Guide Schools




Have you ever wondered how to turn your passion for the outdoors into an income?  Becoming a Registered Maine and/or NH Licensed Hunting and Fishing Guide can pave the way.   Guiding sportsmen and women will provide you the opportunity to:

  • Follow your dreams
  • Introduce and Instruct the next generation to Hunting and Fishing
  • Achieve a recognized benchmark in outdoor knowledge
  • Spend more time in the woods and on the waters
  • Make great new friends
  • Increase your knowledge of the outdoors
  • Get paid to do what you love
  • Realize small business tax deductions

Achieving these licenses is no small task.  Comprehensive written and oral board exams are required by the NH Department of Fish and Game and the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.  The New Hampshire Outdoor Learning Center offers three day Guide Schools, giving you the training you need be successful.  Each of our instructors are Licensed in Maine and NH, and will help you gain knowledge in:

  • Map and Compass
  • Lost Person/Catastrophic Recovery
  • Backcountry First Aid
  • Animal and Fish ID/Biology
  • NH and Maine Fish and Game Law
  • Woodsman Skills and Outdoor Recreation Knowledge
  • Commercial Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Nuisance Aquatic Plants
  • Fly Fishing and Fly ID
  • Firearms
  • OHRV/ATV operations
  • And More

You will be 100% prepared for Maine and New Hampshire’s toughest outdoor tests. The Licensed NH Guide course is taught by Steve Sanborn, owner of Granite State Outdoors, a Certified Master Outdoorsman, and a Licensed NH Guide. 

Our Maine Guide Schools are offered “on demand” and are taught by instructors from some of Maine’s top guide training institutes.  Cost is $495  Call for dates

Class sizes are limited. Call 603-608-8673 today!


Additional information

Dates April 7, 2017 to April 9, 2017, December 1, 2017 to December 3, 2017, April 6, 2018 to April 8, 2018