It's Simple - Book More Trips Online.

Open Angler is a robust marketing and reservations platform for the sport fishing industry. Become one of over 2000 fishing guides and charter operators around the nation who utilize Open Angler to Grow and Run their business. 


Streamline Fishing Trip Logistics | Maximize your Business  | Enhance your Customer Service



Open Angler is the only online Marketplace and Reservations Platform for the sport fishing industry that; 

  • Offers you complete set of online and mobile business tools 
  • Helps you maximize bookings, manage operations and easily connect with anglers and referral partners.
  • Allows you to advertise trips, manage availability, and accept payments in one location.

Using the Open Angler network, anglers can discover and book their perfect fishing trip online – in minutes. They simply search their desired location and date, read verified reviews, select a fishing trip and reserve.



1) Create your custom profile and listings or just ask us and we'll do it for you

Listing with Open Angler is Free.  Open Angler lets you create your own profile and listings for each trip you offer.  You can tell customers about you, and list the trips you have available.  You can create as many listings as you want and edit and delete them as needed.  You determine your own pricing and can choose to request a deposit or payment in full for your trips. 


2) Customers are able to review profiles and submit trip requests.

Customers visting are able to enter their desired destination, travel dates, and trip type into the search bar to find available fishing trips anywhere.  By default, all trips are submitted to you as a request only, and require your confirmation to be accepted. You may enable the "Instant Book" feature on your Calendar to accept trips automatically.  Once a trip is accepted we will email the customer and request a deposit or payment in full for your trip. 


3) We only charge a commission on trips we send to you. 

We do business, the way you to business.  We charge a 12% referral fee on trips we generate for you on  Otherwise, you can enable online booking from your website and social accounts, manage your calendar, create listings, and refer trips out to your guide network completely free. Now with Open Angler, you can Collect Deposits or Payment in full for the low industry rate of 2.9%. Have questions? Just contact us, we're happy to help walk you through this.  

No need to ask customers for their evening phone number and make them wait for a call back -- direct them right to your booking page where they submit their trip request and make payment instantly. Need the option to collect deposit? No problem! With Open Angler, you can collect full payment or a deposit upfront, and allow you to choose between a flexible, moderate, or strict cancellation policy- then we enforce it for you! 


4) Your dashboard and calendar will display upcoming trips, and trips awaiting your approval.

Visit your dashboard or calendar to accept or decline trip requests, view upcoming trips, and chose dates for Instant Book and close out dates you're unavailable. All the information you need, will be available for you to access at any time. Don't worry... your calendar is only visible to you. 


5) We'll pay you when the trip is complete.

When a trip is complete you will receive an email to confirm the trip details and pricing. If a customer extended their trip, arrived with more people, or there are any changes due to weather or other unforeseen needs, we'll ask you to enter the adjustment needed and get you paid accordingly. Payment is distributed within 24 hours via the payout preference you selected in your account settings. Open Angler can make payment to you via direct deposit, credit or debit card. 

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