WHAT TO BRING:
Don't Leave Home Without These
It's a good idea to have a checklist for what you want to bring on your trip. Below are a few suggestions for items related to the fishing part of your trip.
The following items should cover your tackle requirements:
The following items are required by law:
The following are optional but will make things easier:
There should be either a fish box or cooler for storing the catch until you get back to the dock. Regulations require that all fish be kept whole until you reach land.
A good process for keeping fish fresh is the following:
The above results in thoroughly cooled grouper, ready to fillet. This makes a huge difference in the flavor. Even some non-fish eaters may enjoy fish preserved this way.
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