Matt grew up in Western New York on the banks of the mighty Niagara. A third generation guide he was destined to be involved in the outdoor sports. His passion for the sport was fueled by the amazing fishing community and the monstrous fish that call it's waters home. Matt has worked as a fly fishing instructor, full time fishing guide and as a manager of a fly shop. Recognized as an excellent fly tier, Matt is a member of the Flymen Fishing Company Pro Staff, makers of the "nymph heads, fish skulls, and sculpin helmets" to name a few. He is also with the Rob's Realistics pro staff. He has contributed to a variety of fishing publications and is a regular volunteer for a number of charity organizations including his current venture with Project Healing Waters. Matt works in the store at the Hungry Trout on the Ausable river system in New York and is a member of their Guide Staff. Matt is an Army National Guardsman who has served for over twelve years and counting and has deployed in support of several efforts to thwart terrorism including a tour in Afghanistan.
Matt can be contacted through email at email@example.com
He can also be reached by phone at (716) 531-8329