Don’t Forget to Use Checklists
As Charter Captains, we are creatures of habit and we have our own routines. We've successfully built our charter fishing business by creating repeatable outcomes. Translation: We catch fish on every charter trip. Howeve... Read more
Should I Take Deposits?
Here at Charter Fishing Business, we're frequently asked whether a charter captain should take deposits when booking trips. I recommend that you take a Deposit whenever possible but you should also remain flexible and "g... Read more
Fishing is Slow. Now What?
It happens to EVERY Charter Captain: The fishing is slow - very slow - and your clients are awkwardly silent. What do you do?Set Expectations at the DockBefore you even leave the dock - even when you speak to you... Read more
Keep Your Boat Spotless
We get it. You're a Charter Captain and your boat is a "working" boat. It's going to get dirty. Why bother keeping it spotless, right?The Condition of Your boat Speaks Volumes About YOUWhen your client meets you ... Read more