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Some lakes are experiencing an ice house boom this season. Others are seeing a declining population from previous years. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Dock Talk: High ice house counts: good fishing?

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The Park Rapids Area Fisheries office conducted their annual fish house counts over the past few weeks. As always, the numbers are quite interesting to the angling crowd.


As in the past, some lakes have an increase in the numbers of permanent shelters seated atop their frozen cap, others show a decrease, while many entertain an average number of fish houses compared to past years.

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