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Welcome to Trophy Guide Services! The home of Ryan Tewksbury. Ryan has been guiding hunts on land and under water since 1999.
His career of getting his clients close to giant trophy class animals started after graduating from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, MI. The Sanctuary Ranch offered a start into the world of guiding and his service there led to his entrance into western game hunts with Sierra Grande Outfitters.
In 2007 Ryan ventured into the world of underwater guiding. Teamed up with his friend Eric Billips (an experienced scuba dive master and instructor) the two of them started Florida Fish and Dive Charters. The duo guided several successful hunts on wrecks and reefs from Ft. Myers to the lower Keys.
Ryan's western experience guiding hunts has been primarily in eastern Colorado and old Mexico. After years of service with Sierra Grande, he headed back to whitetail country in south Eastern Iowa with Timberghost Ranch where he has successfully guided several hunts since 2008 including several deer breaching the covented 200" mark.
Ryan had a dream season in January 2009 guiding in Sonora Mexico where he lead his clients to many trophy class Desert Mule deer. One of the deer his clients harvested was a 220" desert mule deer. This deer was one of the largest deer harvested in Mexico in the 2009 season. Check the HUNTING page for photos. This Trophy deer was featured in the pages of Trophy Hunter Magazine and Muley Crazy Magazine.
Ryan also guided several hunts for Squaw Mountain Ranch in 2009, one of which was a 226" whitetail. also check the HUNTING page for photos. This deer won several contest in Texas for its mass as well as its overal size. It is currently displayed in the pages of Texas Trophy Hunter magazine each month.
2010 brought many new adventures for Ryan and his crew. Not only did he again take several clients to record book animals but he also embarqued on a new chapter in his hunting career. In Febuary he filmed his first hunt for his upcoming telivision series "Chasing The Dream" which will begin airing July 7th at 7pm EST on the PURSUIT Channel (608 Direct TV)(DISH as well) and will continue to air every thursday at 7 pm EST for the rest of 2011.
Below are some of the trophies harvested on the show.
The season of filming started out with this Black buck taken by Casey Jancek of Wisconson.
TGS has filmed several episodes over the spring and summer of fishing and spearfishing and in september went to New Mexico to succesfully guide two pronghorn antelope hunts, one of which made the record books.
In late september Ryan headed to Iowa to guide and film a few whitetail hunts where his clients took two big bucks with rifles and two whitetails with a bow.
TGS's then went to Iowa agin in November and helped harvest a 182" white tail.
picture will be added as the dreams become a reality!!
You can call or write Ryan to book a hunt this fall with him.
For more information on booking a hunt with Ryan,or to try to contract him to guide for you in the future, contact him at: