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FISHING EQUIPMENT

Although we supply a full range of equipment, many anglers prefer to bring their own fishing equipment. We have prepared the following information to help assist you.

CHEST WADERS

Chest waders are required for all salmon, steelhead, and trout trips. We recommend bringing your own but if you don’t have a pair, no worries, a pair can be provided we just need to know your size.

 

FLY FISHING - SALMON & STEELHEAD

  • Rods: single & double handed 7-9 wt with large arbor reels

  • Backing 200 yards, 100ft running line, 500-600g Skagit Head

  • Variety of 15' sink tips (L/M/H) and fluorocarbon tippet 15-20lb

  • Flies: Weighted & un-weighted & a variety of colours

  • Flies: Popsicles, intruders, leech, prawn & squid like imitations

FLY FISHING - TROUT & CHAR

  • Single handed 5-6 wt rod & reels with 50-100 yards of backing

  • Floating and full sink lines of 6-9ips are recommended

  • Variety of 9-12' sink tips (L/M/H) & fluorocarbon tippet 6-12lbs

  • Flies: Leeches, wooly buggers, scuds, dragon fly nymphs 

  • Muddler minnows, caddis fly, intruders and Chironomids 

 

FLOAT & DRIFT FISHING

  • 10-11 ft rods 10-20lbs for steelhead/coho & 25-40lbs for chinook

  • Quality reel w/ 20lb test steelhead/coho & 30-40lb for chinook

  • Florocarbon leader 15-20lb steelhead/coho & 20-30lb chinook

  • 25g-35g floats & gamakatsu octopus hooks 2/0 4/0 6/0

  • Beads, wool, maribou jigs, pink worms, & gooey bobs

CASTING SPINNERS & JIGS

  • Spinning or bait cast style rod/reel 6.5-7ft

  • Quality reel with 15-20lb test

  • Maribou jigs in size 3/8 & 1/2oz in a variety of colors

  • Spinners and spoon 1/4-3/4oz and variety of colors

  • Blue fox vibrax spinners size 4 & 5 in blue & pink

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