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Join guide and instructor Matt Heron and his talented team in Truckee, California this summer for their fly fishing schools.  Matt’s primary focus is education and guiding, and his classes and trips are great for everyone from families wanting to get their hands wet in fly fishing to expert anglers wanting to land a Truckee River fly fishing trophy.  For 2020, Matt is offering two schools: the Truckee Trout School, and a Subsurface School.  Please call for more information, including detailed itineraries of each school.

 


Truckee Trout School

Already regarded as one of the top schools in the country, this A-Z program will cover all aspects of any aspiring trout angler could possibly want to cover in three uniquely different fishing venues.  Day one will start with an outdoor, classroom style lesson plan covering an introduction to gear, knots, rigging and a beginner’s guide to aquatic entomology.  We’ll finish with formal casting lessons and guided fishing on our private, stocked ponds.  We’ll follow up day one with a day on the famous Truckee River in Lake Tahoe. Here students will learn about all aspects of indicator fishing, tight lining, streamer fishing, live bug sampling and more.  On day three, school will conclude on the banks of the Little Truckee River, the regions local tailwater. Here students will be versed on all things dry fly including dry dropper techniques and fighting big fish on light tippet and small flies.

Available 2020 Dates:
June 21 – 25
July 12 – 16

Rate:
$1,769 per person for a 4 night/3 day package

Capacity:
6 students

Travel Information:
The schools take place in Truckee, CA.  Guests coming from afar should plan to fly to Reno, NV, and then rent a vehicle.

Included:
Four nights lodging, three days guided fly fishing education, casting and fishing instruction, breakfasts and lunches each day, all necessary equipment.

Not Included:
Airfare, rental vehicle, dinners, gratuities, and fishing license.

Recommended Tackle:
Fly Water Favorite All-Purpose Trout Setup:

 


 

Contact Jesse at (800) 552-2729 for more information.

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Subsurface School

Did you know that up to 90% of a trout’s diet can be subsurface? Join the team at Matt Heron Fly Fishing for a comprehensive, four-day nymphing clinic.  This four day, five night Subsurface School will cover every detail about fishing two of the most effective methods out there, indicator fishing and Euro Style Nymphing (ESN).  We’ll give you skills and tools needed to effectively cover all water types using both techniques on the famous Truckee River in Lake Tahoe, California.  The Truckee, famous for its large, hard fighting wild trout and is a nymph fisherman’s dream.  The Truckee is your classic western freestone consisting of riffles, runs, pools and tailouts, not to mention endless miles of pocket water, perfect for tight line style fishing.

Available 2020 Dates:
May 24 – 29
June 14 – 19

Rate:
$2,259 per person for a 5 night/4 day package

Capacity:
6 students

Travel Information:
The schools take place in Truckee, CA.  Guests coming from afar should plan to fly to Reno, NV, and then rent a vehicle.

Included:
Five nights lodging, four days guided fly fishing education, casting and fishing instruction, breakfasts and lunches each day, all necessary equipment.

Not Included:
Airfare, rental vehicle, dinners, gratuities, and fishing license.

Recommended Tackle:
Fly Water Favorite Indicator Nymphing Setup:

Fly Water Favorite Euro Style Nymphing Setup: