Episode 60: Glenn Flutie – Pursuit of Excellence
Glenn Flutie is one of our sports greatest fisherman with accolades few have. He won the prestigious Fall Fly Invitational Bonefish tournament when he was 16. His passion for them was relentless and when he found his footing with Tarpon, he became an obsessive predator. He would eventually win an unprecedented five Gold Cup Tarpon tournaments in five years.
He was a prodigy, born with fisherman’s blood. His father was an offshore Captain, but sea sickness kept Glenn in the bonefish’s shallow water. Raised in the fishing capital of the world, Islamorada, he chased fish every day. With a fly rod in his locker for quick access he’d often be found casting to tailing bonefish instead of attending class. His friends, Timmy Klein and Craig Brewer, too were on the water daily and became iconic guides.
On todays podcast, Glenn walks us through a gifted life of living on an island and chasing the greatest game fish in the world, his tarpon mentor Harry Spear, and his methodology on being one of the greatest tarpon anglers of all time.