St. Peter’s Fly Shop's Guide School has been designed to teach all aspects in the profession of being a fly fishing guide. Our 6 day intensive course contains a well rounded curriculum to jumpstart you into a career as a top-notch guide. The course covers everything from basic knowledge, instruction techniques, bug studies, professional casting instruction, walk/wade guiding, rowing a drift boat, client expectations, and professionalism. Whether you are an angler looking to take your fly fishing abilities to the next level, or if you want to make being a fly fishing guide a career, St. Peter’s Guide School is perfect for you!


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Spring 2018 Guide School Course Details-

Monday, May 27st- Saturday, June 1st, 2019


The course is limited to 8 people. The 6 day school consists of 2 days in a classroom setting and 4 days out on the water practicing and understanding all aspects of being a fly fishing guide. Upon completion of the school, each student will complete 30 rowing hours with Colorado certified guide instructors. The cost of the school is $1,595 per person. A 50% deposit is required to enroll & the remaining balance is due two weeks before the class. Included in the cost is 2 days of classroom instruction, lodging for 3 nights on the North Platte River, all meals for float days (breakfast, lunch, & dinner for 3 days), and all boating equipment necessary. Each student will be required to have their own fishing equipment and fishing licenses.

If you are interested in being certified as a Colorado Float Guide, a guide instructor can be available for another 2 days after the school to complete the 50 hours of guide instructor training needed. Price is yet to be determined.

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To sign up for the St. Peter's Fly Shop Spring 2019 Guide School please call the shop (970)498-8968. Spaces are limited so don't wait until it is too late!