Western Montana '09 Trip
Checklist for Angler's Lane clients
  Original trip summary & itenerary
QTY b: briefcase or backpack†† d:dopkit†† e:equipment††† f:Fles†† L:Luggage
Recommend at least 2 rods per person;3 is ideal.   Suggestion:     Suggestion  
In order of importance:           Reel Extra reel or spool
Rod #1 5-wt - Medium Fast to Fast Action           Evolution 2
Alternative #1: Winston B2X 905-4 Alt #2: Sage Z-Axis 590-4 Bauer M2SL  
Alt #3: Scott S4 905-4 Alt #4: Sage Flight 590-4  
                       
Rod #2 - a 6 Weight - Medium to Fast Action           Evolution 3 or Bauer M3SL
Alternative #1: Winston B2MX 690-4 Alt #2: Scott S4 690-4    
Alt #3: Sage VT690-4  
   
Rod #2 - b Light 7-weight - Medium to Medium Fast action           Evolution 3 or  
Alt #1: Winston B2X 907-4 Alternative #2:Sage Z-Axis 790-4    
Alternative #3: Scott A3 907-4 Alt #4: Winston B2MX 907-4 Bauer M3SL
Rod #3 4-wt Medium Fast to Fast Action               Pray that weather is good; but if we get blown out of planned rivers, a 4-wt wil be desirable for some of the alterative streams.
Alternative #1: Winston B2X 904-4 Alt #3: Sage ZXL 486-4  
Alt #2: Winston B2T 904-4 Alt #4: Scott A2 904-4  
     
     

Roladuffle luggage bag for check-in
  Fishpond Stampede
 
Passport    
 
Waterproof Bag/Backpack-for Camera  
or Day Pack if you have waterproof camera  
Vest or Chest/fanny pack   Fishpond Sagebrush Vest Fishpond Waterdance pack
Address book (palm, treo, blackberry or orginal)  
Airline Tickets and Itinerary  
Alarm clock  
Camera  
Cash, Credit Cards, Travelerís Checks*  
Cash, incl Guide tips  
Checkbook  
Digital camera flashcards (film if older camera)  
Dry Storage, Ziploc oven Bags  
Emergency Telephone Numbers  
Itenerary, Plane Ticket info  
Maps (not essential)  
MCI or ATT telephone Card   ?
Passport, Copy of (packed separately from passport) b
Pens, pencils  
Playing Cards  
Reading Glasses  
Reading Material  
Travel Flashlight  
Wallet  
Belt  
3 Capilene tops, lght wt Capilene 2  
3 Capilene tops, mid wt Capilene 3  
2 Capilene bottoms, lght wt Capilene 2   Patagonia is best !
2 Capilene bottoms, mid wt Capilene 3  
Capilene Wading Pants (Fleece or hvy wicking)  
Fishing Hat pref wide brimmed (ie, Tilley)  
2 Fleece Jacket/Pullover  
Rain Jacket, waterproof breathable  
Scarf  
Shirts Long/sleeve  
Shirts, Short-sleeved  
Shorts &/or Convertible pants  
Slacks and Pants  
Socks  
Swim suit  
Aspirin  
Contact lense and cleaning solutions  
Copy of Traveler's Check #'s (packed separately)  
Insect repellant  
Lip Balm  
Prescription Medications  
Sewing kit-travel  
Sunscreen  
Tootbrush  
Toothpaste  
1 3x Mirage/Fluourocarbon Leader12'  
3 4x Mirage/Fluourocarbon Leader12'  
3 5x Mirage/Fluourocarbon Leader12'  
2 6x Mirage/Fluourocarbon Leader12'  
1 2xtippet material  
1 3xtippet material Flourocarbon  
2 4xtippet material Flourocarbon  
2 5xtippet material Flourocarbon  
1 6xtippet material Flourocarbon  
Clippers, Pliers  
Fishing Gloves (fingerless)  
Fishing Vest or Tackle Pack  
Floatant  
Fly Boxes  
Hemostats-Forceps  
Hook File  
Knot Tool  
Nippers  
Pocket Knife(Check-in, not carry on!)  
Reel Lubricant  
1 of each Sinking Leaders7' and 12'  
1 of each Split Shot and weight putty  
Strike Indicator  
Polarized Sunglasses, 1 Primary Pair(or low light condtns)  
Polarized sunglasses backup pair (or high sunlight conditions)  
Tape Measure  
Waders  
Wading Belt  
Wading Boots (no studs) & Gravel Guards  
Wading staff  
Plastic Garbage Bags (for any wet items coming home)  
FLIES The guides have some flies--however I always take an assortment in case I am downstream of the guide when he assists my fishing buddy.
Size Size Size Size
Adams f 12 14 16 18
Adams Parachute f 14 16
Purple Haze     14 16

18

                 
Parachute Kicking Hopper   8 10                      
Pale Morning Dun f 14 16 18     v
Western Green Drake f 8 10  12     v
Deletka Flying Ant-Black     18                      
Deletka Flying Ant-Cinnamon   16                        
Deletka Flying Ant-Purple     18                      
Deletka Twinkle-Purple     18                      
Deletka Twinkle-Black     18                      
Deletka Twinkle-Red     18                      
Deletka Li'll Spanker-Red   16                        
Deletka Li'll Spanker-Phsnt Tail     18                      
Deletka Li'll Spanker-Silver   16 18                      
Light Cahill f 14 16     v
Cicada f 8 10 12 v
Elk Hair Caddis - Brown f 14 16  
Elk Hair Caddis - Olive f 14 16    
Copper John - red   10 12 14 16                  
Copper John - green   10 12 14 16                  
Copper John - copper   10 12 14 16                  
Gold ribbed Hare's Ear f 10  12 14 16     v            
Prince Nymph f 10 12 14 16 v
Purple Haze     14 16

18

                 
BH Pheasant Tail f 12 14 16   v
Rusty spinners   16 18         v            
San Juan worm - red f 8 10 v
San Juan worm - tan f             v            
Buggy Stonefly - Black - Wtd f 8 10     v
Flashbck Hare's Ear-Tnghd-Brwn     10 12 14                  
Mahogany     16                      
Stonefly - Golden f 8 10 v
Stimulators f 10 12 14  
Tricos   20 22                      
Green Hornet   14                        
Caddis (CK)-black f 14 16 v
Caddis (CK)-green/olive f 14 16     v
Caddis (CK)-golden/yellow f 14 16 v
Crystal Bugger - black f 4 6 8   v
Crystal Bugger - olive f 4 6 8   v
Screamer - badger f 6   v
Screamer - olive f 6       v
Articulated Leech - Black f 2      
Bow River Bugger-white   6      
Cone head New Age Bugger-firetiger f 4 6                      
Hareball Leech - articulated or single f 4