When you are out on thick ice for some ice fishing, and you need to drill your fishing holes to drop your bait or lure into to target some fish, the ice can be tough to get through. There are manual light weight hand ice auger’s, and larger and heavier gas powered ice augers, but if you want the best of both worlds with some light weight mixed in with some raw power, but would like it to be quiet and not have to bring a gas can, the electric battery powered ice augers are the way to go. An ice auger is a must have tool for any ice fisherman. These screw shaped drills make it easy to penetrate the ice and quickly have your fishing holes ready even in the most extreme freezing conditions you will encounter when out on the ice fishing. They make quick and easy work of getting your ice fishing holes setup so you can focus more of your time on fishing so you can catch your limits for a fresh and delicious breakfast, lunch, or dinner. These ice fishing augers go nicely with a new ice fishing shelter to keep you warm while you are out fishing on the ice.
StrikeMaster Pro Lithium 40v Lite Ice Auger
Rapala’s StrikeMaster has upgraded the proven Lithium 40v with a new set of features that provide less weight and more hole drilling power for run & gun fishing by adding the Lite Flite Lazer™ Drill Unit and a new 6-amp battery. The StrikeMaster Pro Lithium 40v Lite Ice Auger makes easy work of drilling your ice fishing holes so you can spend more time on the ice fishing instead of working. This ice auger will drill 115 holes with this 8 inch Auger on a Single Charge. Testing based on repeated tests with 16 inches of ice. It has an electric DC brushless motor, and a planetary gear system with a 15.9 to 1 gear ratio. The power button has a Deadman Safety Switch for your protection. It runs in both forward and reverse. It has impact resistant long filament handles, and built in LED lights. An amazing unit that is light on your load, and gets the job done simply and quikly.
Jiffy 46 X-Treme Propane Ice Auger
Jiffy® 46 X-Treme™ Propane Ice Auger is a very powerful, tough, and long lasting 49cc ice drill that cuts through ice quickly and easily. Saving you countless hours drilling your holes with a hand auger, this propane ice auger makes quick work of drilling out your holes for ice fishing so you can spend more time fishing. This ice auger is easy to start with usually just one or two pulls, and unlike the gas engine ice augers, there is no no choke, no priming, no flooding, and no need mix gas and carry it with you. The Jiffy aluminum planetary transmission is clean burning with low emissions so it is better for the environment. The wide stance handles enable you with simple operation along with more control. The Stealth STX™ serrated ripper blade and power point blades are durable and strong, built to last season after season. The Jiffy 46 X-Treme Propane Ice Auger has a snap on blade protector, the auger is very low maintenance. This ice auger is easy to use, making it the perfect choice to add to your fishing gear this season. Available Now at the Bass Pro Shops website.
StrikeMaster Lithium 24V Ice Auger 8 Inch
This lightweight, portable, rechargeable StrikeMaster® Lithium 24V Ice Auger drills your ice holes faster than a manual ice auger by far, with much less effort. It is battery powered, so it runs cleaner, and steadier than any handheld cordless drill system. This ice auger is tough and durable, and will do anything that a heavier gas powered ice auger can. It doesn’t have a gas engine, so it won’t smoke you out of your ice fishing shelter. It only weighs about 13 pounds, so it is easy to transport and carry. It has a gear ratio of 50 to 1 with twin serrated stainless steel Lazer™ blades that deliver an amazing level of torque and power. If you are fishing through 16 inches of ice, you can quickly drill about 100 holes with the 6 inch model, or 50 holes with the 8 inch model, on a single charge. With its advanced internal battery management system, this 24V, 4 amp hour lithium ion battery will have full power to the end of the charge. It has a three LED battery status indicator, so you will know at all times just how much battery you have available. The StrikeMaster Lithium 24V Ice Auger comes with a 2 amp rapid charging base, anc can be fully recharged in less than two hours. It has both a forward and reverse, and with a push of a button you can start drilling. It also has planetary gears, heavy duty internals, impact absorbing filament handles, and sleek ergonomic controls with a deadman safety switch for added protection.
Eskimo Sting Ray 8 Inch Power Ice Auger
Affordable, yet feature packed, the Eskimo® Sting Ray Power Ice Auger has a 33cc Viper engine and 8 inch Quantum dual stainless steel blades for amazing drilling speed. It has a centering ring on the auger to prevent drilling angled holes. It has a primer button to get a quick and easy start every time It also has a see thru gas tank so you can check the fuel level at a quick glance, a muffler guard, and blade protector. It boasts an engine capable of 8,000 RPM, and has a 49 to 1 gear reation. The ice auger length is 8 feet. Comes with a two year manufactureres warranty for peace of mind. Very durable, and dependable, for reliable use season after season. About The Author Mike Mendenhall is the the founder of Mendenhall Outdoors. This website is an extension of the Mendenhall family’s lifestyle and passion for the great outdoors. Everything that they learn, and experience, along the way that they find may be valuable to our website visitors is on the site for you to enjoy. We highlight products and services that you might find interesting. We frequently receive free products from manufacturers to test. This does not drive our decision as to whether or not a product is featured or recommended. If you click a link on this page, then go on to make a purchase, we might receive a commission – at no extra cost to you, and does not impact the purchase price of any products that you may purchase. The Best Ice Augers for your Ice Fishing Experience Awaits!