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What wheeled fish to BUY???

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Hi guys this is probably talked about a lot , what in your option the best 16'(or around that size)  fish house/camper house out there. Fish lake of the woods mostly. Live in International falls. Thanks for any advice!! Good luck out there !!

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Pretty subjective.... All depends on what sort of budget, how long you plan on having it, feature types, etc. For example... If you are interested in something that you are going to use only for ice fishing and are planning on going only a few times a year... an entry level Ice Castle my work fine. If you want something that you are going to camp in every other weekend in the summer and fishing in for 3 mnths out of the year... you probably will need to bring more $$$ to the table to get what you want in the quality that you need. I wouldn't say there is the "best" in any of the houses. Each manufacture and style has certain build qualities and features that reflect directly on the price.

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With that question you will get more answers and opinions than you will have time to read.  You need to be a little more specific, ie. will you use it year around, will you be staying just overnight or for longer periods, do you want lightweight or big and spacious, are you looking for affordability or high quality...the list goes on.  I would suggest give as many more details on what you are looking for as you can.

 

rl_sd beat me to it.

Edited by nxtgeneration

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Thanks guys!

I have 2 kids in hockey for 1 more year. So maybe will get out twice this year. But next year I plan on every other weekend. And stay overnight in it. Probably only 2 nights at a time.

 

As far as camper we use ours now on maybe 2 out of town trips. Other wise it stays at the in-laws cabin on rainy lake all summer.

 

I only have 1/2 ton pickup and don't want to go to big with fish house. 16- 18 seem to be fine for the 4 of us in our family.

 

I want to spend the money now and get one that will last a while!

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If 4 people is a regular occurrence, you'll find the 16' gets really tight.  Especially if there are any taller people.  The traditional dinette/top bunk in the back is fine, but its a struggle to get good length on the secondary bunks in the 16' houses.

 

Knowing that price isn't the #1 concern, here's my recommendation:
-In a 16' house, I'd go Yetti/Firebrand every time.  The all aluminum construction is sweet, and there's a bunch of these out there, with very few problems.  

-17' will get you into an Ice Castle RV edition with hydraulic lift and galvanized frame.  

-With 4 people, I'd suggest looking into the 20/21' models.  This opens up a ton of options.      

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somebody needs to go SHOPING! cool beans. get.the best u can afford. look at sever brands, go to dealers and talk, go to spring camping fishing seminars. best thing i can tell you. dont move to quick. make sure the furnace is apprpriate for the size, and ge an arctic package. if IF 'n is ur main focus.  goodnluck, uve.got some fun coming!!

somebody needs to go SHOPING! cool beans. get.the best u can afford. look at sever brands, go to dealers and talk, go to spring camping fishing seminars. best thing i can tell you. dont move to quick. make sure the furnace is apprpriate for the size, and ge an arctic package. if IF 'n is ur main focus.  goodnluck, uve.got some fun coming!!

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4 hours ago, rl_sd said:

way too small. 6x12 is the biggest they make

 

For $12,500, if I remember right.  That's at least a Yetti shell.

 

Edit.  $18k.  Wow.  

Edited by Lip_Ripper Guy

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