As the forerunner of the first pop-up shelters, Eskimo understands what you need in a good ice fishing shelter. Eskimo pop-up portables offer a strong hub design, self-tapping ice anchors that are easier to grip and will not bend under pressure, reliable YKK zippers, and IceTight fabric for the durability and longevity you need, even in severe winter conditions.
Thread Weight / Thread Count
The mixture of thread weight and thread count will determine your fabric performance. Eskimo IceTight fabric features a 59% higher thread count than competitor shelters, resulting in a much tighter weave. IceTight is coated to be completely wind and waterproof, and is overall 19% lighter than competitor shelter skins.
IQ™ Insulated Quilted Fabric
Insulated fabric provides warmth inside your shelter so you can fish even on the harshest of days. IQ Insulated Quilted Fabric consists of two layers of IceTight fabric that sandwich together a layer of insulation material, providing superior protection from even the coldest conditions.
Eskimo is committed to quality, and that’s why YKK® zippers come standard on all Eskimo ice shelters. Zippers can be problematic, performing well in the store, but freezing and breaking out on the ice. YKK® zippers are industry leading, rugged and reliable—just like an Eskimo ice shelter.
Eskimo ice anchors are widely known for their ease of use and tight-holding grip. Large mitten grip handles allow you to secure your shelter without needless exposure to the elements, and these durable steel-constructed anchors are self-tapping, easily screwing into the ice by hand with their sharp point.
The hub design of the QuickFish makes for an easy and quick setup and takedown—only 60 seconds of your time! The pop-up shelter and self-tapping ice anchors all fit into a bag that you can easily carry on your back. Removable windows allow you to adjust your shelter’s ventilation. Perfect for two people, the QuickFish 2 has 25 square feet of fishable area, mesh storage pockets to keep your essential ice fishing gear, and an extra long skirt to help eliminate drafts on those cold winter days.
The FatFish 6120i has all the features of the FatFish 6120 Pop-Up Portable and more. In addition to the comfortable size, YKK zippers, and strong metal-ball-and-socket hub design, this FatFish also features Eskimo’s IQ Insulated Fabric. This fully-insulated pop-up shelter is 35% warmer than comparable non-insulated shelters, and will protect you from the harsh conditions of winter.
For large fishing parties, Eskimo offers the FatFish 9416 pop-up portable shelter. This shelter design covers 109 square feet of ice, providing enough room for up to 7 to 9 people. This is perfect for your enjoying ice fishing with your friends and family. Not only does this FatFish offer easy set-up and portability, but its metal ball and socket design result in a stronger, more durable ice fishing shelter. In addition, the FatFish 9416 has 10 removable windows for more viewing configurations, two doors for easy entry and exit, and self-tapping ice anchors that are easier to grip and will not bend under pressure.
The FatFish 9416i insulated pop-up portable features Eskimo IQ Insulated Quilted Fabric to help keep your fishing party of 7-9 warm and dry, allowing you to fish even on the harshest of days. The layer of insulation sandwiched by two layers of IceTight fabric provides you and your fishing party with superior protection. Coupled with the FatFish self-tapping ice anchors, large storage pockets for your ice fishing gear, two doors for easy entry and exit, YKK zippers, and reflective X-style highlighting for nighttime visibility, the FatFish 9416i has everything to meet all your ice fishing shelter needs.
The FatFish 949 pop-up shelter fits 3-4 people and provides 61 square feet of fishable area. The metal ball and socket design, along with larger fiberglass poles, give the FatFish a strong hub design for a more durable shelter. This portable shelter along with self-tapping ice anchors all fit into an oversized bag that can be easily carried on your back, allowing you to find the best fishing spot with ease. The FatFish is designed with two doors on opposite sides of the shelter to allow easy access to the incredibly large fishing area inside. Its distinctive X-style reflective trim allow serious ice fishermen to have a well-marked shelter for nighttime visibility.
The FatFish 949i insulated pop-up shelter features IQ Insulated Quilted Fabric. Made up of two layers of IceTight fabric and one layer of insulation, this fabric provides superior protection from the coldest of conditions. Not only will this insulated shelter keep you warm and dry on the harshest of days, but the insulated design is 35% warmer than a comparable non-insulated shelter. This pop-up portable features 61 square feet of fishable area—enough room for 3 to 4 fishermen. In addition, this FatFish includes large removable windows, self-tapping ice anchors, YKK zippers, and large mesh storage pockets to keep your essential ice fishing gear handy.
The Outbreak 450i is an innovative pop-up shelter built from the successful Eskimo FatFish platform. It incorporates all of the usual features that FatFish customers desire including flared-out sides for more fishable area, stronger hubs and poles, insulated IQ™ fabric, YKK zippers, and more. What makes the Outbreak 450i truly unique is its oversized, trip-proof door that provides anglers easier entry and exit. It opens fully down to the ice, without any obstacles to worry about stepping over.
The QuickFish 3 offers 34 square feet of fishable area and enough room for up to 3 people. With only a 60 second set-up, this pop-up shelter is composed of sturdy hubs, strong poles, YKK zippers, and self-tapping ice anchors. In addition the QuickFish 3 features removable windows, mesh storage pockets, and two doors for easy entry and exit. With a strong, durable shelter and quick, easy setup, the QuickFish allows you more time for ice fishing with your friends and family.
The QuickFish 3i has all the benefits of the QuickFish 3, plus Eskimo’s Insulated Quilted Fabric. This fabric provides warmth inside your shelter when you need it most. In addition to being 35% warmer than non-insulated ice shelters, this QuickFish offers self-tapping ice anchors that are easier to grip and will not bend under pressure, mesh storage pockets, two doors for easy entry and exit, and YKK zippers included on every Eskimo shelter.
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 QuickFish 6. 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.
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.
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