A Checklist For Going On A Fishing Trip

Fishing Rod

It’s always an exciting time getting ready for a fishing session. Being as you will be in a remote area, it is essential that you have everything you need. If you are missing a critical equipment item like a landing net or a reel, then you won’t be able to fish. If there’s a lot on your mind, it is easy to overlook your wet weather gear or some other necessity.

Here is a List of Things,You will need for Fishing Trip

The Right Clothing

We all know how unpredictable the Australian weather can be, so do make sure you have wet weather clothing packed away plus a sweater. If you are not fishing in the summer. The wind can be quite brutal at sea, so a windproof jacket is a must.  Let’s not forget gloves if you think the conditions warrant them. Obviously, good footwear is essential. Whether fishing on a boat or on the bank or the beach, you do need shoes or boots with good grip and some ankle support.

Fishing Tackle Check

If you are in need of tackle items or one of those Zenaq Fishing Rods Australia fishing enthusiasts are using, an online search will take you to a leading fishing tackle provider who stocks the very best brands at affordable prices. Rods and reels need to be cleaned and oiled. While making sure you have spare line, a selection of hooks, weights and lures, and anything else you might need. A set of scales, for example will come in handy if you hook a monster fish, and with more than enough bait (with some variation). You can fish until you have had enough.

Fishing Rod


A powerful LED light is essential. Even if you are not planning to be out after dark, as your boat might breakdown, or you are simply late leaving and dusk arrives.

Food & Beverages

A lack of food or drink is sure to dampen your motivation, so prepare accordingly. Fishing doesn’t have to involve abstaining, and with a range of snacks and some ice-cold beer, you will be fueled for the coming action. A large cooler is always advised and if every angler brings something, you will have more than enough to eat and drink. For further reading on what to take on a fishing trip, there are articles you can find online that provide some good tips.

cooler in beach

Digital Camera

If you hook a ‘monster’ and are fishing alone, you won’t have any evidence to support your claim, and besides, most anglers like to get a shot or two with big fish. Make sure you have enough storage space for some video, then you can have a friend video while you land the fish.

digital camera for capturing your fishing experience

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It is always a good idea to check everything a couple of days prior to the expedition. If you do need to buy something, you have plenty of time. Bait should be fresh, with some variation, as the fish can be very fussy at times, and with more than enough liquid refreshment and lots of ice, you and your buddies can enjoy a great day out.


December 12, 2019

15 Replies to “A Checklist For Going On A Fishing Trip”

  1. Pamela Mukherjee says: December 17, 2019 at 4:24 am

    Woow, loved the way you described every point. I would definitely plan a fishing trip after reading your post.

  2. Rakesh Mishra says: December 16, 2019 at 2:59 pm

    One of the great article about fishing trip plan.. Really very informative..

  3. Sanjay says: December 16, 2019 at 8:12 am

    Wow, that really sounds like an adventure.
    I would definitely plan a fishing trip after reading your post.

  4. Prakhar Kasera says: December 15, 2019 at 5:54 pm

    I have never been to a fishing trip, but definitely want to be on 1. Would be different experience I bet.

  5. Nisha says: December 15, 2019 at 12:02 pm

    Frankly I have never been to a fishing trip but have seen people quite passionate about it. Thanks for sharing great tips. Quite helpful

  6. Rahul Prabhakar says: December 14, 2019 at 4:38 pm

    Those are some great tips. I am planning a fishing trip soon with friends.

  7. Anahita Irani says: December 14, 2019 at 2:36 pm

    Never been on a fishing trip ever but reading your post sounds like it will be alot of fun. Should gather my friends and plan one.

  8. Noor Anand Chawla says: December 14, 2019 at 10:46 am

    I must confess I have never gone on a fishing trip before, but it seems an exciting thing to do. Will refer to your checklist if I ever go.

  9. Humaira says: December 14, 2019 at 7:31 am

    That’s so amazing and exciting fishing trip. Very useful and beneficial tips for the fishing enthusiasts.
    Most probably, Fishing rods and reels need to be cleaned and oiled.
    Great thoughts.

  10. Nitya chawla says: December 14, 2019 at 1:43 am

    I think these points- little things must be taken care of- while going on a fishing trip.. Specially the right clothing is necessary.

  11. Manisha Garg says: December 13, 2019 at 7:23 pm

    This is something totally new for me..never been on a fishing trip. Should try it and use your tips.

  12. Gayathri says: December 13, 2019 at 5:07 pm

    Thanks a lot for this informative post. Haven’t been on a fishing trip and would love to go. So, this will come in handy for future reference

  13. ujjwal mishra says: December 13, 2019 at 12:43 pm

    Although I don’t have any experience of fishing, recently I heard my son wanting to go for one. I will share this post with him.

  14. Cindy Dsilva says: December 13, 2019 at 12:06 pm

    I will go only for the photography. I have gone fishing a couple of times and I’ve realized that it isn’t my cup of tea.

  15. Docdivatraveller says: December 13, 2019 at 12:03 pm

    Wow this is a great checklist! Although I am yet to go fishing!.

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