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Fishing the Boundary Waters and Quetico
Basic Tackle Box Contents.

Here is a list of the items in my tackle box for an 8-14 day canoe trip followed by a description of how, when and where I use each item.

  • -Needle nose pliers and forceps
  • -Nail clipper
  • -Stringer
  • -Fish gripper
  • -Tape measure
  • - 4 each 20lb. steel leaders about 8"-12" long
  • - 6 each 20lb. ball bearing snap swivels
  • - 1/8 and 1/4 oz jigs with wide gap hooks in assorted colors- about 10 of each
  • - 6 each large sized jig spinners in gold and silver
  • - 20 each 3" white Kalin grubs or equivalent twister tails
  • - 20 each 3" mixed color Kalin grubs
  • - 10 plastic leech imitators
  • - Several #5 Mepps dressed Aglia spinners
    • 2 or 3 gold blade
    • 1 or 2 silver blade
    • 1 or 2 chartreuse blade or other color
  • - 2 each #7 and #9 Rapala deep diving Shad Raps- gold/black and blue/silver or Storm Deep Thundersticks
  • - 2 each 4-5 Original floating Rapalas-one in a dark and another in a light color pattern.
  • -1/4 and 1/2 oz Rattle Traps in light and dark patterns (white or silver are usually good)
  • - 1 Surface/Top water plug your choice ( chug bug, PopR, etc.)

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