East Elk Creek is really easy to access and offers some awesome fishing for anglers of all skill. Providing very few obstacles to casting, the only true challenge anglers will face are the many thorny bushes on the banks. East Elk Creek is accessible for the whole family and is very scenic during summer. The fish are plentiful and eager to eat, offering beginner to advanced anglers a great day on the water. The creek here holds a flow that is much larger than the flows of the other nearby creeks and consequently, contains a lot more fish than the others. East Elk Creek is one that should be on every anglers bucket list and can make for an excellent day or half-day trip. Anglers can pair East Elk Creek with the lower reaches of the Upper Gunnison River for a fantastic day trip without detouring from the route at all.