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The Right Way to Store Fishing Gear in Self-Storage June 23, 2017

Downtown Anchorage, Anchorage
The Right Way to Store Fishing Gear in Self-Storage, Anchorage, Alaska

When summer arrives in Alaska, many visiting fishing aficionados find themselves in a jam: where are they supposed to store their gear? One of the best and most convenient options is an affordable self-storage unit. You’ll have easy access to your equipment throughout the summer and a secure space to keep it over the winter, too.

As you move your fishing gear into a self-storage unit, follow these three tips:

  • self storageControl the Environment: When you leave your fishing rod in a storage space, it’s important that it rests in a vertical position. Otherwise, you increase the likelihood of the rod warping and losing its shape. You should also put it in a unit that isn’t too warm; anything hotter than room temperature can potentially degrade the rod material.
  • Protect the Reel: When you leave your fishing rod in storage for an extended period, your equipment can be susceptible to rusting if it doesn’t receive the proper treatment. Before you stow away your reel, in particular, oil its various parts. For the smallest components, veterans like using Vaseline®.
  • Clean Your Rod: Neglecting to clean your fishing rod before you store it is the quickest way to shorten its life span. To avoid corrosion, use a combination of water and vinegar to lightly scrub the rod. To get rid of all the dirt and grime that has accumulated, you can use a tool as simple as an old toothbrush. 

 

When you need to store your fishing gear in Anchorage, AK, head to International Self Storage. Whether you just need a mini-storage locker or a larger unit, you can always count on them for a secure and accessible facility. You can discuss your specific self-storage needs by calling (907) 563-3287. Learn more about the company by visiting their website

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