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RIGS Fly Shop & Guide Service

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RIGS Adventure CO. features Western Colorado’s finest Fly Shop & Fish Report, Gold Medal Fly Fishing Guide Service (Walk Wade & Float Fishing trips in Drift Boats), family White Water River Rafting and Kayak Trips, Photo Tours and River Expeditions...more
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1075 Sherman St, Unit 101, Ridgway, CO 81432-7704
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

Linked up with the Rigs folks about a week before our trip. Was nervous because other guides were already booked but Rigs called me the next business day after booking to confirm everything and answer every question. Was with my wife who had never been...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joe F
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Like Jered J's review, I cannot say how great our 3 day float trip with Rigs outfitters was. Met some of Rigs staff the day before our float and went over all paperwork, waivers, details and equipment. Rigs is a complete fly shop with just...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jim O
Reviewed August 14, 2018

We chose to fish using the Tenkara style of Fly fishing rod. I highly recommend our guide Robert who was a great teacher and grew up fishing this Japanese style of Fly Fishing. He did a great job in having patience with a teenage boy...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 1FourFun
TJP626, Owner at RIGS Fly Shop & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

Dear 1FourFun, Thank you so much for your review and praise of Robert. We are excited to have him and he has proven to be an amazing addition to our team. There is nothing better than a guide that loves to fish and share their...More

Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

RIGS crew helped us beginners land some nice trout. They made the whole process easy and put us on some great fish. I would recommend them to anyone.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 193lindseyc
TJP626, Owner at RIGS Fly Shop & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

Lindsey, Thank you so much for your kind review and happy to hear that you all had a good time and caught some fish. Hope to see you all back next time you are through the area! All the best, Heather

Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Recently went fly fishing with the RIGS team. 3 of us. Included was my father and brother in law. A wide array of varying experience and the team made it great. Everyone had the experience of catching a fish and we each learned new skills....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mtnspeed12
TJP626, Owner at RIGS Fly Shop & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Dear mtnspeed12, Thank you so much for your review! We appreciate you coming out with us and are happy to hear you learned something new and had a great time. We strive to have a well-rounded staff that can help both novices and experts learn...More

Reviewed July 24, 2018

Just got back from 3 day float trip and was honestly trip of a lifetime. Went with 5 other buddies and the service and work ethic of the guides was unbelievable. They worked their tails off to put us on fish all day long. Each...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Jered J
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

Amazing trip that didn’t disappoint for my 40th birthday. Can’t wait to do it again. Fishing, scenery, service and laughs were off the charts. My expectations were exceeded.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Benjie P
TJP626, Owner at RIGS Fly Shop & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2018

Benjie, Thanks for the review and so glad you had a great 40th birthday trip. We could not hope for a better outcome when we hear that we exceeded your expectations! Look forward to seeing you all again. Sincerely, Heather and Tim

Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

I booked an overnight drift trip for my grandson and I on the lower section of the canyon. Unfortunately the river was not fishable, but our guide (Chance) made the best of it. We walked/waded for 2 days and camped along the river. All in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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TJP626, Owner at RIGS Fly Shop & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2018

Randy, We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your trip with Chance despite the rain blowing out the float fishing section. It is our goal to always make the best of what is fishing well and still get people into fish when their...More

Reviewed July 5, 2018

I have been fly fishing all over the US for the past 30 years and this trip was on my bucket list. It did not disappoint. The guides were exceptional and were able to put us on fish despite shifting conditions over the 3 days,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Victor P
TJP626, Owner at RIGS Fly Shop & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2018

Dear Vic, Thank you so much for your kind words! So excited to hear both you and your son enjoyed the trip, the guides and the scenery. Hope to see the two of you again in the Gorge! Sincerely, Tim

Reviewed June 29, 2018

We did a 3 day/2 night float down the Black Canyon of the Gunnison early this month with the hope of hitting the salmon fly hatch. A couple who was on the trip but not in our party had the head guide for all 3...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Richard H
TJP626, Owner at RIGS Fly Shop & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2018

Richard, With the Gunnison Gorge, everything is dependent on what clients have prearranged and requested, just like your party did on their half day. Like the half day trip, where they requested our head guide, it is not unusual to have multiyear clients that have...More

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February 15, 2015|
Response from TJP626 | Property representative |
Sorry for the very delayed response but for those traveling to the area in February we are not open on Sunday's. We also head south on various dates in January and February for our Destination Trips to Ascension Bay and... More