It's not about paranoia, its about preparation. It is better to have and not need, than to need and not have. Here are some great starter ideas for quick-grab bags for emergency or 'bug-out' scenarios or just simply good ideas for camping necessities if you are going into the wilderness.
Altoid pocket tackle Box. Huck Finn fished with just a stick and a string. So while having a full-sized tackle box is nice, it’s certainly not necessary. Especially if you’re going backpacking and want to try your hand at catching your own dinner along the way.