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Please call Sweetwater Fly Shop at 406.222.9393 and speak with Dan Gigone, or email The fly shop has extensive experience with the Royal Coachman Lodge and can answer any questions regarding equipment needed. Get 10% off when ordering gear through Sweetwater Fly Shop! Sweetwater Travel Company will pay 10% of your final bill for any gear purchased for this trip as a thank you for your business.


___Airline tickets
___checks, credit card, or cash


___Winter hat
___Fishing hat/visor
___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 unless needed for safety. No felt allowed.
___Casual long/short sleeved shirts, pants


___Waterproof bag - large enough to carry gear for the day
___Polarized sunglasses
___Bandana or BUFF
___Camera and batteries
___Sunscreen - SPF 25+
___Lip balm
___Reading material - books, magazine, etc.
___Reading glasses
___Insect repellent (optional)
___Prescription medications
___Headlamp (optional)
___Bug head net (optional)

Fishing gear

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