Who We Are
Zero Guide Fees is comprised of two primary founding members as well as many key people who have helped make this program a reality. It is our belief that quality outfitted hunts can be affordable to everyone under the Zero Guide Fees Program and that our program will allow more people and younger people to experience the sheer euphoria of trophy hunt in Arizona. By creating an annual membership program each year, those who are drawn will receive the benefit of the collective member base as a whole. This model allows Zero Guide Fees to offer only the best hunting opportunities for discounts that truly are unheard of.
Travis McClendon is one of the founding members and co-owner of Arizona Elk Outfitters LLC and Arizona Strip Guides LLC who was literally born and raised in the professional trophy hunting and outdoor video industry. An Arizona native and full time professional outfitter and videographer, Travis has produced many world class trophies for his clients. His tireless work ethic and obsession with trophy elk and mule deer makes him one of the most sought after and successful trophy elk and mule deer guides in the west. Travis is one of the most experienced elk and mule deer guides in the state of Arizona and brings a lifetime of trophy elk and mule deer hunting experience to the Arizona Strip Guides team. Both Arizona Elk Outfitters and Arizona Strip Guides is proud to have Travis McClendon as part of our dedicated team of trophy elk and mule deer hunting professionals.
David Rhodes is a lifelong resident of Northern Arizona and was born into the outfitting industry. David has been outfitting primarily for Arizona Strip Guides and Arizona Elk outfitters for the past 25 years. He has taken and participated in the harvesting of numerous Boone and Crockett Trophies. David has earned a reputation as a top outfitter in the Kaibab as well as being know as a highly sought after elk outfitter in northern Arizona. David’s love of the outdoors has lead him to his deeply held beliefs in conservationism and passing on the hunting heritage.