Become a Member of GOABC

GOABC MEMBERSHIPS

The Guide Outfitters Association of British Columbia has been in existence since 1966. Our purpose is to serve the interests of the guide outfitting industry.

Join us! There are various forms of membership, depending on who you are and how you’d like to get involved in our mission. Check out our Why Be a Member of GOABC? document.

ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP – This class of voting membership is intended for those who hold a current guide outfitters licence/certificate and/or angling guide licence and are actively engaged in the business of guide outfitting. Dues and other fees are due annually and we ask that you notify GOABC immediately if you cease operations for any reason.

Annual dues are $320 (plus GST) per year and are not pro-rated during the year. Local dues of $50 (where applicable) are also payable at the same time.

Benefits of Active Membership with GOABC include:

  • Security bond coverage
  • Liability insurance
  • Proud Member plaque
  • Proud Member pin
  • Subscription to Mountain Hunter™ magazine
  • Monthly newsletter
  • Members’ updates
  • 20% discount on GOABC merchandise
  • Outfitter program discounts

In addition to guide outfitters’ Active Membership, there are several other levels of membership with GOABC, each with their own criteria, cost and benefits. Click on the headings below for more information.

Sportsmen Membership - $25 Annually

Designed for assistant hunting guides, cooks, wranglers or others engaged in the guiding or hunting industry. Carries no voting privileges.

Benefits include:

  • 10% discount on GOABC merchandise
  • Proud Member pin
  • Subscription to Mountain Hunter™ magazine
  • Monthly newsletter
Sportsman Member Pay Form

Sportsman Member Pay Form

To receive the magazine please provide your mailing address:

Family Membership - $25 Annually

Available to family members of any GOABC Active Member.

Benefits include:

  • Proud Member pin
  • Subscription to Mountain Hunter™ magazine
Family Member Pay Form

Family Member Pay Form

To receive the magazine please provide your mailing address:

Conservation Membership - $200 Annually

All hunters who hunt with an Active Member of GOABC and pay the Wildlife Conservation Fee (WCF).

Benefits include:

  • Subscription to Mountain Hunter™ magazine

Visit https://www.goabc.org/conservation/wildlife-conservation-fees/

Life Membership - $1,000 One-time Fee

Designed for those who wish to make a lifelong commitment to the mission and vision of GOABC.

Benefits include:

  • Life Member certificate
  • Life Member pin
  • 20% discount on event registration
  • Subscription to Mountain Hunter™ magazine
Life Member Pay Form

Life Member Pay Form

To receive the magazine please provide your mailing address:

Pillar of Conservation - $1,200 One-time Fee

Join GOABC in ensuring that future generations will have the opportunity to participate in professionally-guided hunting and adventure tourism in BC, Yukon and Northwest Territories. Stand with us as we oppose those who wish to strip us of our heritage and our love for the land and its wildlife.

Pillar of Conservation Pay Form

Pillar of Conservation Pay Form

To receive your Pillar package please provide your mailing address:

Associate Memberships

There are two additional types of membership available to organizations engaged in the guiding and outfitting industry, or supplying goods or services thereto, or otherwise directly connected with the industry.  Click on the headings below for more information.

Affiliate Membership

Some examples of Affiliate Members:

  • Bass Pro Shop
  • BC Trappers Association
  • BC Wildlife Federation
  • Book Your Hunt
  • Boone & Crockett Club
  • Dallas Safari Club
  • Grand Slam Club/OVIS
  • HUB International Insurance Brokers
  • Lifestyle Financial
  • Safari Club International
  • Sitka Gear
  • Sports Afield
  • Wild Sheep Foundation
  • Wild Sheep Society of BC

Benefits include:

  • Proud member pin
  • Link on GOABC website
  • Subscription to Mountain Hunter™ magazine
  • Eligible to advertise in Mountain Hunter™ magazine (see our Media Kit for size specifications and costs)
Allied Membership

Some examples of allied members:

  • First Nations
  • Taxidermists
  • Trappers
  • Airlines
  • Meat cutters
  • Adventure tourism operators
  • Ranchers
  • Hotels
Benefits include:
  • Proud member pin
  • Link on GOABC website
  • Subscription to Mountain Hunter™ magazine
  • Opportunities to advertise in Mountain Hunter™ magazine (See our Media Kit for size specifications and pricing.)
For more information on membership please email us at info@goabc.org or call 604-541-6332.

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