Fly Fishing Careers

Find your dream job in the fly fishing industry with Vail Valley Anglers. Though we may not be able to hire immediately, we are always interested in meeting prospective employees who feel that they fit the job description. Please contact with your resume and cover letter if you are interested in a position below. Be sure to also include any specific requirements listed in the corresponding job description.

Seasonal Wade Fishing Guide: Summer 2024 season

We are looking for qualified wade fishing guides for the 2023 summer season. Summer season typically begins June 15th depending on runoff and runs through the end of August or beginning of September. The wade guiding takes place on the Colorado, Eagle, and Piney Rivers as well as Gore Creek. Looking to fill 4 openings. Competitive pay, pro-forms and shop discounts available, and all trip expenses like shuttles, lunches, fly reimbursements are covered by the shop. No hassle guiding, we are an experienced and professional operation with a supportive team environment. End of season party and guide gift.

Pay: Depends on Experience, Paid per trip not Salary


  • It is REQUIRED to attend and pass Vail Valley Anglers’ Guide School
  • (scholarships available for experienced guides)
  • Must have local housing
  • Must have an appropriate car and all necessary gear to run safe and successful fishing trips
  • Current First Aid & CPR
  • Clean driving record
  • Car Insurance Requirement with an insurance stipend to cover the additional premiums incurred.

Applicants who desire to move forward with this position are encourage to sign up for the required Guide Training ASAP, as it will fill up.