This season marks Matson's 2th year guiding! Growing up in a family immersed in the sport of fly fishing and living next to fabled trout streams like the Roaring Fork in Colorado and the Brule in northern Wisconsin, he has been fly fishing since the age of 4.
Along with his home waters in Montana, Matson has fished throughout the Rockies, in New England, the Upper Midwest, Alaska, New Zealand, Belize, Bahamas, Mexico, British Columbia, and Labrador. Along with being a Sage Ambassador, Matson is also fortunate to be a Clackacraft Drift Boats prostaff member. Recently Matson has been featured in Simms Fishing Products Fall and Winter ad programs in print as well as online.
Matson runs Angler's West with the invaluable help of his wife and life partner, Katherine. Together they are the parents of 3 wonderful children: Sam (18) Sydney (16) and Sawyer (12).
Born and raised on a lake in Northern Idaho, Sean grew up on the water. After graduating college and serving in the military, he moved to Bozeman in the spring of 2000 and started his professional fly-fishing career. Since then he has continued to hone his fly fishing skills both on the water as a guide, and assisting fellow anglers choose the appropriate tackle while in a couple fly shops.
Sean takes advantage of all the great fishing in the area by spending as much personal time on the water as is possible. He can assist you in putting together the right rod and reel combo, choose the perfect fly for your day on the water or guide you on any of the areas many rivers, streams and lakes.
Sharing a lifetime’s worth of accumulated knowledge, experience and enthusiasm for enjoying your day on the water. Sean just recently returned from a winter in Tierra del Fuego where he was the head guide and manager at one of the world's best Sea-run Brown Trout fisheries.
Ask him what it's like to catch a 20+ pound brownie!