Frequent question: Can you fly with fishing tackle?

Sharp fishing tackle that may be considered dangerous, such as large fish hooks, should be sheathed, securely wrapped, and packed in your checked luggage.

Can I have fishing lures in my carry-on?

While fishing lures seem dangerous and may be flagged, they are allowed in a carry-on as long as they are wrapped well and securely stored. So long as they aren’t very big and they’re well-wrapped, secured, and stored away in your carry-on during flight, fishing lures are ok.

Can you take a fishing rod on a plane as hand luggage?

Fishing rods are permitted in carry-on and checked bags; however, passengers should check with the airline to confirm that the fishing rod fits within size limitations for carry-on items.

Can you fly with fly fishing hooks?

As a rule of thumb, flies and hooks size 8 and smaller are generally OK to travel in carry-on luggage. To avoid disappointment, we suggest packing hooks and flies into your checked luggage whenever possible.

Can you bring fly fishing flies on a plane?

While T.S.A. regulations do not technically prohibit fishing flies in carry-on luggage, if a security agent decides that they have a problem with your flies, they might confiscate them. Take a small fly box or zip-lock bag, and load enough flies for a single day of fishing (about 12-18 flies total).

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How do you fly with fish?

Fresh fish are permitted in both carry-on and checked bags. For frozen fish, ensure to wrap the fish in plastic or other waterproof material. On long-haul flights, wrap the fish in heavy plastic that won’t rip, especially if wrapping fish with fins, and seal the plastic with duct tape.

Can I take a skateboard on Southwest?

Skateboard, may be substituted for a carryon or a checked bag. If the skateboard fits under the seat, it does not need to be in a bag or covered, but it does have to be stowed with the wheels up so that it doesn’t roll.