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Ice Week 2024: Ice Fishing Gear Round Up

Ice Week 2024: Ice Fishing Gear Round Up

Here is our collection of important pieces of ice fishing gear for 2024.

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From the pages of In-Fisherman’s annual 2024 Tactical Ice Guide.

Eagle Claw Cryo In-line

The Cryo Trigger Inline Ice Reel from Eagle Claw has a ceramic line guide for smooth line off-the-spool operation and line-twist reduction. Weighing 7.6 ounces, the reel is available in right- and left-handed models, and fishes well with or without gloves. A smooth drag works in conjunction with a spool tension-control system, for consistent performance.

MSRP: $59.99

Cryo In-line Ice Reel

eagle claw cryo inline ice fishing reel
Eagle Claw Cryo In-Line reel.

Eskimo Eskape 2800

The Eskape 2800 is the ultimate big water shelter. Plenty of room to pack all your gear, with over 6½ feet of interior height, ultra-warm StormShield insulated fabric, and 30 square feet of fishable area. This is one of the most robust and spacious side-door shelters on the market. The 2800 has the features and benefits you want in a side-door shelter, without the hassle of difficult setup. Designed specifically for side door entry, pole setup to accommodate the door is a convenient snap with the Eskape. Two rail-mounted Versa seats provide all-day egonomic comfort, and slide, swivel, and lift up for easy access to sled storage.

MSRP: $1,049.99




Eskimo Eskape 2800

Eskimo shelter 2800
Eskimo's Eskape 2800 flip-over ice-fishing shelter.

Rapala R12 HD Lithium Fillet Knife

The battery-powered Rapala fillet knife delivers more torque, faster cutting, and 80 minutes of hard duty on a charge, in a design that’s easy to hold with less hand fatigue. An LED illuminates cuts with the 7.5-inch blade.

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MSRP: $194.99

Rapala R12 Lithium Fillet Knife

rapala lithium battery powered fillet knife
Rapala's lithium-powered fillet knife.

HT Enterprise Hole Hopper Spinning Combo

The ice rod and reel are offered in six rod options, ranging from a 38-inch ultralight to 46-inch medium-light. The rods have custom-tapered e-glass blanks with sensitive flat tips, and easy-grip soft-rubber handles. These are coupled with a reel with six bearings for smooth performance, an angled rotor for consistent line management, and a smooth front drag.

MSRP: $54.99

Hole Hopper

HT Enterprises ice combo
HT Enterprises Hole Hopper ice rod-and-reel combo.

Eagle Claw Cryo Carbon Rod

The Cryo rod series consists of five rods with actions for fish ranging from panfish to walleyes. The series is anchored by high-grade carbon graphite blanks with stainless-steel fly-style guides to maintain light weight, sensitivity, and durability. You determine reel placement. Toss in a high-vis rod tip and the a price tag won’t break the bank.

MSRP: $39.99

Eagle Claw Cryo Ice Rod

eagle claw cryo ice rod
Eagle Claw's Cryo ice rod.

Fin-Nor North Drop Sunglasses

For intense, high-light protection, North Drops, specifically the mirrored options, also feature Lateral-Line lens technology, which improves vision by enhancing color without distortion, offering a sharper, clearer view for optimal vision. Available in three frame colors in glass or polycarbonate lenses in two colors, gray and copper, and three mirror selections: blue, green, and silver.

MSRP: $199 to $269

Fin-Nor North Drop

Fin-Nor North Drop sunglasses
Fin-Nor North Drop sunglasses.

Plano Ice Hunter Tackle Bag

The Plano Ice Hunter 3600 Tackle Bag offers water-resistant storage for three 3600 Utility Boxes. A rechargeable lithium-ion LED makes tackle selection easy in dim light, from a quick-access jig compartment, and other customizable storage areas. The waterproof molded base has rubber feet for a secure hold, and there’s a handy external tool hanger.

MSRP: $99.99

Plano Ice Hunter Tackle Bag

Plano ice hunter 3600 tackle bag
Plano Ice Hunter 3600 tackle bag.

Eskimo Legend Jacket and Bib

The Legend Series is the flagship of the Eskimo suit lineup. Designed with the latest in material technology, this suit may be the warmest, driest, most comfortable suit you’ll ever wear. Its windproof/ waterproof 10k/10k materials keep you dry, 100 grams of Thinsulate insulation keep you warm, and the exclusive Eskimo Uplyft Breathable Flotation assistance helps keep you safe. Combine this with a premium Poly-Oxford outer, and the Legend gives you a unique combination of mobility and functionality. One look at this suit and you’ll see why it’s called the Legend.

MSRP: $319.99 each

Jacket and Bib

Eskimo Legend ice suit
Eskimo's Legend Ice bib and jacket.

HT Enterprises Night Stalker Pro Wireless Strike Detection System

The Wireless Strike Detection system from HT Enterprises, offers transmitters with four different-colored LEDs corresponding to LEDs on a receiver, which both illuminate and send an audible strike alarm when activated by a biting fish. The signals work up to 2,000 feet.

MSRP: $79.99

Night Stalker Pro Wireless Strike Detection System

HT enterprises wireless strike detection
HT Enterprises Night Stalker Pro Wireless Strike Detector.

Eagle Claw Cryo Spinning Reel

With 6+1 ball-bearings, the Eagle Claw Cryo spinning reels deliver performance, durability, and affordability. With a lightweight graphite body and aluminum spool and handle, the reels, available in No. 5 and No. 8, matching with rods for panfish and bigger predators like walleyes, weigh in at 5.8 and 6 ounces, respectively. Triple drag washer ensure smooth performance in the coldest conditions.

MSRP: $49.99

Cryo Spinning Reel

eagle claw cyro spinning reel
Eagle Claw's Cryo ice spinning reel.

Norfin Yukon Boots

The EVA construction makes Norfin Yukon boots crazy light. Meanwhile, removable 12-mm felt liners and two removable insoles provide so much thermal insulation and moisture-wicking power that the boots are rated for temperatures down to -60°F.

MSRP: $179.99

Norfin Yukon

Norfin Yukon boots
Norfin's Yukon boots.

Daiwa Fuego LT Spinning

Daiwa introduces the improved Fuego LT spinning family, with the 1000 size a fine option on ice—and guide-proven—with the larger 2500 sized to match bigger opponents like hardwater lakers. Upgrades from the former models include Zaion V carbion-fiber body and Airdrive rotor and bail for durability and less weight. Magseal also keeps the roller bearing and gearbox dry.

MSRP: $109.99 to $129.99

Daiwa Fuego

daiwa fuego LT
Daiwa's Fuego LT spinning reel.

Clam Tatsumi Combo

The Tatsumi spinning combos are offered in nine combinations with light but durable graphite rods ranging from a 26-inch ultralight to a 34-inch medium (there’s a couple spring-bobber tip options). Fly-guides keep things light, and a “skeletal” reel seat also lightens the load adds sensitivity in hand. The reel has 5+1 bearings with a graphite body to once again lighten the load. The reel holds 125 yards of 6-pound line.

MSRP: $119.99

Clam Tatsumi Combo

clam tatsumi combo
Clam's Tatsumi ice-fishing combo.

Eskimo 8-Inch E40 Composite Battery Powered Auger

The toughest part of ice fishing shouldn’t be drilling holes. At just under 14 pounds, the E40 composite delivers the full power capability of 40V in an ultra-light package, like never before in it’s class. With Eskimo’s history of developing reliable ice augers since 1960, this new auger does everything it needs to do, and nothing it doesn’t. It’s a balanced, mobile, all-around workhorse with the power to cut all day. The variable speed trigger allows for finesse at the top of the hole, while the Turbo blades deliver a fast, smooth finish at the bottom. The E40 delivers trusted, full 40V power to get the most out of your next trip out on hard water.

MSRP: $579.99

Eskimo E40 Composite Auger

eskimo e40 composite auger
Eskimo's E40 Composite ice auger.

St. Croix Panfish Ice Combos

The St. Croix Panfish Ice Combos feature ultralight rods—28, 32, and 36 inches—with precision-tapered carbon blanks, stainless-steel guides, and hi-vis tips, coupled with 800-class spinning reels with 8+1 bearings, aluminum spools, and folding handles—

MSRP: $95, $100 and $105, respectively

St. Croix Panfish Ice Combos

st croix panfish ice combos
St. Croix's Panfish Ice Combo.

AFTCO Midlayer Fleece Zip Jacket

The F2 Midlayer Fleece Zip Jacket from AFTCO, with its bonded hexatron fleece lining, offers layering warm for cold weather fishing. Other features include DWR water repellent, a Speedvent hood with an integrated face mask, and Block Tapey pockets (to keep your belongings secured). Color options are black and naval. Besides the warmth, this jacket is supremely comfortable to wear.

MSRP: $109

AFTCO Midlayer Fleece

aftco jacket
AFTCO's F2 Midlayer Fleeze Zip Jacket.

Snyders Lures Flash Dancer

From Snyders Lures, the Flash Dancer, in a variety of colors, a 1/8-ounce narrow spoon with a slight bend and two dandy dangling, flashing blades at the base of the spoon to add even more attraction to the package.

MSRP: $6.95

Snyders Flash Dancer

snyders flash dancer
Snyders Flash Dancer spoons.

Bink’s Spoon

These spoons have been on the market from Guide Daryl Binkley of Norfork, Arkansas, for open-water fishing for over 20 years, but more recently are all the rage for ice fishing. Spoons range from 1/8 to 2 ounces and are available in many colors, including glow. Some smaller spoons include dropper chains, and droppers are also sold separately.

MSRP: $3.99 to $5.99

Bink’s Spoons

bink's spoon
Bink's Spoon

Yetti Outdoors Wheelhouses

Convenience, comfort, and mobility are standard Yetti fare in their Single-Axle 17-foot Hydraulic Lift Houses, offering spacious comfort in a design that’s easy to tow, settle into position, and maintain. Check floorplans and details, plus pricing for three 17-foot models and a new 21-footer are available at YettiOutdoors.com

yetti wheelhouse
Yetti Hydraulic Lift Houses.

Rapala RapStack Tackle Trays

Rapala’s stackable tackle storage trays are designed for integrated vertical storage. Offered in five tray styles with quick-latch systems for easy access to trays with dividers to accommodate various lures and lure sizes. The RapStack 3600 is 11 inches x 7 inches x 1.75 inches.

MSRP: $11.99

RapStack Tackle Trays

rapala rap stack tackle trays
Rapala's RapStack Tackle Storage 3600 trays.

Rapala Jigging Shadow Rap

The broader profile and ultra-realistic colors in combination with a zinc-weighing system produce a subtle rolling action with distinctive belly flash making the Rapala Jigging Shadow Rap a solid addition to their already famous lines of Jigging Raps and Jigging Shad Raps. Details: 5/8 ounce, 3.5 inches, No. 6 hook, 12 color options.

MSRP: $12.99

Jigging Shadow Rap

rapala jigging shadow rap
Rapala's Jigging Shadow Rap.

Clam Rattlin’ PT Spoon

Clam Rattlin’ PT (painted treble) spoons are offered in three sizes, from 1/16 ounce to 1/4 ounce and 12 colors, with treble hooks painted to match main-body color patterns. A Pyrex glass rattle chamber calls fish in with stainless steel BBs.

MSRP: $6.99

Clam Rattlin’ PT Spoon

clam rattlin pt spoon kit
Clam's Rattlin' PT Spoon.

Clam Tikka Flash

The horizontal-hanging and swimming lipless-style Clam Tikka Flash has a tail blade to add “flash” and vibration and is available in three sizes from 1/32 ounce for panfish (has No. 20 treble hook) to 3/32 ounce for larger predators. There are 12 distinctive color patterns including glow options. A Fast-Snap facilitates quick lure changes.

MSRP: $6.99

Clam Trikka Flash

clam tikka flash gold
Clam's Tikka Flash.

HT Enterprises Quick Strike Rod Holder

The HT Enterprises Quick Strike Rod Holder is made of lightweight but durable hi-vis orange ABS plastic that folds for easy transport. It’s adjustable with a pivoting arm that accommodates any ice combo style

MSRP: $12.49

Quick Strike Rod Holder

ht Enterprises quick strike
HT Enterprises Quick Strike Bucket-Mount Rod Holder.

VMC Rattlin’ Roach

Dressed with a marabou teaser, in colors that complement brilliant UV and Ultra Glow finishes, the VMC Rattlin’ Roach Spoon is offered in four sizes, ranging from 1/32 ounce to 3/16 ounce and 1 to 2 inches. The design creates flashing, fluttering, rattling spooning action.

MSRP: $5.49 to $6.49

VMC Rattlin’ Roach

vmc rattle roach spoon
VMC's Rattle Roach Spoon.

BKK Enterprises Lucky Duck Ice Quiver

The Lucky Duck Ice Quiver (BKK Enterprises) is a silent, vibrating motion device, which when added to an ice hole, creates enough turbulence to keep the hole ice free in most conditions.

MSRP: $19.99

BKK Enterprises Lucky Duck Ice Quiver

bkk enterprises lucky duck ice quiver
BKK Enterprises Lucky Duck Ice Quiver.

Vexan Ice Fishing Tip-Up

The spool and flag are encased in a V-shaped outer shell when stored, eliminating tangled hooks and making storage a breeze with the Vexan Ice Fishing Tip-Up. Hi-Vis Green color makes it easy to spot on the ice and a reflective, telescoping flag easily signals a strike, even at a distance.

MSRP: $49.99

Vexan Ice Fishing Tip-Up

vexan ice tip-up
Vexan's Ice Tip-Up.

J and S Custom Jigs Tungsten Moons

In a sea of tear-drop options, the Tungsten Moon, from Travis Krousie at J and S Custom Jigs, is a standout producer on difficult panfish. T. Moon is offered in a 4-mm size, weighing 1/16 ounce, with a #12 hook. Standard T. Moons go for $3.95 to $7.49 and sell out before the season begins. A new batch of Crazy Custom T.

MSRP: $9.99 to $19.99

J and S Custom Jigs Tungsten Moons

J and S jigs tungsten moons
J and S Custom Jigs Tunsten Moon Jigs.

Fish Monkey Stealth Dry-Tec Heavyweight Mitten

These ultra-warm mittens are designed to keep hands warm and dry in grueling fishing conditions. Thumb and index fingers have slit openings with magnet stays for dexterity and feel. Dry-Tec 100 percent waterproof construction with DWR finish, breathable membrane, heavyweight sherpa fleece lining, and 200g insulation on back of hand and 40g on palm, for warmth.

MSRP: $69.95

Fish Monkey Stealth Dry-Tec Heavyweight Mitten

fish monkey mittens
Fish Monkey Stealth Dry-Tec Heavyweight MItten.

Two Brothers Innovations Elliott and 2B Rods

Elliott Rods and Two Brothers Innovations offer seven new rod models. To service the desire for longer rods, there’s a 36-inch version of the Elliott Wally Perca and Paragon models (with different handle configurations), and a 34-inch Dead Stik. In the 2B Ice selection there’s a 38-inch Mega Noodle (panfish), a 42-inch Apex (lakers, pike, and pout), a 30-inch Soft Tough (spring-bobber crappie rod), and a 34-inch Klondike (walleyes).

MSRP: 2B Soft Touch: $89; Mega Noodle: $99; Klondike: $89; Apex: $109; Elliott Wally Perca XL: $125; Paragon XL: $120; Dead Stik: $115

Elliott and 2B Rods

elliot rods
Two Brothers Elliot Ice Rods.

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