Hunting Guides

Oswego County hunting guides help sportsmen make the most out of their time in the woods. The opportunity to bring home a trophy deer – with some serious bragging rights – is only enhanced by their seasoned guidance.

Get information about the licensing process and hunting season in Upstate NY. Learn about safety, technique and etiquette along with insider tips and tricks from an experienced sportsman. 

Reach out to one of the guides listed below for a memorable experience hunting in Upstate NY!

NYSDEC also hosts a licensed guide program for those aged 18 and older who provide hunting or other outdoor services for a fee.

For a list of guides licensed through this statewide program, go to and search by county and/or activity. If you already have a guide or guide service in mind, you can search by name as well.

Those interested in becoming a NYSDEC-licensed guide can reach out to the state agency directly to get more details about the exam, fee and other required certifications and documents. Go to: