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You don't have to go west, to find the best. Come on up to a place where the air is a little crisper and the waters are a bit colder to find that great New Hampshire Hunting, New Hampshire Fly Fishing or natural experience you've been looking for.

Whether you choose to venture into the wilderness with a fishing pole, camera/binoculars, firearm, or just a pair of comfortable hiking boots, the expertise of professional guide, Wayne Derby, will ensure you a memorable and rewarding experience.

We offer Fly Fishing in New Hampshire on many nearby lakes. Drift Boat Fishing is growing as one of the most popular methods of Fishing NH for trout,and bass. Join us for Fly Fishing New Hampshire for trout and spring spinning rod for small mouth bass. if you want to experience New Hampshire Fishing excitement like you've never dreamt possible, try a drift boat fishing excursion with us during your NH Fishing adventure.

Your Guide, Wayne A. Derby

At the age of ten, Wayne began his outdoors career in the Audubon Society's Junior Naturalist Program. Since 1994, he has offered the only full-time guide service in New Hampshire. He has a unique gift for interpreting the woodlands and being able to navigate through the landscapes of New Hampshire and Vermont's Northeast Kingdom to guide fishermen, big-game hunters, birders, day-hikers, nature photographers and others.

Wayne's guide services have been available to many groups such as the New Hampshire Fish and Game Service, The Waterville Valley Recreation Dept. and

local summer camps and schools as well as independent groups through Northern Land Guide Service. Each year, he will serve two to three hundered people in small groups as a guide through the north woods of New Hampshire.

Wayne's impressive list of credentials and memberships shows a genuine commitment and love of the woods and the animals and birds that live in them. From his drift-boat fishing expeditions to his trail talks and lectures, his professionalism is apparent. Those who have been fortunate enough to have enjoyed any of Wayne's services have been greatly impressed with an enjoyable and rewarding experience.

Credentials and Certifications
  • Registered New Hampshire Hunting and Fishing Guide
  • Licensed White Mountain National Forest Outfitter Guide
  • Leave-No-Trace Master Trainer
  • New Hampshire Guides Association
  • Wilderness First Responder
  • Level C CPR Certified
  • Wilderness Education Assoc. Outdoor Leadership Certification
  • Wilderness Education Assoc. Wilderness Caretaker & Stewardship Certification
  • New Hampshire/Vermont Licensed Sportsman - Archery, Muzzle-Loading, Fishing (all species), Hunting and General Firearms
  • Appalachian Mountain Club Wildlife Certification
  • Appalachian Mountain Club NH Chapter Leadership Certification
  • B.S. Environmental Sciences and Forestry
  • Holds two entries into New Hampshire Skull & Antlers Club with one State Record
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