Per Second - Stats for June 28, 2017
Min (1940)25th PercentileMedianMeanMost Recent Instantaneous Value75th PercentileMax (1984)
0.002423484037855331250
Taylor River Below Reservoir

June 21, 2017

High

1210

Low

1200

June 22, 2017

High

1215

Low

1190

June 23, 2017

High

1160

Low

1150

June 24, 2017

High

1145

Low

1090

June 25, 2017

High

1100

Low

1000

June 26, 2017

High

1005

Low

900

June 27, 2017

High

905

Low

850

June 28, 2017

High

800

Low

784

Information sourced daily from waterdata.usgs.gov

Daily Discharge, Cubic Feet Per Second - Stats for June 28, 2017
Min (1940)25th PercentileMedianMeanMost Recent Instantaneous Value75th PercentileMax (1917)
65465627761121010002180
Taylor River at Almont

June 21, 2017

High

1715

Low

1670

June 22, 2017

High

1715

Low

1695

June 23, 2017

High

1890

Low

1600

June 24, 2017

High

1730

Low

1575

June 25, 2017

High

1610

Low

1590

June 26, 2017

High

1580

Low

1400

June 27, 2017

High

1450

Low

1190

June 28, 2017

High

1210

Low

1200

Information sourced daily from waterdata.usgs.gov

Daily Discharge, Cubic Feet Per Second - Stats for June 28, 2017
Min (2002)25th PercentileMedianMeanMost Recent Instantaneous Value75th PercentileMax (1995)
1115489551050135014103660
East River at Almont

June 21, 2017

High

2350

Low

2300

June 22, 2017

High

2300

Low

2200

June 23, 2017

High

1900

Low

1780

June 24, 2017

High

1800

Low

1600

June 25, 2017

High

1700

Low

1450

June 26, 2017

High

1500

Low

1300

June 27, 2017

High

1450

Low

1275

June 28, 2017

High

1475

Low

1350

Information sourced daily from waterdata.usgs.gov

Daily Discharge, Cubic Feet Per Second - Stats for June 28, 2017
Min (1977)25th PercentileMedianMeanMost Recent Instantaneous Value75th PercentileMax (1957)
308105018001990257027106070
Gunnison River Near Gunnison

June 21, 2017

High

4000

Low

3090

June 22, 2017

High

4340

Low

4090

June 23, 2017

High

3900

Low

3578

June 24, 2017

High

3650

Low

3100

June 25, 2017

High

3300

Low

2900

June 26, 2017

High

2995

Low

2700

June 27, 2017

High

2800

Low

2450

June 28, 2017

High

2520

Low

2500

Information sourced daily from waterdata.usgs.gov

Daily Discharge, Cubic Feet Per Second - Stats for June 28, 2017
Min (1954)25th PercentileMedianMeanMost Recent Instantaneous Value75th PercentileMax (1957)
24772122772333751560
Tomichi Creek at Gunnison

June 21, 2017

High

540

Low

529

June 22, 2017

High

470

Low

459

June 23, 2017

High

430

Low

410

June 24, 2017

High

390

Low

380

June 25, 2017

High

350

Low

295

June 26, 2017

High

300

Low

290

June 27, 2017

High

265

Low

250

June 28, 2017

High

250

Low

240

Information sourced daily from waterdata.usgs.gov

Daily Discharge, Cubic Feet Per Second - Stats for June 28, 2017
Min (2002)25th PercentileMedianMeanMost Recent Instantaneous Value75th PercentileMax (2011)
205082125213186370
Ohio Creek Above Mouth

June 21, 2017

High

430

Low

390

June 22, 2017

High

430

Low

390

June 23, 2017

High

390

Low

350

June 24, 2017

High

320

Low

315

June 25, 2017

High

255

Low

220

June 26, 2017

High

250

Low

245

June 27, 2017

High

245

Low

187

June 28, 2017

High

213

Low

194

Information sourced daily from waterdata.usgs.gov