Lanterns

Discussion in 'LOCAL KENTUCKY TALK' started by SURFPREP, Aug 12, 2009.

  1. SURFPREP

    SURFPREP New Member

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    Looking for a good lantern for bank fishing the Ohio River. Any suggestions.

    Thanks
     
  2. LMHart

    LMHart New Member

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    Cant go wrong with a coleman.
     

  3. on_the_fly

    on_the_fly New Member

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    I like my coleman with the propane bottels. works well most of the time one bottle is plenty for one night out. cools prety fast tooand best of all small in size easy to pack around. wally world like 40 bucks I think.
     
  4. Jeremy Sheffey

    Jeremy Sheffey New Member

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    coleman with the propane tank. loads easier then the ones that use white gas.
     
  5. JimmyJonny

    JimmyJonny Well-Known Member

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  6. Catfish_Scooter

    Catfish_Scooter New Member

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    Coleman 2-phase fuel lantern.:wink:
     
  7. Jollymon

    Jollymon Well-Known Member

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    Looks like coleman wins :wink::smile2:
     
  8. johndeere nut

    johndeere nut New Member

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    i find with a lantern that its hard to see your rods if you have it setting near them cause all you see is the lantern light and it blinds you i block out the light behind it with something so its not shining right in your face then you can see good. and i use a coleman with the batteries and a flourescent buld it works well and the bulbs last awhile and i get the d batteries at the dollar general store and they last as long if not longer than full price batteries hope this helps:tounge_out:
     
  9. fishassasin

    fishassasin New Member

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    i think a good ol camp fire works good. its free most of the time and it gives you something to do while your waitin on the fish to bite.
     
  10. CatHunterSteve

    CatHunterSteve New Member

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    Coleman propane lantern gets my vote as well, have use the gas type for many years but the propane is so much eaiser to handle and load.
     
  11. catfisherman369

    catfisherman369 Floyd

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    Get the north star its awesome . Brightest lantern ever made
     
  12. SGTREDNECK

    SGTREDNECK New Member

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    I got a coleman lantern for a birthday gift when i was 17 and it still works today. Just had to change out the filament.
     
  13. Cherokee

    Cherokee New Member

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    Coleman propane lantern
     
  14. Iowa_Josh

    Iowa_Josh New Member

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    Floyd, yes they are impressive. If I was going to splurge, I'd get one.
     
  15. katfish ken

    katfish ken New Member

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    Guess I'm an odd ball in the park!! I still like a Kerosene lantern.:wink: Enough light to see by but not so much light on the water to scare the flatheads near shore.
     
  16. stoney53

    stoney53 Well-Known Member

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    i have both one that uses fuel and one propane both coleman like 'em both about the same
     
  17. SWeiss

    SWeiss New Member

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    Coleman propane lantern.

    Turning it up full causes a huge swarm of bugs and to use fuel quickly.

    I keep mine just bright enough to light the area, but supplement the light with a head-light or flash light.
     
  18. Sound

    Sound New Member

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    I have two coleman propane lanterns. Get the ones with the carrying case, especially if they are going get bounced around. Mantles last a lot longer.
     
  19. SURFPREP

    SURFPREP New Member

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    Any recommendations for head ligths?

    Thanks for all the input on the lanterns.

    Bill:big_smile:
     
  20. Catmanblues

    Catmanblues New Member

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    Welcome Bill to the BOC. A Propane lantern is pretty good on the banks. The coleman gas lanterns are ok also just got to be careful with the gasoline. Each one has it's pro's an con's it just a matter preference.