Welcome to Riffle and Rise!

And welcome to Gunnison, Colorado! At 8,000 feet in the Rocky Mountains, this part of the Colorado Rockies is truly a fly fisher's paradise, with pristine rivers and spectacular mountain scenery. The Gunnison Valley is home to some of the best trout rivers in the country, including the Gunnison River, Taylor River, and East River. And you can also chase wild trout and native cutthroat on our many small creeks. Choose Gunnison for your next fly fishing adventure!

Guided Fly Fishing Trips

Guided Fly Fishing Trips
Fish with me on some of the best rivers and creeks in the Gunnison Valley and beyond.

Pristine Trout Rivers

Pristine Trout Rivers
Fly fish in the Colorado Rockies for brown trout, rainbow trout, and native cutthroat.

Hatches and River Flows

Hatches and River Flows
Get the latest information on fishing conditions, insect hatches, and real-time river flows for our area.