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What to bring

To ensure you are comfortable and prepared for your fishing adventure, we have compiled a list of things you should bring along. This is a complete list for both steelhead backroads camp and lodge adventures.

  • checkA quality fly vest or waist pack suitable to pack daily fishing/rain gear.
  • checkA quality 50+ liter backpack, containing all your clothing and fishing gear. Not to exceed 50 pounds.
  • checkA lightweight rain jacket.
  • checkTravel pillow for camp
  • checkClothing designed for “layering”. Lightweight warm underwear and thermal socks for under waders. 6) A pair of lightweight chest waders suitable for active wear (we prefer Gore-tex).
  • checkA pair of felt soled wading boots in good condition. Gravel guards necessary.
  • checkA lightweight flashlight with spare batteries and a lighter.
  • checkA good hook file.
  • checkA multi use tool (including pocket knife) such as leatherman or similar pliers for releasing fish.
  • checkAn 8/9 weight rod/reel for Steelhead, perhaps a lighter rod such as a 5/6 weight for trout.
  • checkSpare rod.
  • checkOne sinking shooting head (optional).
  • checkPolarized sunglasses.
  • checkBB shot .
  • checkA good selection of flies, broadly assorted by color (blue, purple and black being the favorites), weight and style (especially leeches)…in both wet and dry (always bring at least 1 large dry fly. such as a bomber).
  • checkGloves, one pair for hiking, one pair for fishing.
  • checkCamera…preferably waterproof (digital).
  • checkA pair of lightweight hiking boots or shoes.
  • checkA towel and toiletries for a week.
  • checkAlcoholic beverages (beer, wine, etc) for one week.
  • checkFavorite hat preferably rain proof.
  • checkA combination of sinking and floating lines. Changeable tip systems work quite well for variation.
  • checkA USB External flash drive to take our photos home with you

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Toll free 1-866-578-8552 or 1-250-638-0021 Westcoast Fishing Adventures operates in a World Class fishing destination, with 20+ years of guiding experience on the Skeena, Nass & Kitimat Rivers and nearly all the remote Salmon & Steelhead systems of beautiful Northwest BC.