Fishing Trip Checklist

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Fishing Trip Checklist

Here's a few items that are easy to forget until you are on the lake.

Safety/ Required Items

  • Fire extinguisher
  • Fishing license
  • Horn or whistle
  • Life jackets
  • Throw cushion

Obvious Items

  • Electronics
  • Food and drinks
  • Hooks
  • Line
  • Lures
  • Plastics
  • Rod and reels
  • Weights

Extras (just in case)

  • Batteries
  • Boat plug
  • Line
  • Fuses
  • Spotlight (I have had several break)
  • Trolling motor prop, nut, and shear pin

Things to check/maintain

  • Aerator
  • Batteries
  • Bilge pump
  • Boat motor
  • Electronics
  • Lower unit fluid
  • Put the plug in
  • Reels
  • Running lights
  • Safety chains
  • Tags
  • Tie downs
  • Tilt/trim
  • Trailer lights
  • Trailer tires, jack, wrench & spare
  • Transom saver
  • Trolling motor
  • Wheel bearings

Not so obvious items

  • Anchors and rope
  • Bug juice
  • Camera
  • Cap
  • Cell phone
  • Coat, gloves, toboggan
  • Electrical tape
  • First Aid
  • Fish formula
  • Flashlight and batteries
  • Jumper wires
  • Knife
  • Leader line
  • Line cutters
  • Live release formula
  • Lure retrievers
  • Maps
  • Marker bouys
  • Measuring stick
  • Needle nose pliers
  • Needle for air bladder
  • Net
  • Paddle/pushpole
  • Polarized shades
  • Raingear
  • Reel oil
  • Replacement treble hooks
  • Scales
  • Skirts for spinnerbaits and jigs
  • Spotlight
  • Split rings and pliers
  • Sunscreen
  • Swivels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Toothpicks (for pegging weights)
  • Tools
  • Trailer hooks and baits
  • Weigh-in bag

 

Printable version

 
 
Lake Fork Guide Richie White

This double digit bass was caught by Clayton Bracken while fishing with guide Richie White


Lake Fork Fishing Guide