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Mark Gangl

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going to bring my house up to low this year and in past years i never had my own. I am in school in ely and going to be up there x-mas- new years(ice permiting) then here and there after that. its a long drive and conditions such as slush and ice out change fast, is there anywhere that provides a service of "babysitting" your house and whats the cost? would consider a buisiness or even a responsible local maybe for fishing rights when un-occupied???? Anyone got any experiances with this service?

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fiskyknut

Mark, A friend and I have a few rental huts and a plow truck and may be able to help you out with something along those lines depending on this and thats.

I'm out to the River for some jiggin here shortly, if you want email me and I will get back to you tonite or tomorrow.

fiskyknut at yahoo

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Uncle Bill

I notice there are a few, sometimes more than a few, shacks sitting on the ice near Adrians access. I assumed at least some of these shacks are dragged out by private owners, used, and dragged back for future use. (free storage?)

Besides the obvious risk of theft or vandalism, are there any problems with doing this ??

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Bop214

I have left mine on the ice by adrians. As far as I know there has never been a fee. Other than the obvious road pass. Never had any problems there, however i have never left it up there for much longer than a week before I went and pulled it back out on the ice.

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Pikester

I wondered the same thing last year about the houses by Adrians road. Do they keep an eye on them if you pay them or something?

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