Gunnison River Festival Hosts Fly Fishing Competition

This weekend Gunnison will be hosting their annual river festival in which they embrace the Gunnison river basin through water and stream activities. As part of this year’s festival, there will be a Bridge to Bridge fishing competition. Starting at 9am on Sunday, June 22, boats will depart into the Taylor River and are allowed to float for 2 hours. It will cost $80 per team to register with cash prizes being awarded to the first place team. For second and third place, other great prizes will be offered.Gunnison B2B

Along with the Bridge to Bridge float competition, the river festival will host an open water swim in addition to an array of kayak events, including competitive races and kayak freestyle competitions. There will be an interactive kid’s zone as well.

To register for the Bridge to Bridge float competition or any of the events this weekend, you can contact Jesse Kruthaupt at or at the I Bar Ranch Thursday, June 19 at 6pm.

Check out the Gunnison River Festival website for more information on any of the events including dates and times for each event.