Packing List for Day Trips and Lodging Packages

Packing List for Day Trips and Montana Lodging Packages

Personal Gear:

  • Polarized Sunglasses
  • Rain Gear
  • Sun Protection (hat with a brim, consider clothing good for sun protection such as quick dry long sleeve shirts, pants, buffs, sun gloves, etc)
  • Sun Screen
  • Phone or Camera for Photos 
  • Layers of clothing (fleece, etc.)
  • Gloves and warm hat for early spring, fall or winter trips
  • Swimsuit (for some hotels/lodges) 
  • MT fishing license (or Yellowstone Park license if scheduled) - see our fishing license page for information

Optional Fishing Gear (NOTE - we provide ALL fishing tackle and can rent waders if needed. This list is ONLY for those that choose to bring their own fishing gear)

  • Waders (usually only needed for cooler times of year, wet wading is common in mid summer)
  • Wading boots (NO studded boots for float trips, NO felt soles allowed in Yellowstone Park)  
  • Fishing Vest or Pack
  • Clippers & Forceps 
  • Leaders 9'- 3x,4x
  • Strike Indicators                                 
  • Tippet Material 3x,4x,5x most common
  • Split Shot B,BB
  • Dry Fly Floatant
  • Fly Boxes
  • Wading Staff (optional)
  • 5 or 6 wt fly rod (most commonly used)