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)

CCO Fly Fishing Cattaraugus creek cabins  716-479-2327 

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 Phyllis
Palm Garden Motel—716-532-9460

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

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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