What to Bring on Your Trip with Top Water
ALL Fishing TRIPS ON WATER
ALL FISHING TRIPS require a PA State Fishing License. Go to our LINKS page to direct you to the Pennsylvania Fish & Game Website where you can purchase your license. Polarized Sunglasses Hat, Rain Jacket. If you do not have your own Fly Rod or Spin Fishing Rod that you would prefer to use we have all the gear necessary to outfit you for the trip
CASTING LESSONS FOR ALL LEVELS/COURSES/DISCIPLINES
JUST BRING YOURSELF WE HAVE THE REST COVERED
On Water Fly Fishing Lessons
Bring your Boots/Waders, Hat, Sunglasses, Rain Jacket (weather dependent), a Vest/FlyPack (If you have it, if not no worries). Bring what you need to be able to wade and we can fulfill all other gear you need.
Wade Fly Fishing Trips
– On all of our 1/2 Day and Full Day Wade Trout Fishing Trips, we ask that you bring your own Waders/Boots (Felt or Studded Preferred) and that is Top Waters only requirement. We can provide everything else. If you have your own Fly Rod and Reel set-up that you would prefer to use feel free to bring it, if not we have you covered. We have all the flies, rods, reels, lines, leaders, tippets, nippers, nets, and extra gear so that you don’t have to worry about it!
Overnight & Weekend Backpacking & Camping Fly Fishing Trips
For all overnight and weekend trips please bring a Backpack/Daypack that contains; Waterproof Jacket, wading socks, blanket, extra wading socks, LAYERS, bring layers to be able to take on and off, light long sleeve, Headlamp/Flashlight, Hiking Boots or Shoes, Ensolite pad (we will have some extras), and quick dry towel. We will likely be hiking in our boots and waders for most of the day up and down the selected stretch of the stream. Food and Water will be our concern. And if you have any specific dietary needs please let us know prior to the trip.
All Kayak Trips Half and Full Day
We will provide all fishing gear, PFD’s, Safety Equipment, Fishing Kayaks, and Paddles. Just bring your Hat, Sunglasses, Water Shoes, (NO FLIP FLOPS), Open Toe is okay as long as they are strapped, and proper weather dependent clothing.
Overnight Kayaking & JetBoat Trips- Bring a daypack filled with; Sleeping Bag, Spare Set of Clothes, Blanket, Ensolite Pad, CamelBack (If you have one, if not no worries), Headlamp/Flashlight, DRESS IN LAYERS. Our Jet Boat and Fishing Kayaks have Plenty of room for storage. On these overnight trips feel free to bring what you think you may need to make yourself comfortable. Overpacking is safe IF you have room for it but too much and weight distribution might have an effect on your paddling or the Jet Boat.
Half Day & Full Day Jet Boat Trips-
Hat, Sunglasses, Personal Sunscreen, Proper Clothing, Rain Jacket for potential water spray on Jet Boat. We will have lunch covered for full day trips. Water will be provided for Half-Day trips.
Please wear close-toed shoes for catfishing trips. Bug spray if you have it if not we will have plenty. Headlamp, we carry extras and can distribute as necessary. Top Water will provide all rods, PFD’s, fishing gear, and all other necessary safety and Catfishing Equipment.