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Matt Heron Fly Fishing

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400 Squaw Creek Rd, Olympic Valley, CA 96146-9778
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Such a fun day!

We had a great day with our guide Dan. He was a great teacher, patient with the kids and knew all... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jw301722
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Truckee, California
If you're thinking of fishing the Truckee, call Matt!

Spent a wonderful afternoon fishing with Matt on the Truckee River! If you're looking for a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chief4490
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Califon, New Jersey
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Matt Heron Fly Fishing is an all inclusive fly fishing school and outfitter in North Lake Tahoe, CA. Our school is widely regarded as one of the best in the country, offering daily classes on our private stocked ponds, spring through fall. Our year round outfitter is based out of Truckee CA, and provides trips on the Truckee River, Little Truckee River and Sawmill Lake. We also have access to many other creeks and lakes, as well as private water options. During the winter, we host trips to some of the worlds finest saltwater destinations and lodges. Next time you're in Tahoe, let our talented team of experienced guides and instructors show you an amazing experience on the water!
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400 Squaw Creek Rd, Olympic Valley, CA 96146-9778
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great day with our guide Dan. He was a great teacher, patient with the kids and knew all the good fishing spots! This was such a fun day and the 4 hour block was perfect for the kids keeping them engaged.

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Matt H, Owner at Matt Heron Fly Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Jennifer, Thank you for the great review about Dan! So glad you guys enjoyed your time and I hope we can get you set up again down the road. Keep in touch. Matt

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a wonderful afternoon fishing with Matt on the Truckee River! If you're looking for a conscientious, hardworking, fun guide, Matt's the guide you need. I had a terrific afternoon, hooked up with some beautiful trout, and learned quite a bit from Matt. The Truckee...More

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Matt H, Owner at Matt Heron Fly Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It was a pleasure to get you out this past week and thank you for the great review! Congrats on your first tight line fish at dark and I'll keep you in the loop if I ever make it over the pond. Thanks again. Matt

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

I'm an avid angler who loves to fly fish. I've experienced many guides over the years and value the relationship and wisdom of each one. Matt Heron is definitely one of those top level guides that I look forward to getting to know. Its clear...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Matt took my 9 yr son out on the Truckee on a warm February day and we crushed it! He was very professional and polite, especially with my son. I would definitely recommend.

Thank Matthew C
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Matt H, Owner at Matt Heron Fly Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Matt, It was a pleasure to get you guys on the river last month. I'd love to make it happen next time you're in town. Your little guy is quite the future fly fisher. Keep in touch and thanks for the post! Matt

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

We had a great time with Matt. One of the guys in the group was a newbie and Matt taught him nymphing 101 in the first 20 minutes. Five minutes later he had a fish on and in the net. Even though the weather was...More

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Matt H, Owner at Matt Heron Fly Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Luke, I appreciate you taking the time to post last month, thank you so much. My guys and I had a blast with your group and please keep in touch next time you're making the drive through 80. I wish you continued success with your...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Great intro lesson on the golf course and ponds at Squaw Creek. Caught lots of fish and tossed em back after snapping a pix of course. Matt was fun and patient with myself and another woman, we both loved it and were quickly scheming another...More

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Matt H, Owner at Matt Heron Fly Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thanks for the great review and fishing with us this season! I hope next time I can get you on the river. Keep in touch next time you're in town. Matt

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Wow - I just got back from 3 days on the Truckee and Little Truckee with Matt and I couldn't be happier. I have fly fished extensively throughout the Western United States and two things about this trip stuck out with me: I can't believe...More

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Matt H, Owner at Matt Heron Fly Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Rob, I'm a little late to the party but thank you so much for your post a while back. It was so much fun getting you out on the water a bunch this fall. Your post is much appreciated, thank you again. We'll get that...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Brendan was referred by Matt Heron, and we visited a private ranch near Markleeville. It was a fabulous day; we caught 7 fish and got tugs from many more. Brendan is a top notch guide. We would definitely use him again, and also return to...More

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Matt H, Owner at Matt Heron Fly Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thanks so much for the review about Brendan this fall. I knew you'd have a great trip with him down south! If you ever want to make it out again keep me in the loop. Matt

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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Matt took myself and a friend on the truckee river. Newbie fly fishers. Matt had great patience and gave great lessons. Got us on nice fish and we had a great time!

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Matt H, Owner at Matt Heron Fly Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Rob, Thanks so much for the post, it was great to get you guys out this fall. I hope we can do it again and keep in touch! Matt

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

One of my best experiences fly fishing. Matt is really passionate and super positive. He was supportive about every aspect - casting, landing fish, missing fish, you name it. Just made the entire day fun. He is also a great teacher. He has great knowledge...More

Thank Dave P
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Matt H, Owner at Matt Heron Fly Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Dave, It was great to get you on the water this fall. I can't tell you how much I appreciate you taking the time to post. Can't wait for round two! Matt

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