DESTIN JETTY FISHING CHECKLIST
______ Two rod & reels
_______Light weight rod/reel/line for fishing surface lures.
- ROD: 6-7' Light action
- REEL: Light weight spinning or bait casting reel
- LINE: 8 to 12# test, monofilament or braid
______ Medium weight rod/reel/line for bottom fishing
- ROD: 8-10' Medium-heavy action
- REEL: Medium action spinning reel
- LINE: 20 TO 30# test, monofilament or braid
______ Terminal tackle, lures, and bait:
______ Gotchas, rigged with 3-4' 40# fluorocarbon leader or wire.
______ Pompano jigs, your choice.
______ Fish finder rigs for live bait, at least 3 as you will lose some to
______ Chicken (Dropper) rigs and/or Pompano rigs (3-4)
______ Egg sinkers, 2, 4, 6 oz
______ Pyramid sinkers, 2, 4, 6 oz
______ Circle hooks, 2/0, 4/0, 6/0 as needed
______ Swivels, 80#
______ Bubble rigs, 2
______ Bait (squid, cut bait, shrimp, etc)
______ Back pack or shoulder bag to carry everything in.
______ Water and other beverage of choice
______ Sun Block
______ Needle nose pliars
______ Bag or cooler to carry your fish home in. I use a soft side cooler with shoulder strap.
Place you my water/drinks in a plastic bag in this bag to keep separate from the fish and bait.
Enough ice for the trip.(If possible, gut the fish there)
______ Landing net or gaff. For the large fish. Sometimes you can not get down to the water
level due to the waves
______ Good pair of soft sole shoes to walk on the rocks with.
______ Food as desired
______ Two - three # 6 or # 8 hook Sabiki rigs if you plan to catch live bait
______ Bait (Squid, cut bait, shrimp, etc)
______ Towel for holding fish, wiping hands.
______ Fishing license for non-Florida residents, picture ID for Florida residents
______ Measuring stick.
______ Copy of Florida Fishing regulations with size limits, etc.