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Old 01-19-2011, 08:43 PM
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Default Re: So, what is the usual tip rate for a guide?

I guided for seven years in Colorado, and my buddy and I always hire a guide when we go up to Montana for a trip.

An all day float for two will get the guide $100 tip if he puts in a good effort. We try really hard to tip on effort and NOT on fish caught.

An all day walk/wade gets $80 and a half day/walk wade $40. Again, its effort not fish.

Walk wade trips get less because the guide has to put in/ haul out and clean the boat on his time.

Chris
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