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Author Topic: Do your "ice traps" (tip-ups) need to have your name on them?  (Read 2159 times)

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I know it used to be a law,but is it still?I couldn't find it in the pamplet they call a lawbook.I know you used to have to put your name and town of residence,on each fishing device"tip-ups".And one more question,I couldn't find the answer to.Do you have to label a portable iceshack,with your name and address??If you don't leave it on the lake.anybody know?thanks,LLS
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Re: Do your "ice traps" (tip-ups) need to have your name on them?
« Reply #1 on: Jan 27, 2011, 12:41 PM »
No!! ;D

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Re: Do your "ice traps" (tip-ups) need to have your name on them?
« Reply #2 on: Jan 27, 2011, 12:44 PM »
Traps and Shack should be labeled :tipup:...but  NOT a law!
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Re: Do your "ice traps" (tip-ups) need to have your name on them?
« Reply #3 on: Jan 27, 2011, 12:47 PM »
No and No.

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Re: Do your "ice traps" (tip-ups) need to have your name on them?
« Reply #4 on: Jan 27, 2011, 12:48 PM »
i labeled all of my traps because we fish a big group and a guy we USED to fish with would claim your trap as his. so i labeled mine with name and cell number. i also see this as a good thing because if you loose it on the ice and if one of the better fishermen out there finds it. they could get in contact with me to get it back. iv herd a story about a guy leaving his trap to go for a quick ride and ended up at a restraunt waiting for food and someone called him and told him he had a flag because he had his number written on the trap. ended up being like a 2lb brookie!!! but i always label mine and was told it should be done but not a must.
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Re: Do your "ice traps" (tip-ups) need to have your name on them?
« Reply #5 on: Jan 27, 2011, 12:51 PM »
Especially If you are going to fish a tournament.

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Re: Do your "ice traps" (tip-ups) need to have your name on them?
« Reply #6 on: Jan 27, 2011, 01:04 PM »
Especially If you are going to fish a tournament.
i agree should label my traps


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Re: Do your "ice traps" (tip-ups) need to have your name on them?
« Reply #9 on: Jan 27, 2011, 01:36 PM »
Traps don't need to be but the ice shack does.

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Re: Do your "ice traps" (tip-ups) need to have your name on them?
« Reply #10 on: Jan 27, 2011, 01:41 PM »
Traps don't need to be but the ice shack does.
Not if it is NOT permanent.

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Re: Do your "ice traps" (tip-ups) need to have your name on them?
« Reply #11 on: Jan 27, 2011, 01:49 PM »
Not if it is NOT permanent.

MDH,

Here is a cut/paste from the current law book;

ICE FISHING SHACK: A person who owns any shack or temporary structure used for
ice fishing:
• May not leave or allow the shack or structure to remain on the ice of any inland waters
after April 1st; and
Shall have painted on the outside of the shack or structure in 2-inch letters, the owner’s
name and address when the shack or structure is on the ice of any inland waters.


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I bought my new Shappell last year and 2nd time out had a slight disagreement with a warden.  He was right if you read the law book.
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Re: Do your "ice traps" (tip-ups) need to have your name on them?
« Reply #12 on: Jan 27, 2011, 01:54 PM »
MDH,

Here is a cut/paste from the current law book;

ICE FISHING SHACK: A person who owns any shack or temporary structure used for
ice fishing:
• May not leave or allow the shack or structure to remain on the ice of any inland waters
after April 1st; and
• Shall have painted on the outside of the shack or structure in 2-inch letters, the owner’s
name and address when the shack or structure is on the ice of any inland waters.

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I bought my new Shappell last year and 2nd time out had a slight disagreement with a warden.  He was right if you read the law book.
I have fished with a clam for the last 6 years and asked several wardens this very question. Everytime I ask the answer is the same. NO you don't need to put You name on a portable shanty. If it makes you feel better to do it then by all means go ahead.
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Re: Do your "ice traps" (tip-ups) need to have your name on them?
« Reply #13 on: Jan 27, 2011, 02:02 PM »
I don't want to put my name on it because it would wreck it.  There is not even a space to insert anything.  As it is I just keep a couple of printouts and post it in one of the windows. 

I always thought the portables were like a free-bee from the rule.  The warden said he'd only give me a warning since I had only bought it two days before I had used it.  He even called me at home to tell me what page to read the law on.  I thought that was nice of him...

See why the warden service gets such a bad rap, they all are not on the same page.
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Re: Do your "ice traps" (tip-ups) need to have your name on them?
« Reply #14 on: Jan 27, 2011, 02:11 PM »
Does that mean you have to label your truck if you are fishing from that!!! ??? ;D

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Re: Do your "ice traps" (tip-ups) need to have your name on them?
« Reply #15 on: Jan 27, 2011, 02:18 PM »
I'm a big boy and I fear the wardens so I have 2" letters on the outside of my coat, it says "Kick Me!"  I'm not taking annnnnnnnyyyyyyyy chances!
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Re: Do your "ice traps" (tip-ups) need to have your name on them?
« Reply #16 on: Jan 27, 2011, 02:18 PM »
I'm a big boy and I fear the wardens so I have 2" letters on the outside of my coat, it says "Kick Me!"  I'm not taking annnnnnnnyyyyyyyy chances!
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Re: Do your "ice traps" (tip-ups) need to have your name on them?
« Reply #17 on: Jan 27, 2011, 02:19 PM »
Does that mean you have to label your truck if you are fishing from that!!! ??? ;D

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Re: Do your "ice traps" (tip-ups) need to have your name on them?
« Reply #18 on: Jan 27, 2011, 02:21 PM »
Does that mean you have to label your truck if you are fishing from that!!! ??? ;D

You mean the sticker on my tailgate that says "Bodwells, Pleasant St. Brunswick" isn't enough?
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Re: Do your "ice traps" (tip-ups) need to have your name on them?
« Reply #19 on: Jan 27, 2011, 02:23 PM »
Heck, when the wife comes with me I make her put the 2" letters "Free" on her back!  I still go home with her......
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