Ice

Discussion in 'Central Ohio Fishing Reports' started by cramerk, Nov 18, 2008.

  1. Any secrets out there to keep ice off your eyelets besides not fishing in the cold..... thanks
     
  2. krustydawg

    krustydawg KrustyDawg

    Chapstick or vaseline does the trick....
     

  3. Thanks! Will try both
     
  4. bttmline

    bttmline E.B.C.C. Founder

    Pam, cooking spray
     
  5. mrphish42

    mrphish42 locators dont lie

    cramerk......The guys have given you some of the better ones.....and there are some commercial ones out there....But as you said ....enter the trial and error faze.....find which works best under your conditions and which also is the best cost effective one for you.........JON Sr.
     
  6. peon

    peon account delete

    a heated ice shanty works the best [​IMG]
     
  7. fishingredhawk

    fishingredhawk Ohio Hawg Hunter

    Just slam your rod tip into the water and shake it around.
     
  8. Don't put your head in the water.

    Pam cooking spray works well


    LoweBoat
     
  9. reel magic or olive oil, or if too cheap put your mouth around the guides to thaw the ice off when it becomes impossible to cast!
     
  10. RareVos

    RareVos Lost Sailor

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    Thats the ticket.
     
  11. OSU_Fisherman

    OSU_Fisherman Bassin' Buckeye

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    +1 for Blakemore's Reel Magic. Give each guide 1 or 2 shots of this stuff and then give your spool a good spray down and it will keep ice off the guides as well as keep you line a little more conditioned. I was not a believer in this product, but my cold water break-offs seemed to go away after using this product last year... so I'll stick with it.