WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
Must be over the age of 16
Bring extra clothes (in case of weather)
Any fishing gear that you would normally use
WHAT WE PROVIDE:
All necessary class materials
Rafts and all necessary equipment
Transportation to and from the river
Lunches will be provided everyday during the course
Fly Fishing Guide School in Colorado
First Aid and CPR training class will be offered the Saturday following the course for those who need be certified or renew. Current CPR and First Aid cards are required to guide in Colorado.
The Division of Parks and Wildlife regulates outfitter licensing and commercial boating on public rivers throughout the state of Colorado. All students must successfully complete the following required training elements to obtain river guide qualification.
- Rigging & Maneuvering the Vessel
- River Currents, Eddies, and Waves
- River Hazards
- Types & Causes of River Rapids
- Scouting & Running Rapids
- River Rescue & Emergency Procedures
- Minimizing Outdoor Recreation Resource Impacts
- Proper Fit, Wearing & Use of Personal Floatation Device (PFD)
Need to Know
Lodging is not included but we do have lodging discounts available for students. There are also opportunities for camping close by.