Spot-On Fishing Checklist | By Rug Doctor

Picture this: It's a sunny day out there and you're heading straight into the water with your friends and family for some fishing time. Suddenly, you realise that you forgot to bring your tackle box (dun-dun).

Whether you're a beginner or a pro, it's very normal to forget some basic equipment during your fishing trip.

That's why we have created a handy checklist for you. Remember to pack the following items on your next fishing trip:

1. Safety first

  • Life jacket
  • Sunscreen
  • First aid kit
  • Flares
  • VHF radio
  • Check the marine weather forecast
  • Gloves
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2. Equipment

  • Fishing rod and reel
  • Fishing line
  • Hooks
  • Bait
  • Lures
  • Bucket
  • Knife and chopping board
  • Sinkers
  • Swivels
  • Line cutter
  • Needle nose pliers

3. Miscellaneous

  • Fishing buddy
  • Another fishing buddy
  • Rubbish bin
  • Towel
  • Box to keep wet towels
  • Ice bin
  • Ice for the ice bin
  • Refreshing drinks for the ice bin!
  • Water
  • Delicious lunch

Once you've checked off the list, your ready to go!

Do you know what's the trout capital of the world? Hint: it's right here in New Zealand. Find it out, along with the other best fishing spots in New Zealand in our latest blog 7 Must-Visit Fishing Spots in New Zealand

Fishing is fun but it can also create stains and odours on your clothes, your car's upholstery or even your carpet.

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