What to Pack – Canada Fishing 2017-06-25T19:04:39+00:00

Canadian Fishing – What to Pack

tackleNote: Baggage limit is 80 lbs per person. Weigh your bags, food boxes, and fishing gear before you leave home using a bathroom scale.

Don’t load coolers with ice before you leave, we have ice at both Cobham River Lodge and Hidden Lake Outpost.

For easier handling, baggage should be packed no heavier than 40 lbs. per bag, box, or cooler.

Remember baggage limit is 80 lbs per person.  Being Overweight will cost you.

Personal Gear

  • First Aid Kit

  • Life Jacket

  • Prescription Drugs

  • Fishing Rod & Tackle

  • Clothes (temperature 25-90 degree range)

  • Rain Gear

  • Toiletries

  • Tape Measure
  • Cell Phone/Camera

  • Suntan Lotion

  • Wet/Dry bag (plastic bag)

  • Flashlight

  • Insect repellent

  • Mosquito Coils

  • Ear Plugs

  • Sunglasses

  • Boots: Hiking, Leather, and/or Rubber

Fishing Gear

  • 1/4 to 1/2 Ounce Jig Heads: assorted colors 20-30

  • 3″ – 4″ Double Tail Lures: assorted colors 25-50

  • 6″ Bucktails: assorted colors with single treble hook

  • Buzz Baits: assorted colors

  • Spinner Baits: assorted colors

  • Spoons: Large Doctor, Johnson Weedless, Red Eye, Dare Devil, etc.

  • 6″ to 8″ Jerk Baits: Suick, Poes, etc.

  • 3″ to 6″ Crank Baits: Rattle Trap, Cisco, etc.

  • 6” – 12” leaders: Nylon or Steel

  • Compass/GPS

  • Pocket Knife

  • Jaw Spreaders

  • Needle Nose Pliers

  • Depth Finder

  • Marker Buoys

  • Walleye: Ultra-light/light rod with spinning reel: 4 – 8 lb test line

  • Northern: Medium/medium-heavy rod with bait casting reel: 12 – 17 lb line

Additional Items needed for Hidden Lake Outpost

  • Food

  • Paper Plates

  • Plastic: Spoons, Forks, and Knifes

  • Matches

  • Zip Lock Freezer bags: assorted sizes

  • Knife w/sharpener

  • Paper: Towels, Cups

  • Towels: Dish, Hand, Fish, and Bath

  • Cooler: Small (boat), Medium (food/fish transport)

  • Pillow

  • Sleeping Bag

  • Fillet Knife

  • Fish Stringer