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Best Ice Fishin Boots

 My feet will freeze in mild temperatures......All those years of wearing shitty boots as a kid.
I'm shopping for a good warm dry light weight boot that grips well and am willing to pay....those Muck boots are catching my eye.......

thanks

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 I have the Muck Arctic Sports and I really like them. If you are really sensitive to cold though, go with the Arctic Extremes.

Is it impious to weigh goose music and art in the same scales? I think not, because the true hunter is merely a noncreative artist. Who painted the first picture on a bone in the caves of France? A hunter. Who alone in our modern life so thrills to the sight of living beauty that he will endure hunger and thirst and cold to feed his eye upon it? The hunter. Who wrote the great hunter's poem about the sheer wonder of the wind, the hail, and the snow, the stars, the lightnings, and the clouds, the lion, the deer, and the wild goat, the raven, the hawk, and the eagle, and above all the eulogy to the horse? Job, one of the great dramatic artists of all time. Poets sing and hunters scale the mountains primarily for one and the same reason--the thrill of beauty. Critics write and hunters outwit their game primarily for one and the same reason--to reduce that beauty to possession. The differences are largely matters of degree, consciousness, and that sly arbiter of the classification of human activities, language. If, then, we can live without goose music, we may as well do away with stars, or sunsets, or Iliads. But the point is we would be fools to do away with any of them. 

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 My Muck Arctics are approaching a decade worth of usage.  I still think quite highly of them.

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from what i can tell... don't have em myself... but, will as soon as i wear out the ones i have... those well insulated mucks or something similar are the ticket for ice fishing.  get the ones with the most insulation you can find.  and they should stay waterproof till you puncture them.

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Muck Arctic Pro! Bought a pair this spring and walked 1100 plus miles in them this summer and they still look like they are brand new. Plus your feet will stay warm even if they get wet.


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lionslayer25 Said:
Muck Arctic Pro! Bought a pair this spring and walked 1100 plus miles in them this summer and they still look like they are brand new. Plus your feet will stay warm even if they get wet.

Explanation?

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Trapped arctic fox for the USDA-WS up in Barrow, AK. My trap lines averaged 20 miles a day and was up there a little over 2 months checking lines everyday except the 4th of July. I took the 4th off so I could run the Eskimo marathon.


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Trapped arctic fox for the USDA-WS up in Barrow, AK. My trap lines averaged 20 miles a day and was up there a little over 2 months checking lines everyday except the 4th of July. I took the 4th off so I could run the Eskimo marathon.

We're not worthy! We're not worthy!... Dude, you are the definition of mountain man. 

Is it impious to weigh goose music and art in the same scales? I think not, because the true hunter is merely a noncreative artist. Who painted the first picture on a bone in the caves of France? A hunter. Who alone in our modern life so thrills to the sight of living beauty that he will endure hunger and thirst and cold to feed his eye upon it? The hunter. Who wrote the great hunter's poem about the sheer wonder of the wind, the hail, and the snow, the stars, the lightnings, and the clouds, the lion, the deer, and the wild goat, the raven, the hawk, and the eagle, and above all the eulogy to the horse? Job, one of the great dramatic artists of all time. Poets sing and hunters scale the mountains primarily for one and the same reason--the thrill of beauty. Critics write and hunters outwit their game primarily for one and the same reason--to reduce that beauty to possession. The differences are largely matters of degree, consciousness, and that sly arbiter of the classification of human activities, language. If, then, we can live without goose music, we may as well do away with stars, or sunsets, or Iliads. But the point is we would be fools to do away with any of them. 

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lionslayer25 Said:
Trapped arctic fox for the USDA-WS up in Barrow, AK. My trap lines averaged 20 miles a day and was up there a little over 2 months checking lines everyday except the 4th of July. I took the 4th off so I could run the Eskimo marathon.

I would like an artic fox pelt. 

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Meelosh Said:
 

lionslayer25 Said:
Trapped arctic fox for the USDA-WS up in Barrow, AK. My trap lines averaged 20 miles a day and was up there a little over 2 months checking lines everyday except the 4th of July. I took the 4th off so I could run the Eskimo marathon.

We're not worthy! We're not worthy!... Dude, you are the definition of mountain man. 

who else has a beaver pelt vest besides a mountain man. i got mine on order

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GET SOME!!!!!

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Meelosh- I appreciate it, but I am by no means a mountain man. Just was fortunate to land a very awesome job and get some amazing experiences.

Enslow- I would like an arctic fox pelt too. Can't keep anything I catch though because it is a federal job. Have to give all the fox I catch to the local college where they do rabies tests on them.


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Sorel boots that I have had since in high school. I wear them only for ice fishing and rarely to snow blow the driveway. In all honesty they still look and feel like brand new.

I dont know if you can even get them any more, but I never get cold feet with a good pair of wool socks in them.

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I have the Much Arctic pros as well. My feet still get cold if I'm not moving but I, too, was blessed with terrible hand-me-downs as a kid.  They are much better than any other boot I have purchased in my adult life.  Plus you don't have to worry about your feet getting wet while drilling.  If you're looking for traction, I'd slap some of those gripper things on the bottom of the boots. 


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lionslayer25 Said:
Meelosh- I appreciate it, but I am by no means a mountain man. Just was fortunate to land a very awesome job and get some amazing experiences.

Enslow- I would like an arctic fox pelt too. Can't keep anything I catch though because it is a federal job. Have to give all the fox I catch to the local college where they do rabies tests on them.

Bet they couldn't stop you from taking pictures.....hint hint!!

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DirtyMike Said:
I have the Much Arctic pros as well. My feet still get cold if I'm not moving but I, too, was blessed with terrible hand-me-downs as a kid.  They are much better than any other boot I have purchased in my adult life.  Plus you don't have to worry about your feet getting wet while drilling.  If you're looking for traction, I'd slap some of those gripper things on the bottom of the boots. 

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tshort- You are very right about the picture part. I have thousands of pictures from the last couple years! Maybe I will get a few loaded up on here sometime in the near future.


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LaCrosse Ice Kings are good for "sitting" - the new alpha ice king looks amazing.

I had a pair of Redball pacs that were uber warm too.



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i bought the black military bunny boots from fleet farm and my feet never get cold

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 My danner pronghorn 1000's have never let me down when ice fishing. (old model 4 years old, not new foreign made ones)

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 Pretty good deal on Muck Arctic Sports right now on Camofire.

Is it impious to weigh goose music and art in the same scales? I think not, because the true hunter is merely a noncreative artist. Who painted the first picture on a bone in the caves of France? A hunter. Who alone in our modern life so thrills to the sight of living beauty that he will endure hunger and thirst and cold to feed his eye upon it? The hunter. Who wrote the great hunter's poem about the sheer wonder of the wind, the hail, and the snow, the stars, the lightnings, and the clouds, the lion, the deer, and the wild goat, the raven, the hawk, and the eagle, and above all the eulogy to the horse? Job, one of the great dramatic artists of all time. Poets sing and hunters scale the mountains primarily for one and the same reason--the thrill of beauty. Critics write and hunters outwit their game primarily for one and the same reason--to reduce that beauty to possession. The differences are largely matters of degree, consciousness, and that sly arbiter of the classification of human activities, language. If, then, we can live without goose music, we may as well do away with stars, or sunsets, or Iliads. But the point is we would be fools to do away with any of them. 

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 I recently picked up a pair of clam sub zeros haven't had much time to use em but love em so far. Bought these to replace my muck woody max's loved those boots but I finally wrecked em

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Is it impious to weigh goose music and art in the same scales? I think not, because the true hunter is merely a noncreative artist. Who painted the first picture on a bone in the caves of France? A hunter. Who alone in our modern life so thrills to the sight of living beauty that he will endure hunger and thirst and cold to feed his eye upon it? The hunter. Who wrote the great hunter's poem about the sheer wonder of the wind, the hail, and the snow, the stars, the lightnings, and the clouds, the lion, the deer, and the wild goat, the raven, the hawk, and the eagle, and above all the eulogy to the horse? Job, one of the great dramatic artists of all time. Poets sing and hunters scale the mountains primarily for one and the same reason--the thrill of beauty. Critics write and hunters outwit their game primarily for one and the same reason--to reduce that beauty to possession. The differences are largely matters of degree, consciousness, and that sly arbiter of the classification of human activities, language. If, then, we can live without goose music, we may as well do away with stars, or sunsets, or Iliads. But the point is we would be fools to do away with any of them.