Paid Outfitter Fees Program

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  • 7 Easy Steps will complete your membership. Once in the system, we can take it from there or you can handle the management of your applications yourself.
  • Annual Renewals will be automatically processed on your membership anniversary date. You will be contacted via phone and/or email if your renewal can not be processed. Upon drawing your tag, no additional fees are required.
  • Price Increases will not effect your annual renewal rate. As the cost of guided hunts increases, the rate to add new members or additional species may increase, but your established selections will remain constant until you draw your tag.
  • Species Pricing

    Application Services

  • The HuntersTrailhead application team will handle the entire application process, monitor your accumulated points and notify you of draw results.
  • Application Services: You can apply yourself, but by utilizing the HuntersTrailhead application service, we will pay for your hunting license ($65) and state application fees ($10 each species). When drawn, the HuntersTrailhead Application Service will initially cover the permit fee but must be reimbursed before a hunt will be booked.
  • Application Service Rates are $25 for the first species and only $10 for any additional species.
  • Bonus Points: Hunters that have acquired a substantial number of points can still join the program. You will be asked to declare the number of points you have for each species you add to your portfolio. Points accumulated will be verified.
  • Hunt Selections

  • Species: The Paid Outfitter Fees program includes all Bucks, Bulls and Once in a Lifetime species in Utah. You can select one or any any combination of species.
  • Available Units: Almost all hunting units in the state are included. You can specify the specific unit or have the HuntersTrailhead application experts choose the unit that best fits your expectations.
  • Unit Consultations: As a member of the Paid Outfitter Fees program you are entitled to consultations about your species and unit selections. You are welcome to call whenever you have questions.
  • Outfitter Selection

  • Recommended Outfitters HuntersTrailhead has developed strong relationships with our recommended outfitters. You are encouraged to research these outfitters and contact them upon drawing your tag.
  • Program Outfitters have agreements with HuntersTrailhead. All hunts will be at least 5 days and include: lodging, meals, 1x1 guide, insurance and other legal requirements. Upgrades are available through the outfitter.
  • Non Program Outfitters can be used, but hunt rates beyond our standard cost will be the hunters responsibility. We also can not guarantee any aspects of a hunt with a non Paid Outfitter Fees program outfitter.
  • Booking Fees HuntersTrailhead will pay the booking fees for your hunt to the outfitter of your choice upon you notifying us of your selection.
  • Program Outfitters

    Changes to Portfolio

  • Changing Application Instructions: Changes to your application instructions (unit choice, weapon, adding a species, etc) can be made anytime up until your application is in the Paid Outfitter Fees application queue. Once in the queue, no further changes can be made. Historically the application deadline has been early March each year. We will be targeting to have all applications submitted at least one week ahead of this deadline.
  • Annual Updates can be made at any time after your membership has been renewed. Continuing consultations are available as needed. We can discuss any part of your application strategy, previous results and future options.
  • Why Should I Join

  • No reason to wait: You may be purchasing bonus points while you save for a guided hunt. With this program, there is no need to wait for "someday". When you draw, your hunt will be paid for.
  • An outfitter is already in the plans: If you are planning to hire an outfitter for this hunt anyway, why not let us pay for it? This program will pay for that outfitter once you draw.
  • You could save $1,000's on guided hunts.