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Northern Region Ice Fishing Huts now available for rent

(Fairbanks, AK) - Alaska State Parks has ten ice fishing huts for rent this winter. Five are at Birch Lake near mile 305.5 Richardson Highway and five are located at Quartz Lake near mile 277.8 Richardson Highway.

These ice huts are constructed by the Department of Fish and Game and managed by the Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation. They rent for $15 per day and can be reserved online at www.alaskastateparks.org. Those wishing to make reservations in person may do so at the DNR Public Information Center in Fairbanks at 3700 Airport Way.

The ice fishing huts measure eight feet by twelve feet. They have a wood burning stove and four fishing holes.  All other equipment and supplies must be provided by the user.  Suggested items to bring include; an ice auger and/or spud bar, stools or seats, a lantern or flashlight, a shovel, firewood (12 inch stove lengths), matches, fishing tackle and bait.

For more information on ice huts or public use cabins call the Public Information Center at 451-2705 or visit our web site at www.alaskastateparks.org.   

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