The musky is often referred to as “the fish of 10,000 casts” but a guided trip with Matt will improve your odds. They’re present in the New, Clinch, James, Shenandoah and Holston Rivers in Virginia….Read more
The best striper fishing occurs each spring when they move from the ocean and Chesapeake Bay to spawn in the freshwater reaches of tidal rivers. Landlocked stripers migrate up tributary rivers of larger reservoirs to…Read more
Smallmouth Bass inhabit many of Virginia’s rivers and are, pound-for-pound, one of hardest fighting freshwater fish to be caught on a fly rod. Smallmouth weigh between 1 and 5 pounds, on average, and can exceed…Read more
Float trips are run out of a Boulder Boat Works drift boat. A drift boat offers both comfort and an easy platform for casting.Read more
With over over 2,800 miles of trout streams, Virginia offers a wide range of fly fishing opportunities. Brook trout, the only trout species native to Virginia, account for 80 percent of the wild trout in…Read more
Experience Virginia’s Finest Fly Water
Matt offers guided trips to a multitude of public water destinations in Central and Western Virginia. The variety of water he represents allows him to put you on the hottest action in Virginia. Most of his guiding is done out of a Boulder Boat Works drift boat, but he still guides wade trips fishing for trout upon client request. Trips are run on the New, Jackson, Roanoke/Staunton, Maury and James Rivers. Matt guides for trout, smallmouth and freshwater stripers.
As fly fishing is his passion, Matt is comfortable guiding all levels of fisherman, from beginner to expert level. Seeing his clients learn new techniques or experiencing catching a new species on a fly gives him gratification and reconfirms his love for the sport.