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Rod Hamilton

October 10, 2017

Travel Checklist

Misc. Travel Items

  • Airline Ticket / itinerary
  • Passport, required Visas
  • Copy of passport in checked luggage
  • Medical insurance card and numbers
  • Accommodation / car reservations
  • Fishing license
  • Alarm clock
  • Binoculars
  • Books, games, cards
  • Cameras, accessories, case, lenses, tripod, extra batteries, extra memory
  • Different sizes of zip lock plastic bags
  • Ear plugs for plane and roommate
  • Emergency & contact numbers
  • Appropriate inoculations
  • Flashlight, head lamp, extra batteries
  • Insect repellent & after bite
  • Sunscreen, chap stick (minimum 30 SPF)
  • Fanny/hip pack, water bottles
  • Maps / Google Earth printouts
  • Prescriptions (carry on plane)
  • Money, small bills for tips
  • Toiletries
  • Duct tape, Super glue, Boeshield
  • First aid supplies
  • Laptop, paper, pens
  • Cell phone, charger
  • Boat bag, waterproof
  • Small repair kit, screw driver
  • Sewing kit
  • Converter from 110 to 220v
  • Guide gifts
  • Hand held walkie talkies / GPS
  • Reading glasses, contacts and solutions, eye glass cleaner and wipes
  • Mask, snorkel, fins if diving
  • Soft sided cooler
  • Mosquito netting
  • Rope / bungy cord

Clothes

  • 3-5 long sleeved, light weight, ventilated, fast drying flats shirts
  • 2-3 pair lightweight, fast drying wading pants
  • Wading shorts
  • Fabric wading belt
  • Tee shirts, underwear, socks, long shirts, short sleeve shirts, shorts
  • Sandals, 1 pair casual shoes
  • Flats hat (long bill, dark underside, wide brim or flaps) to protect neck and ears
  • Casual evening wear
  • Flats wading boots
  • Bandana, flats mask or buff
  • Flats gloves
  • Neoprene socks / booties / guards
  • Rain jacket, rain pants, lightweight
  • Fleece
  • Two pair, sunglasses, strap, cleaners
  • Swimsuit

Fishing Gear

  • Multi piece travel rods (7-9 for bonefish, 9-10 for permit and other) Reels, to fit rods
  • One spare eight-weight line
  • Backing
  • Leaders, 9-12 feet
  • Tippet, usually fluorocarbon (4x, 3x, 2x, 1x, 0x)
  • Flies
  • Pliers
  • Knife
  • Line cleaner
  • Nail knot tool
  • Nippers
  • Reel lubricant, grease/oil
  • Wire leader (toothy critters)
  • Hook hone/file
  • Repair kit, thread, bobbin, glue
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