nathan theriault

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Nathan Theriault, founder of OMM in 2003, is fueled by his lifelong passion for hunting. A private pilot with a captain’s license and a business degree, he embarked on a mission to establish a company that would rank among the nation’s finest. His unwavering commitment to detail, integrity, honesty, and excellence has shaped OMM into what it is today. 

Over the past two decades, Nathan has garnered recognition from industry giants such as the Cabela’s family, Swarovski, Kuiu, FoxPro and Browning—just to name a few. Whether through articles in leading magazines, appearances on national television, or personal interactions, Nathan exemplifies professionalism. While still involved in guiding activities, his primary focus now lies in managing business operations and fostering client relationships.

Ken Mayo

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Ken “Kenny” Mayo has immersed himself in the woods and the art of hunting for his entire life. Armed with a biology degree, his expertise as an outdoorsman is significantly enhanced. Known for his amiable personality, he is a favorite among all who know him. As a co-founder of OMM, he has been an integral part of the team since its inception. 

Together with Nathan, he has dedicated his guiding career to Aroostook County, specializing in the pursuit of giant bears and moose. Kenny’s infectious enthusiasm leaves a lasting impression on all who encounter him. His clients return time and again to bask in his company and the leadership of the OMM team. With a firm foundation in faith, he embodies integrity and is a person one is unlikely to forget.

bryce morrison

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Bryce “Spicy” Morrison, a diligent Maine guide, plays a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless day-to-day operations of OMM. With years of experience under his belt, he continuously seeks ways to enhance his guiding skills. Bryce’s adeptness in client relations is unparalleled, and he actively contributes to various facets of OMM’s legendary bull pursuits. Additionally, he serves as OMM’s chief photographer, capturing striking images of numerous bulls. Bryce’s dedication is evident as he tirelessly traverses miles on foot, scouring the terrain for the iconic bull’s sheds, piecing together compelling narratives for the best possible outcome.

Chris Richards

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Christopher Richards, a native of Maine, was fortunate to grow up in a hunting family, deeply rooted in both his maternal and paternal lineages. A devoted Christian, husband, and father of two daughters, his passion for guiding and moose hunting was nurtured from a young age under the mentorship of his father “Wild Bill” and late Uncle John.

With over a decade of guiding experience, Chris joined Team OMM in 2020, bringing his commitment to excellence. He emphasizes “making every second count,” leaving no stone unturned to ensure hunters have a fruitful experience. Outside of guiding, Chris hosts the Moose Hunt Podcast and serves as the Director of Admissions at the University of Maine. He holds degrees in Biology and Business Administration, pursuing a Ph.D. His favorite rifle caliber is the 375 Holland & Holland Magnum. Chris’s top recommendation for moose hunting is thorough preparation, investing in quality gear, practicing shooting techniques, and prioritizing personal health and fitness for long-term benefits beyond the hunt. His favorite quote is John 3:16.

tom Hamilton

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Tom “Tommy” Hamilton, hailing from a lineage deeply entrenched in the outdoors, had a profound moment of clarity during the 9/11 tragedy of 2001. Recognizing the fleeting nature of time spent in unfulfilling factory jobs, he swiftly redirected his path towards his lifelong passion. In the winter of 2002, he embarked on the journey to obtain his guide license, marking the beginning of a remarkable odyssey. 

Now, with 21 seasons of guiding experience, Tommy has honed his skills to become a seasoned expert in the pursuit of trophy big game animals. Renowned for his ability to lead clients to the harvest of multiple legendary bulls, his dedication extends beyond the hunt. Tommy is committed to enriching his clients’ experiences by sharing his profound knowledge of Maine’s diverse landscapes and natural wonders.

erik Poland

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Erik Poland’s upbringing in Western Maine immersed him in a rich hunting and fishing legacy fostered by both sides of his family. Throughout his childhood, he shadowed his grandfather, father, and uncles, exploring Maine’s woods and waters. Erik attributes much of his success as a hunter, angler, and guide to this formative mentorship. He takes immense pride in offering clients a positive, joyful, and fulfilling outdoor experience.

Registered as a guide since 2021 and a member of OMM since 2022, Erik’s passion for the outdoors extends beyond his guiding duties. He also serves as a Fire Captain and Paramedic in Southern Maine. In his rare moments of downtime, he cherishes quality time at his mountain home with his wife and two black labs.

Dubbed the “pride of Richardson Lake” by his OMM colleague Christopher Richards, Erik holds the Maine State Record for the largest lake trout ever caught—an achievement that speaks volumes about his expertise and dedication to his craft.

Dana Burr Valleau

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Dana was born in Bangor, Maine, and raised in Orono, Maine, where he developed a passion for fishing and bird dog training from a young age. He holds a degree in Wildlife Management from the University of Maine and obtained his Juris Doctorate from the same institution in 1990. Following his education, Dana relocated to Greenville, Maine, where he worked as a raft guide for Eastern River Expeditions. He earned various Maine guide licenses, including whitewater guiding, fishing, recreation, and hunting. Throughout his career, Dana has worked with organizations such as the Atlantic Sea-run Salmon Commission, the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, and an engineering firm until 2022. Initially, guiding was a part-time pursuit, but in 2022, Dana transitioned to full-time guiding, dedicating himself entirely to exploring Maine’s waters and forests. He joined the OMM team in 2019, initially guiding moose hunts before also becoming part of the bear crew in 2022.

Brandon Angel

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Meet Brandon Angell, a seasoned hunting and fishing guide with over 10 years of professional experience exploring diverse landscapes and pursuing various species. From the woods and waters of Maine to the prairies of Canada, Brandon’s contagious passion for the outdoors is matched by his skills, spanning from understanding animal behavior to adept navigation of diverse terrains.

What distinguishes Brandon is his unwavering dedication to sharing the joy of the outdoors with others. For him, each expedition is more than just a hunt; it’s a shared experience that forges lasting memories. Clients don’t merely leave with a successful adventure; they depart with a newfound appreciation for the wilderness’s beauty and a shared passion for the great outdoors. With Brandon, it’s about the journey, camaraderie, and the sheer joy of being immersed in nature.

Matthew Maloney

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Matthew Maloney is not just an insurance agency owner; his passion extends far beyond the office. A true Mainer, born and raised, Matthew’s love for the outdoors and hunting was ingrained in him from an early age. Growing up in a family deeply rooted in the hunting tradition, he developed a profound appreciation for the wildlife and natural beauty of his home state. Eager to share his outdoor passion, Matthew became a registered Maine hunting and fishing guide, specializing in moose hunting.

Years of experience have honed Matthew into an expert tracker, adept at understanding movement patterns and deciphering the behaviors of majestic creatures. His expertise makes him a sought-after guide among hunting enthusiasts. Matthew’s personal and professional journey has crafted him into a multifaceted individual—knowledgeable, dedicated, and compassionate. Whether navigating the North Maine Woods, skillfully tracking a moose, or assisting clients with insurance complexities, Matthew’s commitment to excellence remains unwavering.

Additional Thanks

We extend our sincere appreciation to many others who make up our team. To our dedicated part-time guides: Your expertise and passion elevate every hunting experience. We deeply thank the staff at Eagle Lake Sporting Camps, The Eagle Lake Inn, and Dean’s Lodge for their commitment to guest satisfaction. Additionally, we applaud the team at Eagle Lake Wild Game Processing for their skill in transforming hunts into culinary delights. Your contributions are truly indispensable to OMM Outfitters’ success. Thank you immensely for all that you do.