Upstate Guide Service – St. Lawrence River

Upstate Guide Service is a licensed, professional, insured, full-time guide service providing safe, enjoyable, and successful fly fishing and light tackle angling trips in the Finger Lake, Central New York, and North Country regions of Upstate New York since 2003.

Guests of any skill level are welcome to join Captain Mike onboard a brand new 2021 Lund Impact for a day of light tackle fishing.

With 18 years of licensed guiding experience on the rivers and lakes of Upstate New York, Upstate Guide Service provides a safe, enjoyable, and successful trip every time out!

The 2021 Lund Impact is a state-of-the-art fishing machine ideally suited for the many lakes and navigable rivers of Upstate New York.

Outfitted with the latest in modern electronics and piloted by an expert guide with fine-tuned tackle and effective techniques!

Local, licensed, experienced, personable guides with quality dependable equipment = a quality trip every time out!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $575
    With 18 years of experience guiding light tackle anglers on the bays and shoals of the mighty St. Lawrence River, Upstate Guide Service can provide you with an exciting and successful fishing trip! Trophy smallmouth bass, northern pike, and largemouth bass are the three key species we fish, but common carp, freshwater drum, and musky also show up from time to time!
    Targeted fish
    Pike (Northern)
    Northern Pike
    Bass (Smallmouth)
    Smallmouth Bass
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FAQs about Upstate Guide Service – St. Lawrence River

Upstate Guide Service – St. Lawrence River offers the following trip to customers:
  • US $575 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Upstate Guide Service – St. Lawrence River, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Upstate Guide Service – St. Lawrence River include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lunch
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

Upstate Guide Service – St. Lawrence River offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Lake Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Upstate Guide Service – St. Lawrence River offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning
  • Fly Fishing
  • Ice Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Upstate Guide Service – St. Lawrence River include:
  • Bass (Smallmouth)
  • Pike (Northern)

Meet the Captain

Mike Crawford
Alexandria Bay, New York, United States
1 Fishing Report
ID & license verified
13 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since May 2018
Upstate Guide Service (UGS) is a licensed, insured, and professional guide service providing safe and enjoyable angling trips in Upstate New York since 2003. With over two decades of professional guiding, UGS offers the hands-on experience and skills to provide you and your friends a quality fishing trip. Every time out! Mike Crawford, the owner and head guide at UGS, is a USCG Masters Licensed Captain and NYSDEC Licensed Guide. MIke has extensive knowledge of local waters and has guided anglers and hunters in Northern Canada and Alaska as well as throughout Central New York, The Adirondacks, and Catskill Regions of Upstate New York. Make the most of your valuable vacation time with a professional and experienced guide service...Upstate Guide Service.

About this listing

Targeted species

Bass (Smallmouth) Smallmouth Bass
Pike (Northern) Northern Pike

Boat specs

Lund (Aluminum fishing) originally built in 2021. Powered by a 115HP Mercury 115 Four Stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 15 knots.

Length
18 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning
Fly Fishing
Ice Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
Radar

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 7 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
No Smoking
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
Bank Transfer