To give yourself a chance at any sport you must have the right equipment. Fishing is no different. Most people assume all you need to fish is a rod, line, reels and some bait. Oh, that it were that simple. Your tackle box holds your “bag of tricks” for fishing. And a well prepared tackle box can make all the difference during a fishing adventure.First, you need the actual box. The best kind is one made of hard plastic. Do not pick a box that is too heavy though, as this will only cause you problems hauling it around during your trip. It is important that the box has a good latch to keep your fishing resources from falling out at the most inopportune times.Weights are needed to sink your bait to the bottom of the water. Weights can be made from different metals, but never buy lead weights. These are highly toxic and can kill fish and other wildlife.Additional fishing accessories can also be useful, but dont buy something for the novelty value. Make sure you can get usability value from it. You can find out all the information you need about various fishing equipment from a fishing shop.By following these basic tips, you will be well on your way to creating a first class fishing tackle box.