I use a pair of snowmobile gloves, Tried the mittens, but I never liked them. I don't wear the gloves all day either...my hands sweat if I do, I find it easier to set up the shanty, and drill holes with Gloves rather than mittens..
I wear a good pair of gortex gloves,,, only when I'm baiting my hook or taking a fish off. I don't like to touch the bait or the fish, their slimy ,,,,, just kiddin',,,, no gloves or mittens for me,, just pockets, my hands really don't get cold.
personally I wear mittens until I get set up, and then Iwear thin wool gloves after that when I am fishing. The fingerless mittens always seem to get hooked up in my lines and hooks, and are hard to get on and off. the thin gloves are easy on and off , and allow my hands to breathe but stay warm also.
i use the mittens. but i also put TOE warmers in them. the hand warmers do not have anything on them to stick to the inside of the mitten. the TOE warmers are ideal, they don't slip out when you take your hands out. hope this helps.
I use the wool flip-top mittens with the thinsulate lining. Due to a hot bite a couple years ago, I have a little problem with recurring frostbite and these mittens seem to keep the feeling in the fingertips as good as anything I've tried. I also add a chemical hand warmer, that I never leave home without, when conditions call for it.
If anyone has found anything better, I'd sure like to hear about it!
I take waterproof thinsulate gloves for setting up and drilling, then use the ragwool fingerless "glomitt" (with flip over finger cover). I keep the spares stuffed inside my coat when not in use, keeps em warm and dry .
Ive had them all so far my thin leather dress gloves are the warmest. I think its because I can move so much easier in them keeping the blood moving. I used to like big mittens but they are a pain to get on and off all the time. If you could find a pair of beaver or rabbit fur lines mittens those would be real warm.
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