Matt Heron Fly Fishing is an all-inclusive fly fishing school and outfitter located just minutes from Lake Tahoe. The home base for Matt's school is at the 5 star, 4 diamond, Resort at Squaw Creek, California's number one all season resort.Before you visit Olympic Valley, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
Matt's program highlights include...
- A wide selection of daily classes for all ability levels.
- Two private, stocked ponds with beautiful rainbow trout.
- The Fly Fishing Discovery Center, Tahoe's only fly fishing education facility.
- The most amazing outdoor classroom in the world, with 360 degree views of Squaw Valley, home of the 1960 Winter Olympics.
- Full and half day guide trips, on the Truckee and Little Truckee Rivers, along with two private water options.
- On The Water Clinics, focusing on every aspect of still, and moving water fly fishing techniques.
- Creek Creatures; A one of a kind interactive kids education program.
- International hosted travel; ask about this year's trip to Belize!
- A full line up of loaner and rental gear for the DIY angler visiting Tahoe.
- All classes and trips are catch and release, using single barbless hooks.
Matt's program is one of the most sought after fly fishing schools in the country, having taught over 3,500 students from all over the world.
Matt Heron Fly Fishing reviews
Had a memorable experience with fly fishing guide Dan LeCount. I am a newby (one year plus) and had never caught a trout previously. On July 7th during three hours with Dan I caught five rainbows.... more »
My daughter and I had a great time and learned a lot in our beginner class with instructor Sam! He’s a patient and skilled instructor, and I will absolutely be recommending this class, and Sam, to... more »
Matt took my wife and I out when we were on vacation in Tahoe in 2015. We had never been fly fishing before and we had an absolute blast! He taught us the basics and had us catching trout in no time. Highly, HIGHLY recommend!
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