Episode 30: What do you need to get started ice fishing? All you need is an ice auger, jig rod, 6-8 pound test line, some tip-ups, hooks, some split shot, jigs and minnows. It would cost about $165 all together. Here’s the snap swivel set up: Advertisements Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Published by BassCaster Bros. View all posts by BassCaster Bros.