Waterproof your valuables- put all important stuff such as wallet, cell phones, car keys in a ziplock bag. Bring a waterproof backpack for your clothes and other gadgets. Also it a good thing if you could pack a raincoat and rain pants that will surely become useful in case of sudden rain.
Just like everyone else you tend to get overly excited when you’re nearing your vacation date. Too excited that there is a very big possibility that you get to forget a lot of stuff at home. Below is a quick guide on the essentials that you have to bring on a fishing trip, well that’s side from the given tents and fishing equipments of course.
Sunscreen- as we all know that long term exposure to harmful UV rays is harmful for our skin. Secure a bottle of waterproof sunscreen with a high SPF to protect us from sun exposure when fishing.
Shades and Hats- protect your eyes from sunlight and glare by wearing shades. You can bring polarized glasses that can help give you a better view of the water and the fishes that you are about to catch. Bring wide-brimmed hats to protect your head and prevent heat strokes.
Clothing- Choose the right fishing attire, they should be lightweight and should dry easily. Purchase your gear at reputable stores so you know that you are getting your money’s’ worth. Make sure to bring enough fishing shirts Australia if you are planning to go out for a couple of days because you may need to change a few times within the day. A few days before the scheduled trip you may want to consider looking for a few pairs of sun protective clothing for sale at the mall when can be very useful during the trip. Pack lightweight and light colored clothes to keep you cool whenever it’s humid. Also bring a pair of windbreaker to help warm you up on cold mornings.
Gloves- Always don a pair of gloves when fishing to protect you hands from cuts and other injuries. Remember that fishing hooks can cause injury because of its pointed tip so we must be careful at all times.
Footwear- Do not ever think of using slippers or flip flops when fishing. Settle for slip free and non skid footwears, non slip boots, sneakers or running shoes are recommended for this type of activity.
Medicines and First Aid Kit- Accidents are unavoidable when we go outdoors and we have to be ready in case something bad happens. Bring essential medicines for motion sickness, diarrhea and fever. Your medicine kit should contain antiseptics, ointment, bandage, gauze and plaster.
Skin care essentials- Bring a bug spray, mosquito repellent lotion to avoid skin irritation and contracting mosquito causing illness. Alcohol and clean towels should be included for hygiene purposes.
Food and water– if you are planning to stay for more than a day on the camping and fishing site you should consider bringing pre cooked foods, energy bars, a camping stove, as well as pots and pans.