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Here's what you need if you bring your own equipment

CONTACT Capt. Vaughn Podmore  saltyflyhb@yahoo.com

U.S. Coast Guard Master 50 ton captain's license.USCG#04706 DFG#70777

For the beaches:

  • 6-8 wt. rod and reel
  • Tapered fluorocarbon leaders, 6-12 lbs.
  • 200-300 grain shooting heads
  • Clouser minnows in sizes 4-6 and various colors. Bonefish patterns also work. Orange is the favorite color to use.


For inshore coastal, bays and harbors:

  • 6-8 wt. rod and reel
  • Tapered fluorocarbon leaders, 6-15 lbs.
  • 200-300 grain shooting heads and intermediate lines
  • Clouser minnows in sizes 4-6 in various colors.
  • Deceivers 6-1/0 in various colors including blue/white, black/white, olive/white


For Catalina Island:

  • 8-10 wt. rod and reel
  • Tapered fluorocarbon leaders, 12-20 lbs.
  • 300-500 grain shooting heads,Clear intermediate sink tips.
  • Clouser minnows in sizes 4-1/0 in various colors.
  • Deceivers 1/0 in various colors


For offshore:

  • 8-12 wt. rod and reel to match with min 250 yrds backing.
  • 300-500 grain shooting heads sinking
  • Clear intermediate lines


For Mako Shark:

  • 10-14 wt. rod and with matching reel
  • floating lines.
  • Clear intermediate lines

Saltyfly Guide Service uses all premium gear for walk-on clients.  If a client chooses this option there will be a "Breakage Fee" assessed for any broken rods or equipment at the time of the incident. 

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