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As a professional fishing guide in the state of Florida, the Florida Guides Association works hard on your behalf on many fronts that threaten the viability of your chosen profession. Your membership fees go directly to activities that promote the conservation of the fishery resources you are working.

Included Discounts :

  • Personal Membership to NACO ($100 value)
  • Health Insurance from Financial Strategies Group. (866)-822-3650
  • Discount insurance / group vessel hull and liability
  • Insurance and Medical Program – 1-800-879-2248
  • Merrill Lynch/Loans, investments, and banking, contact -Morris Glasgow, 1-205-298-7422 or 1-877-257-1881
  • Port Supply (West Marine) discount card
  • Captain’s Gear/Items for the mariner & licensed Coast Guard Captain – 1-800-395-7854
  • American Public Life/Dental Insurance – 1-800-234-5424

Additional Benefits :

  • Trade Show Exposure
  • Web page listing & link
  • Discount on Corporate sponsor products
  • Decals, Digital Membership Card, Discounted FGA Shirt/Hat with annual membership

Required :

  • Florida Saltwater Charter Captain/Vessel License (Freshwater Captains submit USCG License)
  • Commercial Charter Liability Insurance (Declaration page)
  • Membership in a USCG approved Drug Consortium
  • Statement of Fact (for corporate captains only, where licenses & insurance are not in their name)