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Who We Are

Outfitter Protection Services is owned and operated by Jesse Ryder. As a guide and hunter, he witnessed several scenarios where friends and other members of the industry have fallen prey to prosecution due to laws and situations that were out of their control. As a result they lost their livelihoods.  In 2014, he had his own potentially disastrous experience. It was at that point that he decided to put his legal experience to work for the hunting industry. Read more...

What We Do

OPS is there for you when your business, reputation and livelihood are threatened. We protect outfitters, guides, and hunters from legal liabilities associated with the hunting industry by ensuring you are able to provide yourself with a competent legal defense should the need arise. We want our members to venture into the field with the peace of mind knowing they belong to an organization that has their backs if anything goes wrong. Read more...

What Others Say About OPS

Jim Shockey

"Over my years as an outfitter and a sportsman, I have experienced many changes in the hunting industry and unfortunately not all those changes are good. Not only are honest, hard working outfitters and sportsmen increasingly under pressure from anti-hunting forces, they are also having to decipher wildlife laws that in some cases are becoming so complicated, and grey, that even a Judge wouldn't know what is right and what is wrong!

The fact is, hunters are running afoul of the laws through no fault or intent of their own. Now, for the first time, there is an organization that is addressing the legal issues faced by all members of the hunting community. I encourage all of my fellow outfitters and sportsmen to consider becoming a member of Outfitter Protection Services so we can present a unified front as ethical and committed representatives of our sport. "

JIM SHOCKEY

AWARD-WINNING OUTDOOR WRITER, WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER, VIDEOGRAPHER, WILDERNESS GUIDE & OUTFITTER

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We Are Members of:

member of dalas safari club
boone and crockett member
Pope and Young
sci first for hunters
member of wild sheep foundation
member of Alaska professional hunters association
member goabc
nra member
rmef rocky mountain elk foundation

Why Join Outfitter Protection Services?

We want our members to venture into the field with the peace of mind knowing they belong to an organization that has their backs if anything goes wrong.

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