Season 3, Episode 90

#090 - Fish, Water People – Curtis Knight, Exec Director –

Episode Show Notes

Published June 26th, 2019


On this special episode of The Barbless Fly Fishing Podcast we come to you from Fall River Mills, Ca. on the eve of the 2019 5 Rivers Challenge hosted by the Clearwater Lodge and CalTrout.

Curtis Knight, Executive Director of California Trout joins us to discuss CalTrout’s charter, some cool projects that are in flight, dam removals, hatcheries and also gives us an update on the Yolo Bypass project, see our “Raising Salmon in Rice Fields” episode for more.

About Our Guest (via

Curtis has worked for CalTrout since 2000. His passion for all things water led him to pursue a masters degree in Fisheries from Utah State University. His first job out of graduate school was with the The Nature Conservancy living and working at the McCloud River Preserve where in between hatches he successfully finished his thesis. When he is not canvasing California for CalTrout, he lives in Mt. Shasta with his wife Amy and their two daughters Greta and Isabel.

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