Wide1 ($379.99)

Wide1 ($379.99)

Key features: One-man flip-style shelter with a patent-pending expandable bottom for more fishing space; Versa Ice Chair can be removed to fish outside. The promise: “A comfortable and economical shelter.” More info: Eskimo

Thermal Headquarters (U.S. $399.99)

Thermal Headquarters (U.S. $399.99)

Key features: Six-person hub-style tent with 68 square feet of ice space; three-ply insulated fabric, two doors, six removable windows and quickset frame. The promise: “Provides extreme heat retention.” More info: Frabill

Scout TC ($299.99)

Scout TC ($299.99)

Key features: Classic one-person fold-over design with new spreader pole system; removable padded swivel seat and 11 square feet of fishable area. The promise: “Thermal top reduces condensation and keeps you warmer.” More info: Clam Outdoors

Cruzer M2 ($479)

Cruzer M2 ($479)

Key features: Lightweight, durable two-person fold-over shelter with padded seats, storage shelf and 21.7 square feet of fishable area; tent also locks into upright windbreak position. The promise: “Ready to fish in 60 seconds.” More info: Rapala

Wide House 5500 ($239.99)

Wide House 5500 ($239.99)

Key features: Two- to three-person pop-up with large oval doors, tool holders and storage pouches; extra-wide at base and shoulder height; includes anchors and carrying case. The promise: “Sixty-five per cent more fishable area than cube shelters.” More info: Shappell

Wild T600 (U.S. $499.99)

Wild T600 (U.S. $499.99)

Key features: Two- to three-person flip-over shelter on an Otter Wild Magnum Sled; bench seat, insulated top with sealable vents, extra-long skirt and travel cover. The promise: “The toughest insulated-top shelter on the market.” More info:<Otter Outdoors