Fishing Guide

Fishing Guides plan, organise and provide guided fishing trips for individuals or groups.
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    Overview

    Fishing Guides plan, organise and provide guided fishing trips for individuals or groups.

    Day-to-day

    • meets and introduces members of a tour on arrival
    • organises and supervises groups involved in outdoor fishing adventures
    • sets up and maintains equipment, and ensures equipment is safe and in working condition
    • demonstrates and provides instruction in the use of equipment and techniques required for participation
    • provides advice on safety measures, and ensures activities are conducted in a manner to minimise risk to participants
    • responds to emergencies by providing first aid assistance and takes appropriate further action if required
    • answers questions and advises on local interest points
    • may maintain written reports of daily activities and carry out other administrative work.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding
    • Stressful

    To become a Fishing Guide

    • You usually need extensive fishing experience to work as a Fishing Guide. While formal qualifications aren't essential, a Vocational Education and Training (VET) course in outdoor recreation may be useful.

      Find a Diploma or Certificate in Fishing Operations