Thank you for your interest in our services. With over 25 years in the outdoor sports industry we have seen many changes. Like any business, ours is constantly evolving to keep pace with ever changing markets but more importantly to better serve our customers. One thing that has remained the same through the years is our commitment to give one-hundred percent every time to every customer.

Carroll Ware, Master Maine Guide

Outdooor Tips

by Carroll Ware, Master Maine Guide

April 2014

In any selection of fishing tackle, especially fly fishing tackle, always remember the rule: the one that wins is the one who dies with the most toys!! Armed with that fact, you have only one thing to consider wh

Colorado Elk & Mule Deer Hunts

Hunt Northwestern Colorado

Chile Brown's and Rainbows

Fly-Fishing in Chile for Trophy Trout

Quebec Caribou Hunting

Hunt the Majestic Caribou in Northern Quebec

Quebec Trout, Walleye and Pike

Drive-to Lodge in Central Quebec

Labrador Brook Trout and Salmon

Fish Northwestern Labrador for Huge Trout and Salmon

Maine Bear Hunts

Spring and Fall Black Bear Hunts

New Brunswick Black Bear

Spring Black Bear Hunts on 600,000 Acres

Caribbean Fishing Vacations

Fish the Saltwater Flats for Tarpon, Permit and Bonefish

Newfoundland Atlantic Salmon

Remote Fly-in Fishing Experience

Newfoundland Moose

Hunt the Upper Peninsula of Newfoundland

Fishing Adventures

Located on the Leaf River, this fishery has the largest number of fish that we've ever seen. Huge lake trout and 3-5 lb. brookies.
Located on the famous Lake Ontario in Oswego, NY. Fish for huge King and Coho Salmon and Brown and Lake Trout.
Amazing trout fishery in the spectacular mountains of Chile. Superb dry-fly hatches similar to those in the eastern U.S.
Remote Fly-in fishing experience. Helicopter access to world class Atlantic Salmon Fishing. Modern spacious cedar lodges, with full accommodations.
Located on the famed McKenzie River in Northwest Labrador. Landlocked Salmon to 15+ lbs. Great outfitter and guides.
Fish the famed Miramichi River in Eastern Canada. Four star accommodations and great fishing.
This outfitter provides a great place for a family get away or for those wanting a remote drive-in fishing experience.
A great time for a group of friends on a limited budget. Experience remote Quebec. Drive to main lodge.
Fish the crystal clear saltwater flats of the Caribbean. Tarpon, bonefish and permit fishing. Flats fishing and relaxation at its best.

Hunting Adventures

Trophy Elk and Mule Deer hunts in Northwest Colorado. Base camp and drop camp hunts available.
Located at headwaters of the Leaf River, this outfitter provides top-notch hunts and accommodations.
Moose hunts offered during the fall months in northern New England.
Hunt for Lion, Cape Buffalo, Zebra, Kudo and more. Territory throughout Zimbabwe, Botswana and South Africa.
Spring and Fall Black Bear Hunts in Remote Northern Maine
Over 600,000 acres of exclusive territory. Offering spring and fall Black Bear hunts.
Full service hunts in the heart of Newfoundland. The highest Moose population density in North America.

Hosted Adventures - Travel With Us

Fins and Furs Adventures offers our customers the opportunity for hassle-free travel by providing our Hosted Adventures. By participating in these Hosted Adventures, customer’s travel side by side with us to the outfitters location. We meet at a pre-determined location and travel together. This simplifies the process of clearing customs, traveling with firearms and arriving at your ultimate destination relaxed and on time.

2014 Hosted Adventure Schedule

May 18-24, 2014 - New Brunswick Spring Black Bear Hunt
August 10-17, 2014 - Labrador Brook Trout and Landlocked Salmon - McKenzie River Lodge
September 11-17, 2014 - Caribou Hunt, Quebec - Leaf River
November, 2014 - Colorado Elk Hunt, Steamboat Lake Outfitters

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2014 Sportsman's Show Dates

Come visit us at one of the following shows.

  • January 11th -12th  Rockingham Fishing & Hunting Expo, Rockingham Raceway, Salem NH
  • January 17th - 19th  Marlboro Fly Fishing Show, Marlboro MA
  • January 24th -26th Somerset Fly Fishing Show, Somerset NJ
  • Feb 27th - Mar 2nd  37th Annual World Fishing & Outdoor Expo, Suffern NY
  • March 7th -9th  76th Annual Eastern Maine Sportsman's Show, Orono ME
  • March 28th -30th  State of Maine Sportsman's Show,  Augusta ME
  • April 5th - 6th Presque Isle Sportsman's Show, Presque Isle ME

Become a Maine Guide

As the license is not easily obtained, so it must be understood that "the patch" should not be taken lightly. Throughout history, Maine Guides have been revered as as some of the most knowledgeable and proficient woodsman in North America. It is a symbol with an honorable history. Wear it proudly!

Our Maine Guide School is the longest running school in the state. This year marks our 21st year with hundreds of successful students.


About Us

After two decades in the outdoor sporting industry Lila and I have learned that there is no substitute for quality lodging, meals, equipment and knowledgeable guides. It is our intent to provide you with the absolute best in worldwide sports travel. We hunt and fish at all locations to ensure quality and excellence in the outfitters we choose to promote. To that end, we will do anything that we can reasonably do to make your adventure with us the trip of your lifetime.


For More Information

Please contact us for more information about our travel or instruction.

Carroll and Lila Ware
Master Maine Guides
32 Greenwood Ave.
Skowhegan, ME 04976
(207) 474-5430
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