Adam Cutthriel is back on the podcast to take us into one of the great steelhead rivers around the world. We discover how he was able to put together one of the only programs in this part of Alaska, in Kodiak. We find out how and why you might want to book a spot with Adam and the FishHound crew. And we also hear about their recent trip to Honduras with Cam, one of his main Guides.
Every time I get Adam on the show, it’s always a good time, good laughs so I’m excited to share this one with you. Here we go.
Fly Fishing Kodiak with Adam Cuthriell. Hit play below!
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Show Notes with Adam Cuthriell
02:20 – We did an episode with David Gravette, a professional skateboarder in episode 407. He told us his story of breaking almost every bone in his body from skating.
06:00 – Adam tells us what the trip looks like starting day 1.
07:20 – Adam tells the story of how they we able to set up a lodge in Kodiak with the help of his friend’s wife who happens to be the President of the Kodiak Native Corporation. He noted Girdwood Brewing Company which his friend started. They make great beer.
12:00 – Steelhead holds a special place in their hearts.
13:20 – They had a new record set this year of catching 38 steelheads in one day.
16:45 – For the last 2 years, it did not matter which flies you use. Everything worked.
22:40 – Bears are everywhere in Kodiak.
26:30 – Trips are sold out this year but if you want to book ahead of time, you can head over to FishHound.com to check in with Adam and see what they have coming next.
26:59 – The Situk is a phenomenal river. Adam talks about why it’s a great fishery.
32:20 – They have 10 full-time guides.
34:00 – Adam tells us about their trip to Honduras.
40:57 – Hobo Spey is Adam’s top fly. For rod, he uses 12-foot 7-wt.
42:00 – Adam is going to Bolivia for Golden Dorados in June.
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