The cold weather is finally here and that means the local lakes are forming some solid ice. This will be a delight to all of the Sudbury ice fishing fanatics who love nothing more than hitting one of many local lakes in the hunt for a lunker.
If you aren’t familiar with the term lunker, it means that you should hit up our local lakes and do more ice fishing. It’s also a term used to describe very large fish. With the ice and weather cooperating the Sudbury area will most likely see an uptick in fishing.
Whether you are ice fishing Ramsey Lake for the first time in your life or you’re a seasoned vet ready to haul monsters up from the icy depths of any one of Sudbury’s Instagrammable lakes, you’ll want to be prepared. And prepared you will be, after having read this list of must-have ice fishing accessories for 2021.
In all honesty, there are times when you go out on a lake to go ice fishing and the weather is atrocious and you don’t even get a bite. That happens sometimes and even here in Sudbury at our lakes there might be times where you go fishing and only get a nibble or worse, less.
Nonetheless you want to have the right fishing accessories with you to ensure you are enjoying yourself while on the frozen water. Having a good time is the number one priority and when you are fishing a Sudbury lake and having fun, then you most likely have the proper fishing accessories.
8 Must Have Ice Fishing Accessories For 2021
Frabill HQ 100 Hub Shelters | Premium Shelter for Ice-Fishing and Angler Capacities
Description: Ice fishing will never be the same with this enjoyable, portable ice hut. You don’t want to be sitting out in the wind and cold, even if you are the most hard core of all fishermen.
Strikemaster Ice Fishing Mora Hand Auger
Description: Never get stuck without a hole again. If you don’t mind drilling your own holes by the power of your own muscle then this one is for you. The only thing better would be a gas powered auger.
Underwater Fishing Camera, MOOCOR Portable Fish Finder Camera HD 1000 TVL Infrared LED Waterproof Camera with 4.3 Inch LCD Monitor for Ice, Lake, Sea, Boat and Kayak Fishing
Description: This little gizmo is perfect for finding the fish when you are out on the frozen water. Imagine not being able to troll the shore line to look for the fish? Now you don’t have to worry because you can see what is down there on a screen up here!
Mr. Heater F274865 MH18B Big Buddy Portable Heater 4,000-18,000 BTU
Description: This is the one accessory every person who goes ice fishing in a portable hut needs. You can start this bad boy up and strip down to your bare essentials. This will keep you warm on a cold winters night.
Heated Gloves Electric Hand Warmer 7.4V
Description: While walking outdoors or doing anything outdoors the worst feeling to have is a cold body. That is why a nice heated set of gloves will be perfect the next time you are on the lake in freezing cold temperatures.
Automatic Jigging Rod Holder for Ice Fishing Plus Easy Set Hook setter for use with Automatic Jigger
Cost: $99.90 + Shipping
Description: Every ice fishing trip needs an ice fishing rod. What people won’t tell you is that you need a rod. Your rod should also have an automatic jigger so you aren’t sitting over a hole all day and you get to enjoy the outdoors.
Folding Camping Chair Stool Backpack with Cooler Insulated Picnic Bag, Hiking Camouflage Seat Table Bag Camping Gear
Description: What everyone needs while ice fishing is a seat. What could be better than a seat with a cooler and storage? Nothing! You will need to keep your wobbly pops inside this while out catching the big ones.
EST Gear Survival Shovel | The Ultimate Survival Tool | Military Gear Folding Shovel | Compact Tactical Entrenching Tool Perfect for Camping, Backpacking and Emergencies | Lifetime Replacement
Description: This is the perfect ice fishing accessory. The shovel is a much needed tool every ice fishing person needs. Especially if you are looking to dig your way into your ice hut or even scoop up the ice from your fishing hole.
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