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Best Ice Shelter for Your Needs
If you're going to be spending a lot of time on the ice, you're going to need an ice shanty. Everyone knows the longer you fish, the more likely you are to catch a big one, so it's a good idea to find an ice shelter that is both comfortable and meets your portability needs. Below are several different types of ice fishing shelters that are available. Each Frabill ice shelter featured provides you with different options that can better your ice fishing experience.
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One Man Ice Shelter:
The main benefit of choosing a one man ice shanty is portability. If you are the type of ice fisherman that likes to pick up and move from one honey hole to the next, these types of shelters are for you.
The Recon Ice Shelter fishes one ice angler and gear. If want to hit as many spots as possible in one day, this is the ice shanty for you. This portable shelter can easily fit in your backseat or trunk of your vehicle so moving it from one lake to the next or back home is quick and easy. See more on the Recon here:
Next, is The Commando Portable One Man Ice Shelter. This shelter is great if you want to run and gun on the ice from hole to hole. The poles easily collapse and set back up so moving around is not only easy, it's fast! Plus it weights just 59 lbs so you can easily move it on your own. See all the Commando has to offer:
Two Man Ice Shelters:
Frabill offers several different types of two man ice fishing shelters, each one with unique features that can greatly improve your time on the ice. Whether you fish alone in these ice shanties for a little extra space, or bring a buddy, there are several different options you can choose from.
The Trekker Portable Ice Shelter is one of the best values you will find in a portable ice house. It offers 20 sq. ft. of fishable space and removable stadium seats that can be positioned anywhere you like in the shelter. It's rugged and weighs just 70 lbs so it's easy enough for one person to move.
Three Man Ice Shelters:
Whether you fish one, two or three anglers you'll find that added space a three man shelter offers just can't be beat.
The Frabill Excursion is a portable ice shelter for up to three anglers. With 24 sq. ft. of fishable space, there is plenty of room to be both warm and comfortable. The bench style seating can easily accommodate three anglers, or just one if you prefer. Lift the seat up to find ample storage space for all your gear. See more on the Excursion Ice Shelter:
Ice Shelter Accessories:
With your shelter selected, consider these add-ons to increase your on-ice comfort and efficiency.
One of the benefits of a flip over shelter is portability. However, you will want to make sure the investment in your shelter is protected. Be sure to purchase a travel cover to keep snow out and your gear in when traveling:
If you intend to pull your ice shelter behind a machine, the tow bar is a must for protecting your shelter from the elements it is being dragged on.
Regardless of which model of ice shelter you choose, you'll be more comfortable in a shelter than sitting unprotected and exposed to winter winds and cold temperatures. View all Ice Fishing here!