THINGS TO BRING TO HIGH ARCTIC LODGE
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DO NOT BRING ONE PIECE RODS. THEY WILL GET BROKEN WHEN TRAVELLING TO HOTSPOTS>
1. ChestWaders (must Have)
2. Warm fall clothing. Long underwear, t-shirts and sweatshirt or hoodie
4. Gloves, hat or ear band.
pair of casual pants and shirts or turtle necks, suitable for travel and
wearing around camp.
Kevlar filleting glove or wool mitt for handling fish for photographs etc.
9. warm wool socks as well as regular socks.
pair of Hiking boots or sneakers.
parka or hunting jacket with hood.
jacket with hood.
tackle box such as the Plano Sidekick! Please do not bring large tackle
A small pouch that fits in wader pocket works well for shoreline
following lures are recommended: 1/2, 5/8, 7/8, 1 and 1 1/4 ounce lures.
colored florescent orange and red , white, yellow, and blue are the most
Please feel free to bring a small selection of your own favorites as
ALL LURES MUST HAVE SINGLE
HOOKS (either barb less or with the barb pinched down)
fox pixies(gold or silver)with Florescent orange, pink, or chartreuse
centers(1/2 or 7/8 oz.)
Cleos (nickel and blue)
of Diamonds(Eppinger daredevle type), ¾ and 1 ounce. One or two husky devles or
Bugs (florescent orange with black dots) (3/4 to 1 oz.)
few Mepps or Panther Martin Spinners without Feathers.(#15 Panther Marten, # 5
Mepps) in chartreuse and black,
florescent orange or hot pink colors.
f. Blue fox vibrax spinners. ORANGE OR HOT PINK. large size.
A full selection of lures is available at the lodge.
bearing snap swivels for Char and ball bearing 6 to 12 inch leaders for lake
light to medium action spinning rods and reels. Must NOT be one piece rods. Max lenth
when broken down is 3.5 feet. One peice rods stand an excellent chance of being broken when
transported in the small cabins of floatplanes.
A limited amount of equipment
is available on a first come basis at the lodge for rent.
line 10 - 14 pound test is the most popular.
small tape measure to measure fish for trophies(Replicas only as we are catch
Needle nose pliers or equivalent are handy to remove hooks while
on your own.
repellent may be necessary early in our season. We also have it available at
DO NOT CARRY SPRAY CANS OF REPELLENT IN YOUR LUGGAGE or carry ons
WILL BE CONFISCATED BY SECURITY AT THE AIRPORTS.
lodge has a supply of wine, alcohol or Beer for sale.
video camera and extra film. If it requires batteries bring an adequate
supply of fully charged ones with you.
We can charge batteries while at the
lodge but not at outpost camps.
should consist of one soft duffel bag, Important one carry on
bag for trip to outpost camps,
one rod case and your camera equipment. Your
small tackle box and reels should pack easily in the duffel bag.
Sun Glasses plus extra pair in case of loss or breakage. Snap-Ons if you wear
Knap sack if you want to hike or explore.
8 to 12 weight fly rod. Two handed Spay rods are also popular.
Rods must break down to 3.5 feet in length or less.
Streamers, 2 to 3 inches long. Hot pink, chartruese and orange are good colors.
Pink Bunnies, Clousers, mickey fins, black or purple leaches,
Large salt water bait fish style streamers for Lakers.
Check fly-fishing page for more details.
1. Rifle, bow, crossbow or muzzle loader. 30-06 is average size gun used.
2. Warm fall hunting clothing. Orange is not needed but can be worn if yoou desire.
Most hunters dress in camo.
3. Water proof hiking boots, calf or knee high. Hip or chest waders if you have room are advisable.
4. Gloves, hat or ear band.
5. Light weight Spotting scope, binoculars, range finder.
6. large waterproof duffel bag or game bag to carry hide and horns home in. Note: this must be 100%
waterproof otherwise the airlines will not accept your trophy for shipment. We have a limited number
of plastic or rubber containers that you may purchase. Please notify us in advance for these. The best we have
seen so far is a Boundary Waters Duffel Bag in the magnum size. Usually found at Cabelas.
Any large waterproof bag used for canoeing will work.
7. Picture ID for licenses etc.
8. Rain Suit
jackets, sleeping bags, pillows, towels, or soap.
suit pants, a large tackle box, Filleting knife, or coolers.
weighing scales unless you are after a record in which case bring certified
clothes and shoes except for what you need while travelling.
5. One piece fishing rods of any kind.