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 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 18 years of fly fishing and trout fishing instruction 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 guide service! 

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

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Spring Colors

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The years seem to go by like yesterdays. When the age of 50 hits it requires me to sit down and think about life a little bit. A lot of bit in fact. The year 2022 marks my 19th year leading others in pursuit of fish and game as a

Whitetail Deer Hunting — Tips and Perspective — Final Points

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Whitetail Deer Hunting — Tips And Perspective — Part Three

An eighty two year old man finds the strength and energy to get out of bed on a cold and snowy December morning to deer hunt with his grandson. In the dark he makes his way a few hundred yards across the field and finds his way to the blind.