Position title
Fly Fishing Guide

Customer service:

  • Assess clients, read type of people, and evaluate them for ability, strength/weaknesses, physical/medical conditions.
  • Read body language assess the state of mind of clients
  • Lead, inspire, and instill confidence (remember the more they trust you, the more they’ll learn)
  • Show interest in clients, communicate with clients, informing them on and off the river
  • Manage time and trip to ensure that boats/people are off the river at the appropriate time, within company schedule requirements
  • Discuss the client(s) goals prior to getting out on the water

Instruct fly fishing skills to clients both on and off the water:

  • Use verbal and visual demonstrations. Each client will learn in their own way.
  • Teach clients proper rod rigging, casting techniques and reading the water.
  • Teach proper netting & fish handling.
  • Explain safety instructions (wading across the river, etc).

Prior Experience Necessary. Guide School available for both walk wade and float fishing certifications. Don't have guiding experience but love fly fishing and do it a ton, become a fly fishing guide with the RIGS Fly Fishing Guide Courses. Click here to learn more.

Job Benefits

In-house discounts, pro-deals, and more.

Employment Type
Full-time, Part-time, Temporary
Beginning of employment
Mid to late April
Duration of employment
April 25th-October 15th
Fly Fishing
Job Location
1075 Sherman St unit 101, Ridgway, Colorado, 81432, USA
Working Hours
Base Salary
$120-$225 Per day
Date posted
January 15, 2022
Valid through
April 15, 2022
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Position: Fly Fishing Guide

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