B.P. #005: Matt Heron & Patrick Cuthbert - Fish Guiding, Environmental Education, and Beer

Matt Heron of Heron Fly Fishing talks about his successful career as a fishing guide in the Lake Tahoe region. Matt delves into the core of his programs which include outdoor environmental education for youth ages 15 and younger and corporate team building activities.

Matt’s unique perspective as an angler who grew up near the Adirondacks with a huge breadth of knowledge will leave you asking for more. His insight is especially helpful to any fishing guides looking for different programs to offer.


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Patrick Cuthbert originally attended CSU Stanislaus as a pre-pharmacy student. Fisheries and nature turned out to be his true passion, however, and Patrick switched his focus to Wildlife Biology. A native to Oakdale, CA, Patrick has since worked for Fishbio for 6 years.

Patrick adds a biologists’ perspective to an entirely different region of California in this episode. Join us in learning about habitat restoration efforts in the Stanislaus River, as well as general fisheries issues different regions of California faces, from drought to extinction.


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