An Outfitter and Guide Member of the Colorado Outfitters Association shall:

An Outfitter and Guide Member of the Colorado Outfitters Association shall:

  • Abide by all federal, state, and local laws and regulations concerning Colorado Outfitters and Guides.
  • Abide by all state and federal laws and regulations concerning Colorado’s wildlife and natural resources.
  • Act as an ex-officio ambassador for the state of Colorado and shall not engage in practices or services that are damaging or disrespectful to the state of Colorado and the Colorado Outfitters Association.
  • Represent their services completely, honestly, and fairly.
  • Maintain serviceable and safe equipment used in their outfitting operations and shall maintain the highest safety standards allowable in conducting their outfitting and guiding activities.
  • Conduct their outfitting and guiding operations in a manner that does not discredit themselves, other outfitters and guides , the Colorado Outfitters Association and the state of Colorado.
  • Require that all clients and employees obey all state, federal, and local laws concerning Colorado’s wildlife and natural resources.
  • Respect and not interfere with the publics right and other outfitters and businesses right to utilize and  enjoy Colorado’s public lands, wildlife, and natural resources.
  • Respect other outiftter and guide members rights within the association and shall not directly or indirectly cause injury to others.

ARTICLE 55.5: OUTFITTERS AND GUIDES

(1) Except as otherwise provided in this article, the director shall issue an initial or renewed certificate
of registration as an outfitter to any individual who pays the required fee and furnishes evidence
satisfactory to the director that such individual:
(a) Is eighteen years of age or older;
(b) Holds a valid instructor’s card in first aid or a standard first aid card issued by the American red
cross or evidence of equivalent training;
(c) Possesses minimum liability insurance coverage in the amount of fifty thousand dollars for bodily
        injury to one person in any single accident and one hundred thousand dollars for bodily injury to all
        persons in any single accident;
  (d) Has submitted to the director a surety bond in the minimum sum of ten thousand dollars, executed
        by the applicant as principal and by a surety company qualified and authorized to do business in this state