HuntStand Hunting App
To check or cash
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Contributors to this thread:
Wonderlust 19-Sep-20
kentuckbowhnter 19-Sep-20
Pop-r 19-Sep-20
JohnMC 19-Sep-20
Milhouse 19-Sep-20
Milhouse 19-Sep-20
butcherboy 19-Sep-20
Drnaln 19-Sep-20
LBshooter 19-Sep-20
LBshooter 19-Sep-20
t-roy 19-Sep-20
woodguy65 19-Sep-20
Kodiak 19-Sep-20
Empty Freezer 19-Sep-20
easeup 19-Sep-20
LINK 19-Sep-20
Bou'bound 20-Sep-20
BTM 20-Sep-20
bigswivle 20-Sep-20
Hank_S 20-Sep-20
Wonderlust 20-Sep-20
greenmountain 20-Sep-20
GF 21-Sep-20
wilbur 21-Sep-20
Surfbow 21-Sep-20
GF 21-Sep-20
JL 21-Sep-20
Surfbow 21-Sep-20
Dale06 15-Oct-20
CFMuley 15-Oct-20
BTM 15-Oct-20
RW 15-Oct-20
RW 15-Oct-20
Glunker 15-Oct-20
Jaquomo 16-Oct-20
Highlife 16-Oct-20
From: Wonderlust
19-Sep-20
Do guides prefer cash or a check as a tip

19-Sep-20
Cash is king

From: Pop-r
19-Sep-20
Seriously?!

From: JohnMC
19-Sep-20
Send them roses in lieu of cash or check

From: Milhouse
19-Sep-20
Yes. Everyone wants a paper trail, so the government can track every cent of "income"....

From: Milhouse
19-Sep-20
C Notes are favored, I'd imagine.

From: butcherboy
19-Sep-20
Ask him if he prefers bit coin. I had someone ask me that the other day when they dropped off an elk. I just laughed and when he left I thought “what the hell is bit coin?”

From: Drnaln
19-Sep-20
Make sure you have enough W-9 forms for them to fill out & sign! Have to make sure they really remember you!

From: LBshooter
19-Sep-20
Give him cash and tell him you'll be sending a 1099.

From: LBshooter
19-Sep-20
Give him cash and tell him you'll be sending a 1099.

From: t-roy
19-Sep-20
I pay them in Canadian funds. That way it looks like I’m a really big tipper.

From: woodguy65
19-Sep-20
What would you prefer?

From: Kodiak
19-Sep-20
A check with a 1099 form.

19-Sep-20
I believe the going rate is 10% to your guide and 5% to the wrangler/cook. Cash is the deal. So i'm told..

From: easeup
19-Sep-20
you OK, Clark?

From: LINK
19-Sep-20
As long as the tip isn’t your half empty bag of coffee I’d be happy with either. Most tips I’ve had were cash.

From: Bou'bound
20-Sep-20
just don't use american express there is a 3% charge to them so it's like you only gave them 97%

From: BTM
20-Sep-20
Another vote for "Seriously?"

From: bigswivle
20-Sep-20

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From: Hank_S
20-Sep-20
Hahahahaha!!!

From: Wonderlust
20-Sep-20
Greatly appreciate everyone's humorous answers

20-Sep-20
In my opinion you should pay the outfitter with check or credit card. Your guide should be paid from that . If a guy or gal works their heart out for you then you should give them enough cash to show your appreciation. That is just my perspective.

From: GF
21-Sep-20
You guys don’t know crap.

Here’s how it works:

Look at the guy’s equipment. If he’s the type to shoot one of those Garmin sight with the integrated laser, then (well, DUHHH) bitcoin or VenMo should do. If he’s into mechanicals, then probably pay-pal, but only on Friends & Family.

Compound shooter with fixed blades, you’re probably safe with cash. Most Stickbow shooters are going to be happy with gold dust or nuggets, unless the guy is into self-bows and flint points, in which case definitely beaver pelts out West or Wampum in the Northeast. Pacific Northwest, you can just throw a potlach.

EASY.

From: wilbur
21-Sep-20
Benjamin is their friend the more friends the better.

From: Surfbow
21-Sep-20
My good friend, a fishing guide here in Colorado, has had out-of-staters try to give him their leftover pot as a tip many times in lieu of cash, he politely replies that pot won't buy new tires for his truck...

From: GF
21-Sep-20
“Gee, instead of something you can use, how about I give you something that I have to throw away before I leave the state?”

That’s just.... Touching, isn’t it?? I would feel so honored and appreciated!

From: JL
21-Sep-20
Ask the guide who their favorite Prez is?

From: Surfbow
21-Sep-20
GF, right? They probably feel like they're being so magnanimous towards the lowly fishing guide...it's pathetic

From: Dale06
15-Oct-20
A third vote for “seriously.”

From: CFMuley
15-Oct-20
Cash! And don’t tip in equipment unless your leaving me a nice spotter or a high end rifle. I’ve been tipped a handful of nice knives that just sit in the drawer.

From: BTM
15-Oct-20
LOL GF!

From: RW
15-Oct-20
I used to guide alot and cash is king . She money is best, money she don't know I got

From: RW
15-Oct-20
I used to guide alot and cash is king . She money is best, money she don't know I got

From: Glunker
15-Oct-20
Dumb question. Put the poster on double probation.

From: Jaquomo
16-Oct-20
Whatever you do, don't give your guide your knife as a tip. Guides have their own favorite knife. One guy (a watermelon farmer) tipped us with a watermelon once after killing a big bull. A caribou guide in Quebec was thrilled to be left an 8 wt fly rod because his broke and he was a loooong way from a fly shop. One really super lake trout guide I know in Utah preferred pot as a tip because it was so hard to get where he lived.

But yeah, when in doubt, cash.

From: Highlife
16-Oct-20
Yup always preferred an out of state second party check. Once again seriously?

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