Packing list

Here is a list of things you should bring for your trip:

*7-8 wt rod from 9’ to 12’—spey rods are an option on the catt, especially in the Spring
*Reel with weight forward floating line to match rod
*Leaders tapered to 8-12lb; tippet from 6-12lb
*Assorted sink tips by rio or airflo in 5-12’ lengths (we can provide if you don't have them)
*FLIES are included in your guided trip, but if you want to tie your own:
*Egg patterns in chartreuse, peach and orange, sizes 8-16; 
*Nymphs sizes 8-14—black or brown stoneflies, hare’s ear’s, etc. . 
*Streamers (buggers, zonkers, etc. ) in olive, brown, white and black--sizes 2-6.  
See the link below for more patterns:

*Chest waders
*Boots with felt soles or sticky rubber—studded helps
*Rain jacket
*Polarized glasses—important!
*Vest with nippers & hemostats
*Wading staff (we can supply if you don't have one)
*Cold weather layers (weather dependent)
*Hat & gloves—(weather dependent)
*Camera- we provide pictures or you can bring your own camera
*NYS or Seneca Nation Fishing license-inquire with guide prior to purchasing and purchase in advance of your trip if possible

Lodging Options for Western New York Steelhead Fishing

Springville Area  
(upper Cattaraugus creek area)

Oasis B & B   716-592-0333

Microtel hotel  
270 S. Cascade Drive
Springville, NY 14141
(716) 592-3141

Gowanda Area  
(middle Cattaraugus creek area)

Tee Pee B & B—716-532-2168 - ask for Marty
Palm Garden Motel—716-532-9460

Hamburg Area 
(near 18 mile creek & north of Cattaraugus creek by 20 minutes)

Holiday Inn Express & Suites 3565 Commerce Pl, Hamburg, NY 14075•(716) 648-9200
Hampton Inn                             5444 Camp Rd, Hamburg, NY 14075•(716) 649-3769

Red Roof Inn   716-648-7222

Fredonia Area 
(Canadaway creek area & south of Cattaraugus creek by 20 minutes)

White Inn  nice old style hotel and restaurant in the village of Fredonia 716-672-2103
Days Inn   716-673-1351
Best Western  716-366-7100

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