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Croxton Pond Ice Bag

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Grabs

Just recieved my bag today for Christmas,..gosh she is good to me! Anyhow I really like it but I am having some troubles getting my rods all inside nicely. Does anyone have some helpful hints on how to get them in there. I think my biggest problem is all of my rods (4) are so different from each other in reel style and rod length, that there may not be a great way of getting them all in there. So anyone out there that has been using this bag, how do you do it?

P.S. Rick I know this topic is in the Ice Gear forum, but I wasn't allowed to post there. Why do we need permission to post there?

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Croxton Pond makes several models of totes. If you have the ice tote with the 3 side compartments on it you should have plenty of room for 4-6 average sized rods in the center.

Collapsing the reel handles will help as does staggering the reels from one end to the other. I can manage up to 6 rod and reels by doing this and 4 should be no problem at all.

Give that a try, hope this helps.


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Dan97

Howdy All...

Just thought I'd bring this one back up to tell you this is a great product. Ordered it on 1/10, received it on 1/12. How's that for service!! So far it's contents are as follows... (4) rods, including a 33"er, 2 tip-ups, (2) small lure/gear boxes, 3 cell flashlight, head lamp, small tool pouch, a tin of Kodiak, and half a bag of chips. AND it's not even close to being full!!! I think I'll have to test it's limits as far as rod holding capability. And maybe another small box of misc. baits/lures. No such thing as having too many ya know.

This product comes HIGHLY recommended!!!!

Dan

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Guest

what is this product exactly.... I'm just startin to get serious enough about ice fishing that my 5 gallon bucket is gettin annoying. And where can i find info?

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Drake

I sure wouldn't go out icefishing without mine. Everything in one handy spot.

I have to tell you, I'd get this before I got a shelter.

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Decided if I was gonna be serious about this I definately needed one of these. Just ordered mine. C'mon Rick and put the express shipping on that baby smile.gif

Paul

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Rick

You should have your bag by Saturday or Monday.

Bet you're glad you saw it on Winnie?

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Jim W

Grabs,

I have the three compartment Croxton Pond. At first, I tried velcro-ing alll of my rods everytime I transported them, but just said the heck with it. I had 6 rods in there(like Backwater said)and collapsed the handles. If your going for a longer journey etc., I would take the time to velcro them all in. Otherwise, I just velcro my favorite more expensive rods in and throw the others in, zip it up and boom, I'M GONE!!!


Pwaldow, Hmmmmmm I was on Winnie with a Croxton Pond bag?? Oh that's right, you were just driving around harrassing people!LOL!


Jim W

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Johnny B

They had such rave reviews here on the Forum that I e-mailed my wife the page containing the info on the ice-bag: lo and behold, I got one for Christmas!
So far the only downfall: One of my fishin buddies gave me a hard time about carrying a "purse" with me fishing. He's just jealous. I'm sure he'll have one by the end of the season!

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i got one for christmas too
best bag and best invention for rods i have ever seen
i have 7 rods a tip all my maps plier, scale and my lunch all in the bag
i wasnt exactly sure what i thought of it right away but whoever invented it sure knew what he was doing
treat your self to a new croxton pond bag this ice fishing season
they are the best
"Slay em LAY em and DOn't Filet em"

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Jim,

I actually saw Rick's on Saturday morning and spent the rest of the day scheming how to talk him out of it grin.gif Thought it would be easy to talk him out of it towards the end of the day when he came walking back from visiting Toad and Gullguide about 100 miles out on the ice, but he looked so pathetic all frozen solid with no gloves or jacket, just didn't have the heart. Finally broke down and decided I would have to pay for it frown.gif

Paul

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Jim W

Now, If we could only find a gear bag manufacturer that makes a bag for ALL of your gear including your vexilar!?!!!!!

Talk about mobility! I have to stop giving up all of my ideas. SOmeone is going to get rich off of me!

See you on the ice all!!!

Jim W

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Just got home from work and my bag was waiting for me. How's that for service. Ordered it Wed. evening and received it on Fri. Thanks Rick, you Rock!!!!!

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They are a great storage system and will serve you well for many years.

I have 2 Croxton Pond bags so far. One for ice fishing, the other rigged for 2 piece rods handy for packing in or wadding small rivers.

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I've had mine for a month and wouldn't be without it !!!!
Mine holds 5 rods, two tackle boxes, a skimmer, and there's still room for a bag of jerky.
It lets you use your bucket for hauling fish and beverages instead of gear......

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Rick

The gear bags keep all your rods, tackle and other frequently used items handy, organized and protected.
I definitely would not be without mine!!
I'm sure you who have one would not want to go back to the bucket brigade again.
It's THAT valuable.

You can see them at http://fishingmn.com/sportgood.html

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