What To Pack
Having the proper clothing and equipment is an essential ingredient for a successful trip. We have put together a list that we hope will assist you in preparing for your fly fishing adventure. Having the right gear will make your trip much more enjoyable. If you have any questions on what to bring, please contact us.
Temperatures on the Eagle River may vary from 15-30 Celsius (65-85 Fahrenheit). We don't experience many rainy days but we do have showers and thunder showers from time to time. It's always best to be prepared.
Clothing & Accessories
Long & short sleeved shirts
Long & short pants
Sweater or pullover
Polar fleece jacket or vest for mornings and evenings
Leggings and insulated socks to be worn under waders
Your favorite fly fishing hat
A good quality rain jacket
Suggested Fly fishing rods 9' 8/9 wt medium to fast action / 9' 7 wt fast action
Spey rod (if preferred ) we do however recommend a singled handed rod as well
Reel with an adequate drag system capable of holding 200 yards of 20-lb backing.
Floating weight forward fly line
Felt soled wading boots (no studded soles please)
Fly Fishing vest, chest or fanny pack
Leader material, we recommend a selection of 12 to 15-lb test
Fly boxes with a selection of wet and dry fly's, some of our favorites are shown below tied by a frequent guest, the atlantic salmon guy.