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Offline hardwaterwalker814

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New gear
« on: Dec 02, 2018, 06:18 PM »
Added a eskimo quick fish 2 shanty last year. And so far for this year I added an aqua vu 715c underwater camera after watching a few video reviews. I'm sure a few people on here also have them so I was hoping for some real world reviews. What's everyone else plan on adding to their arsenal this year?
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Offline Coonhunter34

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Re: New gear
« Reply #1 on: Dec 02, 2018, 06:54 PM »
Planning on getting a striker float suit. Got some new rod and reels.  Wife got an ion auger. Can't wait 2 get out there
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Offline hardwaterwalker814

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Re: New gear
« Reply #2 on: Dec 02, 2018, 07:35 PM »
Nice! I have the eskimo mako auger but was looking at the ions let me know how you like it!!
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Offline Stickhick86

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Re: New gear
« Reply #3 on: Dec 02, 2018, 07:45 PM »
I got the AquaVu Micro 2 for this season. Looking forward to hole hopping with that puppy.
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Offline Rangerphil

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Re: New gear
« Reply #4 on: Dec 02, 2018, 09:21 PM »
Just picked up a Cabela’s spud bar today. Really needed one to be able to get out early!

Offline Peccavi18

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Re: New gear
« Reply #5 on: Dec 02, 2018, 11:29 PM »
I got a Shappell Fx200 right at the end of last year, this year I picked up the Shappell Fx100I, hoping all the factory fixes show up so that I can use it this season. Leds, switch panel, Milwaukee power source so I can just carry tool batteries to power my auger and tent, also a homemade UV cup to mount in the flipover. Striker Predator bibs and jacket. A 24" Jason Mitchell meat stick, the Radioactive Pickle rod, a few different brands of fluro and mono to try. Some Eurotackle Z-vibers and spoons, Pk flutter spoons, and some Energized Outdoor tungsten will be added to the collection. I went big this season but I agreed to and sold some of my spare tools and outdoors gear.

Might get a spare auger head, and still researching gloves but those are the only other things I would consider adding this year.

Offline Crappiehunter1981

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Re: New gear
« Reply #6 on: Dec 03, 2018, 06:46 AM »
Just picked up a Cabela’s spud bar today. Really needed one to be able to get out early!

Glad to hear that.  They are a must

Offline Crappiehunter1981

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Re: New gear
« Reply #7 on: Dec 03, 2018, 06:49 AM »
Restocked the jig box with tungsten..  then I had to buy a bigger jig box to hold all of the new jigs....   ordered a clam auger conversion plate for my drI'll.   Shopping for plastics today.    Where can I buy 4 inches of solid ice to fish on?

Offline Cousin weakeyes

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Re: New gear
« Reply #8 on: Dec 03, 2018, 09:00 PM »
Clam plate rigid drill with two 4 ah and one 9ah octane battery, pair of mucks attic ice boots, ice armor clam ascent float parka, tickle rod and  13 fishing descent ice fishing combo

Offline Spider1

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Re: New gear
« Reply #9 on: Dec 04, 2018, 05:23 AM »
My wife asked what I wanted for Christmas so I told her I had pretty much everything I need but I could use an Eagle Claw ice rod case. It was delivered yesterday but I ain't allowed to open it until Christmas! :'(   ;D ;D

Offline ducksnbucks36

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Re: New gear
« Reply #10 on: Dec 04, 2018, 11:46 AM »
I’m planning on picking up a couple more rod and reels, have a ton of lures and plastics on the way already, and really thinking about biting the bullet on either the strikemaster or jiffy electric auger but I feel safer with a gas auger.   Heck I may just buy a new shanty while I’m at it.

Offline jimhaney08

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Re: New gear
« Reply #11 on: Dec 06, 2018, 09:49 AM »
I got two Clam Arctic Warrior tip ups with super cheap combos, a new jigging combo, and some tungsten.  Spent the money, now bring on the ice!
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Offline Van_Cleaver

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Re: New gear
« Reply #12 on: Dec 06, 2018, 10:06 AM »
Picked up a few Fiskas and CSJ  jigs and a new charging light. Went to stock them in my box(s)  and was thinking "you really needed more jigs?"  ::) Like my fly fishing: I take out hundreds of flies that I have tied and use the same half doz. 90% of the time.

Offline TAP66

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Re: New gear
« Reply #13 on: Dec 08, 2018, 03:27 PM »
I don’t know why I buy new jigs. I don’t need them, but I buy them. Lol
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Offline Gills4me

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Re: New gear
« Reply #14 on: Dec 08, 2018, 03:43 PM »
 ;D we're men when its ice or open water if I'm within 10 miles  of a tackle shop I gotta stop n buy something

Offline icebucketjohn

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Re: New gear
« Reply #15 on: Dec 08, 2018, 03:56 PM »
After 50+ years of ice fishing, I've got plenty of gear.... way too much, but for this upcoming season I want early ice, good friends, good health and a tug or two on my lines every time I venture out to drill holes.



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Offline RyanW

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Re: New gear
« Reply #16 on: Dec 08, 2018, 04:03 PM »
I plan on implementing my new bait transporter........he’s 7  :tipup:
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Offline Chris338378

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Re: New gear
« Reply #17 on: Dec 08, 2018, 04:54 PM »
My plan for new gear this year is to add another Eagle Claw inline reel, some don't like it but once I cleaned and oiled it it works like a charm, and some more jigs and another tackle box to put them in.  So far I'm up to three tackle boxes so why not upgrade to four.   ;D

Offline Gills4me

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Re: New gear
« Reply #18 on: Dec 08, 2018, 05:21 PM »
 ;D almost a quote from jaws...........your gonna need a bigger sled

Offline Fishhog1

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Re: New gear
« Reply #19 on: Dec 09, 2018, 02:21 AM »
Just got serious about gear last year. Added a couple in line reels, a Marcum M5, picked up a barely used Shappell 3000, and this year I'm picking up an Ion auger. Got a bunch of Rapalas also. Would love an LX9, but I need to eat too. Oh, also stole a new pair of Artic Ice Muck Boots. I say stole, because I got $50 in discounts. It's all coming together save some good ice yet.

Offline Koypoling

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Re: New gear
« Reply #20 on: Dec 09, 2018, 07:13 AM »
Just added a frabill ice hunter rod, next up is some new jigs.

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Re: New gear
« Reply #21 on: Dec 09, 2018, 07:26 AM »
Welcome to Iceshanty Koypoling . Or should I say the addiction . LOL !

I picked up a couple poles , jigs , ice anchor tool to go with a new 20 volt drill and a Striker Float Suit I stole off the return rack at Cabela's last spring . Now if I could just buy a productive hole in the ice to park everything over , I'd be all set !  :woot: :icefish: :icefish: :icefish:

Offline Chris338378

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Re: New gear
« Reply #22 on: Dec 09, 2018, 06:33 PM »
;D almost a quote from jaws...........your gonna need a bigger sled

I have the XL Jet Sled, if I run out of room I'm going to have to get another sled and pull them in tandem.   ;D

Offline 412fisher

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Re: New gear
« Reply #23 on: Dec 09, 2018, 07:35 PM »
Striker ice climate Suit

Offline chuck22

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Re: New gear
« Reply #24 on: Dec 09, 2018, 08:17 PM »
Just got my first flipover it’s used but was a great deal and can’t wait to finally not be the guy who has to be out in the wind all the time

Offline RuttNutt

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Re: New gear
« Reply #25 on: Dec 09, 2018, 08:27 PM »
I have the XL Jet Sled, if I run out of room I'm going to have to get another sled and pull them in tandem.   ;D

Then you could be just like your “buddy” on the “other” site!
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Offline Chris338378

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Re: New gear
« Reply #26 on: Dec 09, 2018, 10:47 PM »
Then you could be just like your “buddy” on the “other” site!
LMBO!!!!! ;D

That'll NEVER EVER happen.  Actually I have a plan for a bigger sled if and when I run out of room.  I'm going to get a ten or twelve foot john boat, take out the seats, and build compartments for my gear. 

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Re: New gear
« Reply #27 on: Today at 06:41 AM »
LOL! Now where did you ever come up with an idea like that???!!!   ;)
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