Bass Fishing Guides

One of the most important things you can ask bass fishing guides is if they have a guarantee of any kind. Even if your guide is the resident expert on the best areas of the lake to land a good cropping of bass, there may be days when you just can’t catch a bite. Most guides will guarantee your entire payment back if nothing is caught during your trip. However, some may also offer partial refunds if the day is really slow and you and your group don’t catch at least a minimum number in the allotted time frame.

Verify that the bass fishing guides you are questioning carry all the proper safety equipment, including life vests, in case of emergency, and be certain that all the gear – rods, reels, bait, and coolers for storing your catch – are provided for you. This is typically true of bass fishing guides, so if you find one that requires you to bring your own equipment, you should probably opt for another provider.

Bass fishing guides profit from your enjoyment and success on the lake, so they are usually quite friendly and helpful in getting your party set to go, as well as helping you in your fishing attempts while out on the lake. However, not all guides are alike, and you should consider more than just price before choosing one.

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Dan Eggertsen is a fellow bass fishing enthusiast to the point of obsession. :) He's been providing solid advice on bass fishing since 2004.

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