With 'Finz & Featherz', MMA Featherweight Chad 'Money' Mendes steps out of the cage and into the great outdoors. For a lifelong sportsman like Mendes, his guide service is a natural extension of his passions and a great way for him to share his love for hunting and fishing.

Together with Mike Pappa, Mendes brings small groups of all ages on unforgettable adventures. With over 20 years of extensive hunting and fishing experience each, Chad and Mike have developed an unmatched love and respect for hunting and the great outdoors. From Celebrity Hog Hunts in Redding to fishing and pheasant hunting along the Sacramento River and Feather River, Finz & Featherz offers a wide variety of unique guided experiences for everyone to enjoy.

With the goal of providing world-class hunting and fishing trips, along with an innate sense of the great outdoors, Finz & Featherz takes outdoor enthusiasts on some of the finest guided trips available. Learn from the most passionate, professional and knowledgeable guides on an adventure that's sure to create lifelong memories.

The knowledge that Chad brings, combined with his passion and respect for fishing and hunting, make each Finz and Featherz Guided Tour a unique and memorable experience.

- Urijah Faber


Mike Pappa is one of our expert hunting guides and a partner in Finz & Featherz.

A Sacramento native, Mike has over 30 years of experience hunting upland game. Growing up hunting on his grandparents' farm in Natomas, California he honed his skills hunting on hundreds of acres of row crops and rice fields. Over the years, Mike has developed unique strategies for hunting pheasant as well as wild turkey. He enjoys guiding hunters of all skill levels and truly feels that he is an abassador to the land he hunts on.


Finz & Featherz is proud to partner with Raith Heryford of RH Guide Services on all of our guided fishing trips.

With over 24 years of experience, Raith grew up in Northern California following his passion as an avid fishermen. He is both US Coast Guard and Department of Fishing and Game licensed to ensure your safety. Raith individually tends to each one of his clients needs to ensure an educational experience and create new friendships. Learn more about Raith and his Guide Service at www.rhguideservice.com


Finz and Featherz is proud to partner with Jim McDonald of Rawhide West Outfitters for some of the finest hog hunting in California.

Jim McDonald is the owner and outfitter for Rawhide West, the premier place to hunt wild boar in Northern California. Offering rifle, pistol and bow hunts, Rawhide West's hunts are spot and stalk which allows you to get in close, putting less pressure on the animals. Shots range from 10 to 100 yards, making for an exciting hunt and a clean kill. Visit www.rawhidewest.com for more information about the ranch.

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