13 Surprising TSA-Approved Preparedness Items

419MJ3poxAL2. Fishing Tackle

Fishing tackle will be allowed in carry-ons, as long as it meets the size requirements or your airline. This includes telescoping fishing rods and lures, BUT it goes without saying that there’s a certain level of discretion required when putting together your carry-on tackle box.

Large hooks may cause problems for you as you go through security, as well as large stringers or anything else that could be construed to be weapon-like. Obviously, you should leave out that fillet knife, as it will be intercepted and possibly confiscated. 

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