What To Bring

Our Main Lodge features a fully-stocked tackle shop and fishing equipment you can rent – baitcasting, spincasting, flyrods and complete tackle boxes. (You only need to replace items that may be lost.) We also offer a wide range of top quality clothing, rain gear, gifts and more for sale.

Here is a suggested list of basic recommendations:

CLOTHING & ESSENTIALS

  • A small overnight bag packed with essentials for your first-night stay in Winnipeg
  • A good quality rain suit
  • Waterproof footwear
  • QUALITY polarized sunglasses
  • Windbreaker
  • Wool socks
  • Waterproof gloves
  • Dry bag
  • Vital medications
  • Passports
  • Stocking cap
  • Work-out wear for Exercise Room
  • Toiletries
  • Insect Repellent
  • Camera, film, video camera, batteries
  • Heavy jacket (for early spring or fall)
  • Down vest, turtleneck or chamois shirts
  • Insulated underwear
  • Old tennis shoes (for wading)
  • Neoprene waders (optional)
  • Shorts

FISHING GEAR

Rods, Reels, Lines and Leaders

  • 6′ 6″ or taller medium heavy casting rod and reel with 12-20 lb. test line (Northern Pike and Lake Trout)
  • 6″ or taller medium light – medium spinning rod and reel with 6-12 lb. test line (Walleye)
  • Ultra-light spinning rod and reel with 2-6 lb. test line (Arctic Grayling)
  • 9-10 weight fly rod outfit with floating line (Northern Pike)
  • 4-6 weight fly rod outfit with floating line (Arctic Grayling)
  • 12-24″ 30-65 lb. test wire leaders with ball bearing bushing swivels or titanium leaders with cross lock snap swivels

Tackle

Northern Pike

  • Mepps / Bluefox spinners, 6″ Slug-O, Pork-O, Johnson Silver Minnow
  • Red Eyes, Rapalas, Bombers, Spinnerbaits, Spooks, Woodchoppers
  • Dahlberg Megadivers, Streamers – Bunny, Popper, Deceivers
  • Bucktails, Flippin Jigs, Trailers, Mann’s 1-Minus, Pigs, Plglets, Bomber Long A

Lake Trout

  • Len Thompson Five of Diamonds, Mepps or Blue Fox #3 – #5, Mepps Minnow, Bucktail, Hopkins Spoons, Buzz Bombs, Rattle Traps

Walleye

  • Assortment of walleye jigs 1/16 – 3/8 oz., Curltail Grubs 2″ – 4″, Shad Raps, Ratlin’ Raps, Fat Raps, Storm Thunderstick

Arctic Grayling

  • Mepps, Panther Martin or Blue Fox in #00 or #0 (assorted colors), small bobbers, dry flies (Nymphs, Wolly Worms, Ants)

+ All tackle listed is available for purchase at the Lodge.