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Ray Olson, driving, and John Warren launch a boat to try out a new motor last weekend. Warm weather has brought anglers to the lake early. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Boat owners itching to get on the water

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A warm spring has meant boat owners want to get on the water sooner.

"This is the earliest I can remember" people wanting their boats out of storage, said Charlie Kellner, owner of Charlie's Boats & Marine in Park Rapids.


"Put it this way, we're off to a very good start," said Julie Tabbert, secretary of Johnson's on the Water in Dorset.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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