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#12424572 - 09/12/17 08:47 PM What kind of cooler do you use?
Cowboy KJ Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 09/07/17
Posts: 14
Loc: McKinney, TX
What kind of cooler do you take on the water with you? I usually just go out with a power bar in my pocket and a water bottle but recently have wanted to start going out longer and notice that I'm starving by the time I get back to my pickup. Just seeing if you have a particular brand style that works well for a full day of food and drinks. I.e. Sandwiches, cokes, etc. not looking to drop Yeti money (or add Yeti weight). Looking for something that can bungee easily in front of or behind my trusty milk crate.

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#12424621 - 09/12/17 09:18 PM Re: What kind of cooler do you use? [Re: Cowboy KJ]
BKT Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/27/13
Posts: 1302
Loc: Apple Springs
I've no particular brand but just use whatever fits in the space available.

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#12424686 - 09/12/17 10:10 PM Re: What kind of cooler do you use? [Re: Cowboy KJ]
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bill maher's protege

Registered: 03/02/05
Posts: 42267
Loc: Kansas
I usually use the Coleman in the photo. It will hold 5 bottles of water/Gatorade, a banana and energy bars, and enough ice to keep things cold all day.



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#12424690 - 09/12/17 10:14 PM Re: What kind of cooler do you use? [Re: Cowboy KJ]
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TFF Guru

Registered: 04/08/08
Posts: 15178
Loc: Dallas, TX
To minimize weight I modified an igloo and a slightly bigger ozark trail soft sided cooler with the double sided aluminum insulation bubble wrap. I then used the aluminum HVAC tape to seal the DIY liner/box

I've used the same insulation wrapping and hvac tape to make coozies for Powerade bottles and water jugs

The added insulation definitely helps on days hotter than 90 degrees





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#12424696 - 09/12/17 10:21 PM Re: What kind of cooler do you use? [Re: Cowboy KJ]
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Registered: 04/08/08
Posts: 15178
Loc: Dallas, TX
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#12424747 - 09/13/17 03:20 AM Re: What kind of cooler do you use? [Re: Cowboy KJ]
HERROUTDOORS Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/12/02
Posts: 2536
Loc: Richardson, Texas
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#12424748 - 09/13/17 03:36 AM Re: What kind of cooler do you use? [Re: Cowboy KJ]
karstopo Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 05/22/16
Posts: 532
Loc: Brazoria County
Bucees soft sided cooler. $ 20. Can fit a 20# bag of ice, but an 8# fits better. I usually just freeze a gallon jug of water ( minus a little water for expansion) and put that in. Snacks, sandwiches, whatever go in zip bags.

8 pounds of ice will typically get you through a hot day. Bucees bag will last a long time and will fit just about anywhere on the kayak. I put mine in the bow of my Commander just to trim out the load. It fits within the kayak so there's no added wind load.

Anyway, I think it's a great bag with a detachable liner for the money. I have no affiliation with Bucees.

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#12425050 - 09/13/17 10:19 AM Re: What kind of cooler do you use? [Re: Cowboy KJ]
Cast Offline
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Registered: 07/31/12
Posts: 8622
Loc: North Texas - God's Country
I grabbed small RTIC soft side on sale at Buccee's. It's a good cooler for my truck.
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#12425202 - 09/13/17 12:39 PM Re: What kind of cooler do you use? [Re: Cowboy KJ]
roadtrip Offline
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Registered: 04/26/02
Posts: 11754
Loc: Terrell/Dallas
No cooler. I just take crackers and whiskey
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#12425258 - 09/13/17 01:15 PM Re: What kind of cooler do you use? [Re: roadtrip]
Cowboy KJ Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 09/07/17
Posts: 14
Loc: McKinney, TX
Originally Posted By: roadtrip
No cooler. I just take crackers and whiskey
crackers? That is space that could be used...for more whiskey!

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#12426008 - 09/14/17 02:31 AM Re: What kind of cooler do you use? [Re: karstopo]
C.M. Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 09/09/16
Posts: 203
Originally Posted By: karstopo
Bucees soft sided cooler. $ 20. Can fit a 20# bag of ice, but an 8# fits better. I usually just freeze a gallon jug of water ( minus a little water for expansion) and put that in. Snacks, sandwiches, whatever go in zip bags.

8 pounds of ice will typically get you through a hot day.


8lb bag lasts ~6 hours on summer day. I typically fish considerably longer -- that is why I switch to 20lb bag somewhere in June. If you get into fish -- just drain water and dump some ice out to make space.

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#12426116 - 09/14/17 07:55 AM Re: What kind of cooler do you use? [Re: Cowboy KJ]
Shaun Russell Offline
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Registered: 03/15/08
Posts: 6343
Loc: Ray Roberts
Walmart special...
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#12429158 - 09/16/17 08:15 PM Re: What kind of cooler do you use? [Re: Cowboy KJ]
Magged Out Online   confused
TFF Guru

Registered: 07/23/11
Posts: 14157
Loc: SANGELO
Cooler huh I just cup my hand and sip the Lake Water freak

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#12429259 - 09/16/17 09:10 PM Re: What kind of cooler do you use? [Re: Magged Out]
Cowboy KJ Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 09/07/17
Posts: 14
Loc: McKinney, TX
Originally Posted By: Magged Out
Cooler huh I just cup my hand and sip the Lake Water freak

LMAO this is TEXAS fishing forum I believe you're looking for ARKANSAS fishing forum. roflmao

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#12430803 - 09/17/17 10:04 PM Re: What kind of cooler do you use? [Re: Cowboy KJ]
ETRANCH Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 03/04/08
Posts: 104
Loc: Royse City, TX
I have an RTIC 40 soft side. Works great as long as the wind is not blowing too hard, then it acts like a sail.....

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