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ok so im only 16 and i would like to upgrade to a little bigger fish house. Right now i have just a one man portable and im also 6'3 and its a little fish house so it dont work out to well, so i am thinking of buliding a perm. but not very big a 4-holer to put on the river and also keep my portable, buit the only thing is budget. Is there anything out there that i could build that is somewhat cheap but also somewhat strong sterdy and reliable(somethign that will last longer than a year or so)

Any help would be great Thnx

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First, check this link out: Building a House. You might like what you see and want to try it.

But, remember that wood, other supplies, and time can become very expensive. I know you are at an age where you don't have a ton of money, but consider buying a fish house used. Check out FM Used Fish Houses

I did a lot of fishing in the elements, graduated to a used junky canvas tent that smelled like a barn, bought another used blue house that is tough to move around with, then got a nice Otter , and finally I will eventually get to buying my old man's perm that he never uses and making some upgrades. It's all a bunch of steps. This year on some days I'll be wearing my fish house...that is another option you might explore ( Arctic Armor )

Good luck with whatever you decide. And don't forget to have fun doing it too!

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Some of the portable options are nice and accomodate the taller guys well. Starting with the Yukon you can have a little more space for the two-man. Also look at the Otter Magnum Lodge or Fish Trap Voyager, both are larger fish houses. The Fish Trap X Series are very nice too... the X2 is plenty big for two big guys. Also the new Thermal-X from Fish Trap.

This year there will be a new line of portables from Clam... one of which is a 6x12 smile Keep an eye out for those, they might be the new ticket if you're looking for a larger, portable style house...

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