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machohorn

down the hole!

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What do you think will be the 1st thing down the hole that you lose, ( no hooks allowed) Mine will be a depth finder.

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If good luck is with me - a lighter or my sunglasses.

If luck frowns upon me - one of my better rod/reel combos, or my new H2O... These things float, right?

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Usually it's a depth finder(the lead clip on type) or a pair of hemostats.

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We had a fish pull in a brand new rod and reel the first time we were out last year.

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It's amazing how the ice always slopes towards the hole and the second you drop sumtin you know it's gone.

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If good luck is with me - a lighter or my sunglasses.

If luck frowns upon me - one of my better rod/reel combos, or my new H2O... These things float, right?

Only with a certain type of battery in it.

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Lithium Batteries to be exact. I am going with losing a die (die from the dice box)

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Machohorn

If you lose a depthfinder down the hole;

Hopefully it's this type

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Not this type

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Probably an ice skimmer. I've already got a good start cause my didgital camera fell out of my shirt pocket at the end of a dock last week. Got it back and had it sitting in the defroster of my truck but no go yet. Haven't mentioned it to the wife yet...

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These are always popular

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I have lost or seen lost:

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I have also gotten my foot stuck in the hole when fishing alone. That can be scary.

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It will be the same as every year...........spud bar!

I always forget to put the rope loop on my wrist!

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Losing or dropping something down the hole is one thing, but getting it back is another. A Jack grabbed my rod, which I didn't have secure, and took it down the hole as I was 10 feet or so away. I ran and was told it was a perfect dive to the hole and reached down all in 1 motion. Came up with a wet arm. 20 minutes later and 30 feet away, 1 from our group pulls up a jack and low and behold attached to that was my rig. Got the rig back and the Jack. The reel was a little bit sandy, but cleaned up real well.

G.C.

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Try leaving it in the truck in the open on a sunny day. My XM radio got real wet (Wave came over the bow) and quit on me. I did this for 2 days and it came around and works like new.

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Hopefully I don't have a repeat of this little incident from last year (cell phone):

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Ice fishing is just one reason I always carry a spare truck key and house key. Thankfully, I had both spares with me when it happened last year. I heard my keys hit the ice, and as I turned to see where they were, I dragged my foot and kicked 'em right down the hole.

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