About Matt Dover: Your Expert Fly Fishing Guide

Matt Dover

Matt Dover, is a seasoned Fly Fishing Guide with over 25 years of experience. Matt is a fly fishing guide on California’s Lower Sacramento and Trinity Rivers. When it comes to enjoying the craft of fly fishing, Matt Dover is a proven name trusted by many fly fishing anglers.

Based out of Redding California, Matt is a true connoisseur of the Lower Sacramento River. He has delighted countless fly fishing enthusiasts with unforgettable adventures.  Matt is no stranger to finding native rainbow trout and steelhead on any of the rivers he guides. While the entire “Lower Sac” offers seemingly endless opportunities, Matt specializes in the waters below Anderson, California.  Below Anderson, solitude and the possibility of landing a trophy steelhead create an irresistible allure for the discerning angler.

Throughout spring, summer, and part of fall, Matt dedicates himself to the Lower Sacramento River. Autumn is a time on the Lower Sacramento River that is like a fly fishing paradise. Cooler temperatures and that sense of fall in the air is amazing. The “Lower Sac” never disappoints. Regardless of the season, this majestic river provides an exceptional angling experience year-round. Matt’s passion for the sport and his extensive knowledge of the river makes him the perfect guide 365 days a year.

During the winter months, Matt’s expertise takes him to the Trinity River in Northern California. Renowned as one of the top destinations for steelhead fly fishing along the west coast. The Trinity River offers an unparalleled opportunity to encounter adult steelhead. Some Trinity River steelhead surpass an impressive 10 pounds. Most Trinity River steelhead range 3 -5 lbs. With Matt as your guide, you can explore the Trinity’s most productive riffles, runs, glides, and pools. The chance of landing the trophy fish of your dreams is a strong possibility.

One of Matt’s greatest strengths is his ability to cater to anglers of all skill levels. Whether you’re a seasoned fly fisher or just starting your journey, Matt’s patience, sense of humor, and extensive historical knowledge of northern California’s fly fishing will ensure a fun and educational day on the water. With Matt by your side, you’ll not only refine your fly fishing technique but also gain a deeper appreciation for the rich fly fishing heritage of this remarkable region.

So, if you’re seeking an exceptional fly fishing adventure on the Lower Sacramento River or the Trinity River, look no further than Matt Dover. Immerse yourself in nature’s beauty, discover the thrill of fly fishing, and create lifelong memories with an expert guide who is dedicated to delivering an unforgettable experience. Contact Matt today to book your next fly fishing adventure!