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Ice Fishing Guide 2009!!

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I found my 2009 ice fishing guide at dominicks. I have more luck in grocery stores finding them early anyway. the only reason I have the november midwest outdoors is that there main office is two miles away, and the nice secretary sold it to me.

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I bought mine two days ago at a small grocery store in the bustling metropolis of Bagley, MN. If they're out in Bagley, I'm sure they're available almost anywhere!

It always comes out around October 20th.

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It is the annual magazine put out by In-Fisherman with all the latest and greatest gear from all the manufacturers. I picked mine up at Barns and Noble on break today. Some cool stuff in there, but you can see most of the info on the products here on FM.

One thing I saw in there that will be a hot item this year is the new heater from MrHeater. It is called the Base Camp. Small portable heater, bigger and more powerful than a Coleman SportCat but still has the low O2 sensors and what not like the Buddy heaters have. How well they work has yet to be seen, but it looks pretty slick.

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Stupid question, but what's in the Ice fishing guide?

Every year about now In-Fisherman puts out a magazine for just ice fishing. There is tips, product reviews and places to try. Reed's almost always has a 20-30 page flyer in with it as well. It semms to be a good place to see what is new in the industry for the year and there only seems to be a limited supply of the issues printed every year. Also, there is usually a coupon for $1 or so off the admisson to the ice show at the Xcel in December.

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Has anyone seen the OTHER ice fishing annual. The one published by F+W Sports? It should be about time for their "early ice" edition to start appearing...

-Munchy

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i was at gander in forest lake last weekend and couldn't find it. would this be with the other mag's? also they barly had any ice fishing stuff out yet so that could be it too

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I thought the articles were far too short, and filled with things we have discussed on this board thousands of times before.

For all the talk of "The new age of ice fishing" this years in fisherman ice guide was same old same old.

The magazine read like an infomercial.

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I thought the articles were far too short, and filled with things we have discussed on this board thousands of times before.

For all the talk of "The new age of ice fishing" this years in fisherman ice guide was same old same old.

The magazine read like an infomercial.

Let's be honest here. Many posts on this site are infomercials as well. No matter what you read be it in a magazine or forum, your going to get biased opinions. It is up to the reader to gather as much info about a certain technique or tackle before they make any decisions. Although I value the opinions of moderators, pro-staffers and columnist, I take them only as a guide in my decision process. I would much rather spend the afternoon with someone who has a product or first hand knowledge on a particular technique that I am interested in. Then with all that information you can make a confident decision. It seems that relying on one person or source to look out for your best interest is not wise. It’s all about the dollar. Spend yours wisely.

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Yup...You and me both. It seems that the fish havn't changed their patterns because I bought a new flasher and $350 on clothing. Who do they think they are! wink

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