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Discussion in 'Icefishing LP inland lakes and rivers' started by sweet lou, Sep 5, 2020.

  1. Drake

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    I fished up here in northern Kent County on Dec 20th last year, then couldn't get back on for about a month. I then hit it hard from about Jan 20 until March 23rd. Probably could have went the 24th, but the 23rd was about 50 with sun. My 8" was going away fast and my freezer was full. I am from the Gun Lake area and only was able to get on the ice down there one time. When the lake where I grew up on down there had 3 inches of ice, I had 7 or 8 up here...just 45 miles north. Once you get about 25 miles north of GR, the ice forms a lot faster.
     
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    I second the motion on these. Mine have leather straps. They do not "stop" while your forward motion is still going forward and you do a endo or a twisted knee.
     
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    Another good source is Grainger Industrial Supply.
    They have them for heavy industrial work boots and line workers. Even Darrel sized.:)
     
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    This is why I hate Amazon. People compare apples to oranges that shop on there. .

    Practically the the same but different.
    https://www.cabelas.com/shop/en/eagle-claw-stainless-steel-chain-ice-cleats
     
  7. The Mediocre Fisherman

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    Can you kindly explain the apples and oranges to me that you would be willing to pay $70 for that pair over the other? Space age titanium embedded polymer patent pending life time warranty vs. tin cans? What am I missing here?
     
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    Are they the same exact brand? I understand some "brands" are over priced but that has NOTHING to due with the retailer.
     
  9. Lund Explorer

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    I bought a pair of these Yaktrax @ Jay's in Clare several years ago. Really like them. No slipping on bare ice, and easy enough to wear behind the wheel of the truck on the way to the lake.

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    You wear tennis shoes ice fishing??? Cool...
     
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    You can wear anything you want, IF you have a man-card! :)
     
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    These look warm...I don't think I could do water sandles in February though...

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    Yeah, I guess I can understand that. Maybe I’m just a victim of my own frugalness when it comes to shopping there... but every time I’m there all I ever find are just those overpriced versions of everything in stock.
     
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