Safe, Enjoyable, and Successful Angling and Hunting Trips In Upstate New York for Beginner to Expert.

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

Upstate Guide Service is a licensed and insured 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 expansive and 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;

With over 15 years of licensed guiding in Upstate New York, UGS provides an expert guide service for people of all skill levels.

Make the most of your valuable vacation time with an experienced and successful guide service! 

Thanks for visiting and have a safe and enjoyable Spring season!

Regards,

Mike

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An Adirondack Wilderness Trout Fishing Trip — Part Three

The ultra-light spinning outfits were gone. We backtracked, scanned the roadside, but were unable to recover the rods. Without dwelling on my mishap, too much, we turned the truck around and headed north. Losing two rods before we get to the river is not a great way to start a

An Adirondack Wilderness Trout Fishing Trip — Part Two

With the rough parameters of John’s wilderness fishing trip defined, and dates in early May selected, I began to think about the many  options. With over six and a half million acres of rugged forest, containing thousands of ponds, lakes, and flows, the Adirondack Park is big. Planning a week

An Adirondack Wilderness Trout Fishing Trip — Part One

In the late Autumn of 2019, sometime between Thanksgiving and Christmas, I received a phone call from a gentleman named John from Washington, DC. We had a long conversation that included many topics. Most important to John was my ability to explain why he should hire me as his guide