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Best Auger for making Spear Fishing Hole

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I am looking at getting a new Ice Auger for making a spear fishing hole. Concerns are how well it will overlap without skipping out.

Any opinions on what type works best. I was thinking about a Lazer Mag with the double blade. I see they make 3 and 4 blade models as well. Would they work better?

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If you go with an auger that has a center point it'll help with the kick out. Have you looked at the ice saws? http://fishingminnesota.com/icesaw.html

Drill 2 holes kitty corner from each other and start sawing.

Its less work then the chiseling you'll have to do to clean the up the holes you drilled.

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I will second that. I bought an Ice Saw a few years ago. Friend of mine told me about them amazing tool. Just so you know I am not affiliated with them in anyway when I say that.

As a professional trapper I trap beaver under the ice and used to use a chisel or chain saw. Not anymore{unless ice is thin} Now I just auger a hole or two and start sawing. It's fast and it cuts ice like butter. Don't know how many holes I cut with it but I have never touched it up yet.

Try one you wont be un-happy with it. Lots of spear guys are buying them. Amazing tool.

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I put a post on the main ice forum as did others and being a real slow typer I'm going to save time and ya can read it there.

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