This is What Adventure Looks Like.

Instructors Focus

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  As Instructors, we identify and help bring forth the knowledge you arrive with. 

Then, we add in more tools and skills to help you become a great leader of the woods and waters.

Experience Matters! 

As Instructors, we are professional licensed guides with thousands of hours of guided trips through the woods and waters of Maine. 

We are family owned and operated, making an exceptional team - 

bringing experience, knowledge, and wisdom into every training, every adventure, and every trip we offer.

Our unique approach to education in our outdoor training programs

 builds skills, boosts confidence, brings in knowledge, and gives you the opportunity to 

discover your personal strengths, skills, and unique style. 


We are here to help you KNOW YOUR PATH.

Capt. John A. Rogers

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Instructor

Master Maine Guide


John grew up on the marshes of Freeport, Maine. His mom taught him to trout fish when he was just three years old, and his uncle taught him to fly fish at the age of nine. John has spent the majority of his life on the water fishing, teaching others how to fish, and guiding fisherman. As a Fishing Guide, John has led several fishing trips in the Alaskan bush and Florida Keys. John prides himself as being on both ends of the boat; as a client with a hired guide and as a Maine Guide with clients who hire him. He has led 100’s of fishing trips on the Penobscot River alone and 100’s more into remote trout ponds (only accessible via float plane), and other flat-water fisheries. John tagged his first buck at the age of 10, and yearly after that. His passion in archery hunting keeps him busy come fall.  As a Hunting Guide, John has guided Deer, Bear, Moose, Up-land game. About 30 years ago John moved his family from Southern Maine to Northern Maine, where they bought, owned, and operated an off-grid traditional Maine sporting camp, built in the early 1900’s. It was then, John became a Licensed Registered Maine Guide. John also became a US Coast Guard Captain in the late 90’s and chartered for years living the life as a snow bird from Maine to the Florida Keys. John and Tami would close the lodge in November, and return to Maine in April in preparations for May’s In the field, hands-on Maine Guide training. Currently, John and Tami live in Lincolnville’s Mid-Coast Maine and spend surmountable time at the off-grid field site on the Mattawamkeag River in Winn, Maine.  John, as the avid fisherman and bow hunter, has fished many waters throughout the US, Canada, Scotland, Costa Rica, Alaska, Exuma Islands, Turks & Caicos Islands and many more. Outside his stomping grounds of Maine, John has hunted Red Stags in Scotland and Boar in Texas. Being on “both ends of the boat” so to speak, makes Capt. John one of Maine’s most knowledgeable Guides and professional instructor.


 Guide Services Available

Penobscot River Smallmouth Bass Fishing


Contact:

(207) 290-2738

captjohnarogers@gmail.com


Gregory Sarnacki

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Instructor 

Master Maine Guide


Greg grew up living off the grid at a sporting camp in northern Maine. At the age of 11 he became the youngest unpaid and unregistered Maine Guide. Summers were spent preparing and baiting for fall bear hunts, leading canoe, hiking, and fishing trips. Fall consisted of getting hunters into stands and searching for downed game. After high school Greg joined the United States Army, where he became a Forward Observer with 1st Battalion, 75th Airborne Ranger Regiment. Deploying several tours to the Middle East after 9/11. Greg has been a MOLC instructor since 2005 with specialties in: Land Navigation, River Rescue, Paddling & Poling, and Maine Guide First-Aid; Basic and Wilderness. Greg, an avid fisherman and archer, has fished from Maine to the Florida Key and Alaskan Bush Trips. Every fall you can find Greg in a tree stand, bow hunting Whitetails. Greg, is also an Advanced Certified Scuba Diver.


Guide Services Available


  • Land Navigation Intensive Weekends
  • Gold Panning


Contact:

 (207) 217-1641

 gsarnacki@gmail.com

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Tami Rogers

  Office Manager

Marketing Director

Master Maine Guide

Practicing Shaman


Tami, a Maine native, grew up in the woods and waters of Topsham, Maine and the Cathance River. For as long as she can remember she’s loved being in Nature and all that it offers. Living off-grid is one of her favorite things about life. There’s a connection with nature that isn’t present when bombarded with electronic technology. It’s pure and simple. Tami holds a deep passion for fishing and exploring for weeks upon weeks in the Maine woods; sacred fires, hiking, making plant medicine, walking her epic journey, resting, renewing - harmonizing self, 

and canoeing the rivers of Maine - this lights’ her up. 

As a practicing Shaman and Recreation Maine Guide for more than 20 years, Tami is aware of Nature’s “Healing Sanctuary” and how the elements benefit our well-being. As a Maine Guide, Tami offers Hiking and Healing, Shamanic Journey’s with the elements, and Women’s Outdoor Wellness Retreats. She enjoys guiding others who share a passion for nature & healing. As an Office Manager, every student enrollment goes through Tami. If you call about taking a course, generally you’ll speak with her.


Related Education to Office Management

· New Hampshire College; Business Administration

· University of Augusta; Human Resource Management


Services Available

  • Private Healing Sessions
  • Energy Medicine Training
  • Weekend Retreats