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10 Things You Should Never Do While Fishing

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These 10 things you should never do while fishing will keep you safe and drama free while on the water.

10. Not  wearing a life preserver while on a boat. Do not just use it as a seat cushion. Accidents happen fast, do not be a statistic.

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9. Operating a boat while intoxicated. Leave the beer at home if in a boat.

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8. Not bringing a snack and plenty of water. A boat or even the shore gets hot in the summer, so keep hydrated.

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7. Not bringing a cell phone or other communication device if you get in trouble. If it might distract you, bring it and shut it off. It’s that easy.

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6. Talking loudly around other fisherman. Leave the loud voice for watching football or Monday night wrestling.

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5. Leaving litter behind. This is a major pet peeve of most anglers. Pick up and pack out litter, even other people’s litter. Make the area cleaner than when you came.

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4. Introducing invasive species. 

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3. Not cleaning a boat’s exterior or internal water holding areas. 

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2. Leaving a large wake that hits the shoreline. 

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1. Fish during a storm front. Sure the fish may bite well before a thunderstorm, but that fishing rod you are swinging around would make a great lightning rod…

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10 Things You Should Never Do While Fishing