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One of the single most important tools you will need to be ready for ice fishing season is an ice auger. Some ice fishing augers are manually powered while others are powered by batteries or gas. Learn how to prepare an Ice Auger for Ice Fishing.
One of the single most important tools you will need to be ready for ice fishing season is an ice auger. Some ice fishing augers are manually powered while others are powered by batteries or gas. A battery-powered or gas-powered ice auger is best to use if you plan to change fishing spots often or need to drill through very thick ice.
If you already have an ice auger or are ready to buy one so you can experience the fun of catching fish through the ice, there are some important steps you should take before you use an ice auger for your first ice fishing trip of the season.
Above all else, be sure to read up on ice fishing safety before you head out to experience your first catch on the ice.
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