What To Bring

Tackle
The following is a suggested list of fly rods, flies and leaders to bring when fishing at Stafford Creek Lodge. For the upcoming season, a selection of flies will be available from guides at the Lodge. Other items include: appropriate fly reels with 200-250 yards of backing, appropriate floating fly lines, extra fly lines, saltwater pliers, clippers, extra tippet material, and 80-100lbs shock tippet.

Our guides highly recommend the use of high quality hooks, especially for Tarpon and Permit flies.

Personal Gear
2-3 tropical Shirts
2 pair tropical shorts
2 pair long tropical pants
Foul weather jacket
White socks for boat deck
Tropical wading boots
Boat/Deck shoes

Sunscreen
Repellent (Skin-So-Soft or Skintastic)
Polarized sun glasses
Personal items
Sun gloves
Camera & film

Normally horseflies are around during the months of late March to October. For this reason, we recommend that you bring insect repellent.

*We also offer a complimentary laundry service that is done daily, therefore allowing our clients to travel lightly.

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What our Guests Say

  • ~ G Groat, Georgetown, SC

    "“Stafford Creek Lodge is the finest and most professionally run lodge in the Bahamas.  The commitment to excellence is apparent in the comfort of the accommodations, the daily lodge operation, the abilities of their chef, and the great skill and dedication of the guides.  Prescott Smith, with able assistance from the staff and guides, have created the ultimate fly fishing destination.”"

  • ~ Mark & Sharon Lance, Denver, CO

    "Thanks for a enjoyable and memorable week at Stafford Creek Lodge.  Your staff was fantastic, the service was great, and the food superb.  Everyone made us feel right at home.  The fly fishing lived up to our expectations and beyond.  Your experienced, friendly and helpful guides are the best around.  We cannot wait to get back to Stafford Creek Lodge.”"

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