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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 16 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 John Sheehan Jan 18.

Fishable Ice

We have fishable ice here in Southwestern, PA, in the Altoona-Johnstown area and beyond. Good luck to everyone and be safe. Landing A fish isn't worth drowning.Continue

Started by Bruce Tomaselli Jan 17.

Fishable Ice

We have fishable ice here in Southwestern, PA, in the Altoona-Johnstown area and beyond. Good luck to everyone and be safe. Landing A fish isn't worth drowning.Continue

Started by Bruce Tomaselli Jan 17.

Fishable Ice

We have fishable ice here in Southwestern, PA, in the Altoona-Johnstown area and beyond. Good luck to everyone and be safe. Landing A fish isn't worth drowning.Continue

Started by Bruce Tomaselli Jan 17.

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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 .

Comment by john on January 16, 2018 at 1:22pm

up date on the new ice rod. i picked up a thread wrapper from mudhole custome rods and 3 ice rod kits. ive used them and i really like the way they handle. looking forward to building a flyrod real soon

Comment by Slip Sinker on September 30, 2017 at 7:17am

Ouch pricey!... I believe ive seen the same clip on custom rods… definitely looks to have the fun factor going on. Keep us posted on your decision.

Two strategies for bite detection sight and feel… The rod looks to be designed for mono and sight method.

Comment by john on September 30, 2017 at 5:41am

has any one used a tucr precision noodle ice rod. i saw the rods on indepth out doors and they look like a very nice rod, kinda pricey, thats why i was wondering if any body has used them before i drop a hundo for a rod.

Comment by Bruce Tomaselli on January 14, 2017 at 8:18am

Here's a photo of the fish caught by my friends after I left for the doctor appointment. There are mostly gills, with a few perch and two crappies in the pile.

I guess they call these photos fish porn.

Bruce

 

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