Stocking Your Tackle Box

fishing tackle box

Here are some suggestions when stocking your tackle box for fishing the following fish in the Wood Buffalo region:

Grayling

  • Mepp spinners or Fly Fishing

Lake Trout

  • Gibbs Gator silver/blue
  • Kitimat silver/blue
  • Williams Warbler silver, gold, silver/gold
  • Gibbs Tee spoon #3, #4, #5 or #6
  • Williams Whitefish large – all silver or all hammered silver
  • William Whitefish size C90 – 1/2 hammered silver, ½ hammered gold
  • Luhr Jensen Manistee silver/blue
  • Large flat fish
  • Cod Jig 4oz or 6oz
  • Jigs 2oz or 3oz
  • Jigging spoons

Pike

  • Crankbaits like Husky Jerks, Shad Raps, Walleye Divers, Frenzy type rattle traps, Deep Thunder sticks
  • Len Thompson #2, #4 spoons. Colors: Five Of Diamonds, Fire Tiger, Green & Black, Silver & Blue, Red Devil, Green & White
  • Mepps Syclops Large and Medium. Colors: Silver, Gold
  • Top water baits like water plugs, prop baits and maybe even some buzz baits
  • Mepp Muskie spinners
  • You can also fly fish for pike

Walleye

  • Jig with minnows/leeches/ crawlers
  • Crankbaits like Husky Jerks, Shad Raps, Walleye Divers, Frenzy type rattle traps, Deep Thunder sticks
  • Spoons Five of Diamonds
  • Spinner baits with bottom bouncers using minnows/leeches/crawlers