These items are a suggestion and do not apply to all guests.
Total luggage weight should be around 50 pounds per guest and preferably be packed in soft-sided luggage for float plane.
Cotton or denim pants
- Short-sleeved shirt
- Long-sleeved shirt
- Fleece jacket
- Light-weight down vest or jacket
- Hooded 2-piece raingear
Heavy boot socks
Tennis shoes or casual shoes for after fishing in and around lodge.
Light-weight long underwear
Light weight gloves
Thin stocking cap
Personal toilet articles
Medication, if required, in original bottles
Money for gratuities
What to Bring - Fishing Gear
Spin Fish Equipment (salmon)
6 ½ foot to 9 foot medium rod with matching reel
25 pound test for Kings and 12-14 pound test for other salmon species
Kwikfish (K16), Mag Warts and 7/8 ounce Pixies
6/0 single hooks for Kings, 2/0 for other salmon species
Coil lead with rubber tubing or other variety weightsSay something interesting about your business here.
Fly/Spey Fish Equipment (salmon)
8 foot to 10 foot rod of nine to eleven weight for Kings and seven to eight weight for other salmon species
Two-Handed rods for Kings range from 8 to 10wt. Skagit heads with heavy sink tips are needed to get down in the fast deep water that Kings reside in.
Matching high capacity reel with 30lb test backing for all salmon species.
Single handed rods Floating lines will be primarily used. Fast sink tip or shooting head lines will be used in the early season for Kings
Variety of large flashy streamers, including tube, articulated and traditional patterns.
Fish Equipment (Trout/Grayling)
5 foot to 7 foot ultra-light to light weight spinning rod with matching reel
4 to 8 pound test line
Assorted light spinners, spoons or plugs
7 ½ foot to 10 foot four to six weight fly rod and matching reel
Nine to ten foot 3x and 4x leaders
Egg sucking leeches (#4-8), black and olive sculpin patterns (#2-6), variety of streamers, 6mm and 8mm beads in assorted colors, small glo bugs, variety of small dry flies (#12-16) such as Grizzly Wulffs, Adams, Royal Coachmen, Gnats and Mosquitos. Give customers a reason to do business with you.