Any thoughts on what a suitable tip would be for a guide on a big game hunt or a fishing trip? What should the amount of a tip be based on? How about the cooks and wranglers involved, should they also be considered?
Tips are so subjective. 10% seems exorbinate to me. on a 7 day hunt at $5000 thats 500. or over 70 bucks a day. 50 a day is a lot to me. 25 is more reasonable. So for me a couple hundred is normal. If I'm really impressed I might throw in a c note or two more but thats the limit. I'm no rich man so a hundred bucks is not insignificant to me.
There is one tip I have learned over the years in hunting whitetails in late season snow. Do not overlook soybeans left standing on the edges of fence rows, woods, creeks, buildings wherever it might be, this is where the deer will be while the food lasts during late season. December/January will pull deer in from some distance away to feed on the easy to get to food.
I killed one of my nicest bucks off of a very small patch of soybeans that was left after rains created a...