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Just Me

Worried about my otter lodge!

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Ive got isses.......The family just purchased a Otter Lodge.I thought it woukld fit under the canvas cover in the back of my truck (seats removed). No can do!

So now I have issues thinking it could come up missing if I was to stop for bait, run in a store, leave it unattended for a peroid of time, for whatever reason. ect ect, while on the way to one of my favorits fishing spots.

I would never leave it in the box over night.

Am I being overly cautious?

How do you guys deal with this? Cable?

I love my otter.

Thanks Just Me

B safe

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hmm, I always thought that a lodge would tuck under the cover. What truck and cover do you have?

I'm almost positive I've seen a lodge fit under a truck bed cover.

If not, you'll just have to keep an eye on it. While it does happen from time to time, you don't hear a lot about full size houses like that being swiped from the back of a truck.

First it would probably take two guys and second they would have to have a big enough vehicle to take it. Not really a crime of opportunity.

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My Lodge fits under my Access Cover in my F250. I do have to roll the cover backa bit and then slide the Lodge in the bed and then roll the cover over after the Lodge is inside the bed. Did you try that?

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That's odd!

Before I had the tonneau cover I just ran a a cable style bicycle chain through everything (lodge, auger, heater, and propane tank) with a padlock!

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I would do what airjer said, but I would still not leave it unattended for long.

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Thanks for the comments. Guess I really didnt try rolling back the canvas cover too far. I was concerned about the skin getting a hole in it rubbing around when I was driving.It cost alot of $ and I consider it a family investment.We love to icefish and I want to get many years of use out of it.

I think I will investigate more. Ill use a bike cable as well.

Thank All

Just Me

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My otter lodge does not fit under my cover either. I have to roll it up. I use regular Binding straps to keep it secured to the truck. I have always been more worried about my Auger getting stolen then I have the fish house. Seeing how I have had my auger stolen out of the back of my truck before.

I do like the idea of a cable and lock system. I think I will look into that.

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I have a voyager and an F150 with a short box, I got a bed extender, roll up the top and never trust a waking moment in the bait shop.......but that is just me.......

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