SUMMER is here! It is time to think about fishing the waters of the Curecanti National Recreation Area. Blue Mesa and Morrow Point Reservoirs hold trophy size Trout and Salmon and offer world-class sport and fly fishing opportunities.
... to the 2023 season of Fish Blue Mesa & Fish Morrow Point reservoirs! This is the Informational site of longtime Blue Mesa and Morrow Point fishing guide Ryan VanLanen and fishng trips with GSO, Elk Creek Marina, and Lake Fork Marina. These bodies of water are located on the Gunnison River in Gunnison, Colorado. They are home to a variety of fish species including Trophy Lake Trout, Kokanee Salmon, Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, and even Perch.
Ryan VanLanen has been guiding open water fishing on these beautiful reservoirs for 20 seasons now! Ryan spends over 150 days a year fishing these lakes and making a home in Sapinero (one mile from the boat ramp).
"Our guides have the knowledge, resources, experience, passion, and commitment to producing the best quality fishing trips available." - Ryan VanLanen
Morrow Point Reservoir
Home to some of the most amazing fishing and scenery in Colorado. Guided fishing on Morrow Point Reservoir for Kokanee Salmon, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Lake Trout, Brook Trout, and Cutthroat Trout. Catch em' all in a day and it's called the "MP grand slam." This fishing tour can truly be a trip of a lifetime. It is considered by most the "Best Fishing Tour" in Colorado.
Blue Mesa Reservoir
We are proud to be not only the first but also the premier guide service on Blue Mesa Reservoir. Gunnison Sports Outfitters(GSO) is operated out of the "famous" Gene Taylor’s Sporting Goods store in Gunnison so you know we have all the newest top quality equipment for you to use. Please feel free to stop by the store and visit with Andy or Ryan about booking your trip!
Fly Fishing Trips
Gunnison Sports Outfitters(GSO) offers fly fishing trips at multiple locations within the Curecanti National Recreation Area. These include Blue Mesa Reservoir, Morrow Point Reservoir, miles & miles of the Gunnison River, the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River, and a handful of smaller tributaries that feed Blue Mesa. We guide fly fishing float trips and walk & wade trips.