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SpotLight on Business: Cooperstown NY - Bill Swiac

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Bill Swiac is an independent business owner in Cooperstown New York running an Outdoor Guide Service. He offers camping, hunting, and fishing outings for all levels of experience. He specializes in Upland Game Bird Hunting as well as Fly Fishing. Bill is Region 3 Director for the New York State Outdoor Guides Association and the President of the Mid-Hudson Ruffed Grouse Society. He is organizing the first annual hunting event in conjunction with the DEP, RGS, and Wounded Warrior Project in the Cooperstown area.

The guiding profession has a very long, rich and colorful history in New York State. Since the early 1800's, guides have been providing safe and comfortable travel to remote regions of the state. Legendary guides such as Orson "Old Mountain" Phelps, Mitchell Sabatis and John Cheney practiced their trade in the Adirondacks and are recognized as the forefathers of today's professional licensed New York State guides. Source