RODS
Single hand rods from 9-10 feet, class 6-12. Double hand rods from 11-18 feet, class 6-12.
 
LINES
90% of the time we fish with versi tip lines with a floating belly and different types of sink tips. Simply because you can quickly change the tips, while standing in the water. If you don't have a versi tip line make sure that you at least have a floating, sink 2 and sink 4 with you. But remember, one can't have too many lines.
 
LEADERS & TIPPETS
10-20 feet tapered leaders with a tippet between 0,25mm. and 0,50 mm. Colder waters expect leaders as short as 4 feet.
Tippet spools from 0,28 mm. - 0,45 mm.
 
SALMON FLIES
The most important thing is that you believe in the fly! The name of the fly comes second. Make sure you bring flies in sizes from 2 cm-10 cm. Bigger flies from 15-20cm can be used in high and cold water during June. Make sure your hooks are strong and sharp! Only fish size 6 hooks or below are permitted. Popular patters that regularly work here are:
 
Onka - Banana - Björk - Grey & Green - Phatakorva - Red Butt - Green Butt - Silver Garry - Silver Grey - Sunray
The Usual - Willie Gunn - Blue Charm - Black Doctor - Green Lucy - Samurai
 
CLOTHING
Layers are definitely the key! You will need warm underwear and thick socks wool is the best. A warm hat and a warm down or primaloft jacket for the cold evenings. Waders and a wading jacket or any other type of shell jacket. 

BOATS
We have a traditional rowing boat for use at the Onka home pool to access both banks. We also have a 2-3 person float boat for guests to use on the river and access the more hard to reach spots when travelling down stream. Guests can arrange a pick up point and time with their guide/ghillie to transport back to the camp.

 
DONT FORGET
Mosquito spray or roll on repellent such as "Jungle Oil" is strongly advised. A wading staff is always good to have on hand and a camera for the special moments!
  1. Rods and Reels
  2. Some Spring Flies
  3. Loop Tackle Design