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Happy New Year all!!!!

I will be eating deer chille on a frozen lake fishing through an eight inch hole in the ice. I hope all of you can have as great of a time as I will.

by YATI December 28, 2012 5:13 PM

I'll be watching tv by the warm fireplace,drinking diet Pepsi.
by Power Pig December 28, 2012 5:37 PM

How can you tell 4 days ahead of time that the hole you find in the ice will be 8 inches? Have you already reserved your hole?

by Steven701 December 28, 2012 6:04 PM

Yati, I've fished alot of places and for alot of different beasts of the deep. I have never ice fished in one of those "shirtsleevewarm" houses on a big frozen lake.

I want to.

Does yours have the sat TV, nice stove, refer and a place to put up your feet and take a nap if needed?

Deer chile with some diced onions, sharp chedder and maybe some cornbread with melted butter from the fish house oven?

I'm only half kidding......

(701: you wouldn't be safe out there. You'd be surprised how easily you'd fit through an 8" hole, and how quickly it would freeze closed..)
by BuySide December 28, 2012 6:17 PM

701. Please tell me you are kidding?

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by TheKyle December 28, 2012 6:24 PM

NMLS #1136 is Lending Tree
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by ACS2.0 December 28, 2012 8:13 PM

AKA Morning Wood.
by ACS2.0 December 28, 2012 8:15 PM

If the tv gets the Vikings Packers game, I'm in with Buyside YATI. I will even bring my own walleye pole and one for Buyside.
by the voice of reason December 28, 2012 8:24 PM

I have walleye gear and all the tackle we'd need. All you need is a good worm or leach. (real leach not MTB)
by BuySide December 28, 2012 8:38 PM

TVR: What is the difference between a walleye pole and a regular pole?
Have caught everything from Walleye to catfish with one pole.
by ACS2.0 December 28, 2012 8:43 PM

Yati hasn't said if we're in the deluxe suite. If so then my little 24" spinner would be good.
by BuySide December 28, 2012 8:50 PM

Me fishing for Crappie in October.
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by ACS2.0 December 28, 2012 9:03 PM


Alot of people have the portable, easy to set up houses just to get out of the wind and cold.

If you live near a lake or on a lake that has alot of fish in it, then you go for the mini cabin on a frozen lake style of fish house.

I think Yatis brother lives on Ottertail so there is a good chance its a stick built fish house.

I just drove by Leech lake here yesterday and it looked like a small village in Italy where these houses are set up. I suggest you do a weekend and try it in one of those houses. The best part if you can fish all night with rattle wheels while you sleep. If a fish bites, you will know it.

Ive seen houses with SAT TV, a kitchen, living room, the whole 9 yards. If I had my lake place on a bigger lake where I could move it more, I would probably invest in one and have Yati up for a weekend. Its alot of fun.
by Unfair and Imbalanced December 29, 2012 11:52 AM

No real fancy ice shacks. The more crap in them the fewer holes you bout in the floor. About all any of them have in them is heat, a small table and a cupboard. Istened the the Vikes radia at the peak of Sundays Walleye bite. A 24 inch pole works fine. A minnow head on a Buckshot rattling spoon worked as well as a shiner minnow on a tip up. For those of you who don't know, a tip up is a just a line hanging in the water from a device that has a small flag on it. Fish grabs bait, Flag goes up Fisherman runs over and grabs the line. You have to hand pull those in.

We did well. About a dozen walleye both days.
by YATI January 2, 2013 10:14 AM


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