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RIGS Adventure CO Fly Shop and Guide Service

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Address: 565 Sherman St Unit 2, Ridgway, CO 81432-8715
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+1 970-626-4460
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Wed - Sat 09:00 - 16:00
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RIGS Adventure CO. features Western Colorado’s finest Fly Shop & Fish...

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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Good Rafting!

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!

Reviewed 7 February 2017
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Ridgway, Colorado
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Ridgway, Colorado
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 7 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!

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Thank naughtyoranch2
TJP626, Owner at RIGS Adventure CO Fly Shop and Guide Service, responded to this review

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! More 

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48 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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 and from Ridgway and things to do in town while waiting for the guys. My... More 

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1 Thank Winnybat
TJP626, Owner at RIGS Adventure CO Fly Shop and Guide Service, responded to this review

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 on another fly fishing trip this summer. More 

San Antonio, Texas
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 rigged with flies, and we floated and fished all day. All you need to take... More 

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1 Thank eacla
Tim P, Owner at RIGS Adventure CO Fly Shop and Guide Service, responded to this review

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 about providing such complex overnight fly fishing trips in a remote wilderness setting, is that... More 

oconomowoc
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 friendly, patient and helpful.

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Thank Keylargocrazy15
Tim P, Owner at RIGS Adventure CO Fly Shop and Guide Service, responded to this review

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! More 

Poway
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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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.

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

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

Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 September 2016

I booked a last minute walk and wade trip with Rigs on 9/1 to see if they could get me on the tail water of the Uncompahgre River in the afternoon of 9/2. As luck would turn out, I was connected to Matt as my guide. The store hooked me up with the waders and off we went to the... More 

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1 Thank jpurcell150
Tim P, Owner at RIGS Adventure CO Fly Shop and Guide Service, responded to this review

Thanks Jpurcell! So glad you had a great time with Matt and were able to get into your first cutthroat, plus a big rainbow never hurts ;) Look forward to seeing you again when you visit the area. More 

Tipp City, Ohio
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52 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Just stopped in to get a fishing licence for my teen, but everyone was super friendly and helpful! They man at the shop told us a good place to go fish with the kids and helped with bait. I would most definitely go back and use their services again biased on this visit. Thanks so much for the help.

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1 Thank Solitare S
Tim P, Manager at RIGS Adventure CO Fly Shop and Guide Service, responded to this review

Thanks Solitare! We look forward to your visit again! More 

Fort Worth, Texas
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Very unsafe. Would not recommend to anyone with children. Do not give your credit card. Charged me for equipment we didn't receive. Threatening to charge me for a trip we did not book. Ruined my family's weekend getaway before school stared

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1 Thank donohue7
Tim P, Owner at RIGS Adventure CO Fly Shop and Guide Service, responded to this review

First and foremost, this was not a trip but the rental of equipment. We are known throughout the region and with our customers for conducting an extremely safety conscious rafting company that specializes in family trips. When dealing with rentals, once the equipment leaves our premise, it is the customer’s responsibility to properly use said equipment and follow our guidelines.... More 

Manvel, Texas
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

RIGS has excellent customer service from booking to guides! Our guide Eric was awesome! He made us feel safe and was really cautious with my youngest son who has Down syndrome yet tried to make it fun enough for my teenagers! He really knew his stuff! One of the other boats had two people fall in and all the guides... More 

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1 Thank swisnoski
Tim P, Owner at RIGS Adventure CO Fly Shop and Guide Service, responded to this review

Thanks so much Swisnoski for the kind words! Eric as well as the rest of our guides are trained extensively and really care about our clients. So glad to hear you all had fun! We had a great time with your family and look forward to your return! All the best, Heather More 

Cincinnati, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Stopped in a RIGS two different days for fishing licenses. While we weren't using a guide, they were still very helpful and glad to discuss the water level at Ridgway State Park. They also had a great selection of gear and I ended up getting a great deal on a hat. So whether your fishing or just looking for some... More 

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Thank Nick C
Tim P, Owner at RIGS Adventure CO Fly Shop and Guide Service, responded to this review

Hi Nick, Thanks for the kind words. Look forward to seeing you again next time you come through Ridgway. Tim More 

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