Guests - If You want access to member only forums on HSO. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on HotSpotOutdoors.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

  • Announcements

    • Rick

      Members Only Fluid Forum View   08/08/2017

      Fluid forum view allows members only to get right to the meat of this community; the topics. You can toggle between your preferred forum view just below to the left on the main forum entrance. You will see three icons. Try them out and see what you prefer.   Fluid view allows you, if you are a signed up member, to see the newest topic posts in either all forums (select none or all) or in just your favorite forums (select the ones you want to see when you come to Fishing Minnesota). It keeps and in real time with respect to Topic posts and lets YOU SELECT YOUR FAVORITE FORUMS. It can make things fun and easy. This is especially true for less experienced visitors raised on social media. If you, as a members want more specific topics, you can even select a single forum to view. Let us take a look at fluid view in action. We will then break it down and explain how it works in more detail.   The video shows the topic list and the forum filter box. As you can see, it is easy to change the topic list by changing the selected forums. This view replaces the traditional list of categories and forums.   Of course, members only can change the view to better suit your way of browsing.   You will notice a “grid” option. We have moved the grid forum theme setting into the main forum settings. This makes it an option for members only to choose. This screenshot also shows the removal of the forum breadcrumb in fluid view mode. Fluid view remembers your last forum selection so you don’t lose your place when you go back to the listing. The benefit of this feature is easy to see. It removes a potential barrier of entry for members only. It puts the spotlight on topics themselves, and not the hierarchical forum structure. You as a member will enjoy viewing many forums at once and switching between them without leaving the page. We hope that fluid view, the new functionality is an asset that you enjoy .
  • RECEIVE THE GIFTS MEMBERS SHARE WITH YOU HERE...THEN...CREATE SOMETHING TO ENCHANT OTHERS THAT YOU WANT TO SHARE

    You know what we all love...

    When you enchant people, you fill them with delight and yourself in return. Have Fun!!!

Sign in to follow this  
Guest

Need Help

Recommended Posts

Guest

I need with tip ups, Im just getting into ice fishing, and need some help setting them up?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Dan, welcome to the forum. cool.gif

Yours is a really general question that would take a long time to answer in enough detail to do you any good.

Here's some help: You can help yourself on topics a lot if you think of this forum like a library. At the bottom of each board is a list of numbers, increasing from the number 1. Each number is a past page of threads. By clicking on the number, you can go back to see past threads, and many, many questions can be answered this way.

Your question is dealt with on a number of older pages on this Ice Fishing Main board. So, from this message, hit the "back" button, scroll down to the bottom of the Ice Fishing Main board, and you'll find tip-up and quick-strike rig talk on pages 4, 5, 8, 12, 13 and 14 (the really long thread on page 14 titled "quick-strike rigs and tip-ups may be especially helpful). Fourteen pages is as far as I scrolled back through 24 pages looking for your topic. Also, as more threads are established on the boards, the older threads get pushed farther and farther back in the numbered pages, so the pages I mentioned above may not be right by the time you see this post.

Also, try the pike/musky board, and especially the equipment/expert information board, scrolling back to old pages to find your topic.

If you still have questions after browsing the library, post 'em up, and we'll answer them.

Good luck, and have a blast. grin.gif

------------------
"I've driven farther before to catch fewer fish . . ."
Steve Foss
stfcatfish@yahoo.com

[This message has been edited by stfcatfish (edited 01-15-2003).]

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You can also hit the search link above and type in tip up.

The equipment Forum is probably one of the better places to ask this question. That is where this is being moved to.

There are many differant preferences on ways to fish tip-ups. I generally only use tip-ups for pike myself. Braided dacron line, 15 lb test, with a quik-strike rig and big sucker monnow or dead-bait.

There is much more detail, but I'm sure more here will be willing to share how they like to use a tip-up.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks Rick, I forgot all about that darn handy "search" feature. blush.gif

I have five tip-ups. One I keep light line on, and use it only for eyes/perch. Four I spool with heavy line. In Wisconsin I can use three lines in winter. So if I'm fishing eyes, I use the light one and splice on 8 feet of 8 lb or 10 lb line on the heavier line on those tip-ups. If I felt like I was rich, I'd get couple more, so I could keep three rigged only with light line and three/four with heavy.

For pike, I just leave the heavy stuff on.

[This message has been edited by stfcatfish (edited 01-15-2003).]

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this