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#11877201 - 10/12/16 12:26 PM guide tip
love2flyfish Offline
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Registered: 06/12/14
Posts: 45
Loc: Tyler, Texas
I have never fished with a guide before and wondered what is an appropriate tip.
All day trip on San Marcos river, fee $300, 1 person.

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#11877294 - 10/12/16 01:21 PM Re: guide tip [Re: love2flyfish]
BoPro Online   content
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Registered: 03/18/06
Posts: 444
Loc: Arlington, TX
It's all about the experience, and what you feel comfortable with. But I think 10-20% is the norm.
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#11877442 - 10/12/16 02:22 PM Re: guide tip [Re: love2flyfish]
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Registered: 11/04/04
Posts: 3110
Loc: East Texas
Tip according to quality of service you receive...I would go $30 to $50 for good to excellent service respectively.

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#11878203 - 10/12/16 10:43 PM Re: guide tip [Re: love2flyfish]
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Registered: 12/20/10
Posts: 3667
Loc: mckinney, tx
Having worked as a guide, any tip is a nice bonus, but 15-20% was what I usually got when we had a good day fishing. Also tip the guide based on how hard he worked and how much he catered to you, not on how many fish you catch.
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