If you are considering a career in fly fishing as a guide or instructor you should really consider taking the Tahoe Guide School. This is a chance to fast forward yourself into what it takes to be a full time fly fishing professional. Completed a guide school and having that under your belt will give you credibility and confidence over your competition who are getting started.
Having completed a guide school myself I can honestly say I wouldn’t still be here today I had not attended. I learned critical instructing skills, a curriculum on how to put together a trip, and ways to provide unforgettable experience for my guests. From marketing, to bookkeeping, to learning how to recognize your clients learning capabilities you will walk away with your head held high on how to handle a trip yourself.
Outfitters and lodges are looking to hire experienced guides first, beginning guides who have completed a school second, and rookie non experienced guides last. You may be an excellent angler who wants to get into guiding however if you do not know how to teach it or make a career out of it you are wasting your time trying. The Tahoe Guide School will get you up to speed and will give you the honest truth about what it takes to make it as a full time fly fishing guide.
You will have the chance to work and learn from some of California’s finest. Jamie Lyle, Matt Heron, Jay Swartley, Jordan Romney, Mikey Weir, and Rick McGuire.
At the school you will learn several new skills.
● WORKING WITH ALL LEARNING STYLES AND SKILL LEVELS
● TEACHING FLY CASTING TO ALL LEVELS
● MODERN DAY MARKETING STRATEGIES
● BECOMING AN ALASKA GUIDE
● SAFETY AND RISK MANAGEMENT
● FIRST RATE GUEST SERVICE STRATEGIES
● INTRODUCTION TO DRIFT BOATGUIDING
● AND MANY MORE DESIGNED TO PREPARE YOU FOR A CAREER IN THE FLY FISHING INDUSTRY