Gunnison River Expeditions

The Premier Fly Fishing Outfitter On The Gunnison River

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Winter 2024 Fly Fishing Opportunities

* All quoted prices are for adults. Call us for our child rates.

** We can usually accommodate anglers with limited mobility. Ask us!

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Fly fishing the Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Float Fish the Black Canyon of the Gunnison Gorge

This is Our Signature Trip. Fly fishing in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison Gorge is world-renowned among fly fishing enthusiasts. Known for its large wild rainbow trout and brown trout, it's revered as one of the most productive fisheries in the United States, offering world-class fly fishing – not to mention stunning scenery and abundant wildlife.

Your adventure will begin at Pleasure Park at 6:00 AM with a 4-wheel drive trip to the trailhead of Chukar Trail. A moderate hike down into the canyon brings you to the Chukar Beach. Don't worry; we use horses to pack all the river equipment into the canyon. Once at Chukar Beach, you will gear up in the raft for your 14-mile float fishing trip for the day.

TRIP TYPE: You will have float-fishing and wade-fishing opportunities.

1-Day (8 hr) - $1,400 per boat

2-Day (overnight camping) - $3,400 per boat

3-Day (overnight camping) - $4,200 per boat

Learn More About Our Black Canyon Trips

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Gunnison River Expeditions fly fishing

Walk-Wade Fishing - Gunnison Gorge NCA

Pleasure Park to the Gunnison Gorge NCA (National Conservation Area) offers world-famous fly fishing with rainbow and brown trout. This trip is excellent for both beginners and experienced fly-fishing enthusiasts alike.

TRIP TYPE: You will be on foot, walking and wading in the water with your professional fishing guide.

Half-Day (4 hr) - $350 per trip

Full-Day (8 hr) - $500 per trip

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Float Fishing the Lower Gunnison River

The Lower Gunnison offers world-famous fly fishing with wild rainbow trout and brown trout. It also features incredible desert canyon ecology, orchards, and petroglyphs.

TRIP TYPE: You will be fishing from a fishing raft with your professional guide.

Half-Day (4 hr) - $450 per 2 anglers

Full-Day (8 hr) - $600 per 2 anglers

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Here's What Our Customers Are Saying...

One of the best trips ever...

"One of the best trips ever. Great environment. Great guides. Great food. Great fishing. Great adventure. There wasn’t a moment on this journey that I wasn’t having a good time or just generally awed by the surroundings." ~Steve Ward

Very organized and well run trip...

"Fantastic fishing and camping trip. The guides were excellent and took care of everything. Very organized and well run trip. I plan to do it again in the future." ~Jay Desvaux

Would highly recommend them...

"Guides were awesome! Great with fishing, setting up camp, prep/cook meals, hiking, info on the canyon, etc. Would highly recommend them!" ~Frank McGrath

I've been floating The Gunnison Gorge with GRE for 4 years...

"Sandy and the crew at GRE make sure each guest has a great time in the Gunnison Gorge. I've been floating the gorge with GRE for 4 years and have had a fantastic time every year!" ~Brent Sear

Why Choose Gunnison River Expeditions?

✅ World-Class Fly Fishing Guides

Our guides are among the most experienced fly fishing guides in the industry. Many of our guides have 10-15 years of experience boating and fishing the Gunnison Gorge.

✅ Serving Customers for Over 37 Years

Owner and Operator Al DeGrange established Gunnison River Expeditions (GRE) in 1985. GRE is recognized as the largest and most experienced fly fishing outfitter in the Gunnison River region.

✅ Make no mistake – this is the trip of a lifetime!

Our professional guides will offer you the best wilderness fly fishing experience you can get.