BWCA Fishing Equipment List

Fishing Rod and Reel


Medium Light or Medium 2 piece spinning rod 

6-8 LB test line 

10 LB test line on extra spool 

Surface Lures


Rapala minnow: 3 inch black and silver 

Bass Oreno 

Pop-R 

Henndon Zara Spook 

Henndon Zara Pup 

Tiny torpedo 

Crank Baits


Repala Deep Runner: 3 and four inch in various colors. I like Perch Colored 

Repala shallow runners: Same as Above 

Wally Diver 

Crayfish imitations 

Rattletraps 

Jigs


Lead headed jigs are by far the "best-all-around" fishing lures. And you should be equipped with lots of them.  Our favorites are 1/8-1/4 oz in various colors, such as black, chartreuse, orange, pink and green. 

Bring some ¾-1 oz for jigging Lake Trout

Spoons


Doctor Spoons ½-3/4 oz, one oz is good if you have a rod with good backbone 

Kastmaster ½-3/4 oz silver and gold 

Daredevil: good old stand by. Red and white 

Plastics

Twister tails in various colors such as black, yellow, chartreuse 

Sassy Shads: Silver and Perch 

Power Grubs: 3 inch in various colors such as crayfish and black 

Various Stuff

Slip Bobbers 

Hooks: size 6 and 4 

Split shots 

Swivels 

Hook remover (for catch and release) 

Filet Knife 

Stringer 

Spinners

Roaster Tails 

Mepps 

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