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mrklean

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I am new to spearing and had some questions. What do most ppl cut there holes with, chainsaw or ice saw? What would a decent spear cost? Lastly what would come ice hooks to pull ice chunks out with cost?

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bassNspear
I myself cut my hole with a ice saw. Very simple to use, and less mess. There are alot of spears out there that a guy can get for some good money. I spent a bit more, but i use mine alot and wanted it to last a long time. There are companys out there that make ice thogs and spears.

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triggertrav

I would go with the ice saw or an auger, i tried the chain saw and it is a mess. I think that sportsmans wharehouse has a pretty good selection of spears. You should be able to get into a decent one for around 60 bucks as far as i can remember.

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 Originally Posted By: mrklean
I am new to spearing and had some questions. What do most ppl cut there holes with, chainsaw or ice saw? What would a decent spear cost? Lastly what would come ice hooks to pull ice chunks out with cost?

Come out to the Get-to-Gator on Big Lake Sunday morning.

I am sure people will let you help them cut their holes and see just how it is done. \:\)

If you have a fishing license and a spearing license I will have some extra spears along and possibly an extra house to sit in and you can give it a try. That will give you a real “hands on” to see if you like it.

I just want to warn you... Once you see a big pike come in, you will be reaching for your pocket book to get all the stuff to start spearing with on your own. \:D

If you are just starting out I recommend getting stuff used and see if you like it or not. If you watch different places you can get some real deals on stuff.

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mrklean you better jump on that offer from merkman if it isn’t too far to go. Gas and a spearing license will be pretty cheap to find out if you like it or not. You wouldn’t need the spearing license if you wanted to just sit and watch. \:\)

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glenn57

i want to see an ice saw in operation. about the only toy i dont have yet so im real interested in seeing how it works.

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bassNspear

i will have a spot open as well if a few guys cant make it

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Huey

MrKlean-

I'm new to spearing too. I spent about $200 to get started. I already had a fish house and auger so I picked up an ice saw, a spear, and some decoys. That's enough gear to cut a hole and be able to spear. Last week I spent another $100 on a nice chisel and a set of ice tongs. I got by without them before but they should be nice to have. Hope that gives you some idea of the cost.

Huey

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