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Safe. Enjoyable. Successful. Licensed. Insured. Professional. Angling and hunting trips for beginner to expert.

Serving the Finger Lake, Central New York, North Country, Adirondack and Catskill Regions.

Upstate Guide Service (UGS) is a licensed and professional full-time guide service that outfits and leads trips throughout the year. 

From the clear and cold waters of the Finger Lakes to the magnificent St. Lawrence River!

From the remote Adirondack wilderness to the storied trout rivers of the Catskill Mountains!

The beautiful scenery, local hospitality, and quality fishing and hunting opportunities of Upstate New York combine to create remarkable and memorable sporting trips! 

UGS specializes in outfitting and guiding the following pursuits;

UGS provides professional guided trips in the following regions of Upstate New York;

With 20 years of licensed professional guiding in Upstate New York, UGS provides an expert guide service for people of all skill levels!

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Make the most of your valuable vacation time with an experienced, licensed, and professional guide service…Upstate Guide Service.

Have a safe, enjoyable, and successful Spring season!

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The Times — They Are A Changin’

The infrastructure of guiding has changed in drastic ways. When I started guiding, the old structure of networking with hotel owners, fly shops, bait and tackle shops, local marinas — That is how I found my guests. That was how business was done. It required meeting people and gaining their
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A Trout Stream Epiphany

In 2018, after entertaining several public forums across New York state, the DEC fisheries managers reversed their inland trout stream management policies. After some 75 years of put-and-take, hatchery-fueled stream management, they abandoned their course. In the management, of anything, a drastic 360 degree turn in procedure, an abrupt change
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That’s A Wrap!

It is clear, to all of us here in “The Real Upstate New York” that Mother Nature cannot decide — from one day to the next — if it will be Winter or Spring.  In twenty seasons of guiding ice anglers; This ice fishing season was the most challenging. This winter
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There Is No Such Thing As Safe Ice?

On occasion, like so many of us, I turn off my brain and surf through reels on Instagram. You know, like when you are in the waiting room at the dentist or waiting for a flight at the airport. The world of hunting and fishing has found a surreal home