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Please call Sweetwater Fly Shop at 406.222.9393 and speak with Dan Gigone or email dan@sweetwaterflyshop.com. The fly shop has  extensive experience at the Copper River Lodge and can answer any questions relating to equipment needed. Get 10% off when ordering gear!  As thank you for your business, Sweetwater Travel Company will pay 10% of your final bill for any gear purchased for this trip.


Documents

___Airline tickets
___Travelers checks or cash
___Copy of travelers check numbers

Clothing

___Winter hat
___Fishing hat/Visor
___Undershirt/Undershorts
___Light and heavy wt long underwear - top & bottom
___Heavy wt fleece jacket/pullover
___Light-heavy wt socks - Several pair. No cotton.
___Waterproof jacket with hood
___Gore-Tex waders
___Wading socks
___Wading belt
___Wading boots - no studs
___Casual long/short sleeved shirts, pants
___Belt

 

Accessories

___Waterproof Bag - Large enough to carry gear for the day
___Polarized sunglasses
___Bandana or The Buff
___Camera, Batteries
___Sun Screen SPF 25+
___Lip Balm
___Reading material - books, magazine, etc
___Reading glasses
___Insect repellent
___Toiletries
___Prescription medications___Bug head net (optional)
___Headlamp


Fishing gear

___Fly Rods - 5/6 wt (trout), 8/9 wt (salmon) July only
___Fly reels - make sure to match well with rods
___Spare spools (optional)
___Fly lines - floating line trout & salmon
___Tapered leaders 9 ft 1X - at least 3
___Tippet spools - 0X, 1X, & 2X (optional)
___Fly boxes
___Flies - if you want to try your own
___Fly floatant (optional)
___Strike indicators (optional)
___Clippers/Snippers
___Pliers/Hemostats
___Fishing pack/vest
___Split shot size B & BB (optional)
___Tape measure (optional)