Fish with me on the best rivers and creeks, and private ranches in the Gunnison Valley.
Fly fish in the Colorado Rockies for brown trout, rainbow trout, and native cutthroat.
Get the latest information on fishing conditions, hatches, and river flows for our area.
name is John Bocchino, and I go by John or Bo. I live on the western
slopes of the Colorado Rockies, in Gunnison. I have been living in
Colorado since April, 2006. I managed the
Willowfly Anglers Fly Shop
and ORVIS Endorsed Guide Service at Three Rivers Resort in Almont
for five seasons. I ran the business and also guided. I currently
work for Willowfly Anglers as an ORVIS Endorsed Fly Fishing Guide
and guide full time during the season. I am also a registered ORVIS field
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When I'm not working, I am fishing. This part of the Rocky
Mountains is home to some of the best trout rivers in the country,
including the Gunnison River, Taylor River, and East River. In
addition to these three rivers, there are countless opportunities to
fly fish on a variety of water in the area.
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During the off-season and throughout the year, I also do
consulting work. With my consulting business, Riffle and Rise
Consulting, I provide web development and technical consulting
services for small businesses, non-profit organizations, and fishing
clubs. I developed and also maintain the website for Willowfly
Read more about my consulting work