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Bothun

What to bring?

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Bothun

I'm heading up to arneson's tomorrow for a few days. What things should i bring that you generally dont think of?

This is my first trip to LOTW

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mnhunter 3815

that depends on if your staying at resort sleeper or if your going tobe using portables.

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Bothun

we'll be using arneson's day houses

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NAMASafetyDirector

Bothun, I'll give my my normal checklist before I head for the lake.

1. Wallet

2. Vexilar

3. Rods

4. Bait & tackle

5. Snacks

6. Mountain Money (toilet paper)

7. Auger

8. Everything else is just extra!!

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mnhunter 3815

9.beer

10.extension

11.blankets,pillow

every time i go to my house i always bring an extra heater and lantern.cause you never what could happen out on the ice.

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muskyjim

beer, don't forget if you buy it tomorrow, you might be stuck with 3/2, just a warning.

12. multi-tool to get the hooks out

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Bothun

Muskyjim, thats taken care of. \

Will my scout 2 work out there?

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eurolarva

I brought my portable and auger last time and did not need it. I would bring a fry pan and stuff to cook fish and a book. The resorts will keep the holes open for you so unless you are portable you wont need a lot of things. I did not have a lake map so mvoing on my own would have been a [PoorWordUsage] shoot. This time to save money on gas I am taking a ford focus instead of the Explorer and let the resort drive me on and off the lake.

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fiskyknut

Years ago I used to drive a Scout 2 and it got around on the ice quite good. If you have good tires on that thing you should be good to go....Bring a shovel though just incase!!

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Bothun

Aqua Vu Scout 2

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fiskyknut

I guess I would'nt bother with the camera up here this time of year. I reckon if the bite is dead it'd be something to fiddle around with though!

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sal

Seat cushion!!!!!!!!!!

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eurolarva

 Originally Posted By: sal
Seat cushion!!!!!!!!!!

Amen to that \:D

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fishinator

If you think you could possibly fish outdoors, It is a good thing to bring suntan lotion. something about the suns intensity and the glare of the ice thats burns your face to a crisp.

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Bothun

I won't be outside. Below zero everyday i tihnk id rather sit in the warm house.

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dougger222

Been burnt by the sun up there a couple times. Once it was 55 on the ice and sunny.

The other time it was late in the season and my dad, uncle and I drove the Excursion and atv out and it was too warm to sit in the portables. The temp reading in the X was 69 and it was sunny with no wind. I wore just a t-shirt but my dad and uncle went bare back. They built a snow man bare back and I snapped a few pics for the photo album. The fishing was good but not like early ice.

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