List of Commercial Hunting Guides

This list only contains those that wish to have their information given to the public. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources does not endorse or recommend anyone on this list. 

First Name Last Name Business Name Phone Counties Hunted Species
Ricky Jr.  Pyles  Tug River Guide Service  989-550-9643 Alcona
Alger
Alpena
Chippewa
Huron
Iosco
Lapeer
Luce
Mackinaw
Montmorency
Ogenaw
Oscoda
Sanilac
Schoolcraft
Tuscola 
Bear
Bobcat
Coyote
Fox
Darrel  Bluemlein Prescott Predator Hunting 989-873-0045 Alcona
Alpena
Arenac
Bay
Crawford
Iosco
Gladwin
Montmorency
Ogemaw
Oscoda
Roscommon
Bear
Bobcat
Coyote
Deer
Fox
Rabbit
Raccoon
Turkey
James  Poe  Tip of The Mitt Guide Service  989-858-6923 Alcona
Alpena
Chippewa
Crawford
Montmorency
Oscoda
Otsego
Bear
Deer
Elk
Grouse
Shawn  Buchler  Bourbon Creek Gun Dogs & Guides 989-858-6799 Alcona
Alpena
Chippewa
Grand Traverse
Montmorency
Otsego
Roscommon
Grouse
Pheasant
Quail
Woodcock 
Ethan  Berger Wing & Hook 248-534-0906 Alcona
Crawford
Iosco
Ogemaw
Oscoda
Roscommon
Ruffed Grouse
Woodcock
Steve Mark  Kirby  Kirby's Guided Hunts 989-942-1259 Alcona
Iosco
Mackinac
Bear
Bobcats
Coyotes
Turkeys
Larry  Johnson Jr.  North Store Follow Me Outfitters 906-658-3450 Alger
Chippewa
Luce
Schoolcraft
Bear
Deer
Domestic Birds 
Dennis  Stachewicz Jr.  Aspen Thicket Grouse Dogs  906-458-1287 Alger
Baraga
Delta
Dickinson
Gogebic
Houghton
Iron
Menominee
Marquette
Ontonagon
Ruffed Grouse
Woodcock 
Phillip  Cobb  Rustic North Guide Services  906-360-5680 Alger
Baraga
Dickinson
Houghton
Iron
Luce
Marquette
Ontonagon
Bear
Duck
Geese
Grouse
Turkey 
Kip  Cameron  Cameron's Little Two Heart Bear Guide Service  906-293-5650 Alger
Chippewa
Luce 
Bear
Walter  Smith Walter Smith 231-459-8735 Alger
Chippewa
Luce
Mackinac
Schoolcraft
Bear
Joshua  Swaim  Appalachian Mountain Setters 336-413-8079 Alger
Delta
Dickinson
Iron
Marquette
Ruffed Grouse
Woodcock
Caleb  Taylor Black Shadow Guide Service  906-235-6703 Alger
Delta
Marquette
Bear
Thomas Losiewski North Country Hunting Adv Inc 269-330-0480 Alger
Delta
Schoolcraft
Bear
Bill  Poniatoski Bill Poniatoski 906-287-0995 Alger
Luce
Schoolcraft
Bear
Deer
Robert  Johnson Buck Sporting Lodge 906-439-5242 Alger
Schoolcraft
Bear
John Robert Duchene Duchene's Black Bear Adventure 231-349-9020 ALL Bear
Cliff  Bowen  Bowen's Blue River Guide Service  989-429-8009 ALL  Bear
Coyote
Turkey
Scott  Carter Big Bore Lodge LLC./Enhance Inc.  248-980-3312 ALL  Coyote
Deer
Porcupine
Raccoon
Turkey 
Scott  Connell  Scott Connell 734-223-4284 ALL  Elk
Turkey
Ed  Crawford Ed Crawford 231-238-8535 ALL  Bear
Elk 
Jordan  Farmer Farmer Brothers Outfitters  231-675-1475 ALL  Bear
Bobcat
Joe  Ferguson Joe Ferguson 989-619-0560 ALL  Elk
Marcus  Garner  Blue Plague Guide Service  989-506-2729 ALL  Bear
Bobcat
Clayton Paul  Helsel Jr.  Clayton Paul Helsel Jr. 231-878-4045 ALL  All Legal Species 
Brendon  Hortemiller Hortemillers Upland Hunting 231-667-0850 ALL  Bear
Bobcat
Upland Birds
Brian  Hortemiller Hortemiller Blueticks 231-342-1204 ALL  Bear
Bobcat
William Iler William Iler 989-619-5789 ALL  Elk 
Kevin  Johnson Kevin Johnson 989-350-8814 ALL  Elk 
Kevin  Keeler  Kevin Keeler 989-506-2547 ALL  Bear
Bobcat
Deer
Patrick  Kelly  Patrick Kelly 906-440-6839 ALL  Bear
Bobcat
Coyote
Deer
Ducks
Fox
Small Game
Richard Jr.  Laksonen Rooster Team One 906-458-5014 ALL  Ruffed Grouse
Small Game
Whitetail Deer
Woodcock 
Gary Legato J.A.K.E. Unlimited 231-373-6969 ALL  Bear
Bobcat
Coyote
Deer
Turkey
Mathieu  Lessl Lessls Outdoor Adventures 248-762-2682 ALL  Bear
Deer
Ducks
Turkey
Bradley Martin Bradley Martin 989-390-1025 ALL  Elk
William R Massey  Two Beavers and Cedar Creek  989-808-1007 ALL  Bear
Bobcat
Charles O. Millay Pigeon Country Outfitters 231-329-3357 ALL  Elk
Ronald  Nemeth  Ronald Nemeth 248-459-2494 ALL  Small Game 
Michael  Pedigo Michael Pedigo 810-577-1220 ALL  Bear
Deer
Elk
Turkey
Leon  Searles Leon Searles 517-819-0178 ALL  Elk
Buck  Tice Buck Tice 231-384-3282 ALL  Bear
Coyote
Hares
Vern Bishop Vern Bishop Guide Service 231-420-1894 All Open Elk Hunting Elk
Jay  Bierlein J & T Hunts Guide Service  906-204-0805 ALL UP  Bear
Deer
Ducks
Geese
James Harry  Davis  James Harry Davis 810-404-2950 ALL UP & NL  Bear
Bobcat
Scott  Yachcik  Off The Water 989-255-8242 Alpena Bobcat
Coyote
Deer
Fox
Jennifer  Drake Drake's Guiding Service LLC.  989-306-2891 Alpena
Charlevoix
Cheboygan
Emmet
Mackinac
Montmorency
Otsego
Presque Isle 
Bear
Bobcat
Coyote
Deer
Elk
Fox
Turkey
Timothy James Chambers Timothy James Chambers 810-241-3250 Alpena
Cheboygan
Montmorency
Otsego
Presque Isle 
Bear
Elk
John  Jones  Michigan Bear-N-Elk Adventures  231-250-2103 Alpena
Cheboygan
Montmorency
Otsego
Presque Isle 
Bear
Elk
Turkey
Justin  Manning Manning's Guide Service  989-916-3629 Alpena
Hillman
Hubbard
Lake
Bear
Bobcat
Coyote
Fox 
Brian  Laarman Thunder Bay Outfitters 810-441-9275 Alpena
Lapeer
Montmorency
Presque Isle 
Bear
Bobcat
Coyotes
Steve  Beers  Elk Country Guide Services  989-785-5000 Alpena
Montmorency
Otsego
Presque Isle 
Elk
Charles (Chuck) Whitmire III Charles (Chuck) Whitmire III 989-350-0041 Alpena
Montmorency
Otsego
Presque Isle 
Elk
Rich  Standen  Rich Standen 989-351-9856 Alpena
Presque Isle 
Bear
Riley  Smith Riley Smith 989-430-4215 Arenac
Bay
Gladwin
Midland
Ogemaw
Roscommon
Saginaw
Tuscola
Small Game
Upland Birds
Waterfowl 
Jeffrey  Godi  The Michigan Experience  989-397-3184 Arenac
Bay
Huron
Muskegon
Tuscola 
Waterfowl 
Tracey  Lieske Wild Wing North Outfitters 810-484-6800 Arenac
Gladwin
Gogebic
Iron
Mackinac
Grouse
Pheasant
Woodcock 
Kyla  Miller Two Ladies & Crew Guide Service  269-503-1163 Baldwin
Lake
Manistee
Mason
Newaygo
Oceana
Wexford 
Bear
Turkeys
Harold  Sikkila  UP Bear Guides  906-355-2432 Baraga  Bear
Bobcat
Coyote
Fox 
Patrick  Dinkins  East Road Outfitters  906-869-3734 Baraga
Dickinson
Gogebic
Marquette
Menominee
Bear
Bobcat
Coyote 
Jamie  Ridl  Taylor Creek Outfitters 906-361-2440 Baraga
Marquette
Bear
Deer
Rick  Tarnowski  Mountain Ridge Outfitters  231-690-3164 Baraga
Marquette
Bear
Daniel  Patrick  Bear Paw Outfitters  906-204-9743 Baraga
Marquette 
Bear
Steve Roehm S & B Outfitters  734-320-2099 Baraga
Delta
Dickinson
Gogebic
Houghton
Iron
Marquette
Menominee
Bear
Bobcat
Coyote
Bryan  Maule  Fat Cat Kennels  906-295-0153 Baraga
Dickinson
Gogebic
Houghton
Iron
Menominee
Schoolcraft
Bear
Bobcat
Coyote
Michael  Zweng Michael Zweng 810-278-7379 Baraga
Houghton
Iron
St. Clair 
Bear
Deer
Turkey
Matthew  Skytta Fence River Outfitters  906-250-4082 Baraga
Iron
Marquette
Bear
Deer
John  Lawrence Grouse Country Guide Service 810-513-6213 Baraga
Iron
Ontonagon
Grouse
Woodcock 
John  Slazinski  John Slazinski 248-917-1782 Barry  Turkey 
Joshua  Pasikowski  Joshua Pasikowski 616-638-3118 Barry
Bay
Kent
Mason
Oceana
Ottawa
Coyote
Rabbit
Turkey
Waterfowl 
Michael  Krupnek Michael Krupnek 989-928-7695 Bay
Cheboygan
Montmorency
Presque Isle
Saginaw
Elk
Ducks
Goose
Jeremiah  Warren  Jeremiah Warren 231-645-8300 Benzie
Crawford
Grand Traverse
Kalkaska
Otsego
Bear
Hare
Rabbits
Duane  McLeod  Big River Outfitters 231-794-0993 Benzie
Grand Traverse
Lake
Manistee
Mason
Wexford 
Bear
Bobcat
Coyote
Deer
Turkey
Christopher  Butz  Christopher Butz 231-994-3600 Benzie
Grand Traverse
Leelanau 
Grouse
Turkey
Woodcock 
Jason Wright Thundering Aspens 231-885-2420 Benzie
Grand Traverse
Manistee
Wexford 
Grouse
Turkey
Waterfowl
Woodcock
Paul Huskey H & H Outfitters 517-449-6448 Benzie
Kalkaska
Missaukee
Roscommon
Shiawassee
Wexford
Coyote
Duck
Geese
Raccoon
Jason  Ware Final Chase Guide Service 231-690-5242 Benzie
Luce
Manistee
Bear
Bobcat
Coyote
Wayne  Nelson Wayne Nelson 989-614-6405 Charlevoix  Bear
Elk 
James  Bunker On Game Guides  989-590-3601 Charlevoix
Cheboygan
Montmorency
Otsego
Bear
Coyote
Deer
Elk
Turkey
Jim  Ormsbee Jim Ormsbee 989-370-4458 Charlevoix
Cheboygan
Montmorency
Otsego
Elk
Brian  Krause  BK Guide Service  810-635-2893 Charlevoix
Cheboygan
Montmorency
Otsego
Presque Isle 
Elk
Vaughn  McDaniel II  Vaughn McDaniel II 616-633-4757 Charlevoix
Emmet
Grand Traverse
Kent
Ottawa
Otsego
Coyote
Deer
Turkey
Small Game
Waterfowl 
Richard  Wells  Richard D Wells Elk Guiding  989-255-7704 Cheboygan Elk
William Blanzy William Blanzy   Cheboygan
Crawford
Emmet
Montmorency
Otsego
Elk
Turkey
Dennis  Casselman Dennis Casselman 989-429-6300 Cheboygan
Crawford
Montmorency
Otsego
Elk
Turkey
Jon  Davis  John Davis 989-350-5314 Cheboygan
Crawford
Montmorency
Otsego
Elk
Preston  Casselman Preston Casselman 989-370-6392 Cheboygan
Emmett
Montmorency
Otsego 
Bear
Bobcat
Coyote
Deer
Elk
Fox
Raccoon
Tim  Michiels  Black River Ranch  989-733-8375 Cheboygan
Montmorency
Elk
Russell Keith Huff Russell Keith Huff 989-732-3180 Cheboygan
Montmorency
Otsego
Bear
Bobcat
Elk 
Patrick  Samalik Patrick Samalik 989-619-1374 Cheboygan
Montmorency
Otsego
Elk
Chad  Sides  Chad Sides 989-614-6144 Cheboygan
Montmorency
Otsego
Bear
Elk
Grouse
Woodcock
Robert  Delecki Robert Delecki 810-845-4885 Cheboygan
Montmorency
Otsego
Presque Isle 
Elk
Eric  Johnson Canada Creek Ranch 989-785-4201 Cheboygan
Montmorency
Otsego
Presque Isle 
Elk
Jeffrey  Miller Jeffrey Miller   Cheboygan
Montmorency
Otsego
Presque Isle 
Elk
Colter  Chapman  Colter Chapman 989-306-0093 Cheboygan
Montmorency
Presque Isle 
Bear
Elk 
Frederick D II George  George Frederick DII 714-675-4666 Cheboygan
Montmorency
Presque Isle 
Elk
Ralph Mayer  Ralph Mayer 989-243-3067 Cheboygan
Montmorency
Presque Isle 
Elk
Robert McLennan The Dog Outfitters  989-390-2522 Cheboygan
Montmorency
Presque Isle 
Bear
Coyote
Deer
Elk
Turkey
James  Shephard Rainy River Guide Service 989-306-1143 Cheboygan
Montmorency
Presque Isle 
Bear
Bobcat
Elk 
Gerald  Stanley Gerald Stanley 989-306-6776 Cheboygan
Montmorency
Presque Isle 
Bear
Deer
Elk
Turkey
David  Vertican David Vertican 989-858-6339 Cheboygan
Crawford
Montmorency
Otsego
Bear
Deer
Elk
Turkey
Christopher  Florence Hunt HARD  989-790-7286 Chippewa Bear
Deer
Earl  McKerchie  Mr. Bear  906-322-5033 Chippewa Bear
Robert  Warner Raber Bay Outfitters 586-770-9106 Chippewa
Mackinac
Bear
Deer
Small Game
Turkey
Kevin  Cameron Kevin Cameron 906-650-1034 Chippewa
Luce
Mackinac
Bear
Brendan  Montie  Brendan Montie 517-375-8164 Chippewa
Luce
Mackinac
Turkey
Waterfowl
Craig  Krepps Craig Krepps 906-630-1951 Chippewa
Luce
Mackinac
Schoolcraft
Bear
Bobcat
Coyote
Bruce William Smithling Sugar Island Duck Hunters Club LLC.  906-632-0141 Chippewa
Mackinac
Ruffed Grouse
Waterfowl 
Gary  Morgan Wild Game Dynasty 989-245-0137 Chippewa
Montmorency
Mackinac
Bear
Deer
Turkey
Upland Birds
Waterfowl 
Ryan  Gritter Blue Moon Guide Service  616-862-4701 Clare
Crawford
Gladwin
Kalkaska
Lake
Missaukee
Newaygo
Oscoda
Osceola
Roscommon
Wexford
Bear
Bobcat
Coyote
Robert  Barnes  Meemo's Farm  231-734-9066 Clare
Crawford
Lake
Manistee
Mason
Mecosta
Osceola
Roscommon
Duck
Geese
Grouse
Turkey
Woodcock
Mark  King Kings Outdoor Adventures LLC.  810-923-0601 Clare
Gladwin
Jackson
Livingston
Roscommon
Bear
Deer
Turkey
Waterfowl
Jeff  Bressler Jeff Bressler 231-510-3241 Clare
Lake
Mecosta
Missaukee
Osceola
Wexford
Bear
Coyote
Dale  Gray  Dale Gray 517-937-5103 Crawford
Hillsdale
Jackson
Missaukee
Oscoda
Roscommon
Grouse
Pheasant
Woodcock
David  McCool McCool Outdoor 231-409-3874 Crawford
Leelanau
Grand Traverse
Grouse
Waterfowl
Woodcock
Jason  Dowd  Jason Dowd 810-444-1965 Crawford
Mackinac
Montmorency
Ogemaw
Oscoda
Roscommon
Ruffed Grouse
Woodcock
Kristophe  Smith Kristophe Smith 517-881-0353 Crawford
Montmorency
Oscoda
Otsego
Bear
Bobcat
Coyote
Chris  Lockard  Chris Lockard 517-420-3588 Crawford
Montmorency
Otsego
Bear
Bobcat
Coyote
Richard  Haney  Harvest Outfitters  906-238-4451 Delta
Dickinson
Keweenaw
Marquette
Menominee
Bear
Michael  Jenerou Bear Creek Guide Service  906-286-1095 Delta
Schoolcraft
Bear
William  Bunch Briar Busters Upland Guide Service  706-491-5896 Dickinson
Iron
Grouse
Woodcock 
Daniel  Harrington Michigan Bear Guides  906-221-5742 Dickinson
Iron
Marquette
Menominee
Bear
Jerry  Brower Trails End  616-240-1557 Dickinson
Iron
Marquette
Missaukee
Bear
Bobcats
Dan  Kirschner Wild Spirit Guide Service  906-250-0089 Dickinson
Iron
Menominee
Bear
Bobcat
Deer
Curt  Brower Curt Brower 616-836-1747 Dickinson
Marquette
Bear
Vernon Kirschner Camp Ethic Guide Service  906-396-5495 Dickinson
Menominee
Bear
Coyote
Deer
Turkey
John  Skiba Creekside Guide & Gundogs LLC 248-793-3120 Eastern UP
All Lower 
Grouse
Pheasant
Waterfowl
Woodcock 
Jason Allen Jason Allen 517-812-1908 Eaton
Ingham
Jackson
Livingston
Washtenaw
Turkey
Matthew  Peterson Matthew Peterson 810-625-6810 Genesee
Missaukee
Roscommon
Bear
Duck
Geese 
Gregory  Wacker Precision Pursuit  734-812-6328 Gladwin
Monroe
Wayne 
Duck
Geese 
Kirk  French  Maple Grove Guide Service  989-329-1756 Gladwin
Newberry
Roscommon
Bear
Bobcats
Richard Janczak Jr.  UP Bear Hunt  715-663-0459 Gogebic Bear
Deer
Michael  Wolfe  Michael Wolfe 906-364-4678 Gogebic  Deer
Turkey
Waterfowl 
Bradley  Reed  Bradley Reed 906-367-2410 Gogebic
Iron
Bear
Coyote
Deer
Ruffed Grouse 
Emilio Guillermo Medina  Happy Tails  231-357-6625 Grand Traverse  Bear
Deer 
Christopher  O'Keefe Keweenaw Bear Hunts 734-765-9325 Houghton
Keweenaw
Bear
Gregory  Leach Wild Fowl Bay Woodsman Shop  989-313-5889 Huron Waterfowl 
Dan  Shaw  Rose Island Duck Charters  517-202-2255 Huron Ducks
Gary  Zellar  DeFoe Island Duck Charters  989-673-5614 Huron Duck
Geese 
Austin  Cutright  Austin Cutright 517-225-9511 Ingham
Jackson
Livingston
Shiawassee
Turkey
Waterfowl
Randolph  Way  Randolph Way 517-712-1797 Ingham
Oceana
Deer
Turkey
Ed  Davis  D & D Bear Guide 906-367-0109 Iron Bear
Jeffrey Allen Stannis DTH Outfitters  734-883-1531 Jackson
Livingston
Washtenaw
Deer
Turkey
Matthew  Liestenfeltz Dead Stream Guide Service  231-920-1829 Kalaska
Lake
Missaukee
Osceola
Roscommon
Wexford
Bear
Bobcat
Coyote
Turkey
Waterfowl 
Fred  Fields  Coach's Angle Charters  260-519-1168 Kalkaska Grouse
Woodcock 
Bradley Joseph Luttrull Bradley Joseph Luttrull 231-220-3328 Kent
Muskegon
Newaygo
Oceana
Ottawa
Deer
Small Game
Turkey
Dillon VanderBie Manistee River Outfitters LLC.  231-510-3764 Lake
Manistee
Mason
Wexford 
Deer
Duck
Geese
Grouse
Turkey
Woodcock
Connor  Barr Dream Catchers Charters 248-296-0580 Lapeer
Macomb
Monroe
Oakland
Sanilac
St. Clair
Tuscola 
Duck
Turkey
Evan McElyea Northern Flight Outdoors 517-672-9548 Livingston Duck
Geese
Douglas  Kimbler Kimblers Bear Guide  906-291-0299 Luce  Bear
Karen Pelham Karen Pelham 517-605-7458 Luce
Mackinac
Bear
Bruce  Hassevoort Top of the Line Guide Service  616-566-0183 Luce
Mackinac
Schoolcraft
Bear
Deer
Eric  Jeekel  Buckhorn Resort  906-586-6605 Luce
Mackinac
Schoolcraft
Bear
John  Rahn III  John Rahn III 906-286-3155 Luce
Mackinac
Schoolcraft
Bear
Dale  Gray  Onzo Bear Camp 810-814-8936 Luce
Marquette
Bear
Chad Seley Chad Seley 989-551-0013 Luce
Ontonagon
Schoolcraft
Bear
James  Thorpe  James Thorpe 231-883-1268 Luce
Schoolcraft
Bear
Deer
Adam Nieman Crazy's Retreat Bear Service  989-513-1290 Mackinac Bear
Mark  Boulton Sage River Outfitters 906-322-1347 Mackinac
Luce
Bear
Larry  Raney Premier Angling Guide Service 231-510-5862 Manistee
Wexford
Grouse
Turkey
Woodcock
Travis Gene Mulder  Black Spruce Guide Service  906-458-4430 Marquette Bear
Nathan  Harris Shoreline Extreme Team 517-227-1499 Mason
Montmorency
Oceana
Bear
Bobcat
Deer
Elk
Waterfowl
Robert Joseph  Mercier  Deer Behavior Specialists LLC 262-719-2743 Menominee Deer 
Joey  Hale Blackwater Waterfowl  734-341-3299 Monroe
Roscommon
Wayne 
Ducks
Geese 
Bradley  Peterson Bradley Peterson 989-289-8113 Montcalm Deer
Turkey
John Kaszony John Kaszony 419-503-1895 Montmorency Elk
Michael  Kerridge Canada Creek Ranch 989-415-1305 Montmorency Elk
Clayton Raifsnider Bear Swamp Lodge  269-207-1196 Montmorency Bear
Elk
Kelly  Ross  Elk Country Outfitters 989-306-0720 Montmorency Bear
Elk
Johnny  Alexander Elk Creek Kennel and Guide Service  989-785-5146 Montmorency
Oscoda
Bear
Elk 
Karl  Kotimaki Karl Kotimaki 231-250-4764 Montmorency
Otsego
Elk
Jeffrey  Schaible  Jeffrey Schaible 989-350-0139 Montmorency
Otsego
Presque Isle 
Elk
Scott  Griffin Scott Griffin 810-348-5886 Montmorency
Presque Isle
Bear
Coyote
Deer
Elk
Turkey
Robert VanAuker Robert VanAuker 734-755-4803 Montmorency
Presque Isle
Elk 
Brandon Nutt Brandon Nutt Outdoors LLC 231-670-0175 Muskegon
Newaygo
Schoolcraft
Bear
Turkeys
Timothy  Nowak  Timothy Nowak 616-894-2769 Newaygo
Wexford
Bear
Bobcat
Roy  Little  Bushwackers 810-691-3373 Ontonagon Bear
Terry Gillette Terry Gillette 989-390-6922 Oscoda Bear
Perry  Haines II  Lake Superior Guide & Outfitters 906-499-3287 Schoolcraft Bear
John  Rahn  Yooper Outfitters  906-586-3047 Schoolcraft Bear
Dale  Duffield  Newberry Outfitters  906-322-6032 UP  Bear
Bobcat