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RIGS Adventure CO Fly Shop and Guide Service

#4 of 16 things to do in Ridgway Features Animals
1075 Sherman St, Unit 101, Ridgway, CO 81432
+1 970-626-4460
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Great Fishing Experience

My husband and I did a full-day upcountry fishing trip with Chance as our guide - he did a great... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
SPaniccia
via mobile
Sooo Much Fun - This is a must do!!!!

Did a half day trip with my husband and teenage boys. I have only great things to say - from the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nilkow
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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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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. RIGS is conveniently located in the picturesque Uncompahgre River Valley, minutes from both Ouray and Ridgway State Park, nestled below the majestic San Juan Mountains in Ridgway Colorado - between Telluride, Ouray, Montrose, Silverton and Durango Colorado. Guide Trips ranging from 2 hours to 5 days in length on Southwest Colorado premier rivers including: Gunnison River: Gunnison Gorge/Black Canyon, Uncompahgre River, San Miguel River, Cimarron River and Exclusive Private Water River Access - beginner to experienced ability levels welcome. The best of Southwest Colorado Adventure in the prettiest part of the state!
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1075 Sherman St, Unit 101, Ridgway, CO 81432
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I did a full-day upcountry fishing trip with Chance as our guide - he did a great job helping us with the basics of fly fishing and was super patient and attentive. The staff at the counter in the shop and online...More

Thank SPaniccia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Did a half day trip with my husband and teenage boys. I have only great things to say - from the organization of the trip, to the safety talk and the best, funniest guide EVER! Our guide even gave some life lesson counseling to my...More

Thank nilkow
TJP626, Owner at RIGS Adventure CO Fly Shop and Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Nilkow - Thank you so much for your kind words. That is what we hope for in all our trips and what we have worked towards the last 17 years with training the right people. We are lucky to have amazing guides that make each...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time on our rafting trip. Our guide, Marlon, was awesome. He made sure we all stayed safe and had a fun time. It rained on us but they loaned all of us rain gear before we left the store so we just...More

Thank TXRedheads4
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My fiance and I, along with another couple, enjoyed a half day rafting experience along the Uncompahgre River. In our group, we had trill seekers and novices, yet everyone enjoyed the experience. Our guide, Ron, had a great sense of humor and shared details about...More

Thank Jessica H
TJP626, Owner at RIGS Adventure CO Fly Shop and Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Great to hear you had an exceptional time on our Uncompahgre River 1/2 Day Rafting Trip! We strive to make everyone's time out on the water a safe, fun and memorable experience - regardless of experience level. Kudos to Ron and our Guide Staff for...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

This is a top notch group. They were very organized from the time we scheduled this trip until the end of the ride. The guides were very experienced and told us when to paddle and what to look out for. We rode on the San...More

Thank Frostyrosty1
TJP626, Manager at RIGS Adventure CO Fly Shop and Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Thanks Frosty for the great review! Appreciate you words and hope to have you come through our region again!

Reviewed 8 February 2017

Went rafting with RIGS Adventure Fly Shop & Guide Service. The day was well organized, the guides were very professional, and the entire outing was FUN!

Thank naughtyoranch2
TJP626, Owner at RIGS Adventure CO Fly Shop and Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2017

Great feedback and thank you for the review! Glad to hear you guys had a wonderful rafting experience with the RIGS Team. Look forward to having you join us again soon on another RIGS Rafting Adventure!

Reviewed 3 January 2017

From start to finish these guys are amazing! The ladies in the shop made planning this trip so easy! We ran into a bit of snow and icy drives and they could not have been any more accommodating!!! They also helped out with getting to...More

1  Thank Winnybat
TJP626, Owner at RIGS Adventure CO Fly Shop and Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2017

So pleased to hear you had a wonderful experience on a RIGS winter guided fly fishing trip! Our team appreciates the feedback and strives to make each experience on the water unique and customized to your expectations. Look forward to having you join us again...More

Reviewed 3 December 2016

I took the Deluxe Gunnison Gorge float trip with 5 friends. Exceeded my expectations in every way! The 4 guides were congenial and competent, and they waited on us hand and foot. When we boarded the rafts each morning, they handed us our rods, fully...More

1  Thank eacla
Tim P, Owner at RIGS Adventure CO Fly Shop and Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2016

Appreciate the great report from your trip and pleased to hear about your wonderful time! We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality guided experience available in the Gunnison Gorge and are thrilled to hear customer feedback that supports our efforts. One thing I've learned...More

Reviewed 18 September 2016

I'm only a moderately experienced fly fisherman but Riggs provided the flies and information I needed to have a great time on local rivers. The entire staff was friendly and welcoming. We booked Jason for a 4 hour morning trip and he was outstanding. Very...More

Thank Keylargocrazy15
Tim P, Owner at RIGS Adventure CO Fly Shop and Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

Thanks so much Keylar and glad to hear you had such a good experience. Friendly and knowledgeable is what we strive for. It is the key to being a small town fly shop!

Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Bought two spools of fly line and had it loaded in my spools. Very knowledgeable and helpful staff. The also have a guide service which I'll avail myself to the next time in the area.

1  Thank Raymond T
Tim P, Owner at RIGS Adventure CO Fly Shop and Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

Thanks Raymond! Glad we could help. Look forward to seeing you again!!

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TommyD1113
15 February 2015|
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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
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