- Why bother…
A guide can save the day when all looks lost! In the U.K. there seems to be a mental block with regards hiring a guide to help you catch fish. What about those of us who have been out on a charter boat! The skipper is not only our ride to the fishing mark. He is a guide, pure and simple.
In the USA guiding is a popular choice both as a profession and a means to better fishing, especially for people with limited time. Saltwater fly-fishing is not always easy and to find fish regularly is half the game. A guide can put you on fish at the correct time for the chosen mark, cutting out for some people a lot of wasted time.
Guided fishing is not for everyone and there are those who like the “chase”, finding your own fish, but I feel guides are going to feature more and more in the not so distant future.