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Recommended Equipment

We have assembled this handy fly fishing gear list which includes all of the primary items that you should bring along to make your trip as productive, enjoyable and comfortable as possible. Included on the list are fly fishing equipment, clothing items and other various necessitites that will help you make the most of your time on the water. If you have any questions, please let us know. If you don't have fly fishing equipment, we can outfit you with a setup of your own for purchase or if you don't fish very often, we have a full inventory of rental gear to set you up with. Here are the primary items we recommend you bring:

Local Streams

  • 8 ft. to 9 ft. 4 or 5 wt. Rod, with reel and floating line to match (rental available, included in trips listed as with all necessary equipment)
  • Breatheable Waders (rental available, included in trips listed as with all necessary equipment)
  • Felt soled or studded wading boots (for the Middle Provo and several of our local waters,
    studded boots are very helpful) (rental available, included in trips listed as with all necessary equipment)
  • Capilene®, Regulator® or other synthetic long underwear for use under waders (not absolutely necessary, but will make you much more comfortable) (heavier weight in winter lightweight in summer, lightweight pants or shorts can be worn in summer)
  • Polarized sunglasses most ideal, but at least sunglasses of some type
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip balm
  • Waterproof rain jacket (breatheable fabrics are most comfortable)
  • Hat with visor for sun protection
  • Camera

Other items for warm weather, summer fishing:

  • Insect repellant
  • Lightweight quick drying shirts and pants/shorts
  • Buzz Off Insect repelling clothing
  • Rain pants if you arenít wearing waders
  • For wet wading neoprene guard socks or wading sock with gravel guards

Other items that can make cold weather, winter, early spring, late fall fishing more comfortable:

  • Fingerless Gloves
  • Fleece jackets and pants
  • Insulated hats such as fleece or wool
  • Insulated heavier weight socks
  • Bootfoot waders

For guide trips the following is provided, but can be helpful if you are separated from your guide. If you are fishing on your own, you will need this stuff.

  • 3x-7x tippet
  • 7.5 ft. and/or 9 ft. 4x-6x leaders
  • Split shot
  • Strike indicators
  • Floatant
  • Forceps
  • Nippers or line clippers

The Green River

The following items are basic items we recommend you bring:

  • 9 ft. 5 or 6wt. Rod. with reel and floating line to match
  • Breatheable Waders in spring, fall winter (rental available)
  • Felt soled wading boots (studded boots can damage drift boats and many guides
    will not allow them) (rental available)
  • Capilene, regulator or other synthetic long underwear for use under waders
    (heavier weight in winter lightweight in summer)
  • Polarized sunglasses
  • Sunscreen, lip balm
  • Waterproof rain jacket (breatheable fabrics are most comfortable)
  • Hat with visor for sun protection
  • Camera and film

Other items for warm weather, summer fishing:

  • River sandals or wading sandals
  • Guard socks or wading socks with gravel guards can be used
  • Lightweight quick drying shirts and pants/shorts
  • Rain pants if you arenít wearing waders
  • Buzz Off Insect repelling clothing
  • Insect repellant

Other items that can make cold weather, winter, early spring, late fall fishing more comfortable:

  • Fingerless Gloves
  • Fleece jackets and pants
  • Insulated hats such as fleece or wool
  • Insulated heavier weight socks
  • Bootfoot waders
  • Neoprene waders

For guide trips the following is provided, but can be helpful if you are separated from your guide. If you are fishing on your own, you will need this stuff.

  • 3x-7x tippet
  • 7.5 ft. and/or 9 ft. 4x-6x leaders
  • Split shot
  • Strike indicators
  • Floatant
  • Forceps
  • Nippers or line clippers

LC Ranch

The following items are basic items we recommend you bring:

  • 9 ft. 5 or 6 wt. Rod. with reel and floating line to match (Sink tips and full sink lines can be very useful, but if you can bring only one line it should be a floating line) (rental available)
  • Breatheable Waders (rental available)
  • Felt soled wading boots or float tubing booties (rental available)
  • Capilene, regulator or other synthetic long underwear depending on time of the year
  • Polarized sunglasses
  • Sunscreen, lib balm
  • Waterproof rain jacket (breatheable fabrics are most comfortable)
  • Hat with visor for sun protection
  • Camera and film

Other items for warm weather, summer fishing:

  • Lightweight quick drying shirts and pants/shorts
  • Buzz Off Insect repelling clothing
  • Insect repellant

Other items that can make cold weather, early spring, late fall fishing more comfortable:

  • Fingerless Gloves
  • Fleece jackets and pants
  • Insulated hats such as fleece or wool
  • Insulated heavier weight socks
  • Bootfoot waders
  • Neoprene waders

For guide trips the following is provided, but can be helpful if you are seperated from your guide. If you are fishing on your own, you will need this stuff.

  • 3x-7x tippet
  • 7.5 ft. and/or 9 ft. 4x-6x leaders
  • Split shot
  • Floatant
  • Forceps
  • Nippers or line clippers
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