“Salmonfly: How Do We Love Thee?”

July 9, 2011 By: Marshall Cutchin

“Little ability to swim, you are at the mercy of the river, going freely when knocked loose, floating motionless until you can grab onto something to re-fasten your position.  You look like a drunken pilot trying to navigate off the runway. And should you make it into the air, it’s only a matter of time before you fall from grace, only to splutter and splat into some trout’s gaping maw.”  Shauna Stephenson writes about the Gunnison River gorge and its miraculous hatch of salmonflies on WyomingNews.com.