How to prepare / What to bring

What to bring for Trip.docx
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       Be Ready to have fun, but also be ready if something unplanned does happen...


    Remember to check Weather and Water Levels when planning your trip, also.


Items to bring:








    Water shoes/Old gym shoes




    Hat & Sunglasses


    Change of clothes- including socks & shoes - leave in your car until after the trip


    Insect Repellent


    First Aid Kit (hopefully no need!)


    A cooler with ice & plenty of drinks




    Rain Gear/Umbrella


    Fishing equipment (optional)


    A ziplock bag or waterproof bag/box (better) for your Important electronic items like your cell phone, radio, etc.


    Wear your bathing suit if you want to swim


    Boat horn or whistle


    Throw rope (to save someone if needed, optional)


   Any other important items like lighter/matches, pocket knife, bottle opener, etc...






Contact us if you need assistance in planning a weekend outing

Schmidt's -

Elgin, IL

Phone: +1 815 708 4138 +1 815 708 4138