Our guides

Capt. Matt Miles

Orvis Endorsed

Matt grew up in Lynchburg, Virginia and started fly fishing in 1993. In 1996, after graduating from high school, he moved to Colorado to live out his dream of becoming a fly fishing guide.  In 2003 Matt decided to move back to Lynchburg to guide his home waters. Matt’s passion is guiding, teaching, and being on the water. Matt has over 20 years of experience guiding beginners to advanced anglers.

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Mike Rennie

Mike Rennie was born and raised in central virginia. He grew up fishing local waters with his father who gifted him with his first fly rod at an early age. Over the years, Mike made it a goal to fish many destination waters not only in the United States but also throughout Brazil and Belize. Mike met Matt as a client where they quickly became friends while fishing for trout on the Jackson River. Mike began working under Matt soon after and enjoys fishing for smallmouth, trout, and musky.

EXPERT FISHING GUIDE
"This was my 1st time fly-fishing for Smallmouth Bass. Matt is a great teacher and took the time to go over some techniques to assure I caught the most fish."
TomB2018 | Perry Hall, MD
BEST FLY FISHING GUIDE!
"I highly recommend hiring Matt as a fly fishing guide. He’s very knowledgeable, patient (no matter how many times you snag or tangle), encouraging, has a passion for teaching others."
CCARPENTER | Richmond, VA
WELL-EXPERIENCE / WELL-MANNERED / WELL-PREPARED GUIDE
"Matt Miles knows how to prepare for a fishing trip! He observes the river conditions and will make changes to original plans if necessary in order to give his customers the best opportunity to catch fish. His friendliness and courtesy is matched by his knowledge and skill."
G4CE | Saluda, SC
AWESOME SERVICE, KNOWLEDGE, AND PERSONALITY!
"I fish with guides all over the country. Occasionally I run a cross a true professsioanl who knows how to customize guide trip s based on his client's needs. I'm new to fly fishing, but feel very competent after picking up tips from Matt."
Steve | Northern VA
BOOK A TRIP WITH MATT ASAP
"Matt Miles has guided me three full-day trout trips now, and each has been super fun, educational, and fish-filled. Matt really knows the Virginia waters..."
R Odom | Richmond, VA