Checklist

Saltwater Fishing:

· Texas/Louisiana Fishing License with Saltwater Stamp
· Sunglasses
· Hat
· Sunscreen
· Rain jacket and pants
· Ice chest
· Tennis shoes (no black soled shoes)
· Waders (if wading in winter or springtime)

Fly Fishing:

· Louisiana: If you are coming from out-of-state, please make arrangements to obtain a 3-day non-resident license (Code 79) before you arrive. It costs $8.00, and can be purchased by calling toll free: 1-888-765-2602 (operators standing by 24/7; Visa or M/C only). You will receive a confirmation number, please make sure you bring it along with you on the trip. You can also purchase the license online by going to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ website.

Equipment:

· Rods: 7-8-9-10wt rods will all work
· Reels: Salt water reels with a drag
· Fly Line: Weight Forward floating
· Leaders: IGFA class 4-8 & 20 Lb hand-tied leaders
· Flies: Crab and shrimp patterns- We like gold and purple, white and purple, black and purple, chartreuse and purple, purple and red, blue and purple and purple

Waterfowl Hunting:

· Texas Hunting License with Texas Waterfowl Stamp

· Federal Duck Stamp
· 12 gauge shotgun (preferred)/20 gauge
· #2 Steel Shot for ducks
· BB or BBB’s for geese
· Waders
· Camouflage clothes, hat, gloves, and cold weather clothes
· Rain jacket and pants
· Ice Chest

Deer Hunting:

· Texas Hunting License (with Bow Stamp if bow hunting)
· 243 caliber or bigger rifle
· 2 boxes of shells (just in case need to sight in)
· Binoculars
· Camouflage clothes, hat, gloves, and cold weather clothes
· Good hunting boots
· Rain jacket and pants


Dove, Quail, & Turkey Hunting:

· Texas Hunting License and (Whitewing Stamp)
· 12 gauge or 20 gauge (two guns if possible)
· #6 or 7 1/2 low brass shells (good premium shells)
· One case is usually the recommended for a 3 day hunt
· #4 or #6 High Brass for turkey hunting
· Turkey calls
· Good hunting boots
· Snake chaps or boots
· Camouflage clothes, hats, gloves, cold weather clothes
· Ice chest