how to become a fishing guide in california

How to Become a Fishing Guide in California

Fishing in California is diverse and challenging. What do you need to legally operate a fishing charter business in the Golden State? From fly fishing in remote mountain streams to big game fishing on a long-distance trip from San Diego … read more

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How to Become a Fishing Guide in Texas

Texas harbors fantastic fishing opportunities. But you gotta make sure you’re properly licensed to run fishing charters in the Lone Star State. From striper fishing on Lake Texoma to offshore tuna fishing in the Gulf, Texas is full of hot … read more

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How to Become a Fishing Guide in Florida

Florida is the biggest market for charter fishing in the world. What licenses do you need to become a legally operating charter captain in Florida? Florida is the most popular sport fishing destination in the US, and the world. It’s … read more

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How to Get Your Captain’s License

Thinking of becoming a fishing charter captain? First you need to know how to get your captain’s license from the United States Coast Guard! If you want to make money fishing by running fishing charters, the first thing you need … read more

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How to Get Return Customers: It’s Service, Stupid

Most fishing charter captains think catching fish is the most important part of a fishing trip. That’s wrong – great service is the #1 way to get return customers. From our reviews, we see time and again that service is even more … read more

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Rule #1 for the Best Fishing Trips: Be Prepared

As a charter boat captain, your biggest passion is fishing. It can be hard to share that passion with your customers if circumstances interfere with the experience. But don’t fret: it’s easy to be prepared and create the best fishing trips … read more