Fishing Guide

Plans, organises and provides guided fishing trips for individuals or groups.
Training time 1 - 2 years
Average pay $43,860
Employment prospects Poor
Employment size - No data available -

What does a Fishing Guide do?

  • meeting members of a tour on arrival and making introductions
  • organising and supervising groups involved in outdoor adventures such as bungy jumping, fishing and hunting, mountaineering, trekking and whitewater rafting
  • setting up and maintaining equipment, and ensuring that equipment is safe and in working condition
  • demonstrating and providing instruction in the use of equipment and techniques required for participation
  • providing advice on safety measures, and ensuring that activities are conducted in a manner to minimise risk to participants
  • responding to emergencies by providing first aid assistance and taking appropriate further action if required
  • answering questions and advising on local interest points within a specific region


  • Fly Fishing Guide
  • Ocean Fishing Guide

Related courses

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol
Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation
Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation