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bassNspear

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bassNspear

i bought my new ice castle this spring, and im just curious on some information for the up coming season

Where do most of you go out on?

Where can a guy hit up a shower?

I have always stayed in a house that was rented from a resort, so just curious now that i have my own house!

Thanks all

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side_laker

Rodgers has showers. I have went out of Rodgers west winds Hillmans

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BigDogRob

We went out of JR's and Mort's Dock last year and definately would go back! Roger's seems to have more ammentity's than others, but I know the farther west we went last year for us the better fishing we had. Alot of that could be due to the weather though! I know I can't wait for this year! One trip had us talking about another and after the second trip we were hooked!

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bassNspear

me too. i went up 2 times last year, and i have a feeling ill be up there over a month next year, that is why im trying to figure out what makes more since for me to go out and for showers ect....

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luckydog25

I always go out of Hillmans now. Great fishing, super wide safe road(as safe as ice roads go), and if the ice allows they cover a ton of the North shore. West Winds has clean private shower rooms a 1/4 mile up the Hwy. They also have good food and plenty of drinks if that is your thing. West winds also has a road, so you could get it all out of one place if you want. I have just had a lot of luck going out of Hillmans wink

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bassNspear

do all these places charge for showers

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Random guy

I am surprised for the money spent some wheelhouses don't have portable showers. Thousands of dollars spent and a shower is always the hitch.

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Random guy

...that and the road fee.

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pushbutton

chuckle....snort.....B n S, keep in mind how many people were around that house you rented. Yes, you were out of the pizza delivery area; no, there were not any igloo bars thumping out dance music on the way out, but for sure you did not see the meandering ice castle caravan either. Personally, would first see how the lake sets up, and then see what your options are as far reputable/safe road systems vs the amenities you desire.

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bassNspear

I am surprised for the money spent some wheelhouses don't have portable showers. Thousands of dollars spent and a shower is always the hitch.

jonny, how about i just shower at your house smile

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luckydog25

$5 token you buy at the bar or the bait shop at west winds. The shower is timed, I think it is 5 minutes. 5 minutes is plenty for me, I usually shut it off before it runs out. On the days I know I am going to shower, I usually wait until the 2nd cup of coffee is about to kick in and hop in the truck and go. Nice to use a flushable toilet after a few days on the ice sick

Not sure what the other resorts charge.

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UpNorthIce

The showers at Rogers resort are 5 dollars with soap and towel. They are cleaned daily and have to be one of the friendliest resorts on the lake. Good luck fishing.

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traveler

hmmm....5 bucks a shower? I might just have to start a little side business! Long as I'm paying to keep the water on at the cabin I might as well get my road fees covered!

course I'm not all that friendly...

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Random guy

jonny, how about i just shower at your house smile

I don't have a house, I live under a rock.

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bturck

Geez here I always thought that big house on the hill was yours!!!!! Shaky said you made a lot of money selling fishing line......maybe I got some inaccurate information here..... crazy

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bassNspear

I don't have a house, I live under a rock.

im pretty sure you got a house for that little girly friend of yours big fella!!

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BigDogRob

Pushbutton makes a valid point about just where the lake is easily accessible, and don't have a 30' crack that isn't easily crossed! Taking a shower in an RV edition is possible...just don't want to freeze it in when emptying the grey water...lol heck, a washcloth and some strong deodorant would be fine...Oh wait, skip the deodorant and maybe the crowds will stay away from your crappie hole laugh

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bassNspear

i didnt buy the RV edition because everyone told me the water will become frozen and then your SOL.

I will have to find showers for my wife and myself, as i hate not to take a shower

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pushbutton

Hike that skirt up dude!!! just bring that fancy saw of yours and problem solved......

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Luzbel

Pushbotton......

You are the man!!

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bassNspear

wow, that had to be a cold one

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bassNspear

looks like from the research that i have done, westwind and rodgers are the only ones that have showers, and there 5 bucks to shower. IMO its worth that for a 3-4 day stink bomb!! Plus, when i bring my wife along, shes gonna wanta do that anyways.

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bturck

Ouch that cold water can sure cause things to shrivel up.....lol

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Sea Hage

Push Button,, You must have been on the south shore, it's not as cold down there.....

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Stcloudangler

looks like from the research that i have done, westwind and rodgers are the only ones that have showers, and there 5 bucks to shower. IMO its worth that for a 3-4 day stink bomb!! Plus, when i bring my wife along, shes gonna wanta do that anyways.

I know that Mort's has showers as well, FYI

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