Fishing pole - Mine is lightweight & breaks down into 5 sections. It can be
used as both a spinning rod & a fly rod. I made a carrier for it out of a 1 1/2 inch
PVC pipe with caps on both ends that fits nicely on my pack. Pack the reel in a ditty
bag. I also have a lightweight, telescoping rod (cheap) for extended trips.
Tackle box - Small plastic box with compartments that fits in my back pocket.
Contains hooks, lures, flies, sinkers, stringer, fingernail clippers, etc.
Cleaning knife - Sharp knife in sheath for cleaning fish.
Bait - Nightcrawlers work great.
Fishing license - Keepin' it legal.