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Offline DIPISC

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Gear for SHTF/Bug Out
« on: 05 Aug 2016 - 13:49:58 »
Hi;

     Finally , I went to Kmart yesterday and bought some fishing gear for my SHTF/Bug Out project.  Nothing fancy since I do not know when/if I will use it - but better to have it on hand and ready. I did  not spend a lot - the Rod/Reel and Knife were the "high" dollar items.  Just some split shot, 3 varieties of Hooks on fishing line, some hooks not on fish line and several swivels and a few flies  to say that I have something to work with.

     When I was a kid , all we had was worms and dough ball for bait. If anyone of us had spinners and fake worms - it was too fancy for back then !

     The rod is a Zebco  ( they are still around after all these years) !

     This weekend I am going to stretch out 30-40 ft of line to straighten it out. Way back then we use to have problems casting if we did not do that prior to first day of trout !

     

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Re: Gear for SHTF/Bug Out
« Reply #1 on: 22 Sep 2016 - 09:40:02 »
i through a pack of hooks and a roll of line in mine. figure if i needed it that would be enough: tree branch for a pole foam cup float/strike indicator and a worm means dinner

plus if its a drop line off a tree branch i don't have to stand there wasting time i can set camp or something else while a fish caches itself
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Re: Gear for SHTF/Bug Out
« Reply #2 on: 22 Sep 2016 - 13:40:34 »
Worms, bread balls and corn were the only bait we ever used as kids.  Worked well.  I guess we have too many artificial fish for that today!
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