Professional Licensed Guides

Trevor Manteufel Owner/Outfitter/Head Guide

Trevor brings over 20 years of guiding and outfitting experience to his clients. His background in wildlife and fisheries studies in the Dakotas lead him to western Canada where his passion for guiding waterfowl hunts transformed into all things big game. An avid whitetail and mule deer hunter, Trevor decided to turn another personal hobby into a mission to deliver the same world class hunting experiences to his clients. That’s when he decided to expand Top of the Flyway Outfitters and guide limited spring black bear, mule deer and whitetail hunts. Offering a one on one experience with his clients to ensuring the best possible trophy opportunities in remote Alberta.

Mitchell Gourley Waterfowl Guide

Mitchell has been guiding waterfowl and upland game for over 5 years.  His experience and professionalism is what makes Top of the Flyway a premier destination for all things waterfowl.  He spends most of the year following the migration starting in Alberta and ultimately ending his season in the lower 48 in Arkansas. Aside from being a professional hunting guide Mitchell is also a family man to his wife Carly and doting dad to his daughters Myla & Ava. Checkout the photo gallery to see some of his work as a nature and wildlife photographer.

Tyler Dillman Big Game Guide

Tyler was born and raised in the Peace River region of northern Alberta. As an avid big game hunter himself he brings a wealth of knowledge of the area. His passion for chasing trophy mule deer has made him an awesome addition to the professional guides at Top of the Flyway Outfitters.

Blane Perkins Waterfowl Guide

Blane is an Arkansas native who has been guiding various waterfowl species for fourteen years. Over the last few years Blane shifted his focus from ducks to geese when he came to Top of the Flyway. His passion for hunting began at the  young age of six years old. During the off season Blane is a rice, bean and corn farmer with Perkins Brothers Farm. The local knowledge he has of the land and farms has made him an integral part of the team. When he is not guiding waterfowl Blane enjoys chasing the elusive whitetail, turkey hunting and spending time with his lovely wife Megan. They are expecting their first future Arkansas farmer and “guide in training” summer of 2022!

Chris Gilbert Alberta Big Game Guide

Chris started hunting black bears professionally twenty-six years ago and holds the 2005 APOS award for the largest P&Y Black Bear guided in the province of Alberta.  Hunting the biggest, oldest Bruins in the woods is a true passion of his.  He takes pride in the quality of hunt he delivers as well as the care of your trophy after the hunt.  When it comes to trophy preparation you will not meet anyone more meticulous than Chris. 

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