What is one reason for maintaining good client relations?
Reduces potential for accidents and injuries.Fosters community spirit in the area.Increases positive experiences for local residents.Contributes to increased business.
From the list provided, choose the guideline that outlines how to hold and release a fish properly. Hold the fish in the water by:
Its gills and move against the direction of the current.Its gills and move forward in the direction of the current.Supporting its belly and move against the direction of the current.Supporting its belly and move forward in the direction of the current.
A Freshwater Angling Guide has repeatedly asked her clients to stop fishing in a restricted area. They have ignored her warnings. What should she do now?
Confiscate the clients’ equipment.Contact authorities for help.Cancel the trip.Administer a fine.
While a guide is getting ready to set up a shore lunch, she encourages some of the clients to help by collecting firewood. What is her motivation in involving clients in activities like this?
Improves chances of a gratuity.Fosters an awareness of the environment.Creates good relations with clients.Minimizes potential conflict between clients.
During a conversation with a client, a guide makes an effort to discuss major attractions and services in the local area. The point of her doing this is to show her commitment to:
The local area.The angling industry.Her employer.Her job.
What is the best way for an angler to minimize contact with a caught fish that is to be released?
Place fingers in the gills only, avoiding contact with other parts.Hold the fish by its tail and place the other hand under its belly.Grasp its head in one hand while balancing the tail in the other.Hang the fish on the scale immediately after catching.
Some clients are disappointed at the end of a trip because they did not catch any fish they could keep. They did however, enjoy good weather and see a bear and her cub. Which of the following statements would be appropriate for the guide say to help create a positive experience for the clients?
“If you come back another day, we’re sure to catch some good sized fish.”“It sure was a beautiful day to be out on the water and great to see the wildlife.“No one has been catching fish around here lately, but you’re lucky to get good weather.”“The outfitter has fillets you can purchase in camp, if you’d like to take some fish home with you.”
What type of local information does a Freshwater Angling Guide need to plan a safe trip?
Fishing regulations.Species feeding habits.Folklore.Weather patterns.
Which of the following guidelines should a Freshwater Angling Guide follow to show respect for and to meet the needs of a special needs client on a trip?
Identify the special needs client to the group at the pre-trip meeting.Assume the special needs client will require extra help with every task.Ask the group to help the special needs client as the trip progresses.Ask the special needs client if he requires assistance before doing anything.
Why should food be packed in tight double plastic bags or in covered containers when packing it for a trip? To avoid:
Contamination of food products.Dangerous situations with wildlife.Spoilage of food and beverages.Expense of replacing spilled food.
Which of the following activities is a good technique for managing stress on-the-job?
Preventing violations of regulations.Following safety and security procedures.Communicating with others.Working independently.
A client catches a fish in deep water. How should the guide advise the client to bring in the fish?
Bring it to the surface slowly.Reel it in as quickly as possible.Bring it to the surface by using short jerking motions.Wait until the watercraft can be moved close to the fish.
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