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Packing List for Ascension Bay Fly Fishing Trips

Anglers pursuing the "Grand Slam" species will need an array of leaders, lines, flies, and other gear. There are so many species swimming in the tropical waters here! Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon, Snook, Barracuda, Jacks, Snapper, Cobia, Sharks, and more. This is a great starting point for anglers to shop, plan, and enjoy a rewarding adventure in Ascension Bay.

Gear Checklist:

 7-8 weight saltwater fly rods and reel w/ Tropical Floating Fly Line (Bonefish and Shallow Water Permit)
 9 weight saltwater fly rod and reel w/ Tropical Floating Fly Line (Permit, Tarpon)
10 weight saltwater fly rod and reel w/ Tropical Floating Fly Line (Tarpon,Deep Water Permit, Barracuda)
Flats Sneakers or Wading Shoe (NO felt as it is dangerously slick in the boat)
Saltwater Pliers
Nippers
48 Saltwater Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon, Snook and Barracuda Flies
(2) pairs polarized sunglasses (Copper lens preferred w/ tethers Amber color for cloudy days)
(3) pairs quick dry fishing pants
(3) guide quick dry fishing shirts
(4) Tapered 12# Bonefish Leaders
(4) Tapered 16# Permit Leaders
(3) 30# Wire Leaders
3 Pack 60# Tarpon Leaders
3 Pack 40# Tarpon Leaders
40 and 60# Shock Tippet
10, 12, 16, 20 Saltwater Fluorocarbon Tippet
Waterproof Roll Top Bag
Waterproof Hip Pack or Fanny Pack (designed for saltwater so that it can be rinsed clean)
Good sunscreen/SPF Lipbalm
(2) Buffs (UV protection for your face and neck)
Packable Lightweight Rain Jacket
Sun Gloves

General Packing List for Flats Trips:
Headlamp or flashlight
Insect Repellent
YETI Type Beverage Cup
Water Bottle
(2) Hat(s)
Flats Sneakers/Boots
Sandals or Flip Flops
Camera, batteries, charge cords
Passport (Check the EXP Date & Make a back-up copy)
Ear plugs (in case your bunkmate snores)
Toiletries/Personal Items
Pen in your carry-on (for Immigration paperwork)
Tape for stripping fingers


Suggested Products for Fly Fishing Gear:
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Sage SALT HD Fly Rods for Flats Fishing Sage SALT HD Fly Rod // Grand Slam Saltwater Setup
Our Price: $1,778.98 // 9 - 12 Weights plus $150

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Sage SALT HD Fly Rods Sage SALT HD Fly Rods
Our Price: $950.00
Sage Motive Saltwater Fly Rods Sage MOTIVE Saltwater Fly Rods
Our Price: $500.00

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HATCH NOMAD PLIER - Includes Lanyard and Sheath HATCH NOMAD PLIER
Our Price: $300.00
The Best Flies for Ascension Bay Complete Fly Assortment for Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon, Barracuda, and Snook
Our Price: $242.41
Sale Price!: $195.98
You save $46.43!

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Smith Optics - Guide's Choice - Tortoise/Brown Lens Smith Optics - Guide's Choice - Havanna
Our Price: $179.00 to $249.00
Ascension Bay Flies and Flies for Bonefish and Permit in Cuba, Ascension Bay, or Belize Bonefish and Permit Assortment - The Best Flies for Ascension Bay
List Price: $157.67
Our Price: $119.99
You save $37.68!
Rio Bonefish Line RIO Bonefish Line
Our Price: $99.99
Simms Zipit Bootie 2 Simms Zipit Bootie 2
Our Price: $79.95

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Simms SUPERLIGHT PANT - Dries Fast! Simms SUPERLIGHT PANT
Our Price: $69.95
Simms Solarflex Longsleeve Crewneck Simms Solarflex Longsleeve Crewneck Print - ON CLEARANCE!
Our Price: $59.95
Sale Price!: $39.95
You save $20.00!
Simms Solarflex Longsleeve Crewneck Artist Series Simms Solarflex Longsleeve Crewneck Artist Series / ON CLEARANCE!
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Simms Solarflex Longsleeve Crewneck Hoody Simms Women's Solarflex Longsleeve Hoody on Clearance
Our Price: $49.95
Sale Price!: $37.95
You save $12.00!
Simms Dry Creek Dry Bag Simms Dry Creek Dry Bag
Our Price: $29.95 to $49.95