15 Surprising “TSA-Friendly” Preparedness Items

419MJ3poxAL5. 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.

However, should you need to use your seat cushion as a floatation device, you may be glad to be carrying a fishing setup.

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