Hello & thank you for your interest in our Guide Operation! Our operation takes pride in providing a grand adventure for people looking to hunt on Kodiak Island! While many of you may be looking for a specific bucket-list hunt, I find that many people these days want to get away, un-plug, & perhaps reset. Some people want to “do something hard”. What ever it may be that brings you to our camp, we can help you achieve your goals.
My background as a guide started in 2002 fresh out of high school from the Midwest & seeking adventure on Kodiak Island. I was blessed to have first visited Kodiak Island at the age of eleven. My Uncle (LCDR Robin Starrett) was stationed there with the United States Coast Guard flying HH-60 Jayhawks. The seeds were planted while hunting & fishing with my uncle and cousins before moving to the Island in 2002.
I was hired as a greenhorn packer for Mountain Goat, Sitka Blacktail Deer & Brown Bear. I began working at a taxidermy shop to better understand proper hide / trophy care for my hunters. I wanted to soak up all the knowledge I could for Kodiak & over time expanded my experience throughout the state guiding hunters for moose, sheep, caribou, & grizzly bears. Visiting many of the top outfitter's lodges, cabins & tent camps. I was able to see what worked & what didn't, what clients were pleased with & what they weren't.
Throughout many years of going to several outdoor shows, I’ve developed many great relationships with amazing outfitters throughout the world. Taking the opportunity to go visit when invited & experience their camps guiding hunters & occasionally hunting for myself. These opportunities have greatly expanded my knowledge as a guide and outfitter.
Since 2008 Kramer's Kodiak Guide Service, has taken pride in offering the highest of quality mountain hunting adventures in search of Mountain Goat, Sitka Black-Tail Deer, and Brown Bear.
Thank you for your time & we look forward to sharing an adventure with you!
- Cole Kramer / Owner