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ICE-ING GILLS -<")))))><( RIGS, TIPS AND TRICKS

Here is a group where you can share your information no matter what level of ice fishing that you think you’re at. Experienced, beginner we have skills built on a knowledge base that is unique … share that knowledge with others. Many beginners look to this site for basic knowledge of rigging presentation, lure selection even reviews on equipment. Remember be safe out on that ice!!! Share, share and share!

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ICE-ING GILLS BRAGGER BOARD 14 Replies

post your BIG-UNS here (preferably gills,panfish then preds) ... could even be off species. everyone knows those preds always get in the way of a good bluegill hunt. show em off. describe how you…Continue

Started by Slip Sinker. Last reply by Slip Sinker Jan 9.

Everything about ice shelters 2 Replies

...im in the market for an ice shelter... looking for some input, recommendations and suggestions that would be helpful for anyone in the market.Continue

Started by Slip Sinker. Last reply by Slip Sinker Jan 9.

Close To Ice 9 Replies

Sorry about the message. I thought I was posting a new topic, ha! It's getting close here in Central, PA. How about where you are located? We have 3 inches on a lake about 90 minutes away. Still not…Continue

Started by Bruce Tomaselli. Last reply by Bruce Tomaselli Jan 1.

Get Updated Ice thickness Reports on Android ... Download "Ice Reports" 13 Replies

Here’s a great little app that is really popular with the ice fishermen… “Ice Report”… ive been using it most of last season and I am currently looking forward to it’s use for this season… check it…Continue

Started by Slip Sinker. Last reply by Slip Sinker Dec 28, 2017.

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Comment by Slip Sinker on March 11, 2018 at 11:50am

20180311- ice fishing was a big bust up here in the tundra of mid-Michigan... hadnt spent a dime of time out on the hard water.

if you were lucky enough to spend time out on the ice and luck enough to hook up with a bragger share your results on the bragger board.

as the ice slowly fades away i wish everyone luck and safe ventures this open water season!

Comment by John Sheehan on January 22, 2018 at 6:54am

Thanks John.

Comment by John Sheehan on January 22, 2018 at 6:54am

Thanks Dick.

Comment by dick tabbert on January 21, 2018 at 10:09am

Its not hard but hope you have good eyes. You'll need some type of wheels to lay the rod blank on and spin. The finer thread you can used the better it will look but harder to see. The most important thing to remember keep the wraps close and not overlap them.

Comment by john on January 21, 2018 at 5:36am

i watched several videos on you tube, lets just say when they show you how easy it is there never doing the next to last eye by the tip, but that being said enjoy and have fun making your first rod.

Comment by carl hendrix on January 20, 2018 at 10:54am

ATTENTION !!ICE FISHERMEN !!  JUST SAW THIS ADVERTISEMENT;; YOU MIGHT FIND INTERESTING;;;  JIM DRECH; ( INVENTOR ) FROM ALEXANDRIA; MN. ;;  BEMIDJI;PIONEER.COM;; HAS COME UP WITH A ;; ICE HOLE TRAP !CALLED GRAND PAWS ICE HOLE TRAP;;;  YOU STEP ON SOME KIND OF LEVER;;  AND;; A METAL DISK;; CLOSES THE HOLE;; TRAPPING THE FISH YOU ARE TRYING TO HAUL UO FROM THE ICE !!  YOU LOOSE;; FEWER FISH THAT WAY ACCORDING TO HIM.  THINK ABOUT THAT FOR  A MINUTE;; YOU;RE TRYING TO BRING UP A GOOD SIZE FISH;; WORRY ABOUT LOOSING IT; AS YOU TRY TO HAUL IT UP;;; CLOSE THE HOLE WITH THE TRAP !!  MIGHT BE WORTH CHECKING OUT !!  SELLS;; FOR SOMEWHERE AROUND $40.00 

Comment by John Sheehan on January 20, 2018 at 7:29am

Thanks for that warning . I still haven't assembled my rod kit .I figure read up on it and put together sometime around St.Patrick's Day.

Comment by john on January 19, 2018 at 8:34pm

The handle is pretty easy. The thread wraps on the eyes get progressively more difficult as you get near the tip, the more the tip flexes the harder it gets.

Comment by John Sheehan on January 16, 2018 at 1:34pm

EXCELLENT PERCH HAUL BRUCE!

Comment by John Sheehan on January 16, 2018 at 1:33pm

Which thread wrapper did you get John .I got a rod kit for Christmas and have to consider getting a thread wrapper. Its not a Mudhole kit its a Netcraft kit . An Ultra Light Spinning rod kit . This will be a 1st attempt at constructing a rod .

 

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