There is a secret world of ice fishing poles; ugly, makeshift rigs that are hardly shown anymore.
Once the norm, homespun fishing poles seem lost in today’s abundance of glitzy, high-tech combos.
These are the author’s only Ice Rods and include:
unknown, hollow fiberglass blanks, Lakco style ice fishing stick (handle), hockey tape, reflective tape, furniture leg tip, paracord, Shakespeare ALPHA 28/35 GRAPHITE reel (old), Lock-on rod stand, cocktail fork handles and an unmarked
Please send in photos of your Frankenstick, if you have one, for this ongoing, community anthology.