Here at Kirks Fly Shop Grand Lake, we are stoked to have reopened for the 2020 season! In our second year of business, we have a much greater selection of flies, fly rods, waders, spin fishing gear an…Read More
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)