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***Calling All Ice Fishers*****

Discussion in 'Boating & Fishing' started by Guess2010, Dec 7, 2010.

  1. Dec 7, 2010 at 7:32 AM
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    Guess2010

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    Alrighty about to pull the trigger on a new ice fishing rig
    Have been looking at the Frabill Excursion 3 man and the team wild 3 man
    Was woundering if any of u out there have any experience with these???
    Im not looking for a tent style i want the tobaggan style
    And it must be a 3 man
     
  2. Dec 7, 2010 at 4:19 PM
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    all these views and nothing
     
  3. Dec 7, 2010 at 4:30 PM
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    I have the excursion 3 man... It is a very nice tent but I will say, I have a bitch of a time setting it up. It is supposed to be really easy to set up, but I must be retarded. Very durable material
     
  4. Dec 8, 2010 at 6:04 AM
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    so would u recommend it to a buddie if he was looking at getting it?
    woundering how the bench seat is?
    Does ur ass go numb?
     
  5. Dec 8, 2010 at 8:32 AM
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    I would recommend it to anyone. It is actually really easy to set up to, I just decide to go full retard when I get out on the ice for some reason.:rolleyes:

    The bench seat is okay. You shouldn't have any problems with your backside screaming at you when you are sitting out there. My dad did make some nice and fat seats that are replacements for the bench for us though. That was apparently for his sake mostly, because I didnt think they were needed.

    All in all, I really like mine. If I were to do it again, I may get the team wild one though. It has a nicer bench and the sled seems to be better built than the Frabill's. I also believe it is cheaper. You are paying for a name with the Frabill. They are essentially the same shack as far as I am concerned.
     
  6. Dec 8, 2010 at 7:47 PM
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    well here in canada the team wild is more then the frabill
    K thanks for all the info
     
  7. Dec 12, 2010 at 9:06 AM
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    well i decided to go with the team wild picking it up today
    Frabill was 599
    team wild 629
     
  8. Dec 12, 2010 at 9:38 AM
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    I know the feeling, a fine little feller posing on the ice and not one comment.:(
     
  9. Dec 12, 2010 at 10:05 AM
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    Well hoosier, I wasn't around then! Once I get everything out for this year, I will update that thread! Promise!
     
  10. Dec 12, 2010 at 10:07 AM
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    right on brother!!!:thumbsup:...we started making good ice and was almost there and now it rained. May be a few weeks for us.:(...on the bright side, it's suppose to be frigid this week.
     
  11. Dec 12, 2010 at 11:10 AM
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    There have been people ice fishing the shorelines of a large lake pretty close to me. I know of people still fishing open water though as of about a week ago. I need about a good 6 inches before you'll see me out on the ice. I might give her a go in a week or 2 here
     
  12. Dec 14, 2010 at 2:45 PM
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    Ice fishing FTMFW!!! Nothing like a 10" hole, in 6" ice, in a tent, in 8' deep water, able to see EVERYTHING.
     
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