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All guides are licensed by the State of New York as professional guides who have passed the Department of Environmental Conservation proficiency exam for skill and ability in the woods and on the water.

The state map seen under Regions depicts the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation "Regions" by their official numbers. These regions will help you know you where each NYSOGA member guides from.

Indicates a member is a NYSOGA Master Guide. For more information, click here.

ADIRONDACK AVIAN EXPEDITIONS & WORKSHOPS

Collins, Joan E. Lic #4630

P.O. Box 556, 141 Tarbell Hill Lane, Long Lake, N.Y. 12847

(518) 624-5528, Cell: (315) 244-7127

Year round, full time bird guide in the Adirondack Park and surrounding North Country NY areas. A serious ear-birding guide specializing in boreal bird species, winter visitors, migrants, and featuring popular Dawn Tours up Whiteface Mountain for Bicknellâ's Thrush and other high elevation species. Hike, canoe, snowshoe, or car-birding offered.

Regions: 5, 6

ADIRONDACK BACKCOUNTRY ADVENTURES LLC

Federice, Mike Lic #8095

1787 State Route 28N Minerva NY 12851

(518) 231-8564

Four season guide service focused on taking the path less traveled. Offering big & small game hunting trips in the Adirondacks and Catskills, remote fishing opportunities in the Adirondack backcountry, hiking and more.

Regions: 4, 5, 6

ADIRONDACK BACKCOUNTRY GUIDE SERVICE

Ryan, John Lic #8469

16 Settler Lane, Brunswick NY 12180

(518) 598-6399

Backcountry travel for those pursuing a true Wilderness experience. Canoe, backpack, ski, and snowshoe to remote Adirondack rivers, ponds, lakes, and mountains, away from the crowds. Day trips, overnights, or multi-day trips offered. Food and boat/gear drops also available. Photographers, birders, lovers of solitude welcome!

Regions: 5, 7

ADIRONDACK BIRDING TOURS

Thaxton, John G. Lic #6909

P.O. Box 488, Keene Valley, NY 12943

518-576-4232

Full-time birding guides for the Adirondack region as well as 46ers, we lead trips on foot, snowshoes and by car. We specialize in difficult-to-find boreal species such as black-backed woodpecker and Bicknell's thrush, as well as the entire suite of Adirondack birds and winter visitors.

Regions: 5, 6

ADIRONDACK CAMP CONCIERGE, LLC

Petteruti, William P. Lic #7310

12 Links Ave, Hadley, NY 12835

(518) 796-1135

Regions: 5, 6

ADIRONDACK FOOTHILLS GUIDE SERVICE, LLC

Young, Sonny Lic #0260

214 Old Wawbeek Rd, Tupper Lake NY 12986

518-524-6002

Providing guided activities for over 30 years. Custom hunting trips during bow, blackpowder and rifle seasons. Fishing lakes and ponds. Hiking, camping, canoe trips, itinerary planning. Winter activities include ice fishing, snowshoe trips. Trained Interpretive Guide. DEC Hunter Safety, 1st Aid, CPR, & Wilderness First Aid instructor. Mastercard, Visa, PayPal.

Regions: 4, 5, 6

ADIRONDACK FOOTHILLS GUIDE SERVICE, LLC

Young, Sheila Lic #1747

214 Old Wawbeek Rd, Tupper Lake NY 12986

518-637-6193

Adirondack hiking, camping, paddling. Focus on wilderness education, naturalist studies. Families, individuals, special needs. Trained as an Interpretive Guide. Adirondack 46R #2994. Level One Orienteering Coach. "Becoming an Outdoors Woman in NYS" instructor since 1994. Certification classes for CPR, 1st Aid, Wilderness First Aid. Mastercard, Visa, AmEX, PayPal.

Regions: 5

ADIRONDACK WILDERNESS EXPERIENCES

Tryon, Craig L. Lic #0139

42807 Seaway Ave, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

315-427-8984

Year 'round guided experiences in the "Adirondack Mountains and other Wild Places." Trips custom designed to meet your needs/expectations. You won't be disappointed. Seniors welcome!

Regions: 5, 6, 7

ADVENTURE STRENGTH, LLC

Stevens, Caleb Lic #8042

75 B Nelson Road, Ithaca, NY 14850

304-716-1076

Specializing in wellness focused adventure travel itineraries, integrating fitness and nutrition into backcountry adventures including day hikes, overnight backpacking, day canoe trips, and overnight canoe camping in the Finger Lakes, Catskills, and Adirondacks

Regions: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

ADVENTURESS OUTDOOR TOURS

Sola, Octavia Lic #8476

(607) 216-8323

Adventuress Outdoor Tours offers hiking, camping, and kayak tours for people of all body shapes and sizes in Ithaca, NY. We'll help you relax, unwind, and access the benefits of spending time in nature. "Turtle Pace" Adventuress specializes in guiding trips for women and is LGBTQ inclusive.

Regions: 7, 8

ALGONQUIN GUIDES LTD.

Earley, Roy L. Jr. Lic #0147

606 Charles St., Scotia, NY 12302

518-372-7485

Virtual Guiding by Experience. Consulting for...........Hunting, Fishing and "The Great Outdoors". Been There, Done That..............Will tell -U- all about it.

Regions: 4, 5

ANNE TWILLEY'S GUIDE SERVICE

Twilley, Anne Lic #3463

651 Duanesburg Rd., Schenectady NY 12306-1016

518-355-8232

Hiking, camping, flat-water canoeing, nature tours, photography, cross country skiing, snowshoeing. Special interest in women, families, youth groups, by the day, weekend or extended trips.

Regions: 3, 4, 5, 6

BARRETT'S GUIDE SERVICE

Barrett, Tim Lic #2249

495 Pierce Creek Rd, Binghamton, NY 13903

607-321-5901

Fly fishing and light tackle Wade, drift-boat, Fly-raft fishing trips and instruction. Fishing the majestic Catskils, Adirondacks and the rugged Salmon River Services in regions 3 thru 8.

Regions: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

BEAR MOUNTAIN AND HARRIMAN HIKES

Livingston, Patricia Lic #7296

51 Cricktetown Rd, Stony Point, NY 10980

845-254-5904

DEC licensed guide that loves the outdoors and enjoys sharing it with everyone. I also enjoy showing you how to read a map and compass, follow the trails and discover the outdoors while you hike

Regions: 3

BLACK DOME MTN GUIDE

D'Acunto, Joseph A. Lic #4131

P.O. Box 71, East Jewett, NY 12424

518-589-9159

Guide Service for hunting, hunting on horseback, hiking, winter and summer camping, snowshoeing.

Regions: 4, 5

CANOGA CREEK OUTFITTERS

Tidball, Keith G. Lic #6985

3208 State Rt 89 Seneca Falls, NY

315 568 9710

Keith G Tidball, founder of Canoga Creek Outfitters, is licensed to guide hunting, fishing, hiking, and camping, with a certification in small boats and canoes. He specializes in the Finger Lakes and central Adirondacks, and most enjoys guiding youth, veterans, and those new to hunting, angling, or the outdoors.

Regions: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

CATSKILL COUNTRY WALKS AND MIKE'S TRAIL HIKES

Drillinger, Michael S. Lic #6778

PO Box 1309, Woodstock, NY 12498

914-482-5771

Catskill Country Walks guides in all seasons to bring you close to nature and connect you to the wild places of New York. Experience the natural world and have the opportunity to learn some history and ecology of the places you visit.

Regions: 3, 4

CATSKILL MOUNTAIN GUIDING

Cochrane, Gordon Lic #7837

452 Cunningham Road, Durham, N.Y. 12422

518-339-5687

Over 35 years of experience, offering guided or semi-guided big game, predator, white tail, turkey, waterfowl, and small game hunts. Hiking and camping, year-round, with or without ready-made campsite. Opportunities on private and state land in Greene, Columbia, and Schoharie Counties. Furnished apartment also available for rent in Greene County location.

Regions: 4

CATSKILL OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

Somelofski, Charles "Sonny" Lic #0133

P.O. Box 497, Margaretville, NY 12455

845-586-1632

Fishing, hunting and camping in the Catskill wilderness. Trout and smallmouth bass on Pepacton Reservoir. Specializing in small groups and parent/child excursions. Corporate retreats, sunset tours in traditional cedar guide boats. Hunting and fishng on 20,000+ acres of NYC watershed propert. Wild turkey, upland and big game hunts in Delaware county.

Regions: 3, 4, 5

COLD RIVER EXPEDITIONS

Holmes, Shane A. Lic #8476

74 Endion Lane / PO Box 116, Long Lake, NY 12847

(518) 624-9818

Cold River Expeditions, located in Long Lake , Ny (Hamilton Clounty) offers guided expeditions in the Adirondack Interior, specializing in hiking, camping, kayaking/canoeing, and fishing. Owner and guide Shane Holmes' forte is fishing back country ponds and lakes. Contact us to hear about our all around "Adirondack Expedition" Package !!!

Regions: 4, 5, 6

D.C. OUTDOOR ADVENTURES, INC.

Caracciolo, Capt. Dennis Lic #2104

P.O. Box 26, Selden, NY 11784

(631) 786-7871

Hunting and fishing for all species in season. Big game, small game, waterfowl, turkey. Freshwater fishing charters. Fly fishing welcome. Transportation available. Saltwater charters.

Regions: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

EAGLE EYE OUTFITTERS

Lane, Dale Lic #3607

201 Elm St, Penn Yan, NY 14527

(315) 536-9768

Eagle Eye Outfitters is located on Keuka Lake. A full-service operation providing hunting and fishing trips with our own great lodging and home cooked meals.

Regions: 8

EAGLE EYE OUTFITTERS

Lehman, Mitch Lic #3396

201 Elm St, Penn Yan, NY 14527

(315) 536-8506 or Fax: (315) 531-9197

Eagle Eye Outfitters is located on Keuka Lake. A full-service operation providing hunting and fishing trips with our own great lodging and home cooked meals.

Regions: 8

EASTERN OUTDOOR EXPERIENCES

Moran, Edward Lic #7568

51 Neil Drive Smithtown N.Y. 11787

(631) 741-3765

Experienced guides dedicated to providing back country and front country experiences with an emphasis on safety, camaraderie, education and fun. Hiking, camping, outdoor education and other programs for individuals, groups and corporate team building.

Regions: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

EASTERN VIEW OUTFITTERS

Collins, Bryce Lic #4457

PO Box 2326, Plattsburgh, NY 12901

518-569-5770

Eastern View Outfitters is a Full Time Guide service in regions 4-6. We specialize in Guided Waterfowl Hunts in NY, Spring Turkey Hunts in NY, Fishing Charters, Bow-Fishing trips & ECO-Tours on and around Lake Champlain. Please check out the Facebook page & website.

Regions: 4, 5, 6

FASSETT, DEAN

Fassett, Dean Lic #6614

141 Juniper Dr, Ballston Spa NY 12020

518-275-7557

Specializing in nature trips & education, birding, fishing, big game and turkey hunting with lodging available.

Regions: 4, 5, 8

FIFIELD OUTFITTERS, LLC

Fifield, Ryan Lic #6310

261 Smith Road Salem, NY 12865

518-321-8682

Fifield Outfitters provides customized guide services for hunting and fishing trips. Partake in deer, bear, turkey, and predator hunting on private land with lodging available. Participate in world class trout fishing on the Delaware River and Battenkill on our drift boat. Experience exhilarating bass and pike fishing with our tournament bass boat.

Regions: 3, 4, 5

GIRL GOTTA HIKE

Goodwin, Melissa Lic #7863

385 East 18th Street #6F Brooklyn, NY 11226

347-489-2458

Girl Gotta Hike guides women of all ages who have wanderlust for the woods! Professional photographer and Appalachian Trail thru-hiker, Melissa Goodwin caters (primarily) female-focused day-hikes, photography excursions and backpacking trips to fit her client's skill levels and adventure goals. Hikes and trips from Brooklyn to the Catskills and beyond.

Regions: 1, 2, 3, 4

GROSS, EDWARD

Gross, Edward Lic #7959

212 Astor Dr, Sayville, NY 11782

631-750-5362

Outdoor fun for everyone. Whether you're new to outdoor fun or have some experience let me help you enjoy the outdoors just a little more. While boating, fishing, camping or hiking have fun safely and learn something new while enjoying the outdoors. Full service family, individual and group excursions.

Regions: 1

HAWK MOUNTAIN GUIDE SERVICE

Fuller, Bruce R. Lic #4092

P.O. Box 11, Trout Creek, NY 13847

(607) 865-7830

Specializing in the hunting of the Eastern Wild Turkey. Fishing for Trophy Brown Trout & Smallmouth Bass on Pepacton and Cannonsville Reservoirs. Upland Birds (your dog or ours), Late Season Muzzleloading for Big Game, Canoe & Kayak Trips on local rivers and reservoirs, Boat Rentals, Paddling & Sailing Lessons.

Regions: 4

HENDRIK GUIDE SERVICE

Dorn, Christofer Lic #7856

482 Sager Rd, Amsterdam, NY 12010

(518) 636-9001

Licensed to Guide; Canoeing, Camping, Hiking, Backpacking, Fishing, Hunting. Certified Wilderness First Responder, Lifeguard, Leave No Trace Instructor. Backcountry Skills and Experience

Regions: 4, 5

INSIDE THE BLUE LINE LLC

Pollock, Bruce W. Lic #7905

PO Box 1174, Livingston Manor, NY 12758

(201) 273-4246

Inside the Blue Line specializes in dry fly fishing in the headwaters of the Willowemoc and surrounding area.

Regions: 3

IRISH RAIDER OUTFITTERS LLC

Thurber, Scott Lic #8596

582 Lapham Mills Rd, Peru, NY 12972

518-524-4275

Professional outfitting service that ensures every client a safe enjoyable experience, while making memories that'll last a lifetime.

Regions: 5

J & L GUIDE SERVICE

Cipp, Joeseph L. Jr. Lic #3384

185 Beaver Dam Rd, Brookhaven , NY 11719

631-803-2315 Region 4 607-832-4872

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Regions: 4

KEEFE HOLLOW OUTFITTING CO

Keefe, Timothy Lic #7285

1379 Sawkill Rd., Kingston, N.Y. 12401

(845) 399-6285

The gorgeous backdrop of the Catskill Mountains is a perfect place to fulfill dreams of an outdoor adventure. At KHO we are blessed to have many private lands bordering N.Y.S. and N.Y.C. owned property. We are realists that offer fair chase hunts and various fishing, hiking and camping opportunities based on skill level.

Regions: 3, 4

LABUFF, LEE D.

LaBuff, Lee D. Lic #6473

6785 Rt. 227 Trumansburg, N.Y. 14886

(607) 387-5849

I offer enthusiastic outdoor guiding and shooting instruction for all ages, specializing in shotgun shooting., to include the clay target games. Custom design of outdoor programs for the entire family

Regions: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

LANDIS, NORM

Landis, Norm Lic #0958

708 Healy Ave., Rome, NY 13440-5431

315-336-3798

Outdoor skills workshops. Day, overnight trips primarily for non-profit groups.

Regions: 5, 6, 7

LEE, ELIZABETH

Lee, Elizabeth Lic #5047

53 Champlain Ave, Westport, NY 12993

(518) 962-4756

Hiking, Skiing, Paddling. ADK Eastern region and Champlain Valley. All seasons. Childeren and Families welcome.

Regions: 5

MCSHANE, KRIS

McShane, Kris Lic #7529

59 Kelsey Lane, Kerhonkson, NY 12446

(401) 258-2220

Hiking, Canoeing/Kayaking, Fishing, Camping, Hunting, in the beautiful Catskill Mountain Region and Scenic Hudson Valley! Kris is a retired NYSDEC Fisheries Biologist & Appalachian Trail Through-hiker. Contact Kris to learn a new skill or enjoy an old pastime! All skill levels welcome.

Regions: 3, 4

MIDDLE EARTH EXPEDITIONS

Failing, Wayne Lic #0250

4529 Cascade Rd, Lake Placid, NY 12946

518-523-7172

Canoeing, pond fishing, fly fishing, deer hunting from efficiency cabins. Wellness/Healing Retreats, Caribbean adventure trips.

Regions: 5, 6

MUDDY BOOTS GUIDING + GEAR RENTAL CO

Kozel Badger, Allison Cascade Lic #8217

1 Marjorie Dr, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

518-368-6028

Discover your inner wild, break personal boundaries and take in epic views through seasonal professionally guided adventures. Minimizing the impact and risk, maximizing the reward. Hike / Backpack / Camp / Snowshoe

Regions: 3, 4, 5, 6

NATURESCAPES

Amadon, William Lic #6950

410 Leaning Road, Essex, NY 12936

(518) 925-0552

Off trail backcountry

Regions: 5

NORTH STAR GUIDING SERVICE

Newell, Michael Lic #1018

1226 State Rt 147,West Charlton,NY 12010

518-894-7593

Personalized outdoor experiences for individuals, families, groups; novice to expert.Wilderness hunting, fishing, canoeing, camping, hiking, backpacking. Adirondacks.

Regions: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

NORTHERN ROOTS OUTFITTERS AND GUIDE SERVICE

Rose, Sandra Lic #7546

582 Hong Kong Rd, Pulski, NY 13142

(315) 877-0110

Sandra L. Rose, “Squeak” is a Pulaski N.Y. native. Licensed in hunting, camping, fishing and boating. Focusing on low impact relaxing trips, writers camps, nature study, relaxation walks, boating on “quiet waters” and birding combination trips. Encouraging Seniors and Church groups. We have fun ! Regions 6 and 7

Regions: 6, 7

NORTHWOODS OUTFITTERS

Sabia, Mark J. Lic #4130

PO Box 306. Altmar , NY 13302

315-427-1692

Guiding on the Salmon River, Lake Ontario and oak Orchard foe salmon, steelhead, browns. Drift boat and lake charters, fly fishing, center pin, and spin fishing. 20+ years of experience. Excellent ref’s. 6- 8 hr trips

Regions: 7, 8

PRIMITIVE FIELDCRAFT, LLC

Jolly, Alan M Lic #8384

458 Lawrence Rd, Brockport, NY 14420

585-775-9534

Guided Hunting, Fishing, Camping, Hiking, Photography, Outdoor Education, and Survival courses. Services to Dec Region 2 including Western NY, Finger Lakes, Central NY, and Adirondacks

Regions: 2

RIPVANWINKLE ADVENTURE GUIDES

Calabrese, Greg Lic #7629

30 Liberty St, Apt 2, Catskill, NY 12144

480-381-9405

We are an outdoors adventure company. Specializing in hiking and backpacking in region 4 of the Catskill Park. We also offer hunting and fishing experiences as well. We can assist you with the completion of any of the Catskill's challenges i.e. the devil's path, the escarpment trail, and the 3500 challenge.

Regions: 3, 4

ROCHESTER OUTDOOR COMPANY

Schnaufer, Jon Lic #8461

76 Gold St, Rochester, NY 14620

484-695-7976

The Rochester Outdoor Company is dedicated to sharing our love for the outdoors. We believe that the outdoors is where you discover new experiences and yourself. We are dedicated to growing the outdoor community, offering many types of guided trips to groups of all ages and abilities.

Regions: 5, 6, 7, 9

ROXBURY OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

Hinkley, Allen R. Lic #6293

P.O. Box 265, Roxbury NY 12474

607-326-4293

Enter description guide

Regions: 4

TAHAWUS GUIDE SERVICE LTD.

Hackett, Joseph Lic #0127

P.O. Box 424, Lake Placid, NY 12946

(518) 891-4334

Specializing fly fishing remote ponds for brook trout in traditional Adirondack guideboats. Father/son trips, unique corporate/executive retreats. Two 1920's wooden 12-passenger antique war canoes.

Regions: 5, 6

TECHVALLEYTREKKER

Reilly, Gene Lic #3755

20 Marinello Terrace Apt 1 Albany, NY 12209

518-281-7796

Local outings in Tech Valley, introducing prospective employees/ new arrivals to available quality of life. Waterfalls, slides, universal access for individuals with disabilities, restorative recreation, backpacking, XC&BC skiing, snowshoeing, kayaking/paddling. Hiking Adirondacks High Peaks since 1981, 46'er #3346. Several years of teaching classes on hiking, and map/compass use.

Regions: 4, 5, 6

TRAINA, PETE

Traina, Pete Lic #1160

134 Mud Pond Rd, Highland Lake NY 12743

(845) 557-8678

Guide service throughout New York State including all hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, ATV, snowmobile and boating activities.

Regions: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

UPSTATE ADVENTURE GUIDES

Soter, William T. Lic #6696

15 Staples St. Kingston, NY 12401

845-399-9948

Upstate Adventure Guides offers a variety of hiking, paddling, camping, and educational programs. We work with groups of sizes, and abilities, to help bring people closer to their natural world. Contact us so we can help you create a unique and memorable experience.

Regions: 3, 4, 5

WER-ON-UM GUIDE SERVICE

Godin, Capt. Lee Lic #4280

West Mountain Lane, Berne, NY 12023

518-542-2709

Specializing in World Class Fishing for Salmon and Trout on Lake Ontario. Stream Trout Fishing, Ice Fishing. Waterfowl, Small Game and Deer Hunting. Licensed Pheasant Preserve.

Regions: 4, 5, 7

WEST MOUNTAIN GUIDE CO.

de la Vega, Henri Lic #8486

2211 Ditmas Ave APT 4G Brooklyn, NY 11226

727-366-1289

We are two Appalachian Trail and Pacific Crest Trail thru-hikers who lead guided hiking, backpacking and camping trips in the Hudson Valley, Catskills and along the Appalachian Trail. We offer Tenkara fly fishing trips, and lessons based out of NYC. Additionally, we coach future thru-hikers on logistics, training, gear and more.

Regions: 1, 2, 3, 4

WHITE DOG TRAIL CO.

Whittemore, Jeff Lic #0185

53 Elm St. Dolgeville, NY 13329

(315) 868-7054

Four-season guides specializing in fly fishing on West and East Canada Creeks, Salmon and Battenkill Rivers. Spin and fly-fishing float trips on the Mohawk and other streams for Bass and walleye. Ice fishing. Photography and eco-paddles and hikes in Central NY and Adirondacks. Adirondack based cottage.

Regions: 4, 5, 6, 7

X-FACTOR PREP, LLC

Evans, Ali Lic #7999

100 Woodhills Drive, Goshen, NY 10924

914.361.9653

Specializes in Personal Resilience and Emergency Preparedness training, as well as, Archery coaching and Hiking, Hunting and Fishing guide services. We strive to make every client encounter a fun and memorable experience. Ask about our archery, slingshot, blowgun and throwing axe & knife, training & tournaments.

Regions: 1, 2, 3, 4

ZERO LIMIT ADVENTURES

Derosa, Michael D. Lic #6230

591 Bending Bough Dr Webster, NY 14580

585-766-2421

As Central and Western New York's full service fly fishing outfitter, we create lifelong memories guiding guests for trophy trout, bass, steelhead and salmon on the Lake Ontario and Erie tributaries, including the Douglaston Salmon Run on the Salmon River. Exclusive guided access for trophy largemouth bass on the fly.

Regions: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9