It's the trip you've had penciled in on your calendar for a monthsupplies'>supplies one last time, because you know you're going to forget something (last time it was the GPS, and of course you were lost for hours). Just make sure you've got these essentials and you'll be ready for anything.
For the Boat
As idyllic as it seems to just pack up a canoe and paddle out into the middle of the lake, chances are you'll be fishing in more modern motor boat. Make sure you've got the proper accessories for your motor and you'll be fishing in no time.