Fly-fishing guide instructor fishes on the Arkansas River.

Professional Fly Fishing Guide

Certificate of Completion – Professional Fly Fishing Guide

The professional fly fishing guide certification program at Colorado Mountain College is a six-week in-residence summer program at Colorado Mountain College in Leadville and Steamboat Springs. Successful participants receive a certificate of completion – fly fish guide upon completing the program.

fly fishingThe need for a fly fishing guide school and certification program is due to the fly fish guide business having grown significantly in recent years. Many guiding businesses have established themselves with year-round clientele, creating a continual need for qualified outdoor guiding staff.

Program at a Glance

Degree: Fly Fishing Guide (Cert)

COST PER CREDIT: $62 In-district
$127 In-state
$429 Out-of-state

 Download the Program Brochure (pdf)

Questions? 800-621-8559

All or part of this operation is conducted on Public Lands and Waters under special permits and agreements from the U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
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