If you've enjoyed your trip, $ay $omthing to the Mate. If not, please advise the Captain.
Your mate is going to work very hard to ensure your trip is a memorable one.
A few of his duties include, preparing the tackle so its ready to go when it counts. Teaching you fishing tactics, answering questions you may have,and cleaning and bagging your fish when the trip is over.
Most of his income is derived from tips from you . 15% to 20% of the trip cost Is customary depending upon the service.