Nominations sought for Wilmot (Wiggie) Robinson Legendary Maine Guide Award

Registered Maine Guides are experienced and passionate outdoors men and women and each year the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife recognizes a member of the guiding community with the Wilmot (Wiggie) Robinson Legendary Guide Award.

Criteria for this prestigious award is as follows:

  • Must meet a 20-year anniversary as a Registered Maine Guide. Active guide for 10 years
  • Passes a criminal background check. Law abiding citizen with no arrests for committing a crime related to: human injury, gun laws or major hunting or fishing violations for 20 years.
  • Volunteer community service. Providing education about safety and survival in the Maine woods. Introducing and educating youth about the importance of the ecosystem found in the State of Maine.
  • Active on boards or committees that enhances and promotes the importance of Maine’s outdoor resources, ie: youth programs, scout leader, conservation education, safety instructor, search and rescue volunteer, active in Fish and Game club(s), guide license examiner, etc.

This award will be presented to the recipient at the annual Maine Professional Guides Association banquet in the spring of 2024. 

If you know a deserving Registered Maine Guide, please complete and submit a nomination by Feb. 17, 2024. You can download the nomination packet or submit a nomination online.

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