4 fish houses burglarized [UPDATED]

Published 11:19am Monday, December 30, 2013 Updated 3:48pm Monday, December 30, 2013

About $1,300 worth of items were stolen from four fish houses on Rusch Lake over the weekend, according to a news release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office.

Between 8 p.m. Friday and 6 a.m. Saturday, all four houses had the padlocks on the doors cut and fishing gear was stolen from each of the four houses on Rusch Lake, located just north of Dent and east of the intersection of County Road 35 and County Road 34.

From one fish house, a chisel, four rattle reels, assorted tools, radio and assorted fishing gear in a tackle box all valued at about $250 are missing. Two fish spears, chisel, two ice dippers, four ice fishing reel/poles and about 30 hand-made fish decoys all valued at $450 were stolen from another fish house.

A 20-pound propane tank, 10 decoys, a rattle reel, two poles/reels and a tackle box with assorted lures valued at $200 was taken from a third fish house. A deep cell battery, chisel, heater, propane tank and lantern all valued at $400 were missing from a fourth fish house.


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