Minimum Equipment List:
Chest Waders — Sock or Stockingfoot foot
Wading Boots — felt sole, ask to make sure they are sized to use with Sock or Stockingfoot Waders, make sure they are.
Fly Rod — the standards are: 9 feet long, 6 weight (line weight), medium fast action or 9 feet long, 5 weight (line weight),
medium fast action.
Fly Reel — to match line weight (need backing, fly line, tapered leader, & tippet rigged in this order).
Backing — 20 to 30 lb test, 100 to 200 yards of it.
Fly Line — Floating Weight Forward or Floating Double taper, line weight to match Fly Rod.
Tapered Leaders — 71/2 and/or 9 feet long. Always should match Tippet or be one size Larger
(i.e. with a 3X Tippet you should use a 3X or 2X Tapered Leader). The bigger the Number the lower the
pound test. 2 of each to match Tippet.
Tippets — 3X, 4X, 5X, 1 spool each.
Fly Fishing Vest or Chest Pack
Multi—Tool — small and cheep, like at Wal-Mart for $5, you will loose it eventually so don't spend much money on it.
You use it to de-barb hooks mainly.
Polarized Sunglasses — protects your eyes from getting hooked and also from the sun while fishing.
Retractor (Zinger) — 2 or 3, used to hang nippers and multi tool for ready use.
Dry Fly Floatant
Indicators — 6 to 12 of them, you will loose these too.
Knot tying tool — for nail knots, etc.
Please ask anyone of us to help you find the best deal on the major equipment such as rods, reels, wader, boots, and fly line.
We are ALWAYS looking for a good deal locally or online. Cabela's (www.cabelas.com) has some excellent rods and rod/reel combos at
very reasonable prices. We have had very good results and highly recommend Cabela's Brand equipment.