Fishing Camping Portable Toilets: Essentials You Must Understand

What are the fishing camping portable toilet essentials?

  1. Toilet tissue.
  2. Absorbant toilet bags, or chemicals, for inside the toilet bag itself.
  3. Leakproof biodegradable potty toilet bags for safe disposal of the waste matter.
  4. Deodorizing tablets for best smell-proof results
  5. Toilet tent for privacy.
  6. Soap and water for cleanliness.
  7. Towels to dry hands.
  8. Biodegradable cleansing body wipes.
  9. Mosquito Repeller.
  10. Torch if fishing during darkness.

Fishing toilet tents: Do I need one?

The answer would depend on where you are fishing and with whom. If you are on your own away from everybody, then you would not need the toilet tent. However, if you are with others and not in an overly private area, you will need privacy. For the weight of a toilet tent, approximately 5.5lbs, you may as well have one in your vehicle and decide from there. If you are fishing an area for the first time, you won’t know how private or busy it may be.

Is there a portable flushing toilet?

Yes, various flushing portable toilets will hold up to 3 gallons of fresh water for usage. The waste container will hold up to 5 gallons. These are great to have on a boat or in an RV, and the flushing system keeps things that little extra sanitary.

As an example the Zimmer Portable Toilet Camping Porta Potty:

  1. Weighs in at 9.75lb.
  2. Full-sized seat and lid.
  3. Holds 3 gallons of fresh water for flushing. This allows 50-70 flushes.
  4. Can hold 5 gallons of waste.
  5. The waste container is sealed to minimize odors.
  6. Can withstand the outdoor elements.
  7. It comes ready assembled and folds flat for ease of carriage.

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Camping toilet for fishing: What factors should I consider?

  1. Weight of the item – Water flushing toilets will be a lot heavier if you have to travel a distance to the fishing spot. Unless the water there can be cleaned enough and then used, a 30lb weight of just water is a lot to carry. That is without the portable toilet itself. If you can park by the fishing spot, life gets a lot easier, and little movement of the items is pessary. For the extra comfort of a portable toilet, you may need to be more selective on your fishing locations.
  2. The size – Have you got room in your vehicle for carrying the porta-potty and all necessary extras? You may wish to use the facilities at the fishing location if available to the public when you visit.
  3. Necessity – Do I really need to take one? If fishing for an afternoon on my own, I would not need one. If I was fishing for a long whole day, then yes, I may need one. If I were fishing for one or two nights or more, none stop then definitely.
  4. Waste – Removal and disposal of waste afterward. If you use it, you will need to empty and clean it. Luckily with what’s available nowadays, having to empty and clean is not as bad as it sounds. Many come with bags that can be fastened and disposed of sensibly. Full instructions come with each, so follow those carefully for minimal fuss.
  5. Weight limit – If someone uses the potty ios heavier than average, you may wish to check the weight limits. I know most will have limits between 330lbs and 440lbs.

What camping toilet brands are there?

There are a number of brands and here are 5 available on Amazon USA:

  1. Camco
  2. Zimmer
  3. Playberg
  4. Reliance Products
  5. Serene Life

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The Links provided will take you to the brand pages on Amazon. There you will find the full ranges available to you to browse through. Take a look at the questions asked and also browse the feedbacks. Doing this will give a better overall picture of what is involved and what you Weill be getting for your money.

Do you need portable toilet deodorant packets?

I would recommend the use of these to help minimize odors. I see no reason not to use them as they are biodegradable. Most of the variations will have the same or similar factors shown below.

Here are a few pointers as to why you should use toilet deodorant packets:

  • Odor prevention.
  • They come in a convenient bag for easy storage until needed.
  • Formaldehyde-free.
  • Biodegradable.
  • Non-staining color.
  • Help to break down waste and biodegradable paper.

Each brand may vary slightly but what you see above is what you should expect from the brand you purchase. Although there are other factors, I believe these are the most important. There is news that some campsites only allow the green versions, so if you normally use the blue ones, you may need to double-check.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Can you poop in a camping toilet? Yes you can they are designed for capture and disposal of liquid and solid waste matter.

What can I use in my camping toilet? Each brand may vary slightly, but it will typically involve toilet deodorant packets that are biodegradable and thus help break the waste matter.

Which toilet chemicals should you take to the campsite? Some campsites will only accept the Green toilet liquid or sachets, so check or take both.

Here are 5 examples you may wish to consider:

  1. SereneLife Outdoor Portable Toilet with carrying Bag.
  2. Reliance Products Flush-N-Go.
  3. PLAYBERG Portable Travel Toilet.
  4. Portable Toilet Camping Porta Potty.
  5. Camco (41541) Portable Travel Toilet.

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Article conclusion:

I hope this list has been an excellent start for you in getting some ideas. Now, feel free to enjoy the rest of the year out catching your favorite fish species of fish.

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