Ice Fishing Gear Checklist

This ice fishing equipment and gear checklist was put together so you won’t forget anything important the next time you head out on the ice.

  • Fishing License
  • Fishing Rods & Reels (insure your line is in good shape)
  • Tackle Box
  • Tip-Ups
  • Live Bait (minnows and/or grubs)
  • Auger (and fresh gas)
  • Heater (and fuel canisters)
  • Sonar / Flasher (with charged battery)
  • Underwater Camera (with charged battery)
  • GPS (with extra batteries)
  • Portable Fish House
  • Sled to haul your gear
  • Bucket/Chair to sit on
  • Minnow Bucket
  • Lake Map
  • Safety Equipment (flotation device, picks, cleats)
  • Skimmer
  • Rod Holders
  • Flashlight (with fresh batteries)
  • Fingernail Clipper for cutting line
  • Needlenose Pliers for removing hooks
  • Warm Jacket
  • Ski Pants
  • Hat
  • Gloves/Mittens
  • Warm Socks
  • Boots
  • Food & Refreshments
  • Disposable Camera

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