Cut 8 holes but usually only use 6 as 3 people is max with comfort in the 949i. To be clear I should mention that used this in combination with a wall tent stove to make a winter camping shelter. The Eskimo Fat Fish pop-up ice shelter boasts the most fishable area of any shelter on the market with similar capacity and size. Please try again later. The entire line of FatFish ice shelters are equipped with all metal ball-and-socket design and larger diameter poles, resulting in a stronger and more durable shelter. Though i would've preferred a bag that zipped up the side, but this one only opens in the top. I'm very happy I opted for the insulated model. Pelican - Multi-Purpose Utility Sled – Use it for Ice Fishing, Hunting, THKFISH Ice Fishing Lures Ice Fishing Jigs Hard Fishing Lures Ice Fishing Kit Crappie Panfish Jigs 26pcs. You can edit your question or post anyway. We had no problem keeping it nice and warm with a big buddy heater. I don’t even know how to star this. The quality is good, and seem stitching is strong and it is easy to put up. IceTight fabric uses a tightly-woven high thread count to keep warm air inside and the elements out. Some have complained of condensation , but the simple cure is open vents and keeping one door half unzipped . The ice screws are well made and hold the tent well in a string wind. Let the wind blow! Reason for that...putting it back in the bag wet...then leaving it to dry like that. While Winter in Western Pennsylvania may be over, I can't wait for cold and snow to return! The inside is spacious. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Its a very well made and for the price, it beats all other tents out there. We really only needed the low and medum settings. © 2008-2021, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Decent quality for the price. Weight. The only drawback is the short plastic nibs to cover the tips of the ice screws. First time I used it last year a hub broke. Will stick with uninsulated since I have no plans of sleeping in it and it is plenty warm while out on the ice , even in -15 temps . Fish more comfortably with more people and more gear in the FatFish™—the world’s first wide-bottom pop-up portable ice fishing shelter. With that said, you won't need this thing for yourself so it's no big deal. Don't see the answer that you're looking for? I've use this tent in =40c wind chill and with a 12000btu heater, I was down to my fleece jacket. Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H) 94.00 x 94.00 x 80.00 Inches. So Eskimo Quickfish 5i Pop up tends to get more favorable ⭐ reviews than Eskimo Fatfish 949i, as seen on the chart below. Stupidly easy and quick to set up and take down, and shove it back in teh bag. Have a question? Three or four can fish inside easily. There was no condensation and no pesky dripping!! I’m so sorry warmer winter here in BC Canada, no ice on lake yet. Bring a sled and help to pull it. 6 ice anchors. I've use this tent in =40c wind chill and with a 12000btu heater, I was down to my fleece jacket. Full content visible, double tap to read brief content. 4.6 out of 5 star rating (68 reviews) Buyer's Club Info First saw them being used at Silent Lake Provincial Park in Feb. 2020. I have used it many times this year in a wide range of temps -6 to -27 with a 9000 btu heater sleeping one night at -10 and I am totally impressed with it. Great quality tent it’s very very nice the only downfall is the carry bag is a pain to get back in especially when it’s -20 or-30 the tent is well done but bag needs to be redesigned to be able to open bag up and drop in tent with nice Velcro straps to close tight. 4'x'4 sheets tide together with piano hinges. Brief content visible, double tap to read full content. Q: I set it up myself the first time without the directions in just a couple of minutes. Dry the dang things out before putting them in the bag. Now that I have one of these, I can't imagine not ever using one. THUNDERBAY Ice Cube 3 Man Portable Ice Shelter Further checking showed its an idea that is increasing in popularity. Eskimo returns. If you want a permanent one you should get a …. Then when opened again...it's all cracked looking from the inside. GREAT customer service . Replaced it and realized I lost one of the fiberglass rods . Used once. Made up of two layers of IceTight fabric and one layer of insulation, this fabric provides superior protection from the coldest of conditions. There was a problem adding this item to the Cart Please try again later. Best thing I added was a Hardboard underlayment floor that is 8' x 8' made from 4ea. No changce of leaving these on the ice when packing up. Please try again. Stupidly easy and quick to set up and take down, and shove it back in teh bag. Found three of the pole pockets where the support poles were literally pushing through the stitching. The Eskimo Fatfish 949i comes with the set-up dimensions of 4x94x80 inches and features 6 large removable windows. Expanded Dimensions: 94" x 94" Collapsed Dimensions: 65" x 7.5" x 7.5" Maximum Occupants: 4 Person Fishable Area: 61 sq. Hub design. Bring a sled and help to pull it. Fish more comfortably with more people and more ice gear in the Fatfish 949 - the world's first wide bottom pop-up portable ice fishing shelter. 61 square feet fishable area. First off, it's bigger than you think. Eskimo Fatfish 949i Insulated Ice Fishing Shelter - The Eskimo Fatfish 949i insulated pop-up shelter features IQ Insulated Quilted Fabric. Amazon.ca is a trademark of Amazon.com, Inc. Amazon's Choice recommends highly rated and well-priced products. Reason for that...putting it back in the bag wet...then leaving it to dry like that. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging (where packaging is applicable).Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag.See details for additional description. Fantastic pop up shelter with some exceptions. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Free shipping . Eskimo's Fatfish 949i Insulated Shelter is the world's first insulated wide-bottom pop-up portable ice shelter; Fully insulated 300 Denier Ice-tight fabric; 3-4 person capacity; Hub design makes set-up and take-down quick and easy; 6 A-frame windows with removable window panels, 2 large mesh pockets, 2 gear pockets, 2 doors Hub design makes set-up and take-down quick and easy. Fatfish 949 Insulated. I would highly recommend if you like to fish and not freeze to death. I failed completely to notice that that bit had been removed from the ad. Find answers in product info, Q&As, reviews. To be clear I should mention that used this in combination with a wall tent stove to make a winter camping shelter. There was a problem completing your request. I'm happy with the materials and workmanship. Then when opened again...it's all cracked looking from the inside. I feel so stupid. Q: This "Cabin" has room for three big guys sitting on chairs, with room to spare. Instead of rope to tie it down , I use bungee cords . In all I would get another if this one ever gives up the ghost . (Folds to 4' square). Current slide {CURRENT_SLIDE} of {TOTAL_SLIDES}- Top picked items. Please make sure that you've entered a valid question. I failed completely to notice that that bit had been removed from the ad. This tent is larger than the one I had previously since the bottom fares out a bit. Good quality durable materials, strong hubs and zippers. Weight: 44 lbs. 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