The concept behind Dream Sporting Trips was born from our love of the outdoors, a love we know that you share.
This site’s aim is to help you enjoy your passion by making it easy to find the trips you want. After all, why should fun be hard work? A trip is an investment in time, money, but more importantly memories.
Great trips are priceless, so why settle for a trip that’s anything less than great.
While it can be fun to look at all the different trips that guides have to offer, having to trawl through tons of different websites and then having to guess at which one is right for you, isn’t. Our aim is to provide you with a wide variety of different guides and trips, so that no matter where your passion takes you, you can find the trip you want. We also want to ensure you have more than enough information so that you can book your trip with confidence. We know how precious free time is to you, so that’s why we put in the work so you can enjoy every minute to it’s fullest potential.
In addition to providing you with information on all the guides, we also want to present you with inspiration. Perhaps it’s articles on your trip of a lifetime, maybe it’s blog posts on something you have been dying to try, or even suggestions on a trip that is right up your street that you had never considered.
At Dream Sporting Trips, we also want to make sure that as many people get to enjoy the outdoors as possible and that we can pass down this legacy for generations to come. That’s why we go to great lengths to support charities and promote conservation.
Dream Sporting Trips is a privately-owned company located in Sarasota, Florida. Our goal is to be the largest online resource for hunting and fishing trips in the world, featuring a diverse portfolio of guides and the different trips they offer. Find the trip that’s right for you today.
There are two versions for how Dream Sporting Trips began the one for those of us with ADHD and then a slightly longer version for people who want to know more. I’ll try to keep one brief and the other a bit more interesting.
So the short version of our story is that the idea for Dream Sporting Trips was born when two of us were trying to plan an elk hunting trip. After searching the Internet we were no closer to
finding the trip we wanted. No other sites existed that provided details on all of the different trips available, so we decided to start Dream Sporting Trips.
We built Dream Sporting Trips on a few core principals. The biggest one is that we want to make it easy for people to find hunting and fishing trips. We also want to ensure that we do as much as possible to support the guides, outfitters, and charter captains that provide those trips. After all these people are key to the management of the outdoors. We want to ensure that the legacy of the great outdoors survives so Dream Sporting Trips so we take pride in supporting conservation charities and charities that promote people’s enjoyment of the outdoors.
Hopefully that was short enough that everyone made it to here. Now the slightly more detailed version….
We were out on a friends ranch, both of us are avid sportsman, and we were discussing all of the trips that we wanted to take while trying to decide on our next one. Eventually we decided on an elk hunt.
Little did we know that was the easiest part.
Once we had made this decision we then needed to find a guide, not knowing any guides or outfitters who ran elk hunts we turned to Google. It was at this point that the problems began to start, what search terms should we use? Which state was better? What time of the year was elk season? How much were licenses? What was the tag system? The list of questions seemed never ending or so we thought. Then once we started looking at the different guides it began to get even worse!
Having no knowledge of the guides made it almost impossible to determine which one would suit our needs best. We didn’t really feel like committing a large sum of money for a trip based on how good a guides website looked. Knowing our luck we would turn up and the cabin would look like a shack and the area around like a barren wasteland. After all how can you judge how good a guide is by their website? Granted there are certain red flags that would make you question their credibility but there was no easy way to pick one, plus we had to trawl through so many websites that by the end of it we couldn’t remember which were the good ones and which weren’t.
It was at this point that we decided there had to be an easier way. After all websites like HotelFinder.com, Trip Advisor, and Travelocity existed for travel why shouldn’t there be a website for hunting and fishing. Well after another extensive search we realized that there wasn’t and so the idea for Dream Sporting Trips was born.