Fishing equipment checklist for beginners

fishing equipment for beginners fishing equipment for beginners
  • Fishing License, including applicable stamps and if going on private property written permission

  • Fishing Pole(s), make sure you know the legal limit on how many poles you can use

  • Tackle box (bobbers, extra fishing line, fish stringer, hooks, jigs, leaders, lures, power bait, sinkers and weights)

  • Live Bait (if using minnows consider an air aerator, keep all live bait out of direct sunlight)

  • Map of body of water and/or area you’re fishing in

  • Sun Protection; scentless sunscreen and sunglasses

  • First aid kit, should be a small, portable kit designed for camping or outdoors

  • Insect Repellant

  • Portable GPS or fish finder

  • Compass

  • 4″+ fixed bladed knife

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Small bottle of hand sanitizer

  • Camera (avoid using a cell phone to prevent accidental drops into the water)

  • 2 to 3 clean towels

  • Water bottles

  • Rope tape measurer (to measure the length of your future monster catch)

  • Toilet paper

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