What to bring on a camping or fishing trip

What to bring on a camping or fishing trip

Planning on going on a camping or fishing trip soon? You're probably aware that in such contexts, mosquitoes are often in the picture. To avoid being bugged and to be well prepared, here is a list of must-pack items.

To sleep

  • Tent
  • Mosquito net
  • Air mattress with pump
  • Sleeping bag 
  • Survival blanket
  • Pillow

To cook

  • Food
  • Water bottle and container
  • Cooler
  • Swiss army knife
  • Water bottle
  • Dishes
  • Utensils (forks, knives, spoons)
  • Glasses
  • Propane cylinders and camping stove
  • Pots and pans
  • Can opener
  • Corkscrew
  • Dish soap and cloths
  • Paper towels
  • Foil
  • Resealable bags and containers

For your comfort

  • Matches or lighter
  • Flashlight with extra batteries
  • Lemon balm candles
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Barrier against insects
  • Camping chairs
  • Clothes line and pins
  • Mosquito & Flying Insect Killer
  • Radio
  • Hammer and nails
  • Extension cord
  • Crawling Insect Killer
  • Rope
  • Scissors
  • Dish mop
  • Beach umbrella
  • Garbage bags

First aid

  • Bandages
  • Pain relievers
  • Sun screen
  • Antihistaminics (for allergies)
  • Toilet paper
  • Antibiotic ointment

To play

  • Playing cards
  • Board games
  • Books
  • Sports equipment (frisbee, pétanque)
  • Fishing line