Cedar Key Florida – What To Fish For In January – Why Hire A Guide?

The most popular fish caught in the City of Cedar Key in January are Spotted Seatrout, White Grunt, Sand Seatrout, Gag, Silver Perch
Popular fishing sites in Cedar Key during January are Cedar Key Municipal Dock and boat Ramp, Shell Mound County Park and Pier, Cedar Key Pier, Willis Marina, Airport Bridge

25 Reasons To Hire A Fishing Guide

By flatlander | Published January 9, 2014

For the people that serve their local communities and send me reports, here is 25 Reasons To Hire A Fishing Guide (aka Why hire a guide?)

A Professional Guide Will Put You On Fish, (that’s their job).


1. No boat payments

  1. No fuel bill

  2. No boat maintenance

  3. No boat insurance

  4. No boat registrations

  5. No boating equipment to buy and maintain

  6. No boating gear to buy and maintain

  7. No boat tags

  8. No boat permits or licenses

  9. No tackle to buy and maintain

  10. No bait to buy

  11. No need for storage facilities for your boat

A Pro Guide Offers Peace of Mind & Mental Health.

  1. No worrying about safety equipment,

  2. No worrying about breakdowns from your boat being parked to long.

  3. No worrying about navigating dangerous or unfamiliar waters

  4. No worrying about sea conditions, weather etc

  5. No psychological problems caused by $250 a month or more payments for a boat you see parked for 3, 6 or 9 months.

  6. No convulsions or dry heaves from writing insurance payments for a boat you see parked for 3, 6 or 9 months.

A Pro Guide Will Save You Time by

  1. spending your time fishing or sleeping rather than prepping boats

  2. not having to put gas into your boat

  3. not having to put extra gas into your truck, suv or car to tow your boat

  4. not having to round up bait, ever had to go to several places to find bait?

  5. not having to do the dreaded clean up of your boat after your fishing trip.

  6. letting you can sleep in while your guide does the dirty work.

  7. being a quick way to learn about the local fishing and water conditions. It can take several weeks, months, or years if you do it your self.

With a guide you just walk on the boat and go!

Why do Guides Hire Guides?

When guides go on vacation many hire a local guide because,

  1. they want someone else to do the work.

  2. they are fishing new or unfamiliar waters.

  3. fishing techniques change with geographical areas and they like to learn these new techniques.

  4. they get real-time info on what is biting, when and what its biting, and how its biting.

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