2020 Dates

June 30th-July 2nd *SOLD OUT, July 2nd-4th *SOLD OUT,

July 16-18, July 30 – August 1  & August 6-8 Available


Serving Customers for Over 30 Years

Owner and operator Al DeGrange established Gunnison River Expeditions in 1985. Gunnison River Expeditions is recognized as the largest and most experienced Gunnison River fly fishing outfitter. They specialize in guided float fly fishing and Class III-IV white water rafting trips through the Gunnison Gorge.

Experienced & Knowledgeable Guides

Many of the guides have 10-15 years experience floating and fishing the Gunnison Gorge. The guide’s unequaled fishing knowledge and ongoing respect of this pristine canyon truly are your most valued asset.

Contact Front Range Anglers Adventure Travel Manager Lisa McLaughlin for additional information and to BOOK!

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The Fishing

Fly fishing in the Gunnison River is world renowned among fly fishing enthusiasts. Known for its large wild rainbows and brown trout, the resource stands above most fisheries in the United States.

Gunnison River Expeditions specializes in wade and float/camp fishing trips in this gold medal trout fishery. The guides are experienced and professional and will offer the best the Gunnison River fly fishing experience available.

Travel Details

You will meet the morning of your trip at 6:00am at the Gunnison River Pleasure Park.

If you are interested in lodging for the night before your trip, we can make arrangements for you at The North Rim Fishing and Hunting Lodge or Hotchkiss Inn, both located in Hotchkiss, Colorado

If you are lodging in Delta, CO arrangements can be made to pick you up from your hotel and have one of the shuttle drivers drive your vehicle back to the Gunnison River Pleasure Park.

If you are coming from the Telluride area, you will be met in Olathe, CO the morning of your trip at 7:00am and have one of the shuttle drivers drive your vehicle back to the Gunnison River Pleasure Park for additional cost. Please let us know what your travel plans are and we will plan accordingly for meeting time and place.

You will fish each day and camp each evening along the beautiful Black Canyon River.

All trips typically end around 3:00-4:00pm the final day of the trip. You will take out at the Gunnison River Pleasure Park.

Terms & Cost

Fishing Package Includes:

  • All rafting and safety equipment, BLM Fees, life jackets, food, kitchen gear, and tents.

Fishing Package Does Not Include:

  • Rental equipment (camping gear, fishing gear, etc.), personal items, fishing licenses, flies, lodging, taxes, and gratuity are not included in the price of the trip.

Jet Boat Trips

1 Day Guided…$600.00

Guided Float Fishing Trips (Plus $15 BLM Fee per angler)


1-Day Float Fish. ………………$1,250/per boat (2 people per boat)

2-Day Float Fish……………$2,600/per boat (2 people per boat)

3-Day Float Fish………….$3,600/per boat

2-Day Gear Boat ……..$2,600/June/$1,500

3-Day Gear Boat ……….$3,600/June/$1,800

Lower Canyon: The Forks to Austin

1-Day Float Fish…………….$ 600/per boat

½ Day Float Fish……………….$ 400/per boat


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Front Range Anglers is committed to providing you with the best Colorado fly fishing guides and guided fly fishing experience possible.