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River: Gunnison River (Black Canyon)

Browns & Bows

Post By: bharper      Posted: 11/1/2018 10:35:51 PM     Points: 185    
I fished the River today with really low flows landing 28 Trout!The day was chilly with mostly cloudy skies!! I started the day off with five little Browns and then got into some decent vivid Bows on Rapala Countdowns! It wasn’t until the last couple of hours that the fishing really turned on.I lost two of my Dynamic J-Specs so I had to switch to a 3 1/8”” Rapala Husky Jerk in the Redfire Craw pattern which preceded to land me a 17” Bow and Brown! In the same area I pitched the Husky Jerk out again and got slammed by this nice 19” Male Brown! Fun day despite losing 3 Lures which is never good!
 Reply by: bron      Posted: 11/2/2018 5:55:07 AM     Points: 26784    
Great looking fish Harper! Really like that brown.
 Reply by: bharper      Posted: 11/2/2018 9:04:29 AM     Points: 185    
Thx Bron! There were lots of beautifully colored dark ones that I landed yesterday!
 Reply by: anglerwannabe      Posted: 11/2/2018 11:47:17 AM     Points: 46314    
in order to catch fish one of the primary rules it, "ya gotta throw where you don't wanna throw"

I'd say ya done good!
 Reply by: bharper      Posted: 11/2/2018 12:01:42 PM     Points: 185    
AWB- 👍 A lot of people don’t fish strong current because of the difficulties of presenting lures properly as well as the possibility of losing big fish in the strong current! There were only a couple of those spots yesterday because of the low flows!
 Reply by: SGM      Posted: 11/4/2018 7:11:30 AM     Points: 6912    
Another great day on the water. Got to love the cool Autumn weather.
 Reply by: bharper      Posted: 11/4/2018 8:10:29 AM     Points: 185    
SGM- Thx! In 2016 I had my best Fall Trout Season size wise but this year has been my most productive fall season numbers wise by far! The weather has been perfect after the blazing hot summer we had!
 Reply by: ass bass or cash      Posted: 11/4/2018 8:41:05 AM     Points: 1258    
I absolutely love the Black Canyon. Great fish, Vivid colors! Thanks for sharing bharper.
 Reply by: bharper      Posted: 11/4/2018 9:13:12 AM     Points: 185    
Ass Bass- 👍🎣