Liability Insurance for your Guide or Outfitter Business

Liability Insurance Needed America’s guides and outfitters offer a wide array of experiences and activities. From guiding elk hunters on horseback in the Rockies, to picking up waterfowl hunters at a local motel for a day of shooting sea ducks in Maryland or even hosting whitetail hunters in their own home at the peak of the rut, guides and outfitters must be part hunter, part host and part business professional.  Of course, large scale operations usually have a full staff of guides, sales people and business advisors to help make sure the company runs smoothly and makes a nice profit. On the other hand, a much larger percentage of outfitters are making do with a handful of friends and family helping when and [...]

By |2020-12-31T15:34:56+00:00July 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|

5 Tree Stand Mistakes You DO NOT Want To Make

  5 Mistakes You DO NOT Want To Make. Ready to Hang Tree Stands? If you are like most hunters across the country, you likely hunted some during the late season. Even more likely noticed a few trails or bedding areas you thought would make a nice place to hang a tree stand. Before you could get back out to move or hang a new tree stand, life moved on and drug you with it. Winter turned into turkey season and before you knew it the dog days of summer arrived. Making being in the woods less than enjoyable. Now opening day of bow season for some states is less than 60 days away. That makes the deadline to get tree stands up [...]

By |2021-01-11T18:35:05+00:00June 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|

AHLA Statement on VA Senate Bill NO. 774

  The American Hunting Lease Association, in response to the newly filed Virginia Senate Bill NO. 774 (excerpt below), stands firmly opposed to any laws prohibiting or limiting the freedoms or rights of American hunters. SENATE BILL NO. 774 Offered January 8, 2020Prefiled January 8, 2020A BILL to amend and reenact § 29.1-521 of the Code of Virginia, relating to big game hunting; guaranteed kills prohibited; penalty. 1. That § 29.1-521 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows: A. The following shall be unlawful: 12. To offer for sale, sell, offer to purchase, purchase, or guarantee a kill of, or charge a fee for killing, a deer, bear, or wild turkey. Such prohibition shall not apply to the killing of [...]

By |2021-02-10T14:25:13+00:00January 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|

2019 Holiday Buyer’s Guide

Here's a list for those hunters on your shopping list this holiday season! Whether you send this list to your family as a guide, or you have some hunters on your own list, these gifts are sure to be a hit with the outdoorsman in your life! Hunter Safety System – Pro Series with ELIMISHIELD – Realtree - $139.95   The reintroduced HSS-ProSeries combines the latest technology in treestand safety with the classic features that made this harness a fan favorite. The new ProSeries is treated with ElimiShield® Hunt™ Scent Control Technology, killing human odor before it forms for the life of the harness. The harness is 40% lighter, thanks to new, lightweight fabrics and ventilating mesh. The built in USB port connects your [...]

By |2020-08-14T13:40:52+00:00December 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|

AHLA + FHFH Partnership

The American Hunting Lease Association is proud to be partnering with Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry as they continue their work providing meat for families in need! FHFH is the only venison donation ministry actively setting up chapters across the nation and seeking to collaborate with other existing state and local venison donation programs. FHFH reaches an audience within both the hunting and non-hunting communities and provides the #1 most difficult item for food banks and feeding ministries to obtain – protein-based red-meat. Since 1997 FHFH has provided more than 20.2 million servings of meat for people in our country struggling with hunger. Thank you for all that you do, FHFH!

By |2021-02-10T14:27:46+00:00October 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|

5 Things That Make You a Bad Hunting Partner

Over the last several years I have begun to enjoy hunting alone and have even found myself preferring to hunt alone. Even when the weather is right and the calendar tells me to spend 4 or 5 days on a trip, hunting on my own gives me complete control of my successes and sole responsibility for my failures. It wasn’t that long ago, that the exact opposite was the norm. I much preferred the company of someone to share sightings with and drink a beer with when we weren’t in a stand.  Killing a mature deer was just more fun with someone there to share the moment with.  I like to think that life has matured me and that I just take more [...]

By |2021-02-17T15:18:13+00:00September 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|

August Policies Are SO Last Month…

Hunting season is almost here! If you've been waiting until the start of the season to purchase your hunting liability insurance you now have the option to get a full year's worth of coverage! The American Hunting Lease Association is now offering a policy for every month of the year. No need to buy an August policy in October! You'll only get 10 months of coverage from the other guys. We can offer a full year's worth of coverage no matter when your lease starts. We now have a policy start date for the first of every month. So give us a call whenever you need your insurance and we can get you a full year of coverage! [...]

By |2020-08-14T14:30:41+00:00September 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Tree Stand Safety Awareness Month – 2019

September is Tree Stand Safety Awareness Month! All of your loved ones want you to make it back to them safely so before you head back out into the woods this season, remember your ABCs of tree stand safety! The Tree Stand Safety Awareness Foundation's ABCs of tree stand safety were created to help hunters stay safe in their tree stands: Always remove and inspect your equipment Buckle on your full-body harness Connect to the tree before your feet leave the ground By performing these 3 simple steps, tree stand users can virtually eliminate their risk of falling to the ground as the majority of falls occur outside the stand. TSSA encourages all hunters to take tree stand safety seriously, every time you hunt from, hang, or [...]

By |2020-08-14T13:55:47+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Choosing Liability Insurance for your Guide or Outfitter Business

America’s guides and outfitters offer a wide array of experiences and activities. From guiding elk hunters on horseback in the Rockies, to picking up waterfowl hunters at a local motel for a day of shooting sea ducks in Maryland or even hosting whitetail hunters in their own home at the peak of the rut, guides and outfitters must be part hunter, part host and part business professional.  Of course, large scale operations usually have a full staff of guides, sales people and business advisors to help make sure the company runs smoothly and makes a nice profit. On the other hand, a much larger percentage of outfitters are making do with a handful of friends and family helping when and where they can. What [...]

By |2021-02-10T14:39:50+00:00March 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|