invites you to take advantage of the
opportunity to explore and experience some of the exciting outdoor
adventures that our beautiful Belgrade Lakes Region has to offer.
spending a day or even a few days with one of our knowledgeable Registered MaineGuides.
Your outdoors adventure will be a great experience spent with a
professional who has integrity and the commitment towards the client’s
best interest. The Guides focus is maintaining a high standard of
safety, along with a relaxing atmosphere and enjoyable outdoors
- Hunt private land in central Maine's farmlands and woods for Maine’s
elusive wild turkey. Maine offers an excellent wild turkey hunting
experience! Big, wild, unpressured birds are a turkey hunters dream
come true! Our guides use ground blinds and natural cover and offer
both bow and shotgun hunts. Clients are required to have a small game
Maine hunting license. If you tag out, our guides will take you fishing
or on a coyote hunt! Rates: $200 a day dawn - noon.
To get the guided trip of your
choice, it is recommended that you make
advanced reservations before you
get to Whisperwood.
Guided Fishing Trips
If you are coming
to Whisperwood for the first time and are unsure about how to fish the
Lake, or maybe you did not have very good luck on your last fishing
trip. Think about hiring a Registered Maine Guide
to show you what is happening on the Lake. The Guides spend a lot of
time on the Lakes and have the knowledge to make your fishing
experience a good one. The path to success is best achieved by
applying proven results from those that have already achieved what you
desire. There truly is no better way for you to rapidly advance your
skills than to get the insight and knowledge from a Fishing Guide that
knows the waters and patterns of the fish you are seeking.
The Big Plus - you are going
to have a great time doing it!
For a guided fishing
trip, you can choose from a wide variety of different lakes,
ponds, streams or rivers in the Belgrade Lakes Region. We offer full
fishing guide service for trophy Northern Pike, Salmon, Brook Trout, Brown
Trout, Largemouth Bass and Smallmouth Bass. Enjoy a float trip down the
Kennebec River for trophy Brown Trout or take the children fishing for
some White Perch. Rates range from $225 - $300 a day depending on
the number in your party. Boat and fishing gear provided.
Salmon Lake / McGrath Pond
- Black Crappie and white/yellow perch
Messalonskee Lake –
Smallmouth, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Splake
Great Pond – Northern Pike
Long Pond - Landlocked Salmon (trolling)
Great Pond - Brown Trout (trolling)
Kennebec River, Sidney – Smallmouth Bass and
(spring/fall) Striped Bass
All Belgrade Chain of Lakes – (spring & summer)
Small & Largemouth Bass
Northern Pike Fishing
The Belgrade Lakes area
offers one of the best chances of anywhere in New England at catching a
true trophy Northern Pike
The Belgrade’s are famous for trophy Northern Pike
and catching this challenging fish is a specialty of the area Guides. Try
taking a trip with one of our Registered Maine Guides and enjoy trying
your luck in catching one of these toothy monsters. We provide all the
tackle and bait. Fly fishermen are welcome too, be sure to bring your
The best time of year is around May 1st –
June 30th and again in the fall from early September – November
1st. We do catch them in the summer, but it can be slow
contact us for more information.
Remote Trout Fishing
Trip- Theremote Ponds and streams are located
approximately 1-hour drive north of Belgrade Lakes. Fish in a canoe and /
or float tube for native brook trout with a Master Maine Guide.
includes a shore lunch - $200 /day per person.
Maine’s Striped Bass
is the success story of the
2000’s! Here is your chance to enjoy one of the best fly-fishing or
conventional tackle fishing on the coast. Throw in an occasional blue fish
and you have one memorable trip! Rates vary depending on the number of
people in your party. Rates:
Price range is from $250 for
inland trip (2 people - 4 hours - $350
for 2 people - 6 hours) - $350
full day for coastal fishing. Ocean trips are usually based in Bath, Maine
which is about 45 minutes in travel time from the Belgrade area.
Contact us for more information.
Registered Maine Guide, Mike
Registered Maine Guide, Bill
Other Guided trips
Canoe or Kayak Trip
Another great family adventure! Try an
enjoyable day paddling and exploring Belgrade Stream or the Kennebec
River with one of our knowledgeable Guides. These trips offer
wonderful scenery and excellent bird and wildlife watching
opportunities. An enjoyable care free day on the water. Guided trips
and include boat rental and shuttle service back to starting point.
contact us for more information.
Canoe Trip and Lobster
on Belgrade Stream or the
reservations are required. Guided trips are
$100 per person and include canoe and
equipment rentals, shuttle service and a full Lobster Picnic. Fishermen
and wildlife photographers are welcome! The trip length is approximately
3.5 hours and is an easy paddle. Perfect for beginners, kids and families. Contact us
for more information.
White Water Rafting
family adventure! Enjoy spending a dayon one of Maine’s three premier white
water rafting rivers. The rates for the rafting trips vary depending on
the time of year (peak season) and weekday vs weekend trips.
Contact us for more information.
To get the guided trip and /or Guide of your choice, it is
highly recommended you make an advanced reservation before you get to Whisperwood.
Registered Maine Guide
The State of
Maine's Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife has been licensing
guides for over 100 years. To be licensed as a Maine Guide, an applicant
must successfully pass a written test and oral examination. In the
process they must prove proficiency in the classification in which they
Each Maine Guide must possess at the time of application, certifications
in Standard First Aid and CPR. Guides are licensed under the following
Fishing - freshwater
lake and river, fly or spin cast
For any game species by bow, crossbow, rifle, shotgun or blackpowder
Sea Kayaking - All Maine
Tidewater Fishing -
Coastal and inland tidal waters, sports fishing by fly or spin cast
Master Guide - A guide who has been
licensed continuously for a ten year period and that they have a minimum
of 5 years experience in the specialized classification. During the
5-year period at least 80 hours of time each year must be spent in the
act of direct guiding
hiring a Guide, be sure that the person is registered and licensed in the
outdoors classification for your needs.