Are you getting ready for you Alaskan fishing trip but aren’t sure about what to pack? While you probably already know that a good fishing charter company will provide you with all the gear you need, including the boat, rods and reels and bait, there are some things that you should remember to pack when preparing for your trip. Keep reading for some helpful packing tips if you are preparing for an Alaskan fishing trip.
When it comes to your clothing, it’s always best to be prepared with high quality layering pieces that can quickly adapt to changing conditions. Depending on when you visit, Alaska can be very wet and cold and the conditions can vary dramatically from place to place. Being prepared with wet weather gear, cold weather gear and some lightweight layering pieces is the best way to be prepared.
One thing that many travellers forget and later regret forgetting is their camera! There are so many amazing opportunities for photography in this beautiful land, and you will definitely be sad if you miss out on capturing at least a few of these priceless moments on camera. We recommend going “old school” and bringing an actual digital camera versus relying on your cell phone. Trying to fiddle with your cell phone in the middle of the water is no way to spend your trip to Alaska.
Finally, pack a list of the areas that you’d like to see and try to hit as many of them as possible during your stay. For many people, visiting Alaska is a once in a lifetime opportunity, so make sure that you savor every moment of your trip and see as much as you possibly can while you ar