What to Bring

Planning a trip to Pennocks' Tourist Service?  We have listed some things that we feel you might want to pack for your trip.

Clothing for any season, rain gear, fishing gear, beverages, camera, film, insect repellent, personal toilet items, snacks, and cooler, soap, personal items.

You supply your own food. We stock minimal grocery items for our guests.

Hunters and fishermen should bring licenses from the previous year or hunters safety certificate.


You may bring nite crawlers into Canada (pack in bedding only), no live leeches or minnows (frozen or salted legal). We have licenses, gas (both mixed and regular), tackle shop, and live bait available at the shop. We have a limited supply of trolling motors, call ahead to reserve). Guests are welcome to bring their own boats and motors, although some lakes are not accessible with bigger boats.  Boats and motors are already available at the remote lakes.

WALLEYE - 6’ to 7’ spinning gear with 6-10# test line, optional bait casting gear with 10-12# test line for trolling and bottom bouncing, lindy rigs, spinner rigs and crawler harnesses (gold, silver, chartreuse, orange), jigs 1/16 to 1/2 oz., assortment of shallow and deep diver cranks (rainbow trout, silver, gold, perch or firetiger).

BASS - 6’7’ spinning gear with 4-8# test line, tube jigs, twisters, #1-#3 french or vibrex spinners, topwaters, chuggers, cranks, small spinnerbaits, 4" worms, craws, and slugos.

PIKE - 6’ - 71/2’ spinning or casting rod with 12-17# test, 1/2 to 11/2 oz, wire lindy rigs and 1/4 - 3/4 oz jigs for live baiting, spinner baits, spoons, large cranks and jerks (fire tiger always good all around color for pike).