Fly Fishing Outfitters BBB Business Review

Since 1992 Fly Fishing Outfitters has been serving the Vail Valley. We are a locally owned and operated, year round, Orvis endorsed guide service and retail location in Avon (next to Agave). We are the only Orvis endorsed guide service in the Vail Valley – including one of the only Orvis fly fishing schools in Colorado – and the two time winner of the Orvis Endorsed Outfitter of the Year. Our passion is connecting people with nature through fly fishing. We provide every client with a top notch experience whether they are a first time fisherman or have been fishing for years we will match them with a professional guide and guarantee a safe and fun day on the river. Our retail location provides all of the fishing gear that you need for fishing in Colorado and beyond.


  • Fly Fishing Outfitters is the Vail Valley’s only Orvis Endorsed Outfitter & Guide Service
  • Our guides are held to the highest standards in the industry and are required to complete a rigorous training program designed by FFO for the Orvis Company. Every client that fishes with us is surveyed by Orvis to ensure our guides meet the high standard of excellence and superb service that Orvis demands.
  • Trout Unlimited Endorsed Guide Service

Since becoming Orvis Endorsed Guides in 1992, Fly Fishing Outfitters has sought to provide unsurpassed customer satisfaction and has always set out to meet all the other high standards of excellence that Orvis, the world’s largest network of guides, has set forth. Our retail store and guide service was truly the first to be open year round and is the longest running in the area.

Fly Fishing Outfitters prides itself on attention to detail. We have completed over 12,000 trips, some as large as 800 people, and one of the most important reasons why we continue to succeed is that we care, both for our customers and our resource.


FFO runs a first rate shop and is always a source of great information. As a result, I recently purchased a TLS Rod from him and will soon be adding a reel.

Jerry P.

Fly Fishing Outfitters is a great operation! I used Kevin Wildgen last year, and he was so good. He is a great fishing partner!

Michael R.

FFO, We really had a great time and Jodi is really hooked on fishing now. Thanks for your patience with us – we had a wonderful experience. Now, I am looking forward to another FLOAT TRIP – with you, of course! If my Father comes to town – I’ll be calling to book a float – location based on your recommendation. Thanks again!

John K.