How do you know if your shelter is an ice fishing shelter, an ice hut, a shanty, a house, or an ice shack? Well the beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. Some rank these in the order of how nice they are and how many amenities they provide. We describe a wide variety of styles made from a variety of materials. To begin with all of these are shelters, getting the angler out of the elements to at least some degree. By the way truthfully the assignment of these names is somewhat arbitrary.
In reality all of these are fishing shelters on ice. These pictures however depict basic shelters that are nice, comfortable, and offer additional amenities. The first one has windows installed. Note the shutters and decorative fascia around the roof line. Mounted on trailer with tires this would be easy to tow to your favorite location. The shelters below are pop ups for up to 6 people, that are extremely convenient and portable.
The QuickFish 5i increases fishable area and interior space while keeping the shelter lightweight and easy to transport. As the innovator of the first pop-up portable ice fishing shelter, Eskimo® knows a thing or two about building the world’s best on-the-go portables. Don’t be fooled by imitation shelters with flimsy hubs, weak poles and cheap fabric. The QuickFish™ Series is the original and still the best. Constructed with sturdy hubs, strong poles, ample storage pockets, reinforced bottoms, YKK® zippers, self-tapping ice anchors and removable windows, the QuickFish is built to last season after season.
The innovator of the first pop-up portable ice fishing shelter brings you the QuickFish6. Room enough for up to 6 friends or family members, the QuickFish6 has 68 square feet of fishable area. With YKK zippers, an extra-long skirt that helps to eliminate drafts, heavy-duty material sewn over corner joints for reinforcement, the QuickFish is built to last season after season.