I am no fisher person but went out with Able Guerarra last July he provided every thing we needed, and showed us how to fish, had a great time, he cleaned a filleted everything we caught, had great fish dinners for the next couple of days. Enjoy
It depends on what you're fishing for, if you're going reef fishing for snapper barracuda and such typically they use sardines, so all you would need is hooks and steal leaders. If you are planning to fly fish. that's a different matter, and someone else could better answer that that I.
Unless you're fly-fishing most of the guides will have equipment that will do fine and is in good working order. I've always packed my own fly rod, reel and line just for the fact that I'm used to the feel and setup. Don't forget wire fly leaders if you're going to try your hand at Barra on the fly (if you live in freshwater country Pike and Muskie leaders should work just as well.)
heres the deal ,if you hire a guide/fishing boat capt.. you need nothing , very good guides are dirt cheap..compared to states side prices and will show you a fun time .. a real deal.... if you fish off your dock or off beach you will need your own lite spin tackel..
I think you can get a great guide/capt ,with all tackel ,bait plus expert instruction ,between $175 to 195 for the whole boat us funds half day .inc soda /water etc. the works . a wonderful action packed fishing day plus he will clean your catch and give you fish filets to eat for three nights or more .call steve at coconet internet cafe us tel no# from states 1 508 721 6556 or in san pedro 2262835 ; fishingsanpedro.com he is now booking fishing tours with capt bicho and a lots of other wonderful guides who will make your stay a great one.. go live the dream and enjoy ...