Want to become a competent walk-wade fly fishing or float fishing guide?
RIGS professional fly fishing guide instructors have been training wade fishing, float fishing and whitewater guides since 2001. Our guide schools are an excellent choice to help start your fly fish guiding career and improve your personal teaching skills.

RIGS professional guides have been training fly fishing, float fishing and whitewater guides since 2001.
Our unique proximity to a diversity of waters is what makes our guides so versatile and our fly fishing guide school the perfect location to start a career in guiding. We have access to a variety of waters including; remote and technical float fishing sections, fast and busy freestone rivers and world-class tail-water fisheries. In addition to great resources, we pride ourselves on our high level of professionalism and amazing staff. The RIGS Fly Fishing Guide School training will give you a versatile foundation to begin your career!


Perfecting the art of fly fishing requires creating a solid foundation to work from, followed by time on the water.

The RIGS Difference

Since 2002, RIGS Professional Instructors have aided students of all ability levels in their pursuit to become more competent fly anglers and guides. We specialize in thoughtful, organized and thorough fly fishing guide training and instruction to anglers committed to progressing their passion to a professional pursuit.

Expert Fly Fishing Knowledge and Instruction

Your instructors are seasoned fly fishing guides, owners and managers who pride themselves on RIGS high level of professionalism and strong communications skills. Our unique proximity and diversity of waters makes our fly fishing guide schools, courses, clinics and private instructional opportunities unique. Participating in RIGS Fly Fishing Guide Course provides a solid foundation to begin your career as a professional wade fishing or float fishing guide in Colorado or beyond.

Small Class Size

Our focus is on individual attention and small course sizes to maximize your learning potential.


RIGS schools are taught by certified river Guide Instructors in the State of Colorado and experienced Walk Wade fly fishing guides. Learn what it takes to be an accredited fly fishing guide in Colorado and how best to achieve your course goals. RIGS is an ORVIS Endorsed Fly Fishing Outfitter and believes in training to guides to the highest of standards. *Prior fly-fishing experience required to attend our fly fishing schools.


Guide school locations are conducted on wade and boatable sections of the Lower Gunnison River, Uncompahgre River and San Miguel River, offering students world-class access to quality on the water instruction.



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