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Old 07-23-2009, 09:51 AM
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Default How much to tip an Orvis class guide

I'm really looking forward to taking an Orvis fly-fishing course at Broken Bow, OK on August 8th. Orvis has hired a guide for the day. This will be my very first fly-fishing experience.

How much $$ should I take along as a potential tip for the 1-day guided adventure?

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I would expect the guide to be Rob Woodruff, the best and most knowledgeable I know of in that part of the world. His daily rate is likely $350-$500, so a tip somewhere between $35 and $100 covers the 10-20% range. I'm betting you'll feel like handing him a Benjamin at the end of the day.

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bobtx: Here is a previous thread on tipping a guide you might like to read:

http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/fo...ide-10332.html

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