In North America, fishing guides, charter boat operators, outfitters, and other specialists offer a wide range of freshwater fishing trips. Fishing adventures can be found throughout the continent from Canada to Central America.

Guides and charters fish for almost every species including freshwater and anadramous fish such as largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, sunfish, crappie, trout, salmon, shad, musky, pike, pickerel, walleye, striped bass, white bass, perch, catfish, and others.