Maine Upland Guide Service Traditional Maine Boat Fishing
A trout on a fly rod is definitely an experience to remember, whether you're in a canoe breaking the mirror-like surface of Grace Pond, or standing mid-stream in the early morning mist of the Dead River. These fish will jump, twist and run while your heart does the same. As you slowly slide your net under the fish, you'll see the reason why we love to spend our days out on the water.
Maine holds 90% of the habitat left in the nation for the highly respected brook trout, a beautiful fish with an olive back, orange or milky white belly and bejeweled with speckles of orange, red and blue. Actually classified as charr belonging to the salmon family, many Maine populations have never been stocked; the populations are native and dating back to the ice age.
We can also travel to you with our large Maine Freighter and Scott Canoes! These boats have an outboard, and are extremely safe and stable…they allow us to access those “hard to reach” locations. Large and smallmouth bass, pike and pickerel, and other warm-water fish are the targets on these trips. Central Maine is especially good fishing, with China Lake, Lake Saint George and the Belgrade Lakes being our favorite destinations.
Delicious to eat, our guides can prepare a shore-side lunch or save a few for dinner at camp, paired with a good bottle of white or light red.
Landlocked salmon, brown and rainbow trout are also caught regularly.