5 Unforgettable Tips for Great Fishing Trips

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5 Unforgettable Tips to Plan a Great Fishing Trip

Arranging some fishing trips?  Before you secure your boat rental, pack up your rod, reel, lure, hook, and mind, it is important to be certain you’ve got everything you require.  Here are a few tips on how best to plan a wonderful fishing trip.

Make Sure You’ve Got Everything

Stop by your local tackle shop and make sure you’ve got a reliable fishing rod, bait, and tackle. Ensure you’ve got all the tools you’ll need. Then, check with your state’s laws to see if you’ll need a license. Some states, like Florida, allow you to purchase one online and print it.   

Get Your Gear

Keep your gear organized in a way that is convenient.  Items that are crucial, like your kit, scissors, pliers, and hooks should be within easy reach.  Drink and food should be simple to grab. Do not forget to pack sunscreen, too (even if it’s cloudy). Make certain to keep things organized when packaging your licenses or permits.  These should be accessible. This should go without saying, but don’t forget to bring your tackle, rods, line and reels!

Plan for Bad Weather

Weather is unpredictable.  Even if the forecast calls for a sunny day, rain is always a chance.  And the air is cooler than it’s on land, when you are out on the water.  With nothing around you it can get cold. Pack rain gear and jacket or a sweater in case you hit on bad weather.

Bring Food

Do not plan on eating your catch for dinner or lunch.  There is no guarantee you’ll catch much when you go fishing. At least package granola bars if you don’t wish to sit down and eat a meal. A cooler of sandwiches and drinks, anything to keep your energy up is essential.


Fishing trips are one of the greatest ways to spend a weekend, but if you don’t plan them properly, they may not happen at all! To prevent this, make sure you follow these tips, check for rules and regulations, and don’t forget to have a good time!    

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