Registered Maine Guides are outdoor professionals who are licensed and permitted to accept any form of remuneration for their services in accompanying or assisting any person in the fields, forests or on the waters or ice within the jurisdiction of the State while hunting, fishing, trapping, boating, snowmobiling, using an all-terrain vehicle or camping at a primitive camping area.

Meet Your Instructor:

Stephen Hand has been a part of the Maine Sport team for 6 years and is a registered Maine hunting, fishing, sea kayaking and recreational guide, a wilderness first responder, an ACA level 2 instructor for sea kayaking and paddle boarding, and level 4 swift-water rescue certified.

"If at first you don't succeed, try again and do what your guide told you to do in the first place." - Stephen Hand


Maine Sport Outfitters
115 Commercial Street
Rockport, ME 04856


Saturday, October 19th
10:00am – 11:30am


Licensing for Registered Maine Guides first began 1897. Today there are approximately 6,300 licensed guides in Maine. Come learn what it’s all about!