whats in your box?

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whats in your box?

Post by sharkdiver » Wed Nov 08, 2006 6:10 pm

what should be in every tackle box.?

having come back to fishing after a good few years break, i am now stocking up my box. with so many new things on the market now what would be the basic tackle requirements ?

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Post by VifferRider » Wed Nov 08, 2006 6:46 pm

Hooks?

Hope that helps :lol:

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Post by slashley » Wed Nov 08, 2006 7:13 pm

I carry:
weights.
spare leader and mainline.
disgorger.
filleting knife. ( might need it one day )
elastic bands.
bait elastic.
swiss army knife.
spare rigs.
torch.
spare lead links.
rag for hands.
carrier bags. ( for holding bags of shingle and rubbish, fish etc)
gloves.
sunglasses.
flask.
bungee ropes.
spare hooks.
reel oil and spare brake blocks.
tip lights.
lures.
spare mantles and jets etc for paraffin lamp.
spare bait clips.
swivels.
Sure there will be other things but there are some to keep yer going for a while. :)

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Post by stufish » Wed Nov 08, 2006 7:37 pm

Bloody hell Slash, I don't wonder you've got muscles like knots in cotton!
You forgot the kitchen sink!
I used to have a massive home-made tackle box and if it wasn't in it, it hadn't been made.
Now, I have a small-ish box and take:
6 5oz leads
Small "bits" box with hooks, swivels and beads
Bait board
Filleting knife
2 baiting needles
Spare spool 60lb line
Spare spool 15lb Amnesia
2 rig wallets
2 "Knotless2 booms
..........and bait and flask and sarnies. I pull it on a trolley, 'cos it's still too heavy!

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Post by VifferRider » Wed Nov 08, 2006 7:55 pm

Serious Answer:

I have just packed my bag:

Spare 20lb Snood Line
Spare Reel (FS)
Half dozen leads (simple bomb and grippa )
Booms
Knife
Pliers
Fish Identifier (told you I was a amatuer, still dont know my fish)
Swivels & beads
Hooks
Room left for bait.

All in a old laptop bag

Not much I know, but for the amount of fishing I have manged to do this year it has been suffice :)

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Post by slashley » Wed Nov 08, 2006 7:57 pm

Lol Stu, forgot to add:
headlight.
binoculars ( in case I spot a strange bird )
digital camera ( see above! )

radio.
A cosh .....................

Will just go and check to see if there is anything else.

:)

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Post by chalkie » Wed Nov 08, 2006 9:07 pm

i have booms hooks weights spare line and a multi tool and some pvc gloves

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Post by DuncBooth5 » Wed Nov 08, 2006 9:59 pm

See a lot of strange birds by the sea-especially in Southend!

Box at the moment:

Reels, spare spools where necessary, spare shock leader (greased weasel), spare line, spare 25lb clear amnesia, box with approx 25 assorted rigs, fillet knife, swiss army knife, hunting knife, pliers (long nose 2 pairs), long surgical forceps (removal of hooks from big mouths with big teeth (and thats just the locals)), fish identifier (was that one any good Viffer?) assorted leads, rig making bits in small boxes, baiting needles, baiting towel, headtorch, gas lamp and spares, stove (if long session), tip lights, elastic, whipping thread, camera, scaffold shock cords and a couple of screwdrivers. Think thats it. Do you think thats enough?lol

You know, looking back over this, it reads like Jack the Rippers toolkit!

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Post by slashley » Wed Nov 08, 2006 10:04 pm

[quote="DuncBooth5"]See a lot of strange birds by the sea-especially in Southend!

Lol Dunc. I remember 'em well. Before moving up here, spent quite a few happy hours down that way stalking a rare one. :) ( whilst fishing )...

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Post by DuncBooth5 » Wed Nov 08, 2006 10:14 pm

These days, the rare ones would be stalking you, possibly with a view to relieving you of your wallet, watch, life etc!

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Post by DuncBooth5 » Wed Nov 08, 2006 10:16 pm

Oh, I forgot that I generally keep a selection of rappala lures on show in the rig box to make me look better that I really am! (Think furry dice for your tackle box)

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Post by slashley » Wed Nov 08, 2006 10:28 pm

Lol Dunc. I know what you mean. :)

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Post by Magictoys » Thu Nov 09, 2006 1:36 am

LOL
lots of stickers on the outside makes you look more professional!

In my box is...
2 abu 6500, 1 fixed spool reel, 2 bursting rig wallets, selection of weights, spare rig bits, spare line n leader, tape, baiting tools, knot picker, towel, well used fish stick :lol: , head torch, spare lighter, some hidden bits n bobs! And sand from various beaches!!!

rocket

Post by rocket » Thu Nov 09, 2006 5:50 am

Hooks, line, swivels and weights, then again who needs a box when you can put that all in your pocket, and still catch fish :)

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Post by DuncBooth5 » Thu Nov 09, 2006 9:32 am

Rocket, some of us need all the help we can get!

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